Further Support in Glasgow

Bridges Programmes supports the social, educational and economic integration of refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and anyone for who English is a second language, living in Glasgow.

Bridging The Gap  is a charity based in the Gorbals, Glasgow, with over 15 years’ experience of working with young people, families and people from different backgrounds and cultures.

Central & West Integration Network works with individuals and groups supporting BME communities, asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers in the Central and West Glasgow area.

Chinese Community Development Partnership organises projects and events for the Chinese community in and around Glasgow.

Cranhill Development Trust provides community based support activities, information and advice for the local community, including a Citizens’ Advice outreach for refugees.

Glasgow Afghan United supports the Afghan community in Glasgow.  It runs a number of weekly activities, from football and cricket to cultural classes and community workshops.

Glasgow Central Citizens’ Advice Bureau gives free, confidential, impartial and independent information and advice about debt, benefits, housing and employment problems, council tax, consumer affairs and immigration.

Glasgow City Mission works with adults and children who are vulnerable and disadvantaged in Glasgow.

Glasgow Destitution Network (GLADAN) is a network of churches, community groups and individuals working to coordinate emergency housing, food, clothing, cash and other support. GLADAN has a map showing food distribution points for destitute asylum seekers and other people in need.

Glasgow ESOL Forum is a membership organisation assisting the integration, employability and personal development of asylum seekers, refugees, economic migrants and marginalised BME groups by developing their proficiency in English Language.

Glasgow Refugee, Asylum & Migration Network (GRAMNet)  is funded by the University of Glasgow and aims to bring together researchers and practitioners, NGOs and policy makers working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland.

Glasgow Women’s Library houses a lending library, archive collections and artefacts relating to women’s lives, histories and achievements. Its BME Women’s Project provides lifelong learning opportunities for BME women in Glasgow.

Govan & Craigton Integration Network (GCIN) is a group of community and church members, working with and for all the diverse communities of the Greater Govan area.

Greater Pollok Integration Network (GPIN) was set up to support the integration of asylum seekers and refugees into the local community. GPIN now provides services for the whole community.

Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid provides culturally sensitive specialised services to women, children and young people from the minority ethnic community who are experiencing domestic abuse, forced marriage and honour based violence.

Interfaith Glasgow promotes and facilitates constructive engagement between different faith and belief communities in Glasgow.

Karibu Scotland is a community and volunteer led organisation providing support to refugees and asylum seeker women arriving in Glasgow.  It has well over 100 members from 12 African countries.

Kingsway Court Health & Wellbeing Centre provides a range of services and activities aimed at improving the quality of life at Kingsway, in the West of Glasgow and for residents of the surrounding area.

Maryhill Integration Network brings communities together through, art, social, cultural and educational groups and projects, offering people a chance to learn new skills, meet people, share experiences and take part in worthwhile activities.

North Glasgow Integration Network (NGIN) is a network of organisations in the North East of Glasgow who support asylum seekers and refugees feel welcome in their new community.

Refuweegee is a project set up to ensure that all refugees arriving in Glasgow are welcomed to the city in true Glaswegian style, by providing every Refuweegee who arrives in the city with a community built welcome pack.

Rosemount Lifelong Learning provides training and learning opportunities and family support services for the local community in North Glasgow, as well as a nursery run by fully qualified childcare staff.

Ruby Project is a support and advocacy service based at the Glasgow Rape Crisis Centre that specialises in working with women from black and minority ethnic communities.

South East Integration Network (SEIN) works to promote integration and cultural diversity in the South East of Glasgow, by providing local residents from all cultures and countries access to information, training, services and activities.

The Unity Centre gives practical support and solidarity to all asylum seekers and other migrants in Scotland. It also supports anyone detained in any UK Detention Centres. The Centre is run by the Unity Centre Collective.

The Well Multicultural Resource Centre is a friendly, drop-in service for the Multi-Cultural communities of South East Glasgow. It offers advice, activities, volunteering opportunities and cross-cultural training.