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Archive | July, 2017

Guidance on supporting refugees to make homelessness applications in England – from Refugee Council

via Patrick at Homeless Link The Refugee Council has produced some new guidance for front line workers working with homeless refugees. It is aimed at any person supporting a refugee to make a homelessness application to a local authority under Part VII of the Housing Act. It has a particular focus on the needs and entitlements […]

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Catch Summer Youth Group – 3rd August 1:30 – 3:30pm

There will be an open day at ARK, Hovingham Avenue, Harehills for young Refugee and Asylum Seekers (aged 9 – 19) taking place on Thursday 3rd August 2017 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Parents/Families can attend too as the café will be open. If there is enough interest the youth sessions will continue on a weekly basis […]

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Upload your own content to the Blog

We’re pleased to announce that getting info on to the Leeds Migration Partnership Blog is now easier than ever. You may now upload your content from this webpage where it will be moderated and posted, subject to a few basic rules Your posts should be  Simple, and short, and about 150 words, max Directly connected to […]

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Job: Learning Manager/Tutor – 28hrs/wk, £27k (pro rata) at Refugee Education Training and Advice Service (RETAS)

LEARNING MANAGER/TUTOR RETAS, the Refugee Education Training and Advice Service, is a Leeds-based charity with an outstanding reputation for helping refugees, asylum seekers, and other vulnerable migrants rebuild their lives in West Yorkshire. We are now seeking to appoint a Learning Manager/Tutor. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly professional, dynamic, and creative individual […]

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Fab new meeting space at Stringer House

To be honest, it used to be a bit dismal. Then it was sort of all right. And now it’s AMAZING. “Stringer House is a welcoming creative space just outside of Leeds City Centre.  We can help make your meeting go perfectly with the following amenities: Free Parking Unlimited Tea, Coffee & Biscuits at £1.50 […]

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Jobs: Community Development Worker 37hrs/wk and Project Worker 22.5 hrs/wk Migrant Access Project Plus – Touchstone

Migrant Access Project Plus Worker – Migrant Access Project Plus POSITION:  Migrant Access Project Plus Worker SALARY: NJC Scale 5 (scp 22-25) Starting at £20,661 – £22,658 pa/pro rata HOURS:  22.5 This post is for a fixed term period until 30th June 2019 It may be necessary to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends  […]

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Strategic, Co-ordinated and Inclusive Approach to Migration in Leeds – A paper for LCC’s Exec Board on Monday 17th July

from Sam at the Council As many of you know Sam’s work over the last year has culminated in this: The ‘Strategic, Co-ordinated and Inclusive Approach to Migration in Leeds’ report going to Executive Board on 17th July: Agenda: Papers: “Thank you all for your massive contributions in the development of this report. […]

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Seminar on Children Seeking Asylum – Monday 18th September 2017 2pm to 5pm.

via  David at LASSN  Monday 18th September 2017 2pm to 5pm. Room G4/5 Brian Jackson House, New North Parade, Huddersfield HD1 5JP. This seminar draws on social science research, lived experiences, activism and practitioner knowledge with the aim to advance understandings of children and childhood in the context of asylum. The event is aimed primarily at […]

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Refugee Action – Report on Destitution: Slipping through the cracks

Vulnerable people seeking sanctuary in the UK are being left homeless and hungry, according to new research released by Refugee Action. Their findings show that many are being wrongly denied support or are suffering long delays to get the support they are entitled to.  It’s unacceptable that paperwork delays and poor decision-making should have such […]

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