Projects

In addition to ongoing advice and support, the Somali Resource Centre has initiated a number of specific projects which have been well-received by the community and continue to support individuals and families with the challenges they face. They include:

Digital Inclusion Project

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Most of us rely on access to internet in all aspects of life. Lack of access to computers/tablets or the skills to use them leads to social and economic exclusion. Digital poverty is a problem for many of our service…

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ESOL courses for Somali women

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Somali women can often be isolated at home with small children. This project aims to help them acquire better English Language skills which will open both social and economic opportunities for them. This is a partnership project between the Somali…

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Homework club

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Children in the Somali community find managing their homework a challenge, as at home they are unable to access the help of teachers, and their parents may not have the knowledge to help them. The Homework Club was set…

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Advocacy Support

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Through our Advocacy Support project, we help people from the Somali community to understand their rights, and empower them to speak up when they are victims of harassment, discrimination, hate crimes or other unfair treatment. Here are some of…

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Advice, information and guidance

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We offer general information, advice, and guidance on benefits such as Universal Credit, HMRC benefits and disability benefits. We will also provide information on range of housing related issues such as rent arrears, harassment from landlords, Homechoice and disrepair. We…

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Wellbeing and Mental Health project

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Bristol Somali Resource Centre (BSRC) Mental Health and Wellbeing Project: Context: • 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience mental health problems each year. • 1 in 6 adults in England will have experienced a common mental health problem (such as depression and…

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Community Elders' Wellbeing Programme

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Social isolation and loneliness can contribute to poor health - both physical and mental - especially for older people living alone. Many elderly people in our community have limited social support and contact with friends and family. The…

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