Local links

Some local places and groups that sometimes support and/or campaign for refugee and migrant rights in Cardiff:

  • Asylum Justice – Based in City United Reformed Church, Windsor Place.
  • Cardiff and Vale Sanctuary Support – A new network, working together across south Wales to support people in Calais, and in other nearby places and similar situations.
  • Cardiff City of Sanctuary – Part of a UK-wide movement of people working together to make their cities a place of welcome for people seeking sanctuary from war and persecution.
  • Cardiff Destitution Network – Solidarity with asylum seekers and others forced into homelessness.
  • Cardiff Foodbank – an emergency food support service (vouchers required).
  • Cardiff Student Action for Refugees – part of a national network.
  • CASA – Based at the Trinity Centre, Cardiff.
  • City Temple Church – A place of worship, with food support on Saturday evenings.
  • Displaced People in Action – support for refugees to integrate and feel less excluded by society.
  • Fan Charity – solidarity and support for friends and neighbours through meetings in communities.
  • Food Not Bombs Cardiff – Solidarity through food, every Friday at 12:30pm, behind the Market in Cardiff city centre.
  • Home4U – A medium-term housing option for local destitute asylum seekers.
  • Migrant Legal Project – publicly-funded and not-for-profit legal advice and representation.
  • M.Y. Must Stay! – a local campaign for a friend of ours who was facing deportation.
  • No Borders South Wales – Solidarity with refugees and migrants since 2005.
  • Oasis Cardiff – runs a drop-in with English language teaching and more.
  • Rainbow of Hope – a Christian outreach programme based in East Cardiff, with food support on Thursday mornings in Adamsdown and most evenings.
  • Refugee Voice Wales – representing refugee community organisations in Wales.
  • ShareDYDD – a hospitality network for destitute refugees – part of the Cardiff Destitution Network.
  • Sova Cardiff Refugee Service – to befriend young and adult refugees and asylum seekers in the community with drop-in centre and practical advice.
  • Space4U – a local drop-in (Mondays and Thursdays 10am- 5pm) at:
  • Trinity Centre – A former Methodist church in Adamsdown that supports refugees through regular events, hosting organisations and useful signposting.
  • Tros Gynnal Plant – Welsh children’s charity working with vulnerable and marginalised children and young people.
  • Universities of Sanctuary – Discussion around creating a refugee-friendly institution within Universities in Cardiff.
  • Welsh Refugee Council – a voluntary sector agency. Also hosts the Red Cross, which supports destitute people with an emergency support scheme.
  • Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales – advice and support group for women.


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