Monthly Archives: May 2018

Privacy Policy 2018

Our privacy policy – How we use your personal information 1. Introduction Refugees at Home Limited ("we" or "us") collects and uses your personal information to advance our charitable objectives. More specifically, we collect and use your personal information in order to hold information about hosts, guests, referrers, supporters, volunteers and employees, to match hosts to [...]

May 23rd, 2018|


M was very lucky to have been hosted by your lovely family… He was in a bad situation before and you helped him out of that. I know many people who have been hosted, by lovely and kind people, but M is the one who I have seen the biggest change in, thanks to you. You [...]

May 16th, 2018|

Host – Surrey

Having M to stay has been more like having a friend to stay. He's easy going, full of interesting facts and stories and a fantastic cook. He has been a huge support and help to another refugee we host who does not know English or the UK system well - M has been able to work [...]

May 16th, 2018|

HD – referrer

I have referred a few clients over to Refugees at Home.  Due to the chaotic nature of people about to be made homeless, some changed their mind when offered accommodation and turned it down.  This has been met with understanding and acceptance.  For the chap I've been working with recently who took up the offer of [...]

May 16th, 2018|

Impact report

Refugees at Home was set up to address the homelessness crisis among refugees and asylum seekers. Since we formally began operating in February 2016 we have provided over 70,000 nights of accommodation – nights that would otherwise be spent sleeping on park benches, night buses or worse. (Data as at 24.4.18) This report is to tell [...]

May 8th, 2018|

S – Guest

"I am so grateful and appreciative for all your help and support including your understanding and kindness. I just can’t thank you enough for all what you have done for me since my first placement with C.  My greatest appreciation  and thanks to you all." S, guest, 1.5.18

May 8th, 2018|

Hosts handbook

This handbook is to help you through the hosting process and we send it out to all our assessed hosts. It expands and confirms what you will have already heard from your Home Visitor and is a ‘work in progress’. We’ve written it based on the many discussions we have had with hosts and home visitors [...]

May 8th, 2018|

Home Visitor’s Handbook

Home Visitors are critical to the work of Refugees At Home – you are the way we assure ourselves that our hosts are suitable, that they won’t charge rent or exploit the guests, that everyone in a household will be onside with hosting. And then you help with communications, support placements, and are our real physical [...]

May 8th, 2018|

Newsletter 17 – May 2018

Dear Hosts, Home Visitors & Supporters, We’re a REAL charity now! After months of work by our treasurer, Donna Williams and support from our lovelylawyers, Travers Smith, we got full charitable status on March 29 2018. It’s a huge relief as it makes us really established and means we can do proper fundraising as required. And [...]

May 8th, 2018|