NICRAS aims to support and represent refugees and asylum seekers in Northern Ireland by providing services and advocacy to relieve poverty; providing information and events to further educational opportunities for asylum seekers and refugees; supporting the process of integration; enabling social opportunities, developing and assisting the community of asylum seekers and refugees; and supporting and enabling refugees to reach their full potential

Latest News and Updates


To inspire and enable refugees and asylum seekers to break through injustice, deprivation and inequality, so they can achieve their full potential, locally, nationally, globally.


NICRAS’ vision is of a vibrant, welcoming, just and inclusive society, which promotes diversity and equality, and effectively respects the human rights and dignity of refugees and asylum seekers.


The following values underpin all aspects of the work of NICRAS:
Dignity, Excellence, Integrity, Participation, Independence

NICRAS Background and Achievement