CharityDetail

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

What it does
    Supporting people seeking asylum and those granted refugee status and their dependants through: Legal and other advice Relieving financial hardship Preserving and protecting physical and mental health Advancing education and training including language skills Educating the public
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £260,500

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£100,000
24/07/2019
Lloyds Bank Foundation Notre Dame Refugee Centre in Central London supports refugees and asylum seekers with immigration advice, practical support including meals and clothes, ESOL and access to health services. This grant contributes to its core costs.
£15,000
28/02/2019
Garfield Weston Foundation Support for comprehensive programme of services to refugees and asylum seekers.
£130,500
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of the Director, an Advice Worker, and costs relating to a Counsellor, at a project providing advice and counselling for refugees and asylum seekers in London
£15,000
30/06/2018
AB Charitable Trust £15,000 towards core costs
Governance
Trustees (14)
Main office

NOTRE DAME REFUGEE CENTRE
5 LEICESTER PLACE
LONDON
WC2H 7BX

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1177990
  • First registered on 17/04/2018
Objectives

A) ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RELIEVING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM AND THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS PARTICULARLY BY THE PROVISION OF LEGAL AND OTHER ADVICE. B) RELIEVING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS LIVING (TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY) IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. C) PRESERVING AND PROTECTING THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS. D) ADVANCING THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS IN NEED THEREOF SO AS TO ADVANCE THEM IN LIFE AND ASSIST THEM TO ADAPT WITHIN A NEW COMMUNITY. E) ADVANCING THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL ABOUT THE ISSUES RELATING TO REFUGEES AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM. F) RELIEVING SICKNESS AND FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OR WHO ARE REFUGEES, AND WHO RESIDE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. G) RELIEVING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP BY THE PROVISION OF FREE LEGAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE TO PERSONS WHO, THROUGH LACK OF MEANS, WOULD OTHERWISE BE UNABLE TO OBTAIN SUCH ADVICE; AND H) PROVIDING GENERAL EDUCATION INCLUDING LANGUAGE SKILLS TO ENABLE ACCESS TO THE WIDER COMMUNITY.