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Archive | September, 2017

Migrants Organise: Action Planning Meeting, 5th October 2017

Migrants Organise are running and action planning meeting in Bradford on October the 5th from 10am-2pm. “The session is an opportunity for migrant groups across Yorkshire to discuss the pressing issues we face, and collectively design some actions we would like to take. The meeting will be distinct from other sector meetings in looking specifically at […]

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1st Annual Patient Participation Group Event: 20th October 09:30 – 15:30 at Leeds United Football Ground

A celebration of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) across the city. The PPG of York Street Health Practice is mentioned in this article on the CQC website, and all of them are supposed to broadly represent their practice population. So this event is potentially an opportunity for refugees and asylum seekers to find out more about how they might influence […]

Continue Reading – new website coming soon

The Leeds Multi Agency Meeting Blog is changing at the end of the month. On 1st October 2018, the new website will be up and running. All the old links should still work (fingers crossed) and you’ll still be able to update the site using (the link doesn’t work yet). If you’re forgetful and […]

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St. Vincent’s Centre Programme for September – December 2017

St. Vincent Support Centre has a new programme for September – December 2017. We help people into work, offer advice for debt, provide migrant support and have a community learning and development programme (including classes – ESOL, literacy, IT, art, cooking and employability). There are currently spaces in our courses, activities, and many volunteer opportunities available. […]

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Volunteer Information Sessions for people wanting to volunteer with refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds – Last one in 2017!

Informal, impartial Information Sessions for people who want to: Find out which organisations in Leeds support refuge and asylum Discover what volunteer opportunities/roles are available Identify how their skills, knowledge and experience can be used Ask questions and access impartial information Please email Tina at [email protected] to reserve a place or ask for further information […]

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Surviving to Thriving Group sessions – British Red Cross

The British Red Cross provide support to unaccompanied or separated asylum seekers, refugees and those who are undocumented. Age disputed young people are also be able to access the service.  We offer regular group sessions every 2 weeks for people aged 15-21 to develop social networks, increase their skills, knowledge and confidence about their situation and […]

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Asylum Seeker Health Updates – Via Andrea at Asylum Matters

Information stolen from Andrea at Asylum Matters Medical Information Consent Forms sent to Asylum-Seekers The Home Office have recently started contacting asylum seekers and asking them to sign a consent form that would give the Home Office access to their personal medical records. The form and accompanying letter asks for the individual asylum seeker to […]

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