East Renfrewshire



East Renfrewshire, Renfrewshire and Inverclyde Partnership

East Renfrewshire Council is co-ordinating with neighbouring local authority areas Renfrewshire and Inverclyde concerning the resettlement and integration of refugees. The Renfrewshire Refugee Support Group is chaired by the Bishop John Keenan of the Diocese of Paisley.

Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire

Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire is the local Third Sector Interface.  If you are interested in volunteering or finding out more about opportunities to link up locally, visit the VA-ER website.

There is currently no City of Sanctuary group in East Renfrewshire.  If you would be interested in forming a group please let us know to see if we can help.

East Renfrewshire Faith Forum

To support inter-faith and inter-cultural dialogue in East Renfrewshire, please contact the Faith Forum by emailing Farkhandra Chaudry or keep an eye on the East Renfrewshire page of Interfaith Scotland.

News from East Renfrewshire

31 March 2016 – East Renfrewshire Small Grants Trust report on Faith Forum event to support Syrian refugees

3 November 2015 The National – article about volunteers returning to East Renfrewshire after delivering aid to Calais

September 2015 – East Renfrewshire Council confirms it will participate in refugee resettlement scheme for up to 50 families