Projects - get involved!
Youth Integration Project (YIP)
Developing the confidence, leadership skills and talents of young refugees, working in partnership with host community projects. Creating fun developmental and creative projects that assist towards the integration of young refugees aged 11-30 so that a sense of belonging is created to the community of young people, here in the North East.. Click here for more
Through the partnership with IOM, the
North of England Refugee Service (NERS) provides a service giving
information, advice, support
and informal counseling to those considering voluntary return
to their country of origin. Click
to learn more
The Community Integration Project works to
facilitate settlement of asylum seekers and refugees by ensuring
equal access to local
services and equal opportunities for involvement in the community.
Click here to learn more
Drop In Sessions
NERS operates a Drop In facility at St Mary's
Parish Centre in Sunderland on each Wednesday from 1-4pm.
We offer refreshments, sporting activities and opportunities to
access other supporting
services and organisations. Click here
Volunteering With Us
Volunteering with NERS is an exciting prospect
for people from all sections of the community to give their time
to helping to
make a difference in the lives of asylum seekers and refugees.
Click here for more.
NERS runs a regular women’s group every Monday
at ST Mary’s church Fawcett Street Sunderland. The group
is open to all women and their children and is completely free.
Click for more