Asha supports asylum seekers to live in safety and with dignity. We promote the social integration of asylum seekers and refugees.

If you wish to offer your support to asylum seekers or think you can benefit from our services, please get in touch or come and find us at The Asha Centre, Unit 7, Cooper Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4DW.

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Asha is proud to be a partner of Sporting Communities, whose strapline is: Working with communities to learn how to serve them best. For more information about Sporting Communities, click here.

Charity Commission number: 1176934 | Company number: CE013097

Tasha’s Challenge

Tasha Zacune, a long-time supporter of Asha, is walking to raise money for the British Red Cross to continue their support for asylum seekers and refugees. Tasha writes: I know the BRC assists many people at ASHA and this is why I decided to complete this challenge of walking 108 miles in September. I have

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A trip to the seaside 31/08/2019

A volunteer reported: ‘Llandudno did not disappoint!  When we arrived, it was windy and cold and the tide was in!  However as soon as the children saw the sea, they rushed towards it and started to play in the waves regardless of the weather.  By lunch time the sun came out and we all had

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Asha sings! 30/08/2018

Led by Penny Vincent supported by Lotika Singha staff, volunteers and users were gathered together for the second impromptu singalong. It was a joyous occasion which lifted everyone’s spirits.  We’re sure that singing together will be similarly invigorating when Penny and Lotika visit the Women and Children’s groups on 13 September. 

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Reach up 23/08/2019

Reach Up 23/08/2019 The project started with 25 participants and ended up with 42! On a Monday for six weeks Sporting Communities in partnership with Coca Cola and UK Youth worked with Asha users on how to prepare to enter the job market.  Four days were inhouse and two were rather different and challenging when

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Going wild at the South West Peak

Day number one of Asha on the south West Peak Project at Gradbach Scout Camp. Team building games. a nature trail, berry picking, getting stuck in the mud and clay modelling. Fantastic day had by all!!! A big thank you to Debbie Rushworth!

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Seeing red

Lydia and Deva receive a very welcome supply of sanitary products delivered by Linda Albut founder and chair of Period Poverty.

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