Open Door for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

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  OPEN DOOR (OXFORD)  -  Currently based in St. CLEMENT'S CENTRE, CROSS STREET, OXFORD  OX4 1DA Click here for mobile users



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Due to the refurbishment of East Oxford Community Centre, Open Door has temporarily moved to St. CLEMENT'S CENTRE, CROSS STREET, OXFORD  OX4 1DA

  St Clement's Centre  

We are likely to be here until 2024. More information about our move and progress can be found on our Facebook page, please click the FB link below the menu.


20th Anniversary

Anniversary Cake

Open Door celebrated its 20th Anniversary on the 19th December 2019. We would like to thank all our users, our volunteers, our past and present friends, our associate partners, our special guests the Lord Mayor of Oxford, Councillor Craig Simmons and the Deputy Lord-Lieutenant, Imam Monawar Hussain MBE DL and all those who helped in making this an enjoyable and successful occasion.

Mayor and Deputy Lord-Lieutenant

Group of users

Open Door Christmas Lunch

Open Door Team Lunch Open Door is a drop-in service for refugees and asylum seekers, currently at the
St. Clement’s Centre.

Every Thursday - Open at 12 pm. Lunch: 1 to 2 pm

Open Door provides a welcoming environment for people to meet friends, make connections, and to participate in the preparation of our free lunch. We are run by volunteers and we welcome help. If you would like to find out more you can send us an email, drop in on a Thursday or give us a call, contact us here.



Thank you to our two volunteers Shahina Chowdhury who cooked one of her national dishes from Bangladesh, Vegetable Bhaji and Habiba Nazari who cooked one of her national dishes from Afghanistan Kabuli Pulao.

Pool Competition

Amar winner

Congratulation to Amar, winner of the Pool Competition 2020.

Amar prize

Amar receiving the prize from volunteer referee Martin.

Reza pool

Reza plays pool at the pool competition.


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