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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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Resource of the Week: Support to Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other Migrants over Christmas 2019

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support –  Migrant Help telephone advice and guidance for asylum support, and repairs issues is now open 24/7.    Meeting Point are running a drop-in 15:00-18:00 on Monday 23rd and Monday 30th December focussed on providing food provision and a warm, friendly social space for refugees and asylum seekers. PAFRAS Christmas Party is happening on […]

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Resource of the week #98: Leeds Food Aid Network

We’ve blogged before about the Leeds Food Aid Network but they’ve never made to being resource of the week. They have an excellent Migrants Section of their website which contains details of  Food drop-ins Food parcels for migrants who are destitute Food Provision for Destitute Migrants in East Leeds (Feb 2019) Click Venues and Times to view. […]

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A slightly edited version of Asylum Matters’ Newsletter: New Refugee Resettlement Pledge, NACCOM Move-on report etc

In our continued effort to generate a crease and desist notice from Asylum Matters for ripping off their content, LMP presents their last newsletter in (almost) its entirety. Anyway, please please please subscribe to this newsletter directly by emailing [email protected]  We promise to stop, once there’s a way to link to this info directly. Honest. […]

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helpinleeds.com 2.0 is launched

helpinleeds.com has been updated from the original site, which LASSN launched during Refugee Week in 2016 It still  contains more than 200 places where refugees and asylum seekers can find help in Leeds, is translated into 19 different languages designed with cheap smartphones in mind, so it should look fabulous, no matter how old your […]

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