March 29, 2017

Our Mission

Local:

  • To source accommodation for Syrian refugees and Unaccompanied Minors and help them resettle in the UK and integrate into their communities including the provision of:
  • a) – housing support and household items.
  • b– services such as befriending, transport, English language tuition, mentoring, advice and training using our network of trained volunteers.
  • Provide a hub for local volunteers who are interested in helping support Syrian refugees

National:

  • Share best practice on a national basis with the aim of rescuing a greater number of refugees
  • Campaign on behalf of Syrian refugees and unaccompanied minors with the aim to debunk myths, build bridges and ultimately save lives

How we do this

  • We work with County Councils, District Councils, Churches and other faith groups, and private landlords to source accommodation.
  • We furnish these houses with soft furnishings, kitchen equipment etc. as needed. In some instances RRN additionally provides the security bond, acts as the property management agent and undertakes basic repairs required by the tenants.
  • Befriending for both adults and children which includes introduction to community events, sports clubs, schools, after school activities and other community events and activities.
  • Teaching English through our group of trained and qualified teaching volunteers.
  • Provide basic items to facilitate resettling including furniture, clothing, food, school liason.
  • Providing counselling, transport, training and work mentoring to meet individual refugee needs.