We offer a range of support through our activities, asylum support worker and befriending service. Our office is open Tues, Wed and Thurs 10am – 4pm
Wednesdays 3.30pm to 5.30pm, Weekly conversation tables , regular activities and workshops. Refreshments each week and food as often as we can!
Every Thursday 10am to 12pm except the first Thursday of every month we have a women’s support group that meet to knit, sew, share life and experiences together. The women also have the opportunity to hear from guests who lead workshops on things such as healthy relationships, hate crime awareness and other relevant topics.
CRAFTEA: Tuesday mornings at The Vine Community Centre,10.30am to 1pm. Currently we are doing arts and crafts each week. A varied programme of activities, a safe social space for asylum seeker and refugee women.
We also organise a Coffee and Chat every other month with a group of women.
Pat Samba Fitness runs football sessions on Fridays 6pm to 8pm. The sessions are open to everyone. Asylum seekers and refugees don’t have to pay to play.
We support asylum seekers and refugees through befrienders. Our befrienders meet up with our service users to support them with conversational English, accessing local services and amenities. The aim is to empower asylum seekers and refugees to integrate into their communities and access support groups and networks that will provide long term development.
We provide food parcels for asylum seekers and refugees that contain some basic food items and toiletries. We can accept referrals. We distribute food items on Thursday mornings and by appointment. Donations are welcome, please see below for things we need at the moment:
Information, Advice and Guidance
Our asylum support worker can provide information, advice and guidance for asylum seekers and refugees. We may signpost to other organisations for certain things. We can accept referrals.