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Resource of the week #44: – a guide to life in Leeds for new refugees

At last, we can announce the launch of the Transition Guide: a step-by step-guide to settling in Leeds, once you’ve received leave to remain. It’s been 3 years in the making, designed in collaboration with people who’ve sought refuge, featuring photos take by asylum seekers and refugees. You can read more about the process […]

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Latest News from the Diocese of Leeds

Here is the latest Refugee Response Newsletter from the Diocese of Leeds Refugee Support Group bringing you a  brief overview of the work being done across the Diocese since September 2015 and some updates from 2018. Recently we have been encouraging support for the WYDAN Night Shelter and the Community Sponsorship Scheme.

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Asylum Matters – New Website

At long last, Asylum Matters have a website They’ve got news and briefings and resources and all sorts A seriously worthwhile org with a website that’s chock full of good stuff. Well done to everyone involved Click on the picture below to be magically transported into a world of activism and fairness  

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Useful links around Universal Credit- from Third Sector Leeds

via VAL/Third Sector Leeds “Following feedback at the latest round of Third Sector Goes Local events, we have pulled together this set of key links to help organisations support their clients and prepare them for the rollout of Universal Credit in October. Universal Credit and You Government Guidance Universal Credit – What will […]

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Anouncement of new ESOL provision in Leeds is imminent

Eagle-eyed citizens will have noticed that there’s been movement on LCC’s second bid to the Controlling Migration Fund – this paper from late March says  “In February 2018 Leeds City Council received notification from the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government that they had been successful in their bid to the Controlling Migration Fund […]

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Resource of the week #21:

Do you ever wonder which organisations get funding, and from where? Or the kind of projects currently funded by the major Grant makers in your area? 360Giving is a website which publishes details of grants, along with beneficiaries, amounts etc. It’s much easier than wading through the charity commission website to find details embedded in […]

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