About us

Formed in 2015, Bromsgrove and Redditch Welcome Refugees (BRWR) are a group of volunteers, set up to support local refugees who’d arrived under the government’s Syrian Vulnerable Persons’ Relocation Scheme (SVPRS). Since then, we’ve expanded to support refugees who have arrived from other countries, including those who have arrived from Ukraine.

We are guided by the families themselves regarding the type of support they need. We have provided household items from local people, help using buses and trains, and in getting to know the local area and beyond, assistance filling in forms or looking for a job and, of course, personal friendship.

Group photo of BRWR team
2016 BRWR Group Photo