Just Bread Project - Refugee Council

Just Bread Project

Just Bread is a designed to support the training, employment and social needs of refugees. The project is delivered in collaboration with E5 Bakehouse in Hackney.

Participants learn about established bread making techniques in this country and explore the skills and experience they gained in their home countries. Similarities and differences in ingredients, equipment and baking methods will be discussed and experimentation encouraged.

What we offer

  • Introduction to bread-making , sourdoughs , Italian bread i.e. ciabatta, focaccia and grissini
  • Participants share recipes from their home countries and learn to bake them together
  • Employment Support: As part of the programme, all participants will receive on-going employment support and get to visit a variety of bakeries. Participants learn techniques from professionals and with support from our partners, will get the opportunity to undertake a work placement within a bakery to gain experience.

Course duration:

10 weeks, one day per week, on Tuesdays

Who it's for

You can access this service if you:

  • Have Refugee Status, Humanitarian Protection as a result of asylum, Refugee Family Reunion visa
  • Live in London
  • Have minimum lower intermediate English level
  • Have basic IT skills
  • Are actively looking for work and willing to participate in project activities and job interviews/training etc

How to access this service

Express your interest using the form below.

Register your interest

Complete the online form

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