List of grant funded organisations delivering Hong Kong BN(O) support

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) National VCSE Grants

Barnardo’sHelpline offering advice on a range of issues, including but not limited to housing options, accessing education, welfare benefits, integration and resettlement.  The organisation will also offer emotional support and six free sessions of psychotherapy delivered by qualified Barnardo’s therapists. These sessions can take place remotely via telephone or online.Support for Hong Kong BN(O) | BAME Helpline (
Welcome Churches (UKHK)Professional, educational and social integration: online events, welcome book, job fair and opportunity portal, Skills to Work Initiative, Friendship Festivals and a welcome course.Welcome Churches (UKHK) Website
Migrant HelpSupport offer focussed on employability, self-employment and business training to enable BN(O) status holders to contribute to life in the UK. A dedicated team of 3 client advisors / case workers will provide support across the UK and will be delivered virtually, or in person where practical.Migrant Help (
British Future/WC4UKRegular Welcoming Committee Forum meetings, inviting groups working across the nations and regions. The organization will establish a communications network. The network will meet regularly, provide tools on how to work with the media, gather case studies, and help local voices tell positive stories of the welcoming work to media and public audiences. The Organisation’s research will seek to inform policy, share best practice, identify challenges and find constructive solutions to them.British Future/Welcoming Committee for Hong Kongers (
Hongkongers in BritainUK-wide Employment Support: advice and coaching, newsletters and job bulletin, production of UK labour rights booklet. Regional outreach and community relationship building, UK-wide mental health casework with webchat and helpline, casework and signposting, community and social events.Hongkongers in Britain | 英國港僑協會 (
Protection ApproachesThird Party Hate Crime Reporting Service. Consortium of organisations will create an accessible UK-wide third party hate crime and hate incident support and reporting service for BN(O) status holders and all East and Southeast Asian communities. It will include a helpline and a website.Protection Approaches (

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) Regional VCSE Grants

Hong Kong Business Hub – North WestWebinars and a networking event on how to set up a business in the UK.Hong Kong Business Hub (
All Arts and Media – North West, focus on Greater ManchesterRadio programme with workshops, volunteering and training opportunities for the BN(O)s.ALL FM (
Citizens Advice Liverpool – Liverpool City RegionAdvice and Information sessions, 1-1 and in groups, online and in personCitizens Advice Liverpool (
0151-522 1400, extension 5002 (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9am-5pm) 
Cheetham Hill Advice Centre – Greater ManchesterAdvice and Information sessions on a range of issuesCheetham Hill Advice Centre (
Cheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre – CheshireAdvice, Information sessions, language support and employabilityCheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre (
Wai Yin Society- Greater ManchesterAdvice, Information sessions, language support and employabilityWai Yin Society (

North West RSMP Hong Kong BN(O) Welcome Grant

Nazarene Theological College – Centre for East & Southeast Asian ChristianityESOL and community integration programme. Courses will include small classes, one-on-one discussions, and will cover 3 levels of entry (beginners, intermediate, and advanced). Each student will also be assigned a language partner.
Wirral ChangeBN(O)s Cultural Integration Workshops: family friendly workshops that are aimed to help inform on issues that the BN(O) community face, such as adjusting to life in the UK, accessing health services, finding employment etc.Wirral Change (
Centre for Chinese Contemporary ArtCFCCA’s Creative Manchester Project: a series of different artist-led events designed to support the elderly with English learning, provide opportunities for families to integrate and learn new skills.Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (Events sign up page)
4Wings Northwest CICIntegrated Creative English Programme will deliver a 12 weeks Integrated Creative English. The project will include access to other integration activities, such as walks and activities and include information on cultural overview of the UK, English language skills for future goals.4Wings Northwest CIC (
Migrant SupportNew Beginnings Programme will assess learners and focus on developing English language skills. In the second phase, the programme will work on learners’ ability to find work by showing them how to search for a job, write a CV and use their speaking skills effectively during an interview.Migrant Support (
Trafford Hongkongers CICBetter Integration in Trafford 2022 aims to help Hongkongers integrate in the UK confidently and feel comfortable during their resettlement process. The project will carry out virtual English conversation groups, monthly tea gatherings and translation of useful information (such as public services) from English into Hongkongese.Trafford Hongkongers CIC (   
Caritas SalfordRefugee Education Service will deliver higher level language courses and qualifications and mentor into higher education and careers and provide a wraparound well-being support. Will be able to support 5 BN(O)s onto this project.Caritas Education (
Gorse Hill StudiosA creative welcome and integration project for 12-15 Hong Kong BN(O) children (aged 8-11). Will add on to pre-existing Culture Club with aim of promoting friendship and intercultural exchanges through a variety of creative mediums.Gorse Hill Studios (

Cheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre (CHAWREC)Conversation clubs, informal English classes and coffee mornings in the Norwich, Crewe and Warrington areas. Will provide opportunity for Hong Kong BN(O)s to speak with native English speakers, make friends, and understand local culture.Cheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre (
Lightime CIC‘Bee like Summer’ on 2nd June at Brunswick Parish Church, Manchester. Will include music, art, and food. Aims of helping Hong Kong BN(O)s integrate with local people and providing insight into the culture of Hong Kong.Lightime CIC (
Wirral Chinese Christian ChurchCommunity English Club to improve conversational skills and learn about UK culture. Information Hub to provide information on issues like tax, housing, and education. Parties to be hosted at the end of the project to help participants make new friends and network.
Hong Kong in ChesterCreative Funfair which will showcase Hong Kong culture. Will include a drama workshop, stage performances (music, dancing, etc.), and a documentary screening.Hong Kong in Chester (

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Wirral Chinese AssociationEmployment support for Hong Kong BN(O)s. Will host a series of workshops, including general info about UK job market, CV workshops, and mock interviews.Wirral Chinese Association (
Salford Hongkongers CICWeekly dance classes for children, teens and adults to facilitate integration and positive wellbeing. Employment and careers seminar to assist understanding of UK job market, CVs and interviews. Monthly neighbourhood gathering to practice conversational English and make
LEAF Language LibraryESOL grammar and conversation classes to support with English learning, integration, and employability. Wellbeing sessions to promote acceptance, friendship, and awareness through activities such as cook along sessions. Welcome and end of project event to help BN(O)s socialise and


North West Hong Kong BN(o) Welcome Hub Immigration Information and Advice

Citizens Advice Bolton and Bury – (North West coverage)Information sessions and immigration advice for Hong Kong BN(O)sCitizens Advice Bolton and Bury (