Welcome to the home page of Lewes Organisation in Support of Refugees and Asylum Seekers (LOSRAS).
LOSRAS is a local charity (no. 1176074), which aims to promote the welfare of refugees & asylum seekers in and beyond the Lewes District by raising awareness; providing practical help and responding to local issues as they arise, and advocating and lobbying to improve the rights of refugees and asylum seekers.
This website is a portal for information and action, especially locally, for anyone who wants to find out more, to become involved or to help.
It is not a site for anyone seeking legal advice in this complex area.
Next Meeting:  Film and talk LOSRAS has been invited to join the Depot Cinema in a showing of an Australian film:Island of Hungry Ghosts on Wednesday 14 November at 6.00pm at the Depot 
A documentary, set on Christmas Island, explores the psychology of being on the move and away from home, and the trauma of detention. Introduced by Thomas Austin (University of Sussex) and followed by a short talk by Jean Gould (LOSRAS) and a Q & A. Tickets are likely to sell out quickly, so book yours today!