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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. […]

Continue Reading 2.0 is launched 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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Leeds Homeless Charter Launch, 10th May 2019

What? A chance to hear about the work of the Leeds Homeless Charter and how faith groups, individuals, organisations, institutions and grass root groups are playing their part in tackling homelessness in Leeds. Includes speakers MP Hilary Benn and Deputy Leader of LCC Debra Coupar. When? Fri, May 10, 2019 – 3:45 PM – 5:00 […]

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POLICY/DESTITUTION: Paying for prescriptions and dental treatment if you are an asylum seeker whose appeal rights are exhausted

Mary from Asylum Matters sparked an interesting discussion this week: As some of you may be aware, asylum seekers who are in receipt of Home Office Support or who have an appeal pending are entitled to apply for an HC2, which gives someone full help with health costs. PAFRAS and Red Cross caseworkers apply for […]

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JOB: Director, 36k, Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (PAFRAS)

PAFRAS works with asylum seekers, refugees and the wider community to counter the effects of destitution.  Our work has three main strands: emergency & crisis intervention, specialist casework and integrated mental health support.  PAFRAS leads a busy weekly multi-agency Drop-in where a range of provisions, advice and health services are available for asylum seekers facing […]

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DESTITUTION: Invitation to take part in migrant homelessness survey by Crisis

Crisis are currently undertaking scoping research to inform their future work around migrant homelessness. This survey will support them with this work helping them to better understand the range of activity that is currently happening to support migrant people experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Click on the survey here The survey covers […]

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DESTITUTION/EVENT: West Yorkshire Destitute Asylum Network AGM/No Accommodation Network Meeting – 14th Feb 2019

This will be a joint meeting of WYDAN and the NACCOM West Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Hub. Anyone is welcome from the region, who does work around accommodation or associated wrap around support for people with No Recourse to Public Funds. Venue: Hosted by LASSN at Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1EL. For more […]

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TRAINING, NRPF: Free training on families with NRPF from Project 17 and Migrant Action

Migrant Action in collaboration with Project 17 will be hosting a training for practitioners supporting families with no recourse to public funds on the 13th of March 2019. The session will run from 10.30-4pm at Oak House, Waxwing Room Park Lane, LS3 1EL, Leeds on Wednesday 13th March For people interested they can find out more on the Migrant […]

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