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MindWell – a groundbreaking approach to mental health information and support MindWell ( is a new online resource which will be a single ‘go to’ place for information about mental health in Leeds. The website is a fantastic resource for information, support and advice about mental health, including access to 24/7 crisis support. The idea is […]

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Hidden Talents 2016/17 – Helping Refugees into work within the NHS

At RETAS/City of Sanctuary we are currently taking referrals for the next cohort (2016/17) of the Hidden Talents programme run by the charity Growing Points, who support people from excluded communities to reach their full potential in their chosen field. The Hidden Talents programme finds sanctuary seekers with ambition and drive and supports them with […]

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Job: Children’s Adviser, Refugee Council £23.9k

Post:      Children’s Adviser Team:   Children’s Panel Location: Leeds Hours:   Full time, 35 hours per week Duration: Fixed Term 31.03.18 Grade/Salary: 5 – £23,935 Applications to be made via the Refugee Council website The closing date for applications is 26.10.2016 Interviews are provisionally set for 08.11.2016

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New Beginnings Fund – Leeds Community Foundation

New Beginnings has already had a successful ‘pilot’ stage. The fund began when a consortium of funders noticed that the increase in migrants to the UK was putting strain on community groups. They also noticed that more people in the UK wanted to support refugees and asylum seekers. The funders felt that the best way to […]

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Leeds No Borders Autumn Gathering, Oct 22nd 4-11pm

Come and join Leeds No Borders and friends for a day of tasty food, brilliant films, kids activities, and finally some great music. This will be a fundraiser for grassroots, migrant-led groups at the borders around Europe. Kids space and activities and Bouncy Castle 4-7pm Short Films screenings 5-6:30pm Food (halal and vegan options) and […]

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Free Webinar Training on Asylum Support from ASAP

via Mike at Still Human, Still Here ASAP are offering free Webinar Training –  Introduction to Asylum Support for Beginners. This will take place on 31 October 2016 from 2.00pm – 3.30pm. It will provide participants with no/limited experience of working with asylum seekers with an overview of the asylum support system, and help them […]

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