Lorna Gledhill from RAA has circulated the following documents following last Friday’s meeting. Here’s the Presentation Here’s the RAA Briefing on Department of Health Consultation on Charging Discussion questions for DofH Consultation on Charging Exemptions and Entitlements Patient Registration
Archive | January, 2016
Each year, LRF oversee the administration of a Hardship Fund for destitute asylum seekers. Here’s an flyer about the Hardship Fund intended for the general public. [nb – please note the link in this document does not work. This one does.] Here are the Hardship Fund arrangements (2015-16) for agencies.
Better late than never – the programme for the new year. As usual, contact [email protected] for more details for a printable PDF click on the image
via Abdou at The Children’s Society Click here to download the Right to Rent briefing On 1 February the Government is rolling out the ‘right to rent’ scheme nationwide in England. From this date, landlords must check the immigration status of adult tenants and occupiers before entering into a private residential tenancy agreement. There is […]
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Massive thanks to Mary from Leeds City of Sanctuary for making these notes. Please email any amendments, clarifications or corrections to [email protected] The meeting was held at Richmond Hill sorting centre A list of attendees can be found at the end of this post Leeds Refugee Forum Hardship Fund – Andrew and Ali Hardship fund […]
South Yorkshire destitution report Key findings The majority of the 56 participants in this research were destitute refused asylum seekers who had been destitute for more than one year. Our findings show that their experience of deprivation was characterised by vulnerability (inconsistent access to essential resources) and uncertainty (when the resources available did not meet […]
www.carersleeds.org.uk. support unpaid family (or friend) carers over the age of 18; and anyone can make a referral by ringing our advice line which is 0113 3804300 They’re particularly interested in making sure asylum seeking and refugee families know about them, and the services they offer.
The Department of Health is proposing to extend charging to overseas visitors and migrants for their use of primary and emergency healthcare. We’ll be looking at the public consultation on the extension of charges and how you can feed in to the consultation. The meeting will take place on Friday 22nd January at Great Room, Ebor Court, […]
Some research by ASAP drawing on 50 cases via Mike at still human, still here ASAP research
Bill Dennis from Migration Yorkshire will be speaking to the following papers at the LMAM on Monday 18th Jan at Richmond Hill Immigration Bill 2015 briefing Leeds LMP Summary Nov 2015 Regional report – January 2016 – Leeds We’re circulating them in advance so he doesn’t have to print them out. The December 2015 statistics […]
A mental health peer support group for Tigrinya speakers will meet Tuesday 19th January 2016 and will continue to meet weekly between 1:00pm & 2:30pm. Interpreters and travel expenses are provided. The Farsi speaking group has been running at 1pm on Fridays for 4 sessions now, and has room for more new referrals if you know […]