Bristol Refugee Rights



Providing a safe place to be

Provide a place that feels welcoming and safe for asylum seekers and refugees in Bristol to meet and socialise. Support the well-being of asylum seekers and new refugees in Bristol.


Strengthening communities, facilitating social engagement

Contribute to strengthening communities in Bristol through seeking out and facilitating social engagement, educational and volunteering opportunities in the wider community for asylum seekers and refugees.

Action for Change

Protecting and promoting human rights

Work to strengthen the visibility, voice and representation of asylum seekers and refugees in local affairs in Bristol, and raise awareness of asylum and refugee issues. Promote and protect the human rights of asylum seekers and refugees.

BRR Blog

  • The Limbo Hotel
  • Each room is clean, with wifi and a TV. Each room holds a person or a family trapped in a small space with no control over their life, few ways to keep occupied or feel productive and no knowledge of…

  • Gayesha the Gardener: How holistic support can change lives
  • “When I first arrived at Bristol Refugee Rights welcome centre, I realised that the name is perfect for this place. The staff really mean what they do. I felt so welcomed and looked after. The team did the best in every way and they saved me.”

  • How did the candidates for Bristol Mayor and WECA Mayor respond to our Asks?
  • BRISTOL AND WECA ELECTIONS 2021 29 April 2021 On 6 May 2021, Bristol will vote to elect a new Mayor as well as voting for City Councillors.  A new West of England Combined Authority Mayor will also be elected. Working…


Our current services

  • BRR is open and working to support our members, mostly by phone and online.
  • Our reception is open from 10-1 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 07526 352353.
  • Please call this number and we can call back with an interpreter if you need it.
  • You can leave a message at any time.
  • If you are a professional please email so we can keep the line open for our members.

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