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Funding Oppotunity: Leeds Community Foundation

The Leeds Community Foundation have launched a funding programme to cover the cost of community organisations being able to take the time and space to step back from delivery and undertake strategic development work. It gives busy leaders and teams the support and resources to: reflect on their successes and understand what makes them resilient […]

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Leeds Migrant Access Programme Training Programme

Leeds City Council’s Migrant Access Project (MAP) aims to equip people from a range of national, ethnic and/or language backgrounds with skills and knowledge to support new arrivals to Leeds. The team have scheduled training sessions on a variety of subjects throughout January to March 2021 (i.e. writing a funding application, modern slavery and advocacy […]

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MSc Maths, MSc Physics, and MSc Mech Eng Scholarship available from Verder Leeds Scholarships

The Verder Leeds Scholarship is available for forced migrants to the UK, such as asylum seekers or refugees, wishing to study selected taught Masters courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.  It provides fees and a maintenance grant of approximately £9,000. The eligible courses (as stipulated by Verder) are: MSc Maths MSc Physics […]

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Preliminary information questionnaires – Info Jan 21

Some info regarding Preliminary information questionnaires (aka PIQ forms) Please find contact details wishing to request an extension to PIQ returns. Croydon Asylum Team 4th Floor Lunar House 40 Wellesley Road Croydon CR9 2BY Please note: The email changed last week to [email protected] If anyone downloads the PIQ from the .gov website, those details are currently showing the […]

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Temporary Accommodation Handbook (Hotels and Barracks) from Refugee Action, Asylum Matters and Immigration Law Practitioners Association – Jan 21

Refugee Action, Asylum MAtters and ILPA have developed a shared Temporary Accommodation Handbook which brings together information, tools and resources focused on temporary accommodation (including contractual obligations, how to challenge inappropriate accommodation, advocacy activities and other thematic resources). They’re wanting input from anyone involved in supporting people in Hotels so please feel free to edit by […]

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New Home Office Reporting Centre Numbers for Sheffield and Leeds – Jan 2021

Both Sheffield & Leeds Reporting Centres now have new telephone numbers for public callers Leeds            0300 1065267           [email protected] Sheffield        0300 0738248           [email protected] These numbers are available 09:30 – 14:30 Monday – Friday inclusive “Please note: these are for Reporting Centre queries only – we are not able to provide updates etc on individual […]

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Asylum in Art – A Document of the Exhibition held in October 2020

‘Asylum in Art’ is a photo-voice exhibition taking the audience on an experiential tour of lived reality. Asylum in Art shines a lens on what life is like inside a British Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) and beyond release into a community in Leeds, West Yorkshire. https://theamplificationproject.com/items/show/137  or click on the picture below The exhibition is […]

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Support to Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other Migrants over Christmas 2020

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support  Migrant Help telephone advice and guidance for asylum support, and repairs issues is now open 24/7 – 0808 8010 503   Refugee Council’s Telephone infoline – 0808 196 7272  Meeting Point’s drop ins focus on providing food, clothing and a warm, friendly social space for refugees and asylum seekers. Monday […]

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University of Hull MA TESOL Scholarship for refugees

Northern Dairies MA TESOL Masters Scholarship Applicants are invited to apply for a Scholarship to study a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Hull: https://www.hull.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/tesol-ma The Scholarship covers tuition fees, starting in January 2021. Applicants must be of ‘refugee status’ under UKBA/Home Office regulations. The person benefitting […]

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