Who are we?

We are an independent registered charity* set up in 2000 to work with and for refugees and asylum seekers in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

At Nottingham Refugee Forum, we believe everyone deserves a chance to feel safe and live with dignity. We provide a welcoming community space and offer specialised advice and support to families and individuals who seek asylum or live as refugees in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

To learn more about the plight of asylum seekers and refugees, click here. 

Our Mission

To support asylum seekers and refugees in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire in gaining just outcomes, rebuilding their lives and integrating into society.

Our Vision

A society where asylum seekers and refugees are welcomed, receive fair and compassionate treatment and the support to rebuild their lives.

We seek to achieve this by:

Providing a welcoming community centre

Offering professional, impartial advice & support services

Providing programmes to develop confidence, skills and knowledge

Campaigning for a just response to refugees and asylum seekers from government and the host community.

*Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum is a registered charity in England and Wales  (no.1121560) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No: 05352679).