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Refugees wanted to help design a guide to life in Leeds

via Jon at LASSN   LASSN are looking for refugees to help them to design the new Transition guide for Leeds – a step-by-step guide to life in Leeds for the first 3 months following a positive decision. The content will cover access to housing, benefits, health, education as well as detailed guidance on the […]

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International Women’s Group

The International Women’s Group meet once weekly at the Refugee Council to share ideas and join together in group activities. Each week we talk about, or try something new. Past sessions have included healthy eating, roles of men and women in the UK and basic first aid. Join us to meet new people and have fun […]

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Universal Credit awareness sessions – March 2018

Universal Credit is due to be introduced in Leeds next year. In preparation the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are planning a couple of Universal Credit awareness presentations in March 2018.  DWP have compiled a list of groups/organisations to be informed about these sessions and will be sending an email inviting people to the […]

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Santa knows no borders: 2nd December

Come and help raise solidarity and support for the Stand Up to Racism and Care4Calais Winter Appeal for refugees – Saturday 2 December, 12 noon on Briggate, Leeds – Leeds Stand Up to Racism are also joining the national Convoy on Saturday 9 December  

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Leeds Funding Fair: Wednesday 22nd November from 10am – 1pm, Old Fire Station in Gipton

  The Old Fire Station, Gipton Approach, Gipton, LS9 6NL It’s a drop in event, where groups can chat to a range of funders including: Big Lottery Fund, Leeds Community Foundation, Leeds Inspired, Safer Communities Fund, HAP’s, Sir George Martin Charitable Trust, Wades Charity, Leeds Civic Trust, LCC Communities Team and get support from HMRC […]

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Access and Experience of Mental Health Crisis Care Services in Leeds by BME Communities: Monday 11th December 2017 1.15pm – 4.30pm

“Join us at a learning and information-sharing event on Monday 11th December. The purpose is to improve the experience of the Leeds crisis care pathways for black and minority ethnic communities. This work is part of co-ordinated citywide work commissioned by the Leeds Mental Health Partnership Board in response to the recently published Mental Health […]

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Improving health support for refugees and asylum seekers’ conference: 14th December 2017

Over the past 3 years the Refugee Council’s Health Access has been delivered in Doncaster, Hull, Leeds, Middlesborough (in partnership with the North of England Refugee Service), Sheffield (in partnership with City of Sanctuary) and Wakefield. The purpose of this conference is: To celebrate the achievements of the programme, recognizing and publicly applauding the contribution […]

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Peace of Mind: Tuesday 14 November 11:00-12:00 Rose Bowl 313

This session will introduce and discuss the work of the charity Peace of Mind. Sara Fatima is a founding member of Peace of Mind, and the Samosa Sisters Women’s Empowerment group. Peace of Mind Communities is a charitable organisation committed to working with people seeking asylum and refugees in the Tyneside region. Samosa sisters is […]

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