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Archive | March, 2018

Calls for Volunteers

Call for an online volunteer I have been contacted by a colleague from the Netherlands.  They are looking for an online volunteer tutor for a Syrian refugee who is in a wheelchair and quite isolated. Is there anyone out there who would like to volunteer ESOL support via skype? If so please contact Naeema Hann [email protected] […]

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Overview of migration for the voluntary sector in Leeds

Migration Yorkshire are providing a free ‘Introduction to Migration’ session this year to Leeds Voluntary Sector, thanks to Leeds City Council offering one of their sessions to the voluntary sector.   Please see the flyer below for details of the session, to be held on Wednesday 18th April, 9.30am-1pm at the Civic Hall   Places […]

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Refugee Council Community Sponsorship information event 9th April

Refugee Council is hosting an evening event on Community Sponsorship on the 9th April 6:30-8:30 in the Leeds office. This is part of the Reset Community Sponsorship training programme where Refugee Council is delivery partner. Community Sponsorship gives community groups the opportunity to enable refugee families to be settled in the UK. The Refugee Council, […]

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Destitution Caseworker, maternity cover

PAFRAS works with asylum seekers, refugees and the wider community to counter the effects of destitution. The organisation has been operating successfully for over 12 years and offers a lifeline to people who are experiencing hardship.  We are a small and passionate team working in a challenging environment with the support of communities, partners and […]

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LMP on Holiday

Just  quick message to say that the folks who keep LMP Blog going (Richard and Jon) are on holiday for a couple of weeks, so things might be a bit quiet. There are a few posts scheduled in our absence, but you may see slightly fewer posts than usual. Normal service will be resumed on […]

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Men’s Health Fair: Living Well and Taking Control – 28th March 11:00-18:00

There are high incidents of ill-health among African, African-Caribbean and South Asian men, especially suffering with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, arthritis, prostate and other cancers. Men continue to prove reluctant to address their health issues, until symptoms are well advanced, and difficult to treat. The Leeds Boyz2Men Health & Well-being project aims to encourage […]

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Universal Credit implementation dates for West Yorkshire

Universal Credit will be implemented in West Yorkshire on the following dates: Leeds – 10th October 2018 Bradford – 20th June 2018 Wakefield – 28th November 2018 Calderdale and Kirklees went live from 2017 Simon Betts, Relationship Manager for the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP) has confirmed the dates for the Universal Credit awareness […]

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