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Portsmouth City of Sanctuary run a number of projects in Portsmouth for asylum seekers and refugees. Our projects promote integration, reduce social isolation for migrants in the city, build skills, empower, and promote friendship, volunteering and well-being amongst migrants.

We currently run gardening projects, bicycle projects, walks, dance sessions, and football sessions in the City.

Portsmouth City of Sanctuary CO-Founded the first Female only drop-in service ‘HAVEN’ in Portsmouth for women who have experienced any form of gender violence. It is a safe space where women have activities ranging from knitting, sewing, baking, dance and key speakers from across the City.