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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.

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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.



January 2019 HAPPY AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR Since starting at Room to Heal in September, I’ve been struck by the power of community. When things are tough or in happier times, our members, staff and volunteers really are here for each other. Room to Heal is a special place. My focus this year is on…

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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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