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Archive | July, 2021

Women’s Only Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

A new women’s-only vaccine clinic will offer a private space for women to have their COVID-19 vaccine and will provide them the opportunity to discuss any questions or concerns with healthcare professionals. If you know any women living in the area, aged 18 and over, please encourage them to drop in for their first or […]

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Youth Employment Training: Information Session 11th Aug at 1pm – Connecting Opportunities

Do you support young migrants who are looking for work in Yorkshire & Humber? Connecting Opportunities is holding an online Q&A session focused on youth training opportunities. We have speakers from four brilliant organisations who are currently delivering employment programmes for people up to the age of 30 years. The session is open to both […]

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Refugee and asylum seeker Mental Health survey, July 2021

The Leeds Clinical Commissioning  Group (CCG) are proposing increasing Community Mental Health services in Leeds and there is a Refugee and Asylum Seeker element. Fill the survey by clicking this link Please give your opinion on: how might mainstream services attract more Refugees and Asylum Seekers Whether you think the current Mental Health services providing […]

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Home Office update w/c 22nd July 2021

via Ally, our VCS rep Home office/Strategic Migration Partnership weekly Covid 19 call 22.07.2021 Negative cessations – Negative cessations resumed on 19 July 2021.  Letters going out to LAs, LGA Chief Execs group, SMPs and VCS. Home Office now resuming its pre-pandemic policy on ending support. Both s4 and s95 recipients to get 21 days […]

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Resource of the week: Too much information? Let the Refugee Council help

There’s so much changing at the moment, it’s hard to keep track. Refugee Council continue to produce excellent briefings – like this one which summarises all the main policy changes. Other summaries are available, obv, but this is quite excellent, and we commend it to you. Refugee Council continue to produce excellent briefings – like […]

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Weekly Drama sessions for women – Mafwa Theatre from 30th July 2021

Kuluhenna Drama Mafwa theatre brings refugees, asylum seekers and settled communities together to celebrate our diversity and campaign for a more welcoming Leeds. We are a community theatre company working with artists and theatre makers from migrant backgrounds to develop and share their practice. We run creative workshops for women in Leeds to have fun, […]

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Free tablets with data available to gift to Unpaid Carers accessing Leeds Community Healthcare services – 14 TABLETS STILL AVAILABLE

As part of Leeds Community Healthcare (LCH) charitable funds, Leeds Community Healthcare have a small number of digital devices with data available to enable the digital inclusion of unpaid carers in Leeds. The digital inclusion project is designed for unpaid carers who either access LCH services for themselves or care for someone who accesses LCH […]

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Asylum Matters update 22th July 2021 – Bill second reading, resources for asylum support rates review and more

another update from Asylum Matters Ongoing Advocacy Nationality and Borders Bill/ New Plan for Immigration This week the Nationality and Borders Bill passed second reading in the House of Commons with 366 MPs voting in favour and 265 voting against. The Home Secretary, Priti Patel, introduced the Bill by noting that the Government was acting […]

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