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About us


The Joint Refugee Action Network (JRAN) is a network of grassroots and charitable organisations working with refugees & asylum seekers in the UK, supported by One to One Children’s Fund.

Our aims:

 •   To create and develop a community of organisations and individuals within the

       refugee sector
•    To share knowledge, skills and connections
•    To mobilise, strengthen and take joint action to bring about positive change in

       refugee-related policy and service delivery through shared values.

Our vision:

For all refugees living in the UK to receive access to accommodation, support and services that leads to integration and personal development.

Our goals

1. To build and support an engaged network of organisations working with refugees.
2. To provide forums and online platforms for knowledge sharing.
3. To champion and share innovative solutions and delivery models.
4. To share evidence and collaborate in coordinated advocacy initiatives and partnerships. 

"Ultimately, we seek to build a powerful network for collaboration, training and knowledge exchange."

How are we run?

JRAN is run by a small committee made up of a Programmes Manager and Head of Operations.


JRAN is a charitable project under the auspices of One to One Children’s Fund, registered charity no. 1086159​.

Our story

JRAN was set up in June 2020, following a Zoom meeting to discuss the challenges refugees and asylum seekers were facing due to Covid-19.  Since this first meeting we have held multiple online roundtables on topics including mental health, housing, the Afghan resettlement crisis and the current state of the Asylum system. We continue to strive to resource the sector through creating a space for collaboration, shared learning, networking and innovative approaches to complex issues.

What We Do

Find out about our forum, app and newsletter

Our Network

Find out who is already a member &

how to join us!

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