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E – guest

"I cannot express enough my appreciation and admiration for A and N. They were kind, respectful, understanding and considerate in every way possible. I learned a lot from them and they truly made me feel that I was among family and at home. I'll always be grateful for the help and support they offered me. "Last [...]

March 15th, 2019|

S – host

"Thanks so much for creating this opportunity - I have been wondering how to help, and how to honour my grandparents who got taken in by strangers when they first came to London. "People speak really highly of the way that Refugees At Home is run, and I'm really glad to be a part of it." S, host London

March 15th, 2019|

Birkbeck Blog

Many of our guests have, or are seeking academic qualifications, but holding down a place in higher education when you don’t have a stable place to live is almost impossible. That’s where our hosts can help, and as this blog post shows that has been an enormous source of assistance at Birkbeck University, London. You can read the full post, featuring guest Alaa, placement co-ordinator Rachel Davenport, and co-founder Sara Nathan, here, or it is reproduced below… […]

March 15th, 2019|

CNN Life Changers: Meet the woman opening her London home to refugees

Last month, CNN met Belinda, one of our fabulous hosts who has thus far welcomed 11 refugees into her home. Belinda and her family have had guests from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, and she offers them not only a safe place but also a second family in the UK. This wonderful video highlights the spirit behind [...]

March 15th, 2019|