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Are you a volunteer helping new refugees find somewhere to stay? Free training: Friday 26th April 2024 14:15 – 16:15

Leeds Housing Options and RETAS are holding a training session aimed at volunteers who are helping refugees to find accommodation in Leeds.  Numbers are extremely limited, so if you would like to book a place click here  It’s being held at the offices of Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network. For more information/details please contact [email protected]

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Support for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants over Christmas 2023

Telephone support Migrant Help telephone advice and guidance for asylum support, and repairs issues is now open 24/7 – 0808 8010 503   To report a problem to Migrant Help/Mears, check the email address list. Also check (what Migrant Help can and cannot help with) Refugee Council’s Telephone infoline – 0808 196 7272 is open Monday and Thursdays between 9.30 am and 12.30 […]

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Leeds City Council’s Migrant Access Project Events and Opportunities

Following the Leeds City Council’s Migrant Access Project (MAP) Beeston Community hub training, the MAP team are re-launching another round of 8-week training  in the Harehills Compton Centre Community Hub, from the 19th January 2024. Attached below is a flyer about the dates/times of the training (it’s only 2 hours each week on a Friday […]

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Islamophobia Awareness Month: November 2023

The month is a national campaign which aims to showcase the positive contributions of Muslims as well as raise awareness of Islamophobia in society. The Safer Stronger Communities Team of Leeds City Council and partners across the city will be showcasing training, engagement and events throughout the month. Please see a full schedule attached including […]

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Survivors West Yorkshire – Online Film Festival 14th, 15th and 16th November 2023

The Mission of Survivors West Yorkshire – the organization behind Ben’s Place – is to support male survivors of sexual violence and abuse for over two decades across Bradford, Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield, and Halifax.  Our online services feature a variety of self-help guides, media resources, and websites specifically designed for male survivors.  Alongside this, we […]

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“When Hate Comes to Yorkshire: Community-based Solutions” Hope not Hate, 2nd November 2023

The event will be on 2nd November 2023 from 11 – 3:30pm at the Unison Offices in Leeds.  You can apply for a free ticket here.  The event is part of our wider work combatting far right activity and hate in local communities. It will bring together local authorities, councillors, community leaders, faith groups, migration and refugee organisations, and LGBTQ+ organisations in […]

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Free Forest Schools for Dads and their children under 7

Free Forest Schools for Dads and their children Under 7 – exploring nature first-hand – playing, digging, learning, exploring, laughing, offering lovely opportunities to create wonderful memories for Dads and their children. Meet other Dads and their children and have fun in a wonderful safe environment. And stay and visit the fantastic Meanwood Valley Urban […]

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National signposting : useful organisations list

Conversation over Borders offers a new national listing: “a collaborative extensive list of organisations and charities working with displaced people in the UK. To help this to grow you can submit new organisations or resources to the list using this form. We hope for the list to continue growing and become a thorough network of […]

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