East London People

Are you a refugee or migrant in East London?

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We can help you gain new skills, new livelihoods, confidence and independence. On the East London People programme, you can:

  • Get support for becoming acclimatized to your new surroundings in the UK.
  • Gain English and vocational qualifications.
  • Study in women-only groups or mixed groups - whichever best meets your needs.
  • Find out how to access local services, such as healthcare and housing.
  • Get first hand experience of the UK workplace and society on our Volunteering and Work Experience programme.
  • Improve your social networks and make new friends.
  • Learn about British culture from taught classroom sessions and cultural visits to places like museums, galleries and libraries.
  • Interact with local communities through our organised social events.
  • Receive advice on any social or crisis support that may be required.
  • Receive mentoring from peers, to help build your confidence and achieve new skills.