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New ASPEN card update 7th June 2021

The HO has issued a lot of replacement cards to people on support.  Approx. 6,000. This is an effort to try and correct the missing cards/  cards sent to the wrong address.  There was an acknowledgement that this might cause further problems/ confusion but the HO has made the decision that they needed to take […]

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Leeds Hardship Fund for Destitute Asylum Seekers – Steering Group 10am 11th June 2021

As discussed at the last LMP catch-up meeting – Steering Group Members need to decide if the Hardship Fund has a role to play in easing destitution in Leeds over Summer 2021. Please find attached the Hardship Arrangements for 2020-21 – (how people accessed it last year) the report for the last winter 2020-2021 and […]

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Save the date: Leeds MPs confirmed for asylum round table at LMP Chat on Tuesday 29th June 2021

More details to follow, but Hilary Benn and Alex Sobel are already confirmed they’ll be coming along to the LMP Chat, 12:30 on 29th June – and we’re hoping to attact even more. We’re hoping to run it along the lines of Question Time – where people can ask questions in advance, and are then […]

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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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Resource of the Week – #VintageLMP- Financial Support to Asylum Seeking or Refugee Students

Remember this? A guide to Financial Support for Refugees and Asylum Seeking Students? We blogged about this back in in February 2020 but it’s still up to date https://migrationpartnership.org.uk/resource-of-the-week-financial-help-for-asylum-seeking-and-refugee-students/ Over the coming months, we’re going to repost some old Resources of the Week that you might have forgotten about so brace yourselves…  

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LMP Chat: 1st June 2021 – 45 mins of LMP updates/chat, then 30 on Leeds Hardship Fund for Destitute Asylum Seekers

Apologies for some of the confusion over the last couple of meetings – today’s LMP Chat should be a return to normal We meet Today, Tuesday 1st June 12:30 for 45 mins of LMP updates/chat, and then from 13:15 for 30mins discussing the Leeds Hardship Fund for Destitute Asylum Seekers, and whether or not it […]

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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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