Combatting Destitution Project

About Us

Our diverse team is working to combat destitution using a holistic and trauma-informed approach to alleviate the causes and consequences of destitution amongst refugees and migrants in Coventry. CRMC defines destitution as having no access to public funds (NRPF)

What we offer

   -Free Private Professional Immigration -Advice




-Financial Subsistence




-Money-Management Training 
-Therapy/Art Therapy 


-Gardening Group


-Health Information Sessions
-Learning to Manage Own Tenancy


-Social Groups and Activities

The Combatting Destitution Team Can Be Accessed By:

Coming into the centre and asking for an appointment

External organisations and individuals can also make referrals by calling 02475228130 or emailing

Meet the team

Alyssa Swiney

Combatting Destitution Manager

Tiphaine Roux

 Combatting Destitution Officer

Najmadeen Muhamad

Combatting Destitution Officer

Yusuf Bhayat

Men’s Group Co-ordinator

Zainab Usman

Combatting Destitution Housing Officer

Yaa Akouko

Rough Sleepers Outreach Worker