About

Who we are:

The refugee and workers cultural association is a educational and social charity founded in 1991 through needs identified from the Turkish and the Kurdish community. Since it’s foundation, the RWCA has been providing services for asylum seekers, refugees, workers, young adults, women, elderly groups and children and has been running social, cultural, educational and sporting activities since it’s founding. The centre is located in Tottenham, Haringey and the primary aim is to benefit the local community and promote community cohesion through a wide range of activities for all age groups and to provide facilities in the interest of social welfare with the aim of improving quality of life for local people.

What we do:

The RWCA provides advocacy, advice, education and activities such as:

  • Information Advice and Guidance – assistance, representation services in matters of asylum Immigration, money debts and welfare benefits, housing, training and employment
  • Facilities to promote health and welbeing
  • Translators and interpreters at clinics and surgeries and health awareness sessions
  • Parenting support and counselling
  • Education – cultural and vocational training
  • Education – school support classes covering GCSE maths, physics and English
  • Conferences, cultural activities and Community Events
  • Sports activities
  • Self-defence classes
  • Youth activities and trips

Registered charity no. 1080041