Driving change & integration for refugee & migrant communities

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Driving change & integration for refugee & migrant communities

Our services
Supported housing

ACH provides safe, supported housing for refugees and migrants in Birmingham, Bristol, Wolverhampton and Coventry. We support over 700 individuals from a refugee or migrant background each year.


Himilo training provides careers advice, employment opportunities, training courses and personalised business support to over 2,500 individuals per year. Ensuring each individual is in the driving seat of their career.

Research and Consultancy
Research and consultancy

ACH is an established research practitioner, informing policy through practice and bringing the lived experience of 3,000 individuals and their communities into policy design and integration services for refugees and migrants.

Established 2008

Our offices


refugee centre locations

Our vision

Our vision is for all refugees and migrants coming to the UK to be successfully integrated into their host society and economy.

Our mission

To support the settlement and resettlement needs of refugees to develop their independence and equip them with the skills they need to gain sustainable employment in the UK.

To promote the positive contribution that refugees can have on our local communities.

To be a nationally and internationally recognised leader in the refugee sector, driving change and transforming lives through the dedication and unique expertise of our staff.

To collaborate with partners who share our vision for refugee integration.

Our values

People come first in all we do. We work for the people and with people, and that is always something we keep in mind.

We are engineering the ways in which society can blend its differences and become stronger through its diversity. We unite the driving force of the people to create services and products to serve the needs of people.

We are here to connect and empower, helping integration happen from the standpoint of the individual- the refugee, the migrant and the local.

We are here to rethink integration and the power of society, where everyone is important, deserves to have the best opportunities in life and everyone can make a change in this.


Individuals from refugee and migrant backgrounds impacted upon – we are a leading provider of support and integration services for newly arrived communities in the UK.

80+ Staff

Lived experience is at the heart of ACH. Our staff are all experts in their fields, enabling us to provide impactful support and integration services in Bristol and the West Midlands.


Our #rethinkingrefugee work challenges stereotypes and establishes individuals with more resilience into the places where they live, supporting people to find employment and become part of an inclusive city.

ACH 🧡 (@ACHintegrates)

Yesterday, the Nationality & Borders Bill Committee Stage ended, and it will enter the reporting stage for MPs to debate and discuss amendments. Make sure you have the facts to make up your own mind on the bill with this useful document from @AmnestyUK: https://t.co/fYjqBky7NI

5 Nov 2021, 11:01

ACH 🧡 (@ACHintegrates)

Happy Diwali to everyone celebrating!! Wishing you joy and love over the next few days ⭐

4 Nov 2021, 15:02

ACH 🧡 (@ACHintegrates)

A cross-party group of politicians have written a letter this week, calling on the government to let asylum seekers work 👏 'It’s common-sense, fiscally responsible, and supports people living here to pull themselves and their families out of poverty.' https://t.co/jfbosw5O3a

4 Nov 2021, 9:01

ASHLEY COMMUNITY & HOUSING LTD is a registered company. Company number: 06630015.

Registered address: 2nd Floor Eden House, Eastgate Office Park, Bristol, England, BS5 6XY. Telephone : 0117 954 0433.