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Changes to the New Roots Project

Due to Refugee Council moving offices, the weekly New Roots drop in for refugees will no longer take place at Oak House on a Thursday morning from 10am – 1pm (last drop in 26/09). Clients needing support (see flyer) should access New Roots via the RETAS drop in every Friday morning from 09.30 – 12.00. […]

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Important Information for Referrers to Solace Leeds

Making a referral – Important News October 2019 Leeds and Bradford waiting list As a temporary measure, Solace will not be accepting new general referrals for clients in the Leeds or Bradford areas from Monday 23rd September 2019. There are some exceptions to who can still be referred into our Leeds service. Please see below […]

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New Group for Families Arriving via Family Reunion

Do you support Family Reunion arrivals? What? The British Red Cross in Leeds are running life-skills groups for families who have arrived on FR visas within the last 12 months. The groups are open to both sponsors and recently arrived family members, and children are very welcome to come along too. When? Groups are Mondays […]

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Community Connectors: place based support for isolated migrant households

A Community Connectors Project has been established within the Migration Team (who are based within the Communities Team at LCC) to support new migrant communities to connect with local services and existing community networks by encouraging participation and independence, that benefits all communities. 16 neighbourhoods in Leeds are now categorised as being in the most deprived […]

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Changes to the Asylum Help Telephone line

As you will know from previous posts, the telephone and web support for Asylum Seekers is changing. The old Asylum Help telephone number is now obsolete It has been replaced by the Migrant Help First Response Centre (FRC) – 0808 8010 503 which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year The service offered […]

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