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Refugee and asylum seeker Mental Health survey, July 2021

The Leeds Clinical Commissioning  Group (CCG) are proposing increasing Community Mental Health services in Leeds and there is a Refugee and Asylum Seeker element. Fill the survey by clicking this link Please give your opinion on: how might mainstream services attract more Refugees and Asylum Seekers Whether you think the current Mental Health services providing […]

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Weekly Drama sessions for women – Mafwa Theatre from 30th July 2021

Kuluhenna Drama Mafwa theatre brings refugees, asylum seekers and settled communities together to celebrate our diversity and campaign for a more welcoming Leeds. We are a community theatre company working with artists and theatre makers from migrant backgrounds to develop and share their practice. We run creative workshops for women in Leeds to have fun, […]

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Home Office Update 10th June 2021

SMP / HO weekly meeting – 10 June 2021  Anthony Hernandez from the Payments Team updated on ASPEN matters. The majority now have activated working cards and they’re working through queries with queries coming in from Migrant Help and via their escalations inbox. They’ve taken action to ensure that everyone who doesn’t yet have an […]

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Helathy Start Vouchers to include children with NRPF

via Esther at Zest Healthy Start Vouchers will now be accessible by Households who do not have recourse to public funds. “The UK government will extend the Healthy Start voucher scheme to thousands of disadvantaged children under four years of age who were previously denied the support because of their families’ immigration status.” Firstly just […]

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Calendar of activities for asylum seekers and refugees, June 21

Check out the June calendar of activities. There are still places available for the Confidence Building Course (for Arabic speaking women, interpreter provided) – please contact Amy @ Refugee Council – [email protected] / 07876144304 If you would like your group/activity to feature on the next calendar, please send me an email with brief details – […]

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Calendar of online activities, May 2021

Click here for the May calendar of activities for people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds. Notable additions for this month: Confidence building course for Arabic speaking women (interpreter provided) – contact Amy @ Refugee Council: [email protected] / 07876 144304 COVID info session (including how to get tested) – contact Amy @ Refugee Council: [email protected] / […]

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April calendar of activities

CLICK HERE FOR APRIL CALENDAR Check out the April calendar of activities for people from the asylum seeking and refugee community. New additions for this month: Employability workshops: learn about volunteering, or working as a healthcare assistant. Text ‘WORKSHOP’ to PATH: 07943 027922 Know Your Rights! – join this 7-week course to learn about your […]

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Migrant Help Update March 21

A couple of papers here from Khami at Asylum Help, who can’t make it to the 23rd March Zoom Call. The second was posted by us 6 weeks ago (The NEY&H Update from February 21) but the March document is new  – and contains details of even more new partners/subcontractors, making Norfolk one of the […]

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Stamp Print Press: Spring Printmaking Project

Stamp Print Press Join The Art House for season one of Stamp Print Press, as artist collective PISIN guides us through different experimental printmaking techniques at home from March – May 2021. Just PISIN Print is an opportunity to meet and collaborate with people living and creating in Wakefield who have different approaches to art […]

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Job: Executive Director, £38k FT, ASSIST Sheffield

ASSIST Sheffield are recruiting an Executive Director ASSIST Sheffield are seeking our first Executive Director to work alongside our fantastic Leadership Team to take the organisation into the next phase in our development. ASSIST is an organisation with a deep passion for social justice and a 17-year history of supporting destitute asylum seekers. We are […]

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