Helping Young Refugees into Education

We aim to remove obstacles to young refugees and asylum-seekers’ education and well-being through financial and mentoring support.

Our VisionA world where every displaced young person has the opportunity to receive an education and achieve their full potential.

Education Fund

We award educational grants to those who cannot access education due to financial hardship

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Mentoring Support

We help vulnerable young people settle into the UK through tailored one-to-one support and advice

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What we've done so farAnd quite proud of it!

95

Applications approved for education funds

2200

Hours of Mentoring

2

Fundraising Campaigns

Any UK resident over 18 can apply to be a volunteer. We aim to establish a pool of volunteers of different ages, cultural backgrounds & skills. We will provide you with an induction and all the necessary training required.

NewsHope for the Young blog

What Education Means to Arooba

Arooba’s arrival in the UK in circumstances beyond her control placed her in a period of extended uncertainty at a crucial time in her life. Having recently completed her A-levels abroad and as an academically gifted and driven young woman, she faced three years of failed attempts to continue her education and attend University in…

The Big Half: A blog post by Lara Pawson!

Had we known we were going to be racing against Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah, we might never have agreed to run The Big Half on Sunday 10 March. In blissful ignorance, the three of us – that’s me, Julian Richards and Tim Cotton – enthusiastically took up the challenge to run 13.1 miles through…

Training Workshop for Mentors

On Thursday 7th March, we had another of our quarterly training workshops and this time, invited mental health and safeguarding expert Mary Webb to come and talk to us about “supporting separated young people affected by trauma“. As always, we had an incredibly productive session discussing how trauma can impact our mentees’ lives and how…

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