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By joining Jacari—either as a volunteer, school, pupil, or family—you become part of a community in which everyone supports and helps each other.


Below are some organisations through which parents and carers can get support in learning English or other matters. Click on the names in orange for more information!

ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Classes​



  • Volunteer organisation through Oxford Hub providing free English classes

EMBS Community College

  • Offers English and maths courses in Oxford and Banbury

Learning English Online

If you cannot attend ESOL classes in person, below are some good websites where you can learn independently:

English My Way

British Council ESOL

Support for Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Asylum Welcome

  • Offers a broad range of services and information

Refugee Resource

  • Provides mentoring, advice, counselling, and other forms of support

Employment Support


The National Careers Service

  • Provides information as well as careers and skills advice tailored to you


  • Has a page for all employment support services available in Bristol

Other Support Organisations


Citizens’ Advice Bureau

  • Provides free, confidential, impartial  advice on   housing,  benefits,  immigration, 

      and other issues

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