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Commonweal Housing Limited

Commonweal works with Praxis Community Projects (a Full NACCOM Member) to run an NRPF housing project in London. The project provides free bed spaces for single women with NRPF, cross subsidised by income from housing families to whom local authorities have a Section 17 responsibility. Commonweal provide the houses, as well as strategic support and ongoing evaluation. Website / Twitter

7 January 2019|

Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership (REAP)

REAP is an independent refugee-led charity in West London that aims to support refugees as they rebuild new lives in West London, and to live as valued and equal members of British society. The charity provides support, facilitation and training for people and services who work with refugees to improve responsiveness to refugees daily realities and needs. This includes networking activities and events, as well as various activities around access to English, Young refugees and mental health, Right to Refuge, Refugees in Equality, Interpreting (quality, access and also rights and treatment of interpreters). Contact: Sarah Crowther Phone: 07710 254531 Email: [email protected] Website

7 January 2019|

Together With Migrant Children

Together with Migrant Children works with children, young people and families who are migrants, refugees or asylum seekers. We work nationwide, with the majority of our work in London and the South East. We are a small team of social workers, youth workers and other family practitioners. We provide holistic support for families, support with safeguarding, work and advocacy with families with No Recourse to Public Funds and carry out assessment work for a wide variety of different purposes. We also run activity days for destitute migrant children and their families.   Email address: [email protected] Phone number: 01865528658 Website / Twitter

14 December 2018|

The Sanctuary Newport

The Sanctuary was founded in 2008 and provides a daily drop-in service and daily activities for asylum seekers and refugees in Newport. The project is now run by the charity 'The Gap Wales', originally growing out of Bethel Community Church trust. Contact: Mark Seymour Email: [email protected] Website /Facebook 

7 December 2018|

Refugee Women Connect

Refugee Women Connect (RWC) is a support and advice service for women seeking asylum, refugees and their children. We run 3 drop in sessions each week, where women come for casework and to socialise. We also offer mental health support. We have a developing casework project, advising and advocating on behalf of women on the asylum system and support, as well as welfare, health and issues such as destitution and detention. We are increasing our advocacy capacity on a wider level, and are involved with local campaigns against detention. Contact: Lisa Hayden Phone: 01513051070 Email: [email protected] Website  / Twitter / Facebook

24 October 2018|

The Children’s Society

The Children’s Society is a national charity that runs local projects to support children and young people who are at risk of exploitation or harm, and have been let down by the systems meant to protect them. We work with children and families with a range of migrant statuses including refugees, unaccompanied and other separated migrant children, and destitute or homeless migrant families, as well as children who have been or are at risk of trafficking, exploitation and abuse. Our refugee and migrant frontline services provide advocacy and advice for children and families across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds and Newcastle. We provide advocacy and advice to support young people and families to [...]

16 May 2018|

Young Roots

Young Roots.  We provide one to one casework support to young asylum seekers and refugees between the ages of 11-25 in Croydon and Brent.  We help them to access services, accommodation and support. Website

9 March 2018|

ARC Blackburn

The Asylum and Refugee Community (ARC) Blackburn is a charity founded in 2004 that provides practical support to asylum seekers and refugees in Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire. We pride ourselves on working in partnership with other local and national organisations in order to provide our service users with as many opportunities as possible. Email: [email protected] Phone: 01254 690282 Website / Facebook / Twitter

12 April 2018|

Watford & Three Rivers Refugee Partnership (WTRRP)

Watford & Three Rivers Refugee Partnership (WTRRP) Watford & Three Rivers Refugee Partnership (WTRRP) offers support to refugees, asylum seekers and non-European migrants with no recourse to public funds in West Hertfordshire. Our mission is to help provide access to the advice and services needed, often providing long term support (i.e. basic needs including food, ESOL, befriending etc) until statutory services are in place. WTRRP does not provide accommodation but finds ‘ways and means’ to help source emergency accommodation. Phone: 01923 252434 Email: [email protected] Website

9 March 2018|

Action for Refugees in Lewisham

Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) was set up in 2006 to reduce the poverty of local refugees and asylum-seekers, advance their education and raise awareness about refugees rights and needs. Services include advice in welfare benefits, housing, education, employment, health and immigration, a supplementary Saturday School for children aged 4-11 and a foodbank for destitute asylum-seekers and refugees. Contact: Sophie Wickham Phone: 0208 297 4111 Email: [email protected] Website /Twitter /Facebook Please note the pin does not reflect the accurate location of the project.

