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Group for Parents to be – Bankside Primary – Every Tuesday 12:45 – 14:30

Refugee and people seeking asylum welcome. Talk to other parents and make friends. Every Tuesday 12:45 – 2:30 pm Pregnancy, birth and parenting Currently being held on Zoom and face to face at Bankside Children’s Centre (within Bankside Primary School), Shepherds Lane, Leeds, LS8 5AW. As well as proving interpreters we have a free creche […]

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Understanding Refugee and Asylum Seeker Mental Health and Wellbeing & Providing Effective Therapeutic Support for Asylum Seekers – from Solace

Solace is delighted to launch two new free e-learning courses aimed at those who want to improve their support for the emotional wellbeing of Asylum Seekers and refugees.  The first course will provide you with an understanding of the issues affecting the mental health and wellbeing of asylum seekers and we would encourage anyone who […]

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Meeting about support to people living in Hotels – Friday 11th March 16:30-17:30

Adapted from an email by Duncan at Refugee Council Over the past few weeks we have spoken with a number of partners about the growing number of people (mainly single men) who are being accommodated in hotels in Leeds whilst they wait for a decision on their asylum claim from the Home Office. Since the […]

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Smart Health Inclusion Peer AdvocateS (SHIPS) – Deadline January 31st 2022

Bevan’s successful SHIPS (Smart Health Inclusion Peer Advocates) programme is recruiting another cohort of volunteers to take part in training which enables them to become Peer Advocates with lived experience. SHIPS are looking to recruit individuals who have lived experienced of being either homelessness, seeking asylum or have refugee status.  The peer support service aims […]

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Community Champions Programme in Leeds extended to March 2022

The Community Champions project has been extended until the end of March 2022, with the aim of continuing to recruit volunteers to share accurate health messages around Covid-19 and the vaccine with their network of friends, family, neighbours, and the wider community. We’re seeking organisations to pledge to support the project and to encourage their […]

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City of Sanctuary Health Stream Events 24th November 2021

The City of Sanctuary are holding 2 events on the 24th November 2021 regarding the health stream. 11am – 12.30pm Improving sanctuary seeker access to NHS services aims to support City of Sanctuary Groups and Health Practitioners to develop and share good practice in inclusive health care for sanctuary seekers. To register for this session: […]

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Refugee Council – Health Resources

via Corinne Lee of Refugee Council We would like to share with you a policy note on health barriers (attached) and resources, which we put together to help our clients access health services, and to raise awareness about health inequalities and barriers our clients face when they need healthcare. You can read more information in […]

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New Community Sexual Health Drop in, Thursdays 10:00-15:00 Woodhouse Community Centre – from MESMAC

Yorkshire MESMAC Are running a new Community Sexual Health drop-in at Woodhouse Community Centre for people seeking asylum, Refugees and People of Colour. Thursdays, from 14th October between 10.00am-3.00pm, you don’t need an appointment, just come by! If you have any questions please get in touch at [email protected] or 0113 244 4209. They’re offering screenings […]

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