Could you provide a Wee Welcome?

Volunteers needed! Could you help to lead singing, creative activities or play sessions for young children and their parents? Do you have qualifications in Early Years childcare, or other experience of working with young children (they might be your own!)? Are you proud to live in a welcoming, multicultural Glasgow?…

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“They have smiles on their faces after moving to our accommodation”

RST Accommodation Worker Dodee Olangi tells us about her daily work on the DASS project. “I joined RST as an accommodation worker in 2016. When I got this job, I was really happy meeting and helping people especially vulnerable ones and considering my previous studies in medicine back in Congo,…

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RST raises concerns about Immigration White Paper

The Refugee Survival Trust has raised concerns following the publication of the Government’s draft paper on The UK’s future skills-based Immigration System on Wednesday. The small Scottish-based charity welcomed a number of the proposals in the White Paper, including the commitment to consider carefully the arguments around allowing asylum seekers to work;…

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Become an RST Trustee!

  Would you like to make a difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in our society? The Refugee Survival Trust is recruiting for new board members! We are looking for enthusiastic board members who have the motivation and time to commit around 6-10 hours per…

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In the news again…

Our record-breaking year in 2017 has been picked up by The Ferret, which today features an in-depth article about Scotland’s “invisible epidemic” of refugee destitution. The article, by Karin Goodwin, looks at the increase in demand on services such as RST’s destitution grants programme, as well as other support services provided by…

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Double your donations!

We’re participating in the #growyourtenner campaign, which means that until funding runs out, all donations given via our Local Giving page will be match funded! Even better, all direct debits will be match funded for 3 months! Please donate what you can and spread the word, so that we can lever…

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