Supporting refugees since 1985


What’s the story of Refugee Festival Scotland 2022?

Our Storytelling Officer Chris Afuakwah reflects on the theme of Stories at this year’s Refugee…

COVID-19 vaccine information

We have been working with partners at Public Health Scotland to create accurate and accessible…

Beyond the Lines: our new short film

Razan Madhoon, our Cross Borders Programme Coordinator, reviews our new short film “Beyond the Lines.”…

Independent inquiry into treatment of people seeking asylum in Scotland over lockdown

We welcome the news that an inquiry will be held into how people seeking asylum…

Our response to devastating rise in loss of life in the asylum system

The thoughts of everyone at Scottish Refugee Council are with the family and friends, colleagues…

Refugee communities to receive £1.5 million in National Lottery funding

We’re delighted to announce that 12 groups supporting New Scots have been awarded funding from…

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Support, advice and information on the crisis in Afghanistan.

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Information for people in Scotland affected by the crisis in Ukraine

We are putting together some information for people in Scotland affected by the situation in Ukraine and how you can help. This page will be updated regularly.

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Our online training courses


Our training courses draw on 35 years’ experience working with people from across the world. Find out about our Training Programme 2021 and how to commission a course for your team.

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