We provide supported accommodation, and tailored integration services that not only help individuals, but also disrupt the systems that have entrenched inequalities in our society.
BME Capacity Building project aims to reach BME communities in Fife, Lothian & Borders with First Aid skills and Humanitarian messages to assist others in a crisis. Anyone can learn First Aid; don’t need good English or numeracy skills. Sessions range from one to seven hours or more; and are tailored according to your language and cultural needs. Training is free, flexible, friendly and carried out in your local community, Restaurant, can be home-based. The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global network of volunteers, responding to natural disasters, conflicts and individual emergencies. Opening times- Monday - Friday 9 am-5 pm but training can be arranged in weekend if needed.
Care4Calais in LCR
Reg’d Charity #1169048 (UK) #W626003482 (France)
Regional Lead Simon Petty
t 07984 228894 (WhatsApp)
We support any pre status asylum seeker in need but those who arrive irregularly have our focus.
Drop In Venues
All Saints Church; L6 3AB
Every Saturday (1030am to 1:30pm)
Yemeni Community Centre; L8 0XA
Evrry 1st Saturday (1030am to 1:30pm)
Registered Trussell Trust Agent;
Distributions of material direct aid;
Bike Project; long waiting list;
Signposting/advocacy; Legal/medical/well-being – sports etc/accommodation issues
A non-political, non-religion and non-profit making registered charity. Chinese school is held for 2 hours each Saturday during the school term. Aside from learning Chinese, there are also opportunities to join in clubs and activities such as Chinese Dance Group, Lion Dance, Abacus Learning, Chinese chess, and many others. All helping to promote our Chinese culture. In addition to all our extra-curricular activities, the school also operates a Prefect Group for some of the senior students and this has been a great success so far. Edinburgh Chinese School has an Equal Opportunity Policy and strives to promote Social Inclusion Strategy.
Learning English, getting a place at school, and information on funding options. A range of self-help resources from Positive Action in Housing.
English for Academic Study (EAS) is part of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Glasgow University. We are working on a project called ‘Widening Access to EAP’ ( courses in English for Academic Purposes) for refugees who wish to pick up the thread of their previous professional or academic careers. To refugees already accepted for study at Glasgow University we offer places on our 5-week summer intensive English course, and we liaise with FE and the Voluntary sector to identify other refugees who would be suitable for, and who would benefit from, joining the course, whether or not they have immediate plans for university study.
Glasgow ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Forum was established in 1998 as a membership organisation. Its mission is to assist the integration, employability and personal development of asylum seekers, refugees, economic migrants and marginalised black and minority (BME) groups by developing their proficiency in English Language. In 2004 the Forum became incorporated and obtained charitable status.
Glasgow ESOL Forum is a registered SQA centre and ILA registered centre.
College offering education as a key for tackling poverty and inequality. We welcome learners from our BME communites and strive to provide them with the best support and education that will help them to be fully part of their communities and ours.
Direct College No: 01416305000
Direct Extension No: 01416305093
KLS Love to Learn is an educational and wellbeing programme for 350+ Children & Young People from refugee backgrounds and their families and carers living in Wandsworth.
We are a partnership of agencies from Perth and Kinross who value our learners and provide a free and confidential service to local people. We work with anyone over 16 who wants to take the first steps back into education or training, feel more confident about learning new things or brush up on skills. We also offer support for English for speakers of other languages, young people, parents and carers and people in work or training. The courses are delivered through one-to-one support or in small friendly groups. People set their own goals and work at their own pace.
Free adult learning programmes and services to help adults to develop literacies - reading, writing, spelling, filling in forms, computing and the use of numbers. ESOL literacies classes. Additional services, advertised online. Facebook: Auldhouse Community Church (Foodbank)
We are working towards a world where all refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people can access education, thrive in education, and use that education to create a hopeful, brighter future. Project activities include: 1) Support in accessing schools, further education and higher education; 2) Educational mentoring; 3) Wellbeing support; and 4) Workshops for practitioners and young people on how to access and thrive in education. We work with individuals from 14-25 across London, West Midlands and Oxford, and offer training and workshops across the UK.
Provide English for Speakers of other language classes at a range of levels. Classes include all aspects of English language study – reading, writing, speaking, listening and grammar. Classes are free.