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Room to Heal - Creating community - restoring life after violence

Room to Heal uses the power of community to support people who have experienced torture and organised violence to rebuild their lives in exile.

  • In 2007 five asylum seekers gathered around the fire at an inner city garden in London to grow food, share stories, and support each other through the challenges they faced.

We Need Your Help

We are a small grass-roots organisation that relies on volunteers and the energy and generosity of our supporters to raise vital funds. However you choose to help us, we are immensely grateful for your support.


Time and space: reflections on volunteering at Room to Heal

It’s been more than a month since I became a volunteer for Room to Heal. In that time I’ve learned some surprising facts – like all the famous people who live in Hackney, and what peanut plants look like and how you can grow them in a London garden box. But I’ve also learned much…

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We did it!

Thanks to everyone who supported Room to Heal’s run in Battersea Park on Saturday. Still time to donate – just click the donate button.

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Room to Heal plays in the Refugee World Cup!

Room to Heal members have recently formed a new, self-organised group, the Members’ Committee. The Committee brings together members who want to generate ideas around Room to Heal’s development, including social activities, educational opportunities, and new projects. The Committee has also started its own football team, and last Saturday they played their first game in…

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