Refugee Roots

Refugee Roots

At a glance


  • Poverty relief
  • Refugees / migrants

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Geographical remit: 


The objects of the CIO, which are to be carried out in accordance with christian principles within the wider communities of the city of Nottingham and the county of Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas, are:

1) the promotion of social inclusion for the public benefit among people who are
asylum seekers and refugees who are socially excluded on the grounds of their social
and economic position, in particular but not exclusively by:

a) providing volunteer Befriender/mentors who will assist asylum seekers and
refugees with their integration into the community by providing activities,
information, advocacy services, advice and support;

b) relieving or preventing poverty among asylum seekers and refugees by
providing grants of financial assistance, essential equipment, furniture and
other items as may be necessary;

c) providing asylum seekers and refugees with education and training in the
english language;

d) the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure occupation in the
interests of social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for
asylum seekers and refugees.

2) the promotion of equality and diversity for the public benefit by:

a) the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of race or religion;

b) advancing education and raising awareness in equality and diversity;

c) promoting activities to foster understanding between people from diverse

d) cultivating a sentiment in favour of equality and diversity.


  • Drop in advice, signposting
  • Befriending and accompanying 
  • English Classes
  • Womens Group
  • Social activities and Events

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