Lorna from Regional Asylum has confirmed the meeting and the Agenda Time/Venue: Tuesday 12th April, 2pm at my offices City Centre One Stop Centre, 2 Great George Street, Leeds, LS2 8BA If you can’t make the meeting, please email your comments through to Lorna by clicking on her name (above) Agenda Outline Introductions Timeline of Closure […]
Abdou, from Children’s Society, Leeds has been confirmed as Deputy Chair of the Leeds Migration Partnership. You can read his pitch here.
When: 27 Apr 2016 – 10:00 – 16:30 Where: The Rose Bowl – Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB What role can community healthcare take to support refugees and asylum seekers in the UK, and what are the healthcare challenges? This one day QNI event will feature presentations, discussions and networking to generate ideas, build learning, […]
Via Mike at Still Human Still Here: Keith Vaz announced in March that the Home Affairs Select Committee will hold an inquiry into asylum accommodation issues and the Home Office’s outsourcing of asylum seekers housing through COMPASS contracts. For further details see the BBC Scotland piece and the Scottish Refugee Council statement at: Scottish Refugee Council welcome announcement […]
Closing date 25th April http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/jobs/4590_head_of_resettlement_york_and_humber
It has a map, phone number, but best of all – brilliant advice for people who may be fearful of being detained when signing at Home Office. Click on their logo, and see for yourself…
NatCen and Asylum Aid have recently received funding to complete a piece of research exploring women’s perspectives of going through the asylum appeals process. We are interesting in learning what is it like to go to the tribunal as a woman and what access to information and support women receive during this time. We are […]
Book yourself on some Safeguarding training http://www.leedslscb.org.uk/Practitioners/training/Intro-to-safeguarding
Lots to look at in here – mainly from a national/international perspective. Click on the pic to open the PDF Sadly, none of the links work – which is a bit odd – but if you’d like a version with to subscribe to this newsletter you should email [email protected] and she’ll sort you out .
From Lorna, Regional Asylum Activism: Waterside Court has been closed since the floods in December 2015, and it looks unlikely that they will open again until July 2016. Since the closure, people’s signing arrangements have changed and, in some cases, substantive interviews have been held in alternative venues across Yorkshire and Humberside. After speaking to […]