Partner Organisations

IMG_8812Nottingham Arimathea Trust works closely in partnership with a number of local organisations to gain the referrals of people in need of our housing and also to meet the support needs of our residents. We are thankful to all our partners and open to working with others, so please get in touch if you feel we could be working together.


Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum provide many of our referrals into both our destitute and refugee housing. They provide cash support and food parcel support to our destitute residents. They also have a number of specialist advisors and projects we are able to refer our residents into to meet their support needs.

Refugee Futures ( many of the referrals into our refugee housing project.

Street Outreach Team provide some of the referrals into our destitute housing.

Host Nottingham a number of our residents have been hosted with host Nottingham when we didn’t have any places available, so they are able to move onto use sometimes when there hosting placement is coming to an end.

Rainbow Project Provide social support & befriending to asylum seekers and refugees living in Nottingham.

Refugee Action Have the Choices (Voluntary Return) project, which supports our residents who decide they want to go home. They also have a project to Prevent Asylum Destitution through undertaking Asylum Support Appeals when they Home Office have made errors in their decision making. They also continue to support us with the practice educator support and specialist training for our student social workers.

Migrant Help now provide a telephone advice service for asylum seekers to help them access Home Office accommodation when they first arrive or after submission of fresh claims (this replaces the previous work done by Refugee Action via the One Stop Shop).

University of Nottingham provide student social workers to the trust which aids our capacity for support work with residents.

Derby University provide youth & community work students to the trust which aids our capacity for support work & training with residents.

Green Pastures purchased and lease to us the 9 one bedroomed flats we house refugees in.

The Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham provide a house for our use to provide 4 bed spaces for men.

Framework Housing Association provide 2 houses for our use enabling us to house 2 women and 4 men in their properties.