Positive Action in Housing (PAIH)

Positive Action in Housing Ltd (SC027577) is a Scottish charity with a Europe-wide reach, working with individuals, communities, voluntary organisations and others to enable everyone to have an equal chance to live, work and grow, free from the threat of poverty, destitution or racism. Taking Action. Saving lives. They offer free, confidential advice, information and practical support to refugees, migrants and minority ethnic communities in order to rebuild and stabilise lives. They actively welcome refugees and those seeking asylum from war torn countries. They have a UK-wide database of 1500+ families wishing to host refugees temporarily in their own homes until they can find alternative options. They pro-actively work with lawyers to seek resolution to claims for refuge. Theywill highlight injustices in individual cases to increase public awareness. PAIH persistently challenge the xenophobic rhetoric of government bodies. directed at refugees. Meeting the humanitarian needs food, shelter and warmth of Europe’s refugees.PAIH runs the only UK wide refugee hosting network for citizens who want to share what they have.PAIH runs an Emergency Hardship Fund and provide emergency shelter, grants and practical resources for destitute refugees and their families. PAIH supports migrants in the UK to gain the necessary paperwork to secure employment, self employment and stabilise their lives. PAIH offers money advice and skills. PAIH leads humanitarian appeals and support anti-racist campaigns. They run a volunteering programme. They work to inform wider social policy from a needs-led perspective. They deliver training and best practice. Since PAIH were established in 1995 they have supported over 12,000 vulnerable refugees, asylum seekers and migrants with advice, free shelter and crisis grants. PAIH depends on the generous support of individuals, housing organisations and others to be able to do this work. PAIH is  independent of any political group, religious creed, ideology or economic faction.
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Company Offices

  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • Glasgow
  • 98 West George Street