what can you do to help?
Watch and share our film
Rent out your property
Do you have a property you are able to rent out for a minimum of a year? Our Housing team will explain how it works and answer your questions.
If you’re a business, school, community organisation, group or club who would like to offer support to newly-arrived refugees, please get in touch.
There are lots of different ways you can help. Let us know if you have any specific skills or interests or would just like to be involved.
Donating to the Hammersmith & Fulham Refugees Welcome Group is an opportunity to give a fresh new start to a Syrian family.
Who are we?
We recently visited Calais with Safe Passage and Hammersmith MP: Andy Slaughter. Andy talks about his visit and mentions us in a section of his newsletter mentioned below: Cold comfort in Calais One forgotten consequence of Brexit is the effect on refugees of leaving the EU. At present an EU Treaty (Dublin III) allows refugee Read more about Calais visit[…]
Wonderful to see our Hammersmith council sharing the film that we made. The message in the film is a call-out to private landlords to offer self contained flats to the council to rent to Syrian refugees. Landlords will be paid Housing Benefit rates. Finding accommodation first is the ONLY way of getting Syrians out of Read more about Hammersmith and Fulham Council share our Film[…]
We enjoyed a very successful Film Night with Amnesty International – Hammersmith, where we screened the award winning film: The White Helmets. The event was part of Refugee Week. The screening was followed by an overview by Nicholas Ageridis, Chair of AI Hammersmith, into the wonderful work Amnesty International do for refugees, and a talk Read more about Film Night With Amnesty International – Hammersmith[…]
London Landlord Atia Lokhat-Hafezjee describes her elation at welcoming Syrian family to her property
Atia Lokhat-Hafezjee, teacher, writer and landlord, was inspired by her time spent with refugees in the Calais Refugee camps last summer to do more to help. She has done just that by using her family letting business to rent homes to Syrian refugees in London, through the Government Vulnerable People’s Resettlement Scheme. In her Read more about London Landlord Atia Lokhat-Hafezjee describes her elation at welcoming Syrian family to her property[…]