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Portsmouth City of Sanctuary (PCoS) is an award-winning grass-roots humanitarian organisation helping local asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas!


Would you like to volunteer and change the lives of local people? We have some exciting volunteer roles – see below!


Read our latest Newsletter and Impact Report



Our Annual Report

We are very pleased to publish our first annual report. We would like to thank all our volunteers, funders, donors, supporters and clients who access our services and projects.

PCoS 2021 Annual Report 21-22 Final

Click here to download Portsmouth City of Sanctuary’s information leaflet! 


Hampshire High Sheriff Award Winners

Portsmouth City of Sanctuary have won the Hampshire High Sheriff Award for our work in the city with refugees and asylum seekers. The award was collected by two of our Trustees Denise Callender and David Handley as well as Patience Mutunami our VAWG Project lead. We would like to thank all staff, volunteers and supporting organisations who go above and beyond to make Portsmouth a safe and welcoming place for everyone.









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