Our Aims

Our vision:

To enable people who are refugees or seeking asylum to be included and respected as equals in society.

Our mission is to:

– Provide a safe, welcoming and empowering environment for people whilst they endure the asylum process

– Build skills, resilience, confidence self-esteem and purpose

– Open up opportunities to learn and contribute

– Provide information and signpost to other resources

– Share our information more widely in order to develop better awareness of the experience of living through the asylum process in the North East of England

– Build relationships that enable collaborative working

Our values are to:

– Regard each person as unique

– Respect everyone regardless of background, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion and race

– Place participants’ voices at the heart of all planning and delivery

– Be informed, constructive and robust in our work

– Take care of the environment

If you share our values, and would like to support The Comfrey Project, find out how you can get involved here.


Our aims