Integration & Support Services for Refugees

Refugee learners

Integration & Support Services for Refugees

Established 2008

Our offices

Bristol
Birmingham
Sandwell
Wolverhampton

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House
3,000+

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

People
65 Staff

Our staff are all experts in their respective fields, which has enabled our rapid growth to a leading provider of refugee integration services in the West of England and the West Midlands.

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#rethinkingrefugee

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

refugees and employers

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.

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

To be a nationally 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 integration.

Our services
Person
Accommodation

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

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Training

Himilo, our training subsidiary, provides training and employment services to some 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) programs.

Research and Consultancy
Research and consultancy

ACH are established as research practitioners informing policy through practice, bringing the lived experience of 2,500 individuals and their communities into policy design.