The next Regional Advice Meeting will be on Tuesday 6th May at 12.30 till 2pm. The meeting venue is Touchstone, Cromwell Mount, Leeds http://www.touchstonesupport.org.uk/contact-us/cromwell-mount/
This come through from Collette at NRC yesterday “The Northern Refugee Centre (NRC) is coordinating a survey on behalf of service providers in the Y&H region. The aim of this survey is to monitor the transfer of service to the new provider in order to understand whether or not this transfer has impacted on other […]
MigrantHelp are running an info session for people seeking asylum – at any stage of their claim – to tell them about what they can offer – in particular their AsylumHelp telephone helpline service. It’s happening on Wednesday 16th April 2014 at 10 am – 12 noon at Leeds Refugee Forum,One Community Centre, Cromwell Street, Leeds, […]
Here’s the most recent timetable of Activities at Leeds Refugee Forum
In Kind Direct redistributes products (including clothing, household goods and toys) from companies to charities, social enterprises and not for profit organisations via an online catalogue at http://www.inkinddirect.org/. To access the catalogue, organisations register online which is free.
Here’s an excellent resource from Catherine Tonge, LASSN’s English at Home Manager about accessing face to face advice in Leeds from April 1st 2014 – on a single side of A4. It now contains an additional page of what callers can expect when calling Migrant Help’s freephone number Please note – legal advice on asylum issues needs […]
Healthwatch Leeds have been looking into the way GPs charge for letters of support, across Leeds. You can find the full report here Their key findings were “1. Not all GPs charge for supporting letters 2. Charge inequalities based on gender 3. Receptionists are asked to write standard supporting letters 4. There is insufficient information […]
If you see something on here that’s not quite right – do get in touch, and if we can – we’ll put it right
Here’s a link to all the self reported changes Post April 14 (Excel Spreadsheet) – nb revised 31st March 2014 What you read is pretty much what was written down by participants – so apologies if they are not complete It’s formatted to print out in A4 Landscape If in doubt – get in touch with the organisations concerned […]
Here is a visual representation of the changes discussed at the last multi-agency meeting this is the orginal set of notes by Rachael
At our last meeting, some of us agreed to keep track of the people we couldn’t help. This is the simple online survey Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network will be using. Please fill it out as best you can for each person you cannot help – but please do not give information that would allow […]
Really helpful, up to date info on Migration in Yorkshire, and worth digging about on the rest of their website, too.