About US

I already have support networks and friends, but RASC is always available to help me. The place is friendly, easy to find, and is somewhere to go for many support needs.” – A RASC client

The Refugee Advice and Support Centre (RASC) aims to enable refugees and asylum seeking communities in West London to lead healthy, fulfilled and independent lives.

RASC was started in 1995 as an Ethiopian advice centre run wholly by volunteers. As it developed, it was able to expand its services to include ESOL and IT classes. It got funding and was able to rent more space and employ staff. Over the last 15 years, RASC has developed an ethos based on the provision on quality services, enabling clients to increase their confidence by working in a professional, efficient and friendly way. We strive to maintain this today.

We achieve out goals by Supporting local communities to access relevant information and advice
Creating a space in which individuals can develop confidence and skills through training and education
Actively working to promote cultural awareness and understanding
Running projects led by young migrant and refugee volunteers that benefit the wider community

For more information on our services see our projects and additional services pages.

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