Aims and Objectives

  • To create an umbrella for different RCOs (Refugee Community Organisations) to come together and share their experiences.
  • To collectively raise issues with key policy makers and service providers often through representation on appropriate forums.
  • To campaign and advocate on issues that affect refugees and asylum seekers.
  • To work in partnership in order to build the capacity of RCOs.


  • Information and advertising
  • Referrals and signposting
  • Identification of the needs of refugees and asylum seekers
  • Linkage of RCOs interests
  • Coordination and meetings
  • Capacity building and training for refugees and asylum seekers
  • Lobbying, Campaigning and Advocating
  • Publishing the newsletter The Voice of Refugees

22nd-23rd March 2011

Training on 'Making Your Service Effective' held at the Community First for RCOs and Board.

26th February 2011

Meeting held with the RCOs and more meetings to follow every two months starting this April, 2011.

25th February 2011

Meeting held with North East Refugee Forum to exchange information and develop areas of work.

31st January 2011

Dialogue has been opened with the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) to pursue a way forward for the organisation.

Still Human Still Here – will update when more information comes.

Refugee Voice Wales
389 Newport Road
CF24 1TP

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