There are many ways to help LASSN to deliver our aims of supporting, empowering and integrating asylum seekers and refugees in Leeds.


Become a Member



If none of these are possible, then there’s still loads you can do to lend support to our cause.

  • Follow us on Twitter or Facebook, and help us get our messages to a wider audience.
  • Read our website, and find out more about the reality of seeking refuge in Leeds.
  • Use the information you find to challenge some of the myths about migration.
  • Be kind to strangers, and give people the time of day.

We think all of this helps to make Leeds a kinder, safer, more welcoming place – and we’re grateful for any support you can offer. Thank you.


We would love you to do some fundraising for LASSN – anything from a few pounds to a few hundred pounds – no matter how small the donation, your fundraising would mean a great deal to us.

There are lots of ways you can fundraise – you may want to sell tickets for an event, have bucket collections, have a bun sale at work or set up a fundraising page for a sponsorship challenge.

If you have an idea for a fundraising event, we’re very happy for you to just crack on – please click on the green button below and let us know how we can help.

If you would prefer to discuss your fundraising for LASSN, please contact our Director Jon at  [email protected] / 0113 373 1759 / 07845 298047

You can donate money raised easily

  • Directly to the LASSN bank account:
    Account: Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network
    Sort code: 60-83-01
    Account Number: 20109321 (*please put your name as the reference)
  • Send a cheque make payable to LASSN to:
    LASSN, 116 Dewsbury Road, Leeds LS11 6XD (*please put your name on the back of the cheque for reference)
  • Bring money in to our LASSN office (by appointment only, please): Call Andrew on 0113 373 1759 to make arrangements. Thank you!

Click here to find out how we can support your fundraising event

Some of the materials we can send you, to help your event go with a bang

  • Postcards featuring our volunteers alongside asylum seekers and refugees, describing how people can get involved with LASSN
  • Posters to advertise your event
  • Posters summarising the work of LASSN
  • Leaflets describing our work
  • Annual Reviews giving a more detailed insight into what we do, and the difference we make
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326 people volunteered with LASSN in 2019/20. Our Volunteering Programme has been awarded the Leeds Volunteer Centre Kitemark

There are lots of ways you can volunteer with LASSN. Find out about more by clicking here

In exchange for your time and enthusiasm, we offer high quality training and support, and the chance to make a real difference to someone’s life.

If you are thinking about becoming a volunteer, then please complete our online application form and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.

Due to the nature of our work, we ask that our volunteers are willing to commit to volunteering with us for at least 6 months.

If you don’t think you can make this commitment, then you may find something more suitable via the Leeds Volunteer Centre.

If you have a particular interest in volunteering with asylum seekers and refugees, a comprehensive list of volunteering opportunities can be found at

Have a look on the individual project pages to see the kind of work involved.