Refugee Survival Trust
The Refugee Survival Trust is a small charity that provides grants and integrated suport services to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. These grants and services alleviate poverty and destitution, or help refugees and asylum seekers to access education and employment, and to integrate.
RST was set up in 1996 by a number of concerned individuals as a reaction to the problem of refugees and people claiming asylum being made destitute in Scotland. RST is a small organisation and can only exist with the continued support and expertise of its Board of Directors, its small team of dedicated staff and the help of a committed team of volunteers.
The vision of RST is that all refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland receive just and respectful treatment and support appropriate to their needs.
The Destitute Asylum Seeker Service (DASS) is a partnership project led by RST with the Scottish Refugee Council, British Red Cross, University of Strathclyde Law Clinic, Glasgow Night Shelter, Fasgadh and...