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CHAT

The CHAT (Care and Hospitality at Thornbury) Project has two elements; CHAT Phoenix House and CHAT English Club. With an emphasis on hospitality, CHAT works to support those seeking asylum both at their hearing and to help people improve their language skills.

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McKenzie Friends

A McKenzie Friend is a member of the public, without legal training, who assists an appellant when they have no legal representative, at a time that is often bewildering and full of anxiety. A McKenzie Friend is a volunteer, independent of the court system and the Home Office.

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BEACON Hosting

BEACON’s Hosting Project recruits, trains and supports volunteer hosts to provide a home to destitute refused asylum seekers. Hosting provides guests with a secure, supportive environment in which they have the opportunity to gather fresh evidence in order to submit an asylum claim.

Contact Us

BEACON Office
c/o Touchstone, 32 Merton Road,
Bradford, BD7 1RE

01274 727525  /   07419 990578
Fax:  01274 395324

Katy Armitstead, BEACON Team Leader
beacon@beaconbradford.org

Amanda Labbett, Finance and Administrative Assistant
admin@beaconbradford.org


McKenzie Friends:

07531 576330

beacon@beaconbradford.org


CHAT: English

07754 228569

chat@beaconbradford.org

CHAT: Phoenix House

07506 211756

 chatph@beaconbradford.org


Hosting Project

07505 053149
hosting@beaconbradford.org

DONATE

Donate

You can help support BEACON’s work by donating here – simply click on the big yellow button!

If you wish to donate in any other way then please contact Amanda, or if you’d like to volunteer with one of our projects, then please get in touch.