Leicester City Of Sanctuary

Leicester City Of Sanctuary

Charity information

Leicester City Of Sanctuary

Our services include a weekly Drop-In which provides a hot lunch and a range of services to our beneficiaries. We run classes (ESOL, IT, Sewing) in 3 different locations in Leicester. Our New Evidence Search Team (NEST) provides support and guidance to asylum seekers. We also support a weekly meetings for a football team in collaboration with Leicester City Footbal Club. Our speakers regularly give talks at schools and events.

Founded 2017

  • Mission statement

    Leicester City of Sanctuary is a registered charity running a wide range of projects supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

  • Aims

    Leicester City Of Sanctuary aims to:

    • To advance the education of the public in general, especially in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland about the issues relating to refugees and to people seeking asylum or sanctuary.
    • To advance education and relieve poverty and financial hardship amongst refugees, people seeking sanctuary and people refused asylum in the UK, and their dependents.
    • To provide facilities for training, recreation or other leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life of those persons who have need of such facilities.
    • The promotion of equality and diversity for the public benefit by promoting activities to foster understanding between people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Overview

    Established: May 2017

    Registered Charity Number: 1172819

    Volunteers: 83

    Phone number: 07729322878

    Address: c/o The Race Equality Centre, 5-9 Upper Brown Street, Leicester LE1 5TE

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