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On one level, this is an international issue affecting millions that requires an international response at the highest levels. However, on another level it is a human tragedy that provokes sympathy and a desire to act from people near and far. Like many other communities, the Diocese of London is working out how it is best placed to help.

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/ 10 October 2023

London churches seeing huge rise in newly recognised refugees experiencing homelessness.

Numbers of newly- recognised refugees experiencing homelessness are increasing due to a recent Home Office change in practice to give only seven days’ notice to leave their accommodation.

/ 7 November 2022

West London Church brings together the local community to support asylum seekers

Volunteers from St Dunstan’s Church and the local community in East Acton provide support to asylum seekers now unexpectedly moved on by the Home Office.

/ 18 October 2022

Clergy hosting for Ukrainian Refugees – an interview

Do you have a spare room that you could offer to a homeless asylum-seeker, refugee or other migrant in need? Your hospitality could change someone’s life.

/ 21 September 2022

Ukrainian Refugee Music Students find sanctuary at the National Musicians’ Church

A city church and music school collaborate to preserve the musical culture of Ukraine

/ 14 October 2021

Refugees: clergy hosting relaunch

We are hosting an in-person relaunch of our Clergy Hosting scheme with coffee, pastries and a chance to find out more.

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