Monthly Archives: November 2017


Complaints Procedure

Refugees at Home Complaints Procedure Introduction Everyone involved in the organisation is a lay volunteer, and we do not represent that we offer professional services. Our placements are made on the basis that we are introducing adults to adults to form their own relationships, and we do not make rules or lay down guidelines as to [...]

November 27th, 2017|

Surviving 28 Days

An excellent video highlighting the work we do and why.

November 26th, 2017|

Refugees welcome at Wembley – how the FA is using spare England tickets to reach new fans

Football has a long history of bringing people together from different backgrounds Every trip to Wembley is different. Cup finals, play-offs, World Cup qualifiers, they all live in the memory for different reasons – from my first trip, as an eight-year-old watching Paul Scholes score a hat-trick against Poland, through to last season’s FA Cup final, [...]

November 21st, 2017|

Retired people look after refugees in the UK too

Letters Wednesday 15 November 2017 19.17 GMT Refugees At Home hosts 150 refugees and asylum seekers every night in people’s spare rooms across the UK Syrian refugee Jawad Shalghin (left) is living with 63-year-old Angelika Bauer (right) in Hamburg. Sara Nathan says there are also plenty of older people in the UK helping refugees. Photograph: Oliver Hardt/Getty Images [...]

November 17th, 2017|

Newsletter – November 2017

Dear Hosts & Home Visitors, We have decided you have so much in common that one newsletter will serve all of you – and there is a greater chance of me producing is slightly more often if I am only doing one! Christmas is coming… Honestly, the summer is barely over and some leaves are still [...]

November 17th, 2017|

Refugee crisis — this is what happened when we moved an asylum seeker into our spare room

Moved deeply by the refugee crisis, Simon Neville and his wife opened their home to a young Iranian man. The experience changed all their lives. Musa lives with the Nevilles (from left), Rachael, Leo, Joseph and Simon When the bomb went off two months ago at Parsons Green Tube and a refugee was subsequently detained and [...]

November 12th, 2017|

Nurse volunteers needed to help match refugees with hosts

A small charity that helps refugees from war-torn countries to find a temporary place to stay in the UK needs new nurse volunteers to assess potential hosts. The charity says once asylum seekers are granted refugee status, they face new challenges, such as finding accommodation. Picture: Getty Refugees at Home (RAH) matches people who have a spare room with those [...]

November 8th, 2017|