Below are some other local groups and organisations providing refugee support services in South Devon. If you would like your group or organisation to be added to the list please get in touch:


British Red Cross – helping refugees and asylum seekers access essential services and adapt to life in a new country

Tel. 01752766987 / 07921941107

Devon and Cornwall Refugee Council – providing practical support for refugees

Students and Refugees Together (START) – supporting refugees coming to live in Plymouth and helping them integrate into the community.

Tel: 01752 255200

START also run The Cultural Kitchen – a safe meeting place for refugees and asylum seekers to come together, socialise, and make new friends.

The Cultural Kitchen runs every other Friday, 4.00pm-8.30pm
Sherwell United Church Hall – North Hill
Adults £1.00 Children 25p
All Refugees and Asylum Seekers are welcome


Exeter City of Sanctuary – building a culture of hospitality for refugees

Refugee Support Devon – helping asylum seekers and refugees in Devon

Tel. 01392 682185


About Time – Twice a week ‘About Time’ offers free lunches for asylum seekers & refugees and all others in need, followed by language classes especially aimed at refugees or asylum seekers who have been in the UK less than 6 months or those on the waiting list for other provision in Plymouth.

Beyond Borders Totnes & District – A platform to enable communication between local people interested to offer and co-ordinate sustained, ambitious or low-key, local initiatives to support asylum seekers and refugees in the South West.

Embracing Refugees – A Totnes-based community project to help refugees overcome social isolation.

Music Against Borders – 07935 744 174

Newton Crisis Aid – A Facebook group based in Newton Abbot and the surrounding area, this Facebook group was formed to prepare a local response to the refugee crisis.