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Understanding Trauma Workshop Thursday 21st September from 12:30 at the Salvation Army PR17BN

The workshop will be led by Dr Jeff Morgan, a retired psychiatrist who has extensive experience of working with people whose lives have been impacted by trauma. Jeff has also worked with sanctuary seekers and is a Trustee at City of Sanctuary nationally .
The workshop will provide insights into the impact of trauma on people, it will focus on various case studies and aim to be both informative and interactive. Preston City of Sanctuary hope that organisations who support and work alongside sanctuary seekers will attend this event to be held at the Salvation Army HQ, Harrington Street, Preston PR17BN. Please note that with the exception of Blue Badge provision there is very limited parking at the venue. The building is fully accessible.
We hope to see you and members of your team on Thursday 21st September from 12:30 for refreshments and networking. The workshop will commence at 1pm and finish at 3pm. Following the workshop there will be a further opportunity for networking from 3-3:30pm.
Those with lived experience are very welcome to attend.
RSVP with names by 14th September to: [email protected]

Opening of the Sudanese Community Centre at Parker Street 27th August 2023


It was fantastic to see over 100 people gathered for the event and meet so many inspiring people from our local Sudanese community. On behalf of PCOS Dawn (our chair ) extended a very warm welcome to sanctuary seekers from Sudan and urged them to both visit our website and become actively involved in Preston City of Sanctuary. Dr Hamid Hussain (Chair) spoke very positively about PCOS and went on to invite me to cut the ribbon to the centre and cut the cake.

Refugee Week 2023 17th -25th June.




We are planning further events: Details to Follow

Seminar on Trauma and counselling with Dr Jeff Morgan on September 12th



After the Covid-19 lockdowns we are able once again to hold public events and meetings.

However for certain activities we will continue and make use Zoom keep in touch and encourage and support each other.