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Archive | October, 2018

New Roots: conversation clubs for refugees

New Roots is a brand new project designed to support the needs of individuals who have received refugee status, through social integration support, employment, training and advice. RETAS, Refugee Council and Path Yorkshire are working in partnership to deliver this project. The conversation clubs advertised on the attached flyer will support learning, English speaking and […]

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Lift the Ban: Support the Campaign to allow asylum seekers to work, and sign the petition

via Pascale at Refugee Action Please spread the word and promote this campaign. Loads of amazing organisations have come together to support Lifting the Ban to work for asylum seekers. See below for links to articles and videos and remember to sign the petition: https://refugee-action.org.uk/addyourvoice.  Right now, right here in the UK, people seeking asylum are banned […]

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Improving GP registration

You might think that by now – after the NHS England Guidance, the briefings from Doctors of the World, and agitation by many orgs – everyone (especially GP surgeries) would know the rules about registering with a GP. Apparently not. So in case the law, NHS Guidance and a sense of right and wrong isn’t […]

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Invitation: Public Dissemination Event – Understanding how gambling may impact on migrants – Leeds – Thursday 29th November – 1pm – 3pm

Further to the focus group in June, we would like to invite you to attend a public dissemination event during which we will present the findings of our research project which investigated the impact of gambling on migrant communities in Leeds and London https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/policy-institute/scwru/res/knowledge/gambling-and-migrants.aspx.  During the event we hope to hear your thoughts about our findings and what things you […]

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Leeds Law School Clinic – every Wednesday (term time)

Our students can offer a wide range of free legal advice, including: family, landlord and tenant, employment, debt claims, small personal injury claims, small business and charity start-ups. The Law Clinic is open to anyone in need of legal advice. Interview by appointment only. How to Book: To make an appointment please use the contact details […]

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Sanctuary in Parliament 2018 – write to your MP

via Leeds City Of Sanctuary Sanctuary in Parliament 2018 will soon be upon us  You can find more info about this years event here and also read about past SiPs here and here.  It’s a great opportunity to engage with our MPs on refugee issues and influence their decision making processes to ensure the UK is […]

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Universal Credit: Escalation Route

via JobCentrePlus Universal Credit full service will roll out for new claims on the 10th of October. Here is an escalation Route-way for any issues you had not been able to resolve for your customer. Please note that the office you will need to contact to resolve an issue for your individual customer will depend […]

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