Refugees flee their homes in fear. From war, persecution, and violence. With yet more hardship waiting in the UK.
A new country and language. Stigma and suspicion. Four times more likely to be unemployed. A completely different work culture to navigate.
Often, refugees and people of refugee background are left to face these barriers alone. Together we can break them down, so every refugee will be welcomed into work.
Breaking Barriers is a specialist refugee employment charity. Enabling refugees to build new lives. Step by step.
We believe in the power of responsible businesses. We welcome refugees into meaningful employment with one-to-one advice and guidance, education, and training. Helping people find financial independence, purpose and identity through work. Together, we’ll forge innovative partnerships and share knowledge to inspire more social impact.
If you believe in an inclusive society, in the power of people over prejudice and in the opportunities of the future over the misfortune of the past, join our mission.
We’re Breaking Barriers so every refugee can access meaningful employment and build a new life.
We welcome refugees into meaningful employment with advice, experience and education. We believe in the power of responsible business to change society for the better through our innovative partnerships.
Our values underpin everything that we do at Breaking Barriers; and our organisation strives to be:
The need for our services is accelerating. Here’s how we’re working towards our vision of every refugee accessing meaningful employment and building a new life