RAY (Refugee Action York)

RAY's vision is for all refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to be welcomed and fully accepted into local and regional communities, where they can feel safe and empowered to rebuild their lives. RAY works with refugees, asylum seekers and migrants from within and around the City of York. We provide a safe meeting point where people can seek information and support, learn new skills and languages and form lasting friendships. Through providing this support we hope to empower individuals to assist them in rebuilding their lives. RAY works with refugees, asylum seekers and migrants from within and around the City [...]

7 August 2023|

Booth Centre

  The Booth Centre provides a warm welcome, an opportunity to belong, to gain a purpose and rebuild lives. Our programme includes activities such as volunteering, creative projects and sports, as well as training and help to gain employment. We also support people to improve health and wellbeing, to access emergency accommodation, and to secure and maintain a permanent home. The Centre is run in partnership with the people who attend and they apply their skills and experience to influence strategic change.   Contact: Alix Moreleigh Email: [email protected] Phone Number: 0161 835 2499 Website Social media: Facebook/ Twitter  

7 August 2023|

Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex & London

RAMFEL is a charity that supports vulnerable migrants to access justice and that provides vital support in moments of individual crisis. We are a not for profit organisation, running a busy client facing service. We provide immigration advice (OISC level 3) and generalist advice in a range of areas to support our clients. This goes alongside destitution services and support to build a new life in the UK, with ESOL classes and referrals for support accessing work. Our wide range of experience, drawing on the daily insights from those we work with, as well as the expertise of our staff [...]

3 August 2023|

Oxfordshire Homeless Movement (OHM)

OHM is a partnership of the many organisations helping those who are homeless in Oxfordshire. We all work to ensure that "nobody should have to sleep rough on our streets." If you think of these organisations as a community, then think of us as the Community Centre! We bring greater visibility to all of the county’s work in this area, signposting volunteers, supporters and those experiencing homelessness to the actions and services they’re looking for. OHM's project work fills the critical gaps in services that others can’t, and always working in partnership means that we have the best team for [...]

3 August 2023|

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers We welcome refugees into meaningful employment with advice, experience and education. We believe in the power of responsible business to change society for the better through our innovative partnerships. Contact: Carmen Chapell Elkin Email: [email protected] Website / Twitter / Facebook

25 November 2022|

Migrant Centre NI

Migrant Centre NI was established to protect the rights of migrant workers in Northern Ireland, tackle racism, eliminate barriers against migrant workers, advance education and raise public awareness about their rights. Contact: Kendall Bousquet Email: [email protected] Website | Twitter | Facebook 

10 October 2022|

Hope Into Action: Southampton

Hope into Action: Southampton is a project of City Life Church Southampton. It is a franchise, and part of the wider Hope Into Action UK network – a Christian housing project set up to help break the cycle of housing poverty. Website  

9 June 2022|

Signposts (Luton)

Signposts is here to help people who are homeless in Luton and Dunstable, Our aim is to help clients achieve their own maximum potential to live and develop in the community Email: [email protected] Website Social Media: Facebook| Twitter

13 May 2022|

Devon and Cornwall Refugee Support (DCRS)

Devon and Cornwall Refugee Support (DCRS) supports people seeking asylum and refugees in Devon and Cornwall.  We advocate around their immigration cases up to OISC level 1.  We also support around integration into the local community, run activities and provide English classes. Contact: Alex Vessis Phone: 01752 260471 Email: [email protected] Website Social media: Facebook  

12 May 2022|

Housing Justice Cymru

Housing Justice Cymru runs a Wales-wide Hosting project for people with fragile immigration status. It works in partnership with local organisations. Hosts are needed in Cardiff, Newport, Swansea and Wrexham. Housing Justice Cymru works with Welsh Government in their commitment to becoming a Nation of Sanctuary. Contact: Romy Wood Email: [email protected] Website  / Twitter / Facebook

29 April 2022|


We run two houses which each house 4 destitute asylum-seekers (NRPF) . We work collaboratively with Leeds City Council who provide grant support, and with PAFRAS who provide referral and case-work for our residents. Our aim is to provide family-style housing, in which the residents have dignity and independence. Housing essentials, food and an allowance are provided. The five LEDAS Trustees run the houses on a voluntary basis. Contact: Jennifer Willison Phone: 0113 2756011 Email: [email protected] Website

22 April 2022|

Kairos Housing

Kairos Housing provides safe accommodation and holistic support to refused asylum seekers and refugees who find themselves homeless within Blackburn with Darwen. Contact: Lisa Norcross Phone 07877972373 Email: [email protected] Website / Facebook | Twitter

