Napier Friends provides a range of services and activities for people who are seeking asylum and accommodated at Napier Barracks near to Folkestone in Kent. The Barracks can house around 400 people, largely in dormitory accommodation, and is used for single men, generally for two-three months before being moved on elsewhere.  Napier Friends runs session onsite at the Barracks five days a week and at a local hotel where asylum seekers are also housed, and at a community centre. These include English classes, social activities, cooking sessions, a chess club, as well as football and cricket and gardening projects. Volunteers support individuals with general assistance and friendship, and overall aim to help people feel welcomed and supported.

In October 2023, a £5,000 grant was awarded as a contribution towards the salary of a new part-time post. The Inclusion Facilitator will provide casework support for more individuals with more complex needs, and work to engage those people who may be most in need, but not otherwise accessing help.  It is envisaged that the new worker will provide support for around 100 people a year.

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