The AFRIL Office, and our Rainbow Club school and Helping Hands Foodbank is closed for the time being due to Covid-19: we work with many vulnerable people and are taking precautions not to spread infection. If you need help, or want to offer help, please contact or call

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Coronavirus Update

Drop-ins, advice services, and other sources of support that our clients rely on are closing, or offering reduced services. Shops are being stripped of food, nappies, and sanitary products. Our clients are often extremely insecurely housed, and worry that panic about virus transmission will mean that they are thrown out. Our clients feel frightened, and […]


SOAP DONATIONS NEEDED! AFRIL’s foodbank needs your support! Support AFRIL’s push for soap donations, we support vulnerable refugees and people seeking asylum. Delivered in partnership with St Peter’s Church, Lee, the Helping Hands Food Bank helps 20 people and their families per week with food parcels, creative activities, advice, and a space to socialise. Please […]

AFRIL NEEDS YOU! Support our match funding campaign to feed families over the summer

We are taking part in the Big Summer Give to enable our Helping Hands Foodbank to support more asylum seeker, refugee, and destitute families over the long summer holidays. We only have till 20th March to meet our deadline! For asylum seeking, refugee, and destitute migrant families, summer can be a time of hunger, anxiety, and depression. […]

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