Welcome Team

Our drop in Welcome Centre is closed. Face-to-face meetings are limited to essential only.

Welcome Team staff and wonderful team of volunteers, many of whom have lived experience of the asylum process, continue to provide services by telephone and online for our members.

For more information about any of the services on this page, or how to become a member please contact us:

By email:

By phone:

  • Call/Text/ WhatsApp 07526 352 353.
  • The times we can answer will be limited (currently Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am-1pm).
  • Please leave us a message with your name, your phone number, and if you need an interpreter tell us which language you speak.
  • We will call you back when we can.

Please note, that due to the large number of cases, it may be as long as a week before we call you back.

Virtual Welcome Centre activities

Mondays
15:30 – 16:30 Fitness class
Weekly workout and exercise class with Tim

Tuesdays
11:00 – 12:00 Online Welcome Centre
Drop in for a cup of tea and a chat and meet others from Bristol Refugee Rights.

Wednesdays
2:00 – 3:00 English Conversation Club
Practice speaking English together in a small group. For students of all levels, beginners to advanced.

Thursdays
13:30 – 14:30 Well-being support group
The group is about looking after ourselves and our own wellbeing.
It will include breathing and relaxation techniques.

Thursdays
16:30 – 17:00 Children’s storytelling
Story time for children aged 0 -11 years old.

Fridays
10:30 – 11:30 Gentle exercise class
This gentle exercise can help you relax your body and mind.
To view past sessions and get an idea of what it is about, see the BRR Youtube channel.

To find out more or join any of the above activities please contact:
Phone: 07526 352 353 or email:

Other services we offer

Membership

Bristol Refugee Rights’ members are people currently in the UK asylum process or who have recently been granted refugee status when they first get in contact. Members must be living in the Bristol area. Referral organisations should read the Eligibility 2021.