Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants

Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants

Charity information

Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants

We provide a range of services to enable asylum seekers, refugees and migrants to overcome their problems and integrate fully into the community. These include free English classes; support and advocacy to overcome problems such as accessing financial support and housing; wellbeing activities; crisis support; access to donations in kind, and; enrichment activities such as arts and singing to enable clients to come to terms with their traumatic pasts and express themselves.

Founded 1997

  • Mission statement

    Our vision is to provide all refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in London access to the services and support they need to enable them to lead full, happy and healthy lives as part of their local community. We are a small, independent charity that provides holistic support to asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants in London to enable them to overcome their multiple and complex problems and rebuild their lives safely and securely at the heart of the community. Our services help to reduce mental distress, improve educational and employment potential, improve independence and integration and reduce isolation. The aims of the Centre are: to reach all refugees and asylum seekers who need the support the Centre can provide; to help people to make positive transitions in their lives by overcoming practical barriers; to help people overcome language barriers preventing them gaining employment, accessing education and integrating into the community; to provide immediate relief from poverty, hunger, isolation and health issues; to support people to feel connected to the community and the community to be supportive to refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Aims

    Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants aims to:

    • 1. TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND RELIEVE FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM AND THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS BY THE PROVISION OF ADVICE, TRAINING AND SUPPORT. 3. TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN RELI
    • 2. TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL ABOUT THE ISSUES RELATING TO REFUGEES AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM.
    • 3. TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION BY LIVING OUT OUR LOVE FOR NEIGHBOUR AND BRINGING THE STRANGER INTO OUR COMMUNITY.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1997

    Registered Charity Number: 1135205

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 07872161271

    Address: Cross Street Baptist Church16-18 Cross StreetLondon N1 2BG

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