22 April 2022|

Connection Support

Connection Support are part of a partnership project across Oxfordshire to provide housing, legal advice and support to people currently accommodated in Oxford's COVID responses provision. Contact: Amy Delisser Email: [email protected] Phone Number: 07920041740 Website Social media: Facebook | Twitter  

22 April 2022|

NOAH Enterprise

NOAH takes a holistic approach to homelessness and exclusion and no matter which service a person comes to first they are encouraged to make use of as many areas of NOAH as necessary to enable them to reach their potential. Our services are focused on Luton and the wider Bedfordshire area. We provide accommodation for people who are rough sleeping and have No Recourse to Public Funds and we provide intensive employment training to support people to move towards independence. We are building our immigration advice capacity and currently advice on the EUSS. Contact: Paul Prosser Email: [email protected] Website | Twitter [...]

12 November 2021|

Starling Collective

Starling Collective is a new organisation based in Belfast that helps refugees and asylum seekers. We are an unincorporated association with Charitable status pending. Starling Collective founders have over 25 years’ experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers in Belfast. We established Starling Collective Collective because we felt that there were needs among the refugee community that we were not able to meet in the previous organisation. Contact: Ryan Doherty Email: [email protected] Social Media: Facebook Website  

12 November 2021|


IDAS is the largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence. Our services include refuge accommodation, community based support, peer mentoring, group work and access to a free, confidential out of hours’ helpline. Our teams of accredited specialist workers (IDVA’s and ISVAs) support people through the criminal justice system in addition to providing emotional support and safety planning advice. Contact: Mel Milner Email: [email protected] Phone: 01423 530078 Website / Twitter / Facebook

12 November 2021|

Rotherham Ethnic Minority Alliance (REMA)

REMA is the infrastructure support organisation for the Black and Minority Ethnic Voluntary and Community Sector of Rotherham. REMA is an independent charity that supports the development of a vibrant, effective and influential BME Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector locally (VCFS). We support destitute people by providing food parcels and immigration advice. Contact:  Sithule Mguni Office: 01709 720744 Email: [email protected] Website: Social Media: Twitter and Facebook    

29 September 2021|

Welcome Churches

Welcome Churches exists to see no refugee alone in the UK. We do this by inspiring, equipping and resourcing local churches across the UK to welcome refugees and asylum seekers in their local community. Our main project, Welcome Boxes, gives an intentional welcome newly-arrived refugees and asylum seekers within the first three months of arrival in a new place. Our Welcome Network also profiles refugee-welcoming churches across the UK so that they can find a 'welcome' from local people when they first arrive in a new community. Contact: Emily Shepherd Office: 01332 498041 Email: [email protected] Website /Facebook / Twitter

23 September 2021|

National Zakat Foundation

We are a charity that provides financial grants to people in need.  This is done through the following funds - hardship relief, housing, work and education. Website: National Zakat Foundation - Zakat charity in the UK ( Social media: Facebook / Twitter

3 September 2021|

Severn Angels Housing & Support

We provide accommodation and support to refugees, mothers fleeing domestic violence, care leavers, asylum seekers and vulnerable women from 16 years over. Severn Angels supports homeless people with either psychological support, counselling, support with applying for benefits, applying for housing and a wide range of services. Our goal is to equip individuals and young people leaving care with the skills that will allow them to live independently and find a job they can earn a living from. This support comes in different forms, from providing supported housing where the individuals can live and be supported emotionally and also get help, [...]

9 July 2021|


If you are a woman experiencing abuse and you have no recourse to public funds then Safety4Sisters is able to talk to you about your options. You may think there is no way to leave if you are dependent on your partner’s immigration status, if you have no recourse to public funds or if you have no money. This is not the case, so please do get in touch. Contact: Vicky Marsh Phone: 07591359733 Email: [email protected] Website / Facebook

26 November 2020|

Whispers of Hope

Whispers of Hope is a full member of NACCOM supporting women who are victims of domestic abuse and sexual exploitation who have the added complication of complex immigration issues. We support asylum seekers, refugees and those on spouse and family reunion visas. We provide befriending and sign posting to other agencies as well as well-being activities and a weekly SafeSpace meeting. We also have a Safe House, Avan House, offering temporary accommodation to women with no recourse to public funds. This house of hospitality has a part-time live-in host as well as other volunteers who provide emotional and practical support [...]

25 November 2020|
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