Our impact

In 2022/23, together, we supported...


women, children and men

from 3,333 BME, refugee , asylum seeking and immigrant households from 64 countries of origin to overcome crises and rebuild their lives

Read The Okwo Family’s story


Households received homelessness support

We provided detailed advice , representation and casework to 976 households — a 45% increase compared to the previous financial year

Read Traian’s story


of all beneficiaries live in poverty or deprivation

This represents a 5% increase on the previous year. For comparison, 19% of the general population of Scotland lives in poverty.

Read Oksana’s story


Funds raised for our beneficiaries

Between 2019 and 2022 from social security funds and savings — funds that went back into the Scottish economy


women, children and men sheltered through Rooms for Refugees

610 households from 45 countries. Providing 137,241 nights of shelter, saving the government £6.7M in housing costs

Read Joy and Marianna’s story


Families and individuals from 50 countries were supported to be digitally connected

Our Digital Inclusion team distributed SIM cards, mobile phones, laptops for educational purposes, tablets, WiFi dongles and internet connections to 1453 beneficiaries — including 525 children

Read Patience and Benjamin’s story


of all beneficiaries (2,494) had some form of refugee status, leave to remain or were seeking asylum in the UK

Our beneficiaries came from these top five countries: Iran, Syria, Iraq, Sudan and Ukraine. The majority of EEA National service users were of Romanian Roma origin


Distributed from our Emergency Relief Fund

To hundreds of refugee and asylum-seeking households in need. We distributed clothes, food, energy and travel grants. We received over 2,000 referrals for crisis support and emergency assistance.

Read Vlad and Nataliia’s story

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