Jesuit Refugee Service

Jesuit Refugee Service logoThe Jesuit Refugee Service in the UK has three goals:

  • to work towards the dignity of refugees and forced migrants;
  • too improve the conditions under which refugees and forced migrants find themselves in the UK;
  • to advocate for a values-based approach to the UK’s obligations of meeting the protection needs of refugees and forced migrants.

With a small staff team, JRS UK relies on a large team of volunteers. They ‘accompany’ refugees and forced migrants, serving them as companions and advocating their cause in an uncaring world.

We have a particular concern for those who are detained under the immigration rules or who are left destitute in the UK. This work is carried out in the spirit of mutual respect, dignity and solidarity with the refugees and forced migrants, and in collaboration with other organisations.

Their pack of prayers for Lent focussed on journeying prayerfully with refugees.

Their website explains in more detail about the advocacy, serving and accompanying.