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LMP on Holiday

Just  quick message to say that the folks who keep LMP Blog going (Richard and Jon) are on holiday for a couple of weeks, so things might be a bit quiet. There are a few posts scheduled in our absence, but you may see slightly fewer posts than usual. Normal service will be resumed on […]

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Update from WYDAN Nightshelter

via Katrina at WYDAN Last year (2016/17) The WYDAN Nightshelter hosted 23 individual men and provided 398 individual nights of accommodation over 17 weeks. This year, the WYDAN Nightshelter opened on 20th December 2017. We are currently in our 12th week of hosting and have provided 473 nights of accommodation to 26 individual men. As […]

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GRT Outreach & Inclusion Team Newsletter

Here’s the latest Newsletter from the GRT Outreach & Inclusion Team. The team can work with any Gypsy Roma Traveller family with children and young people aged 0-19, with the purpose of achieving the outcomes set out in the Children and Young People’s Plan; specifically that all children and young people do well at all […]

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Roma Inclusion Report 2017

This EUROCITIES report has been produced to respond to the need to map the situation of Roma inclusion at local level. The report examines the challenges that Roma face in cities with regards to their access to employment, housing, healthcare, education and basic services. The report also explores how cities respond to these challenges, what initiatives […]

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New regulations on healthcare charging, and the impact on refugees, people seeking asylum, and other vulnerable groups

This is a tremendously important briefing sheet from Asylum Matters. It describes the extension of charging to community services, including public health and local authority health funded projects and specialist services for homeless people and asylum seekers (ie York Street). Although it’s not made much of a splash in the press, this is a pretty […]

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Job: Learning Manager/Tutor – 28hrs/wk, £27k (pro rata) at Refugee Education Training and Advice Service (RETAS)

LEARNING MANAGER/TUTOR RETAS, the Refugee Education Training and Advice Service, is a Leeds-based charity with an outstanding reputation for helping refugees, asylum seekers, and other vulnerable migrants rebuild their lives in West Yorkshire. We are now seeking to appoint a Learning Manager/Tutor. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly professional, dynamic, and creative individual […]

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