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Leeds Council awarded £1.3Million from “Next Steps” Homeless Fund

Leeds City Council have been allocated £1,339,180.00 via the Next Steps programme https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/next-steps-accommodation-programme-guidance-and-proposal-templates It’s not 100% clear what this means for people with NRPF in Leeds. Everyone who has needed somewhere to stay has been accommodated by LCC since mid-March 2020, and LCC officers have repeatedly expressed their aspiration to provide emergency accommodation to everyone […]

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Initial Accommodation & Sub Regional Strategic Migration Meeting update from Mary at Asylum Matters – Sept 20

Urban House IA  As many of you know, the Initial Accommodation Centre in Wakefield, Urban House, has been closed since July following a Covid-19 outbreak, which came in the wake of strong, public criticism of the suitability and safety of the building and the lack of precautions taken to protect its inhabitants, including from the residents […]

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Leeds Community Foundation have launched the COVID 19 Strategic Infrastructure Grants

Leeds Community Foundation have launched the COVID 19 Strategic Infrastructure Grants. It provides grants for organisations providing new, or additional infrastructure support to communities as a result of the pandemic. Infrastructure activity includes:- Playing a role in co-ordinating activity taking place across the city in response to the pandemic Connecting people or organisations at a […]

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