Visit to Ullern Frivilligsentral

Today I spent some time with Esther Lier and her team at Ullern Frivilligsentral which is a volunteer centre in Oslo that provides support to the local community. I had a great time learning more about the types of support and help they give to newcomers and how important this is for building social capital. The centre also offers art therapy for refugees as part of the healing process, which I thought was wonderful. In the last photo, the words on the top say, ‘Less Alone Together’ - how lovely (and true)…

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Clare Daly