We know that when refugees are welcomed, they can thrive. Yet many refugees still face significant challenges as they rebuild their lives after arriving safely in the UK. Finding a job, getting an education, learning the language and accessing basic services such as the NHS can all be challenging. The IRC is here to help with that, working with refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants from Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Iraq, Sudan and beyond.
of clients on the IRC's Job Readiness Training received a job offer within 90 days of the course.
The IRC provides Job Readiness Training to refugees who are keen to start their careers in the UK. The course covers every aspect of employment in the UK, from how to write a CV and cover letter to interview techniques.
Educators reached since our Healing Classrooms programme launched in May 2022.
The Healing Classrooms programme offers free training to educators on how to offer children a safe and predictable place to learn and cope with the consequences of conflict and displacement.
of Ukrainian clients who’ve completed the IRC's Cultural Orientation for Newcomers have improved their knowledge of how to access local services in the UK.
In Cultural Orientation for Newcomers, the IRC skills refugees with the knowledge they need to navigate their new community and beyond. We also work with local communities to help them be better equipped to support the integration of local refugees.