All of our staff members will be on annual leave from Wednesday 23rd December 2020 – Monday 4th January 2021. Online services will resume the week of Monday 11th January.
The Immediate Priorities Fund is available to asylum seekers and refugees who are registered members and attending the Welcoming Association’s activities and classes.
At The Welcoming, we are proud to present our new logo, donation system and plans for the future.
We know there are a lot of uncertainties at the moment, but one thing you can rely on is The Welcoming. Since March we have adapted our services and currently offer a range of online classes, activities and support for
As we celebrate Black History Month 2020 at The Welcoming Association, we acknowledge and celebrate the achievements and contributions of the many Black people in Scotland and elsewhere. However, 2020 has been a challenging year for Black people all over
I came to Scotland, Edinburgh, without having any knowledge about the people, the place, the local services available, jobs, the educational system, just nothing. I sought help and heard good things about The Welcoming. This place has been simply marvellous.
Returning to the office and continuing online services From 17 August our staff will start to gradually return to the office in a limited capacity. We will continue our online services and 1-to-1 videocalls as standard practice for now. We
Edinburgh 29th June 2020, The Welcoming Association is continuing to support our community during the COVID-19 crisis, thanks to National Lottery funding. We have received £21, 000.00 from The National Lottery Community Fund to employ a Volunteer Coordinator who will support our
The Welcoming Association strongly supports the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign. As a voluntary organisation that works to support the BAME communities it stands in solidarity with those who fight for equality and social justice. We would like to inform you
The Welcoming Association Coronavirus Measures April 2020 Following the Scottish Government advice on 16rd March 2020 for people to work from home to help delay the spread of coronavirus, the Welcoming’s office at 20 Westfield Avenue (Edinburgh) has been closed