Category: Community engagement

  • World Refugee Day

    20th June 2017

    On the World Refugee Day, 20 June, we commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of more than 65million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence. Last year, 20 people were forced to leave their homes every minute. Children under the age of 18 constitute more than half of the world’s refugee...Read more

  • ‘Faith is less important in our work now’, says refugee charity’s chaplaincy leader

    1st September 2016

    Gone are the days when chaplaincy work was about coming along with a holy book and offering to read a few passages with clients, says the chaplaincy leader of a prominent UK-wide refugee charity. As a result, the inclusion of humanists as part of a multi-faith chaplaincy is a natural evolution of the service, says...Read more

  • Migrant Help on ITV News

    14th December 2015

    ITV News

    Migrant Help’s initiative aiming to help migrant children to integrate through sport has been featured on ITV News. To watch the video please click here.   ...Read more

  • Conversion to rugby overcomes migrants’ language barrier

    8th December 2015

    Picture by Paul Crowther

    Child migrants settling in Kent are being encouraged to meet and make friends with other children by involving themselves in sport thanks to a pilot project between Canterbury Rugby Club and Migrant Help UK. Families who come to Britain often find it is difficult for their children to integrate and get to know local children,...Read more

  • Migrant Help launches pastoral care for migrants in Glasgow

    13th November 2015

    Vulnerable migrants and asylum seekers will be able to receive emotional and spiritual support when Migrant Help launches the latest of its multi-faith chaplaincies in Glasgow during Scottish Interfaith Week on November 23. Migrant Help is the only UK-wide charity that offers support, guidance and accommodation to migrants and asylum seekers. The success of the...Read more

  • Migrant Help aids rebuilding of Nepalese earthquake school

    21st October 2015

    The Gurkha community in Kent is halfway towards its £25,000 target to rebuild a school destroyed in the Nepalese earthquake thanks to a £5,000 donation by Clear Voice, the trading arm of Migrant Help. The money was received by the Ashford-based Sagarmatha Gurkha Nepalese Youth Community at a fundraising lunch hosted by Migrant Help at...Read more