Kongolese Centre For Information And Advice

Kongolese Centre For Information And Advice

Charity information

Kongolese Centre For Information And Advice

The Organisation aims to work with, and support Refugees and Ethnic Minority community groups whose English is their second or third language and living, studying or working within Westminster City in particular and London areas in general through the provision of free generalist advice, information, advocacy, translation and guidance. In order to achieve this, the main activities of the organisation are to: 1. Inform and support Refugees and Asylum Seekers who are experiencing problems because of language, culture, their immigration status and other social exclusion 2. Perform the role of general advocacy for this particular client group within Westminster City in particular and London Boroughs in general and to represent them at various Forums where Refugees concerns and issues are involved 3. Provide services and facilities as needed, available and accessible to the targeted groups through learning support (Skills for Life courses and ESOL) 4. Consultancy working with the Local Authority, Council for Voluntary Sector and other organisations in the Borough 5. And to work in partnership with the local community groups and local authorities toward the development and delivery of high quality information and advice services to London residents.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    “the protection and
    preservation of Kongolese refugees and asylum seeker’s health,
    by the provision of free advice, information, guidance and
    a translation service”.

  • Aims

    Kongolese Centre For Information And Advice aims to:

    • • To improve social life of Kongolese refugee groups
    • To promote social justice, equality of opportunities
    • To promote personal development of its members, welfare of individuals and refugee groups.
    • To oppose and challenge discrimination and the denial of human rights against Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
    • To support Kongolese refugee and their families by the provision of better quality services
  • Overview

    Established: May 2000

    Registered Charity Number: 1090079

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 02089642777

    Address: 453 Harrow Road London W10 4RG W10 4RG

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