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Somali Advice and Forum of information( SAFFI)

SAFFI is a community based organisation led by Somali British mothers from refugee background.

Main aim is to help families to integrate with the mainstream society through:

Workshops , Training & cultural events.

Provide information and guidance on :

Education, Health, Welfare, Housing

 

Address:
Suite 13, Moran House, 449-451 High Road, Willesden , London, NW10 2 JJ
Area serviced:
Brent
Sector:
Public

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