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Birmingham Asylum Refugee & Migrant Support

An online directory of organisations, services and groups committed to welcoming, supporting and resettling asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Birmingham.

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Ukraine crisis

As people around the world watch what’s happening in Ukraine, Birmingham’s communities are coming together to support international appeals and efforts to help those fleeing war. Details of how to offer support and where to find information and advice can be found Birmingham City Council’s - City of Sanctuary webpages

Directory of services

BARMS is a one stop directory to access information and services specific to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

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People For People CIC

As a migrant-led organisation, we respond directly to the needs of our community in the areas of wellbeing, integration, but also being informed, supported and empowered.

Northbridge Housing CIC

We support new refugees in Birmingham for accommodation and support so to settle in Birmingham. Referral only.

Bosnia & Herzegovina UK Network

Mental health, careers support, outreach service, ESOL, social gatherings, signposting, supplementary education, sport activities for children and adults

Birmingham Community Solutions

Supports deprived communities in Nechells with housing issues, welfare benefits/entitlements, debt and financial matters, as well as unemployment.

Ashley Community Housing

The ACH refugee housing program is designed to find homes for refugees, while also offering business support.

Chinese Community Centre-Birmingham

Wellbeing activities; Carers support; Health promotion; Day Service for Chinese elders; Information, Advice & Guidance; Translation & Interpreting

The Bike Project

We give bikes to asylum seekers and refugees, run a befriending cycling programme, and teach cycling to refugee women


Emergency Refuge Accommodation, Outreach Service, West Midlands Forced Marriage and “Honour” Based Abuse Helpline, Safe to Talk Helpline, IDVA Support

Community Development Worker Team

Community Mental Health & Wellbeing Support


Creative educational workshops promoting social cohesion, tolerance, mental well-being

Journey LGBT+ Asylum Group

The Journey LGBT+ Asylum group is a support group for LGBT+ asylum seekers who live in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

Birmingham Irish Association

Birmingham Irish Association is the Midlands’ leading charity providing support and cultural services to the Irish community. Our aspiration is to be the service of choice for all Irish people seeking advice, support and information.

Czech and Slovak Club UK CIC

We provide support and advice to Czech & Slovak communities. Organise cultural, social and educational events to promote and share the values and traditions that the Czechs and Slovaks bring to the UK


Our main objectives are migrant empowerment, improving integration and community cohesion.

Graceland – Church of Pentecost

Our aim is to welcome newly arrived refugees into Birmingham. We have trained volunteers ready to visit and welcome refugees as they first arrive in assisting them to settle within the community, particularly within the first three months.

St Chad’s Sanctuary

We give out clothing, food, toiletries and other practical items as well as providing English lessons and help with questions


Immigration Advice, support on Benefits, Housing, Health, Education, Employment

Birmingham Community Matters

We support small and emerging community groups across Birmingham

Romani Uniti din Anglia (R.U.D.A)

Support for Romanian speaking nationals for integration, cultural events and networking

Roshni Birmingham

Support for Black, Asian & Ethnic Communities affected by domestic abuse

Piers Road New Communities Centre Association

Work with asylum seekers & refugee communities in North West Birmingham

Shelanu: Women’s Craft Collective

Craft skills promoting confidence & wellbeing amongst migrant & refugee women

OASIS Church Centre

Welcome, support & befriending to asylum seekers & refugees newly arrived in Birmingham


Community Arts organisation providing creative sessions for newly arrived mothers & their children

Bearwood Action for Refugees

Refugee support through fundraising, awareness raising & befriending.

Birmingham Ethnic Education & Advisory Services

Adult Education & Learning Support in the Community

Refugee Support Network

Educational Mentoring, Wellbeing support, Education access support for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies

Professional arts therapies & therapeutic arts in health & wellbeing workshops


Hosting, UASC befriending, Family Meet & Greet Service

British Red Cross

Refugee Support Services

Hope Projects

Legal, Housing, Financial Support for Refused Asylum Seekers

Persian LGBT+ Organisation

Support newly arrived LGBT Asylum Seekers

Lifeline Options CIC

Asylum Seeker Support Services

Micro Rainbow CIC

Housing, Social inclusion & Moving-on support for LGBTI Asylum Seekers & Refugees.

Stories of Hope & Home

Informal English language practice, community building, improving self-esteem, educating others about asylum / refugee issues

Bethel Health & Healing Network

Doula service for isolated pregnant women. Listening service to people experiencing low level mental health issues.


Vocational Education & Training Programme

Refugee Council – Age Disputes

Legal Support – Asylum Seeker Children

Refugee Action – Asylum Crisis- West Midlands

Advice & Support (refused asylum seekers)

Spring Housing

Housing & Support – Refugees


Wellbeing & Inclusion Support – Asylum Seekers & Refugees

Refugee and Migrant Centre

Advice & Support – Asylum Seekers, Refugees & Migrants

Refugee Council – Therapeutic

Therapeutic Support – Asylum Seeker & Refugee Children

Refugee Council – The Children’s Section

Advice & Support – Asylum & Refugee Children

Refugee Action – VPRS Birmingham

Refugee Resettlement Support

Migrant Help

Advice & Support – Asylum Seekers & Refugees

Brushstrokes Community Project

Advice & Support – Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Migrants

Central England Law Centre

General legal advice

BCC – Neighbourhood Advice

General Advice & Information

BAOBAB Women’s Project

Advice, Advocacy & Support for Refugee, Asylum Seeker & Migrant Women


Immigration Legal Advice, Advocacy & Support


Birmingham Community Matters

We support small and emerging community groups across Birmingham

BCC- Refugee & Migration Team

Service Commissioning, Strategy & Development

West Midlands Migration Partnership

Strategy, Planning & Service Coordination

Migration Policy and Practice

Service & Information Coordinator

Cultural Development Service – BCC

Strategy & Service Commissioning

Birmingham City of Sanctuary

Awareness Raising/Campaigning

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