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Resource of the week: City of Sanctuary’s Guidance for organisations inviting refugees as speakers

Many of our orgs are approached by people wanting to hear refugees or asylum seekers to talk about their experiences. Please see and share this guidance which was developed in consultation with the [City of] Sanctuary Ambassador network to ensure that invitations for people with lived experience to speak are positive and constructive experiences for all those […]

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Donations for Afghan Refugees 1st October 2021

The Afghanistan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme is the UK Government’s new bespoke resettlement route to provide protection for vulnerable people fleeing Afghanistan. The government aims to welcome up to a total of 20,000 refugees “in the long-term”. As a compassionate city Leeds City Council are already working alongside other councils across the region as part of […]

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Asylum Matters Update, 2nd September 2021

Ongoing advocacy Afghanistan crisis Under the Afghan Relocation and Assistance Policy (ARAP) resettlement scheme, at least 8000 people have been evacuated from Kabul airport since 13 August. Following public pressure, on the 17th August the UK Government also announced the Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme (ACRS), which will resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees over five years, with […]

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Digital Ways of Women Centred Working – Good Practice from WomenCentre

WomenCentre would like to share with you our newly launched report Digital Ways of Women Centred Working that brings together good practice principles for work with women migrants. The report shares practical, tangible examples of the adaption of services and support for digital, remote and blended ways of working. The learning brought together in the […]

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Resource of the week: Too much information? Let the Refugee Council help

There’s so much changing at the moment, it’s hard to keep track. Refugee Council continue to produce excellent briefings – like this one which summarises all the main policy changes. Other summaries are available, obv, but this is quite excellent, and we commend it to you. Refugee Council continue to produce excellent briefings – like […]

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Free tablets with data available to gift to Unpaid Carers accessing Leeds Community Healthcare services – 14 TABLETS STILL AVAILABLE

As part of Leeds Community Healthcare (LCH) charitable funds, Leeds Community Healthcare have a small number of digital devices with data available to enable the digital inclusion of unpaid carers in Leeds. The digital inclusion project is designed for unpaid carers who either access LCH services for themselves or care for someone who accesses LCH […]

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