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Resource of the Week #45: City of Sanctuary Mental Health Resource Pack

Excellent resource here produced by the good folks at Solace and Freedom from Torture on behalf of City of Sanctuary This resource pack will help you understand the circumstances of refugees and asylum seekers’ lives and how these circumstances affect their emotional wellbeing. It is designed to give you a real understanding of the lives of asylum seekers […]

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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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Resource of the Week #40: Mental health resources in Leeds for refugees and asylum seekers

Obviously, the best place to look for info on Mental Health support in Leeds is However, whilst putting together some training together for volunteers (on helping people to access Mental Health support in Leeds) LASSN produced a mind map, with lots of links embedded to help show how things are slotted together  

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Resource of the Week #39: Free publicity and design resources

Recently, our mates at Leeds Refugee Forum asked Twitter if anyone could help with designing flyers and leaflets. They received a really helpful reply, when someone suggested using Adobe Sparks – which offers free design templates an other things. So, we thought we’d share some other free/low cost things we’ve found helpful in designing/producing publicity […]

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Resource of the week #37 #ALevels special: A list of all Universities offering #Refugee Scholarships/Bursaries – from STAR

Lots of young people will receive their A Level results this morning. Sadly, for those aiming at University, if they’ve not already sorted funding  – they won’t be able to take up their offer of places this year. But now is exactly the right time to start finding out about funding for 2019/20. Click here or […]

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Resource of the week #36 : Young Refugee Toolkit from The Children’s Society

“Our Refugee Toolkit is for all practitioners who support young refugees, asylum seekers and those who are young carers “Our good practice resource will enable all agencies to stay informed about the needs, rights and entitlements of young refugees and asylum seekers – including those who take on inappropriate caring roles for another person and […]

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