Refugee Support

Global Link Drop-ins and support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Every week Global Link hosts a series of drop-ins for refugees and asylum-seekers.

Weekly Drop-ins:

Lunch Drop-in
Tuesdays 12 - 14.00
Downstairs at the YMCA 

Safe space for refugees to meet local people and each other, to share food, and find out about the social, physical and cultural activities available to them.

Support with CV writing, job searches, employment skills and access to volunteering opportunities. 

Employment Support
Tuesdays 10am - 2pm To By Appointment
Global Link, YMCA

Asylum and Refugee Casework Support
Mondays 10am - 12
Tuesdays 1 - 3pm
Thursdays 10am - 12
Global Link, YMCA

Legal Advise Drop-in From Primis Solicitor First Wednesday every month
10:00 am-2:00pm

Sewing Circle
Tuesdays 1-4pm
Upstairs at the YMCA 

Drop-in for refugees and friends. Learn sewing, amending, altering and otehr craft skills. Clothing available for refugees.

Education Support
Tuesdays 1 - 4pm
Global Link, YMCA 

Support for refugees ad asylum seekers to access college courses and other training opportunities.


Community Foundation


Produced by participants of Global Link’s Refugee Drop-in, this short film to publicises the weekly meeting and highlights some of the activities taking place.

Big Lottery Fund

Global Link Refugee Drop-in from Global Link on Vimeo.