Welcome to the Boaz Trust

The Boaz Trust is a Christian organisation serving destitute asylum seekers in Greater Manchester.

We provide accommodation, as well as food and other essentials, to those who are unable to access support from anywhere else.

We also provide advocacy and pastoral support, and campaign on a local and national level for justice in asylum legislation.

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Manchester becomes the 11th Council to recognise plight of people forced into poverty after fleeing persecution

Manchester Council has voted in favour of a motion recognising the plight of people who have come to the UK to seek safety, only to find themselves forced into poverty and homelessness. “Destitution is a huge problem amongst asylum seekers, one that allows them to be pushed  Read More

STAR SleepOut

Student Action for Refugees Sleep Out – 14 March

Student Action for Refugees (STAR) and Amnesty International have organised a Sleep Out to raise awareness of destitute asylum seekers on Friday 14 March 2014 from 7.30 pm at  Manchester Universities’ Catholic Chaplaincy (opposite the Students’ Union, 355 – 359 Oxford  Read More

food parcel

Take the Lent Endurance Challenge

Our challenge to you is to live on a typical food parcel for an asylum seeker, for one week during Lent (5 March – 17 April). It’s not an easy challenge, but it is a great way to raise awareness about the poverty many asylum seekers face. You can also raise funds for the  Read More

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