About us

About Europia



Europia is a registered charity (No 1161453) and community development organization focusing on the development and integration of European Expats.

Europia started in December 2008 as an unincorporated organization and in May 2015 we became a registered Charity our main working areas are Salford, Tameside, Manchester including Wythenshawe, Stockport, and Oldham. Our projects include: EUSS support, Advice and guidance through our monthly drop-in sessions and legal surgery, Over 50's Polish drop-in, Research, Training for the European Community, Well-being projects, Help with employability and Popular family and community events.

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About Europia



Europia is a registered charity (No 1161453) and community development organization focusing on the development and integration of European Expats.

Europia started in December 2008 as an unincorporated organization and in May 2015 we became a registered Charity our main working areas are Salford, Tameside, Manchester including Wythenshawe, Stockport, and Oldham. Our projects include: EUSS support, Advice and guidance through our monthly drop-in sessions and legal surgery, Over 50's Polish drop-in, Research, Training for the European Community, Well-being projects, Help with employability and Popular family and community events.

Our mission



  • Empower
  • Support
  • Train and Represent European
    Expats to prosper in their communities
  • Our mission



    • Empower
    • Support
    • Train and Represent European
      Expats to prosper in their communities

    Our vision



  • Europia will be valued, widely recognised and well-networked across Greater Manchester, the UK and across Europe.
  • Europia will be known for helping people in need and empowering them to reach their potential.
  • Europia will be a space for conversation for all communities, enable cultural initiatives and enrich Manchester’s diverse cultural life.
  • Europia will have the capacity to deliver its services with well-qualified staff and great volunteers.
  • Europia will be fully funded and sustainable with a diverse income.
  • All people will be socially and financially included, embracing, sharing and interacting confidently in a multicultural society.
  • People will have improved health, skills, work and life prospects.
  • People will be aware of their rights and responsibilities and how to secure and fulfil them.
  • European Expats will have a strong personal, social and cultural identity and self-esteem.
  • Our vision



  • Europia will be valued, widely recognised and well-networked across Greater Manchester, the UK and across Europe.
  • Europia will be known for helping people in need and empowering them to reach their potential.
  • Europia will be a space for conversation for all communities, enable cultural initiatives and enrich Manchester’s diverse cultural life.
  • Europia will have the capacity to deliver its services with well-qualified staff and great volunteers.
  • Europia will be fully funded and sustainable with a diverse income.
  • All people will be socially and financially included, embracing, sharing and interacting confidently in a multicultural society.
  • People will have improved health, skills, work and life prospects.
  • People will be aware of their rights and responsibilities and how to secure and fulfil them.
  • European Expats will have a strong personal, social and cultural identity and self-esteem.
  • Our values



    • Integrity
    • Respect
    • Tolerance
    • Creativity, innovation, flexibility
    • Credibility, trustworthiness
    • Solidarity
    • Openness
    • Courage
    • Celebrating diversity

    Our values



    • Integrity
    • Respect
    • Tolerance
    • Creativity, innovation, flexibility
    • Credibility, trustworthiness
    • Solidarity
    • Openness
    • Courage
    • Celebrating diversity

    Our objectives



  • Be more able and confident to make positive choices about their life.
  • Have improved community relations between themselves and with other communities.
  • Have improved physical and mental health, well-being and self-esteem.
  • Be more socially included, particularly those who are classed as “hard-to-reach”.
  • Have increased awareness of hate crime and how they can effectively respond to it.
  • Be more able to address diverse issues that affect them.
  • People will have improved health, skills, work and life prospects.
  • People will be aware of their rights and responsibilities and how to secure and fulfil them.
  • Be more able to access opportunities to lift themselves out of poverty and prosper.
  • Our objectives



    • Be more able and confident to make positive choices about their life.
    • Have improved community relations between themselves and with other communities.
    • Have improved physical and mental health, well-being and self-esteem.
    • Be more socially included, particularly those who are classed as “hard-to-reach”.
    • Have increased awareness of hate crime and how they can effectively respond to it.
    • Be more able to address diverse issues that affect them.
    • People will have improved health, skills, work and life prospects.
    • People will be aware of their rights and responsibilities and how to secure and fulfil them.
    • Be more able to access opportunities to lift themselves out of poverty and prosper.