BEACON (Bradford Ecumenical Asylum Concern)

Full Street Address: c/o Touchstone
Postal Code: BD7 1QX
beacon@beaconbradford.org
Phone Number: 0330 113 7644
Organisation Characteristics: Not for Profit Organisation, Paid Workers, Takes short-term volunteers/ placements, Takes long-term volunteers
Geographical area: Bradford District wide
Has documents: Annual accounts, Bank account, Constitution or other governing document, Equal opportunities or diversity policy or statement, Health and safety policies, Regular meetings of which written records are kept, Safeguarding (child, adult protection) policies
Information last updated: 2nd July 2019
Description:

BEACON provides hospitality and practical support to asylum seekers in Bradford and the surrounding area through four projects:
McKenzie Friends - volunteers provide legal support to asylum seekers who do not have access to legal representation
CHAT Phoenix House - refreshments, a listening ear and signposting for people waiting for hearings at Phoenix House Immigration and Asylum Tribunal Hearing Centre in Bradford on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings
CHAT English Club - a free English conversation club open to all non-English speakers wishing to improve their spoken English
Hosting Project - accommodation for destitute asylum seekers in volunteers' homes

If you would like to make a donation to BEACON, you can do so here:
https://www.give.net/20118943