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A key aim of TIRC is to develop a welcoming social space whereby asylum seekers and migrants can drop into the centre and avail of services and activities which can then aid to alleviate boredom, feelings of isolation and help to promote positive mental well-being.

Service Users can meet people in the community, forge new relationship and become valued members of the local community.  TIRC has approximately 600 visits per month between drop-in visits and attendees at classes.

Quotes from TIRC service user:

“I have learned a lot from TIRC – the meaning of friendship and respect and I have also learned to speak English. I met a lot of people from different countries and when I go there I feel happy. We have fun. I like to visit the centre every day”