The objectives of the Forum are:
- To provide a fair and inclusive representation and a common voice for the Somali community in Bristol.
- To promote a positive image of the Somali community in Bristol and its contribution to a better Bristol.
- To aid positive integration and strengthen community cohesion at the city-wide level.
- To provide a platform where Forum members and partner organisations can meet, share information, discuss community issues and local policy matters, air differences in a constructive way, and agree feasible work plans.
- To meet and work in partnership with other communities and cultural groups as well as local authorities and service providers.