Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (PAFRAS) works with asylum seekers, refugees and local communities in Leeds and the surrounding area.
PAFRAS focuses on providing humanitarian support for asylum seekers who are homeless, without food or money and prevented from improving their situation by government policy. PAFRAS runs a twice-weekly drop-in at which we provide, a hot meal and casework support amongst other services. We currently receive an average of just under 700 visits each month.
Ending destitution, creating a just society.
Aims & Objectives
Our objectives are to:
- reduce the effects of destitution and poverty,
- improve physical and mental health and well-being,
- support access to mainstream services and integration, and
- raise awareness amongst local communities.