Dear Friend, My name is Jess Beagent, and I have the enormous privilege of working as the Youth Service Coordinator at Asylum Welcome. I work with 14–25-year-olds who are alone in the UK, far from their parents and families. This year we expect to provide support to more than 3,000 clients. But, as the last
Our director, Mark, criticised the egregious Home Office failures that led to vulnerable refugees being transferred to an Oxford hotel with no prior planning or consultation. Mark Goldring, director of Asylum Welcome, told The Oxford Mail, “it is absolutely right” that Oxford should welcome more refugees and asylum seekers but
Dear Friends, The articles in this newsletter are linked by a common thread of respect for every individual as a human being, a belief that every person has the right to safety, dignity and opportunity, and that we should do all we can to make this a reality. This is
All are welcome to join us for our Annual Supporters Meeting and AGM which will be held next Tuesday 20 September at the Friends’ Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford, from 6pm.
During Refugee Week, we launched a new feature, to promote the work of Refugee Community Organisations within Oxfordshire. We interviewed members of these groups and asked them what the theme for Refugee Week this year, Healing, means to them. This week, we hear from The Oxford North Africa Community (ONAC).
Many of you will know of Sanctuary Hosting, the local charity that matches homeless asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants who have no recourse to public funds with hosts who will lend a spare room for them to live in while they try and resolve their long term situation. We work with many of the same
Dear supporters, Healing in a time of conflict and crisis sounds impossible. But in so many ways it’s a crucial theme for this year’s Refugee Week, which is coming soon from 18-26th June. I’ve seen up-close the impact of healing and mental health rehabilitation in post-conflict zones such as Rwanda, Liberia
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We are delighted that Ruskin College are holding the following courses at Asylum Welcome. English for employment English for employment Our English for employment course will help you become fluent enough in English that you feel confident in the world of work, allowing you to speak up and better interact