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Archive | November, 2017

International Women’s Group

The International Women’s Group meet once weekly at the Refugee Council to share ideas and join together in group activities. Each week we talk about, or try something new. Past sessions have included healthy eating, roles of men and women in the UK and basic first aid. Join us to meet new people and have fun […]

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Universal Credit awareness sessions – March 2018

Universal Credit is due to be introduced in Leeds next year. In preparation the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are planning a couple of Universal Credit awareness presentations in March 2018.  DWP have compiled a list of groups/organisations to be informed about these sessions and will be sending an email inviting people to the […]

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Universal Credit Videos from today’s LMP Strategy Group

A number of online resources about Universal Credit were referenced at today’s LMP Strategy Group. Here they are. Thanks to Simon at DWP sand Lorna at Asylum Matters for suggesting these Webinar: Universal Credit – An introduction for homelessness services from Homeless Link Sorry we couldn’t embed it. Homeless Link‘s settings mean they won’t allow this […]

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Resource of the Week #1: Electronic Immigration Network

Electronic Immigration Network (EIN) is the UK’s largest specialist provider of information on immigration and refugee law via the internet. EIN provides an online resource for immigration practitioners and for others with an interest in immigration, including immigrants and asylum seekers, students, journalists, judges, academics and researchers. Their free website is great – but they’ve […]

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WYDAN Meeting (& AGM) – 13th December

The next WYDAN (West Yorkshire Destitute Asylum Network) meeting will be on Wednesday the 13th of December at Meeting Point in Leeds. We will be holding our AGM straight after this meeting, at the Red Cross building, which is 5 minutes’ drive from Meeting Point. We will be having a bring and share meal after […]

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Santa knows no borders: 2nd December

Come and help raise solidarity and support for the Stand Up to Racism and Care4Calais Winter Appeal for refugees – Saturday 2 December, 12 noon on Briggate, Leeds – Leeds Stand Up to Racism are also joining the national Convoy on Saturday 9 December  

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Freedom from Torture want to know what you think about Migration Partnership Meetings

“Freedom from Torture is carrying out an Impact Evaluation of its services. We are also focusing on the network meetings carried out in Yorkshire & Humberside and we would really appreciate it if you could give us some feedback. It’s a quick 5 minute survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/993GZTN Thank you, Ines Impact Assessment Inter at Freedom from […]

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