10 April 2018|

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network provides support and welcomes single adult refugees with leave to remain to settle in Penrith.  Refugees must choose to settle in Penrith and we provide initial hosting and support into private rental housing, employment and belonging in the local community. We have a small settling-in and hardship fund and will pay for travel for exploratory visits to Penrith and support settling in costs.  To find out more see our website or contact Sarah or Ali.  We speak slowly and clearly.  Translation can be organised.  We have 6 places in 2018. Penrith is a vibrant town, half-way between [...]

20 February 2018|


GARAS provides a drop-in service to asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants. Here we provide level one advice in asylum and immigration. We help clients through their asylum claim, and into their settled lives. We provide ESOL classes three days a week to coincide with our drop-in days. One day a week we have psychotherapy for those affected by their experiences. GARAS is also the main organisation supporting families in Gloucestershire here on the Vulnerable Peoples Resettlement Scheme. Contact: Adele Owen Phone: 01452 550528 Email: [email protected] Website

25 January 2018|

Govan Community Project

Govan Community Project (GCP) provides services in the Govan and Cardonald area, including community social groups for men and women, a fresh food distribution service, free English language classes, and an advice and advocacy service for people in the asylum process, specialising in supporting people who are destitute or at risk of destitution.  GCP works closely with the Scottish Refugee Council, the Refugee Survival Trust, the British Red Cross and other stakeholders. Contact: Traci Kirkland Phone: 07443964017 Email: [email protected] Website / Facebook  

4 January 2018|

Sufra NW London

Sufra NW London Sufra NW London is a Community Hub that provides Emergency Food Parcels; a Community Kitchen; Guidance and Advocacy; an accredited Food Academy course; a Refugee Resettlement programme; and a Community Growing Project that provides training in horticulture, school environmental visits and a vocational training course. Contact: Jo Kay Email: [email protected] Website Social Media: Twitter and Facebook

19 December 2017|

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN)

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN).  We enable refugees to thrive through the power of their own ideas. We do this through providing them with access to business support networks and business financing, designed to help accelerate them towards launching sustainable businesses. Contact: Charlie Fraser Phone: 07951337060 Email: [email protected] Website: Social media: Twitter and Facebook

22 September 2017|

Refugee Support Devon

Refugee Support Devon.  We provide support to Refugees Asylum seekers and their families living in Devon, our projects are: Education and employability support Immigration advice level 2 Outreach support Drop-in services Allotment Destitution fund Contact: Rupert Blomfield Phone: 01392 682185 Email: [email protected] Website Social Media: Facebook

30 May 2017|

Participation and the Practice of Rights

Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR) Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR) supports asylum seekers who are trying to ensure that the human right to housing is realised for all asylum seekers in Northern Ireland. We monitor conditions in NASS accommodation, campaign for access to housing for refused asylum seekers and work with other organisations on specific projects and to provide such accommodation. Contact: Twasul Mohammed Phone: 028 9031315 Email: [email protected] Website Social Media: Facebook / Twitter

31 March 2017|

Open Doors International Language School

Open Doors International Language School (ODILS) is a faith-based charity that primarily serves those living in Plymouth and then travel to work in area of Cornwall, where English is their second language. Website / Facebook

16 August 2016|

International Care Network (ICN)

International Care Network (ICN) provides a range of services for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Dorset, including the teaching of English, a drop in and phone support service giving advice and help with immigration matters, welfare support, finding accommodation and employment etc.  In addition, in the community, a conversation class and homework club with a creche are provided for mums with preschool children.  ICN also looks after Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and vulnerable families from Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine for the Local Authorities in Dorset. Contact: Stephen Foster Phone: 01202 589395 Email: [email protected] Website/ Facebook / Instagram

28 April 2016|

Refugee Support Group

Refugee Support Group helps refugees and asylum seekers to rebuild their lives in Berkshire. Started in 1994 by a group of refugees, we now provide services to hundreds of families and individuals across all of Berkshire. We support refugees from more than 50 countries who have escaped war, violence, persecution and modern slavery. Many have been victims of human trafficking. Some have been tortured. Some have No Recourse to Public Funds. We provide a safe space, OISC accredited advice, practical support and social activities. We run English classes and assist with accessing education, volunteering and employment. We empower our community [...]

28 April 2016|
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