Driving change & integration for refugee & migrant communities

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Driving change & integration for refugee & migrant communities

Our services

We provide an accommodation-based model of integration support delivered in Birmingham, Bristol, Wolverhampton and Coventry to over 700 individuals each year.


Himilo, our training subsidiary, provides training and employment services to over 2,500 individuals per year through its SEESI (first language building resilience and agency), Pre-Ignite (transitioning into successful UK employment) and Ignite (employer/ employee skills gap solution services). 

Research and Consultancy
Research and consultancy

ACH is established as a research practitioner informing policy through practice, bringing the lived experience of 3,000 individuals and their communities to date into policy design.

Established 2008

Our offices


refugee centre locations

Our vision

Our vision is for all refugees coming to the UK to be successfully integrated into our society.

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

80+ Staff

Our staff are all experts in their respective fields, which has enabled our rapid growth to a leading provider of refugee resettlement 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)

On the 11th August we will be holding the closing event for the Strengthening Employment & Education Skills for Integration project. Join us to hear the project’s highlights, achievement & steps moving forward after the project. Register your free place: https://t.co/NWkmLWponH

27 Jul 2021, 13:01

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

The @RunymedeTrust civil society report shows that disparities facing BME groups in England occur across the areas of health, housing, the criminal justice system, education, employment, immigration and political participation. Read the report here: https://t.co/Nv8CtSyImL

26 Jul 2021, 11:01

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

‘Penalising people for seeking sanctuary here through irregular routes is unfair and unjust, especially when there is little other option’ We’ve signed this statement to join forces and call for action: https://t.co/SofgzYAHIT

23 Jul 2021, 11:01

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.