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Digital Ways of Women Centred Working – Good Practice from WomenCentre

WomenCentre would like to share with you our newly launched report Digital Ways of Women Centred Working that brings together good practice principles for work with women migrants. The report shares practical, tangible examples of the adaption of services and support for digital, remote and blended ways of working. The learning brought together in the […]

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JOB: Refugee Keyworker, 15hrs/week, £22k pa (pro rata), Touchstone – Deadline 5th September 2021

The Connecting Opportunities project works with migrants and refugees to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Touchstone provides keywork support to Connecting Opportunities participants who are refugees in Leeds. The keyworker will: – Engage with refugees in Leeds to ensure Connecting Opportunities reaches people most likely […]

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A Message from Home Office to people offering help with the Afghan Emergency – 25th August 2021

A message from Julie Curle at Immigration Enforcement As our staff continue to work around the clock to support the efforts to bring British and Afghan nationals to the UK, business areas are heartened by the emails we have received from teams and individuals looking to offer support. People wanting to offer help to refugees […]

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ABCD Pathfinder Site Grant Funding – Deadline 4th October 2021

Leeds City Council is looking for organisations with a commitment to Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) to work with them to deliver new pathfinder schemes in Leeds. Leeds has pioneered the use of ABCD, a neighbourhood-based community building approach founded on the principle that given the tools and the opportunity, small groups of citizens can […]

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New Voluntary Sector Funding to Support Hong Kong Arrivals – Deadline 1st September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government [MHCLG] has launched regional Voluntary Community Social Enterprise [VCSE] sector funding to develop and run local projects supporting integration of Hong Kong British National [Overseas] status holders and their families. The funding is to provide information, advice and support to new arrivals at a local level, to […]

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Women Only Vaccine Clinic – 25th August 2021

A women’s-only vaccine clinic will offer a private space for women to have their COVID-19 vaccine and discuss any questions or concerns with healthcare professionals: Venue: ASHA Neighbourhood Project, Stratford Street, Leeds, LS11 6JG Date: Wednesday 25 August, 9am-12.30pm Women living in the area, aged 18 and over, can receive their first or second dose […]

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Weekly updates from Home Office, 5th August 2021

HO/SMP weekly COVID call 05.08.2021 Negative cessations: A lot of cases have been reviewed. 250 discons have been issued over past 2 weeks. Home Office have started issuing s4 review letters and first s4 discons will happen in mid-late August. If LAs have specific requests/pressures they can use the general resumption inbox to raise them […]

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