We welcome asylum seekers, refugees and detainees who have fled persecution and danger in their own countries and seek refuge in Oxford and Oxfordshire.

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due to COVID-19 we are running a reduced service FOCUSING on urgent needs & essential support  

If you need help please email: advice@asylum-welcome.org and leave a message with your phone number. 

want to help? please donate here

We also need laptops to support clients’ home learning! please email office@asylum-welcome.org if you can donate one to us.


COVID-19 advice for patients in 60 languages

Monday, May 11, 2020

You can find very valuable COVID-19 advice for patients in 60 languages, including Tetum, at Doctors of the World webpage, produced in partnership with the British Red Cross and other partners and individuals: https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/

Volunteer Coordinator position available at Asylum Welcome

Friday, May 01, 2020

Volunteer Coordinator position available at Asylum Welcome

Asylum Welcome is an Oxford based refugee support organisation with a small staff complement and large volunteer workforce. The volunteers are involved throughout the organisation, and recruiting, engaging, supporting and managing the volunteers is fundamental to the organisation’s successful delivery of its mission. The Coordinator, working across the organisation, reporting to the Director and supported by all staff, plays a vital role in helping everyone to be as effective as possible.

For Job Description please click here.

Please submit your CV and a cover letter addressing the Person Specification to: office@asylum-welcome.org

Closing date: 21 May 2020

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Lord Mayor's Charity Banquet & Live Music Event

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Cllr Craig Simmons, & Lady Mayoress, Elise Benjamin, cordially invite you to their fundraiser for the Lord Mayor's good causes: Asylum Welcome and Low Carbon Hub


The Tree Hotel, 63 Church Way, Iffley, OX4 4EY

4.30pm - Live Music: Optional afternoon warm-up for the young at heart featuring live music from The Mighty Redox inc. special guest appearance from the Lord Mayor himself! "A force of nature, consummate professional rockers and the ultimate party band."

7.00pm - Fundraising Banquet: Sumptuous five-course Indian banquet at the award-winning Aziz Restaurant @ The Tree Hotel. "Fantastic venue, wonderful staff and stunning food." (Tripadvisor Review, January 2020)

Tickets & Further Details

Tickets for the fundraising banquet are £35 each.

The gig is free to attend but a donation of £5 is suggested.

To order tickets, visit https://www.wegottickets.com/event/497751

Dress code: Smart casual.

All proceeds from the event will go to Asylum Welcome & The Lord Mayor's Climate Change Fund. If you are unable to attend but wish to make a donation you can do so via BACS (Account Number 61173455, Sort Code 08-90-38).

If you require further details please call 01865 252414 or email civicoffice@oxford.gov.uk

Händel’s “Messiah” - In celebration of Händel’s birthday

Friday, December 13, 2019

A. Nakanishi Majora Canamus (world premiere)


Sunday 23 February 2020, 5:00pm

The Sheldonian Theatre


Free entrance with requested £10 donation in aid of Asylum Welcome


Free performance of Handel's Messiah with visiting Japanese choir of 100+ singers with the Verdandi Chamber orchestra and professional soloists from UK & Japan. Seats must be reserved in advance (cannot guarantee availability on the day).


Info and Tickets: info@timeconcerts.co.uk or at 01749672522

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