SAAFI is currently running a Family school partnership project to reduce exclusions and truancy among refugee children and improve their educational attainment. The project also aims to establish improved parent- school - student partnerships to effectively address the needs of the children and safeguard their rights
Do you have a story to contribute, object or pictures to share. SAAFI in partnership with Brent Museums and Archives and Somaliland Scouts Association funded by Heritage Lottery Fund are working on an exhibition about the Somali's contribution.
Once a week well-being and mental health drop-in session for women and their families to 0ffer emotional support to Somalis with mental health difficulties and their families. Providing strategies for how to maintain healthy minds or to recover from common mental health difficulties. Strengthening families’ project which consists of three components; Parenting classes for mothers to understand the British system, after school club for children (7 – 16 yrs) and ESOL for mothers to better communicate in English.
SAAFI conducts Mental Health Awareness workshops and where to go for help among the Somali community in Brent with mental health professionals organisations like Brent Mind, Certitude (Fanon). Saafi conducted 4 workshops on mental health problems common to Somali community and how to get support and where go.