Partner Organisations

SWVG’s main partner:

  • CLEAR – City Life Education and Action for Refugees – A Southampton-based support service for refugees. .


We work closely with other local and national refugee charities including:

  • Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP) – A small national charity which aims to reduce destitution amongst asylum seekers by protecting their legal rights to food and shelter.


  • Asylum Aid – A charity providing advice and legal representation to asylum-seekers and refugees.


  • The Association of Visitors to Immigration Detainees (AVID) – The membership network supporting volunteer visitors to immigration detainees.


  • Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) – A charity that exists to challenge immigration detention in the UK.


  • British Red Cross – The UK arm of a global network that helps people in crisis.


  • Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JWCI) – An independent national charity which exists to campaign for justice in immigration, nationality and refugee law and policy.


  • NACCOM – A network of organisations across the UK supporting destitute asylum seekers by providing some form of accommodation.


  • Refugee Action – A charity helping people who’ve fled persecution and violence rebuild their lives, through advice, support and campaigns.