Penrith And Eden Refugee Network

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network

Wanted: Volunteers to help teach English

We’re looking for a couple more people to teach English to asylum seekers in Carlisle. If you have some teaching experience this could be a great volunteering opportunity for you or do nudge any friends and family and pass on the advert. We run several classes a week and give training and support. Please contact for more… Continue reading Wanted: Volunteers to help teach English

Alston Evening – Support Care for Calais

Care for Calais are a brilliant volunteer-run refugee charity working with refugees in the UK, France and Belgium. There will be a social and fundraising evening on 26 August at Alston Town Hall, with speakers who have recently returned from Calais who can tell you more about their work.   All welcome – please come… Continue reading Alston Evening – Support Care for Calais

Learning English

One of PERN’s activities is English language support, and here are three ways in which learning takes place.   St John’s CarlisleSince April this year people seeking asylum have been placed by the Home Office in a hotel in Carlisle. People who arrive in the UK from Ukraine, or from Syria or Afghanistan on the resettlement programme, are… Continue reading Learning English

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