Formed in the year 2000, our mission is ‘to support asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants; and to facilitate their integration into the community.’


  • Drop-in service
  • Free information and advice
  • Administrative support
  • Advocacy
  • Outreach to Direct Provision centres
  • Awareness raising in schools and local community
  • Free English classes
  • After-school support
  • Training and workshops
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Intercultural events

KASI is also running an outreach service in Drishane Direct Provision Centre in Millstreet, Co. Cork, supporting families and individuals.  The project is funded by HSE – South.


  • To provide a multi functional space for drop-in services, meetings, coordination, training and intercultural events
  • To provide information relevant to the needs of the service users
  • To plan and implement various activities including; education, language support, health, social and intercultural events
  • To provide support to individuals and families in Direct Provision
  • To undertake awareness raising work in the local community on international protection and general immigration issues; and engage in advocacy work
  • To liaise with local agencies through referrals or joints initiatives and to enhance service provision
  • Network with other relevant agencies and service providers, sharing best practice and contributing to policy development

Latest News

KASI Encourages Continued Welcome of People Seeking Protection in Killarney

We are writing this letter in response to the ‘controversy’ regarding the 72 male IP applicants who are to be moved to Harmony Inn/King’s Court, Killarney.  As a local NGO supporting Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other Migrants, our slant on it is if another 100 or 1,000 people arrive in Killarney, we will continue to […]

KASI Summer Soccer/Football

KASI Summer Soccer/Football This summer, every Tuesday from 6-7pm, KASI is hosting a friendly, welcoming game of football for people of all fitness levels and backgrounds. All are welcome to the Killarney Celtic pitch every Tuesday – please get in touch if you would like to learn more.

KASI Hosts ‘Killarney Le Chéile’ Day with Live Performance and Art

KASI Host ‘Killarney Le Chéile’ Day *** Please note, due to wet weather, the event has been moved to St. Oliver’s National School, Ballycasheen, Killarney. Eircode V93 W594 KASI – Killarney Immigrant Support Centre, are hosting an intercultural day – Killarney Le Chéile (Together) – on Saturday 8th July 2023, to highlight to contributions of […]

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KASI is funded by

European Union Asylum, Migration and Immigration Fund
HSE (Health Service Executive)
Department of Rural and Community Development
Pobal - Government supporting Communities