Integration & Support Services for Refugees

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Integration & Support Services for Refugees

Established 2008

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Individuals from refugee backgrounds impacted upon and are now a leading provider of integration services and support for refugees and newly arrived communities in the UK.

70 Staff

Our staff are all experts in their respective fields, which has enabled our rapid growth to a leading provider of refugee integration services in the West of England and the West Midlands.


Our #rethinkingrefugee work challenges stereotypes and establishes individuals with more resilience into the places where they live, supporting people to become part of an inclusive city.

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Our vision

Our vision is for all refugees coming to the UK to be successfully integrated into our society.

Our mission

To support the settlement and resettlement needs of refugees to develop their independence and equip them with the skills they need to gain sustainable employment.

To promote the positive contribution that refugees can have on our local communities.

To be a nationally recognised leader in the refugee sector, driving change and transforming lives through the dedication and unique expertise of our staff.

To collaborate with partners who share our vision for integration.

Our services

We provide an accommodation-based model of integration support delivered in Birmingham, Bristol and Wolverhampton to over 700 individuals each year.


Himilo, our training subsidiary, provides training and employment services to some 2,500 individuals per year through its SEESI (first language building resilience and agency), Pre-Ignite (transitioning into successful UK employment) and Ignite (employer/ employee skills gap solution services) programs.

Research and Consultancy
Research and consultancy

ACH are established as research practitioners informing policy through practice, bringing the lived experience of 3,000 individuals and their communities to date into policy design.

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

RT @BhamCityCouncil: BIRMINGHAM BLOG: As @RefugeeWeek begins, @CllrJohnCotton, Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety & Equ…

17 Jun 2019, 11:35

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

If you're an employer looking to access more diverse labour markets and new talent from the BAME community please get in touch

17 Jun 2019, 11:00

ACH (@ACHintegrates)

It's the start of @RefugeeWeek 2019 today! Check out all of the events happening across the country, including our bike ride this Wednesday @RefugeeFestBRL #Generations #rethinkingrefugee #RefugeeWeek #BRF2019

17 Jun 2019, 10:15