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Update from Asylum Matters – Q1 2017 Stats, Destitute Pregnant Women, Destitution in Scotland, Manifestos

Shamelessly ripping off Andrea’s work Q1 2017 Asylum Stats  The immigration statistics for January to March 2017 have been released today. Key asylum figures are below and you can find the data tables here. Applications:  In Q1 (2017), there were 6,516 asylum applications, compared with 7,419 in Q4 (2016). Decisions:  There were 5,953 initial decisions in Q1 […]

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Free skills training for women who support other women: from Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service

Free training available to asylum seeking, refugee and migrant women from Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service Training in group working Support for self-development A safe space to talk about your own self-care as you care for others in your community A supportive group of other women who are doing similar work to you You are […]

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Together Women offering 1:1 key working to women in Leeds

The Together Women Project are beginning a brand new 1:1 key-working service based in Leeds centre.  “We offer a gender-specific service which provides a range of tailored support for a wide variety of women’s needs, including employability skills, domestic violence support and awareness, budgeting and mental health wellbeing. We aim to discourage social isolation by […]

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The Together Women Project – for refugee and asylum seeking women wanting support with mental health, work, parenting and finances

The Together Women Project is starting up a new 1:1 key-working service based in Leeds. We would like your help to expand our all-female client base, particularly to asylum seekers, refugees and women from minority ethnic backgrounds. We are an all-female charity offering a gender-specific service which provides tailored support for a variety of needs […]

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Asylum Matters – Home office review of support rates

Still Human Still Here which became Ordinary People, Extraordinary lives is now called Asylum Matters. This update came from Andrea Vukovic Home Office Review of Cash Allowance Paid to Asylum-Seekers for 2016 The Home Office has released a report on the ‘Review of Cash Allowance paid to Asylum-Seekers: 2016’ which concluded that the cash allowance […]

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Good Morning Group (women)

Coffee mornings for women and children to learn English and take part in activities.

This group currently offers Polish speaking volunteers.

You are welcome to visit this group if you are new to Leeds and find out more about services in your local area and how to access support

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