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NACCOM is a network of over 140 organisations and individuals that provides safe, temporary accommodation and support to people experiencing destitution in the UK asylum and immigration system.

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Launching our Impact Report for 2021

  We're delighted to launch our Impact Report for 2021. Our yearly Impact Report maps the scale of destitution in the UK asylum system through the results of our annual survey, how our members have responded over the past year, and how NACCOM has made an impact. In our Impact Report you'll find: ➡️ The results of our annual members survey mapping the scale of destitution across the network and its impact on the people we support ➡️ An overview of NACCOM's key achievements and developments this year, and how we've made a difference through; Network Development Policy, advocacy and [...]

26 November 2021|

Our response | The tragic loss of life in the Channel

"Today our thoughts are with the 27 men, women and children who lost their lives in the English Channel this week, whilst trying to reach the safety of the UK. Our hearts go out to their friends, families and communities, as they come to terms with this incomprehensible tragedy.   "As a network of organisations supporting people in the asylum system, we stand in solidarity with all those who are forced to make unimaginable choices and desperate journeys in the hope of finding a better, safer life. People fleeing violence, war and persecution have a legal right to seek protection here; [...]

25 November 2021|

Joint blog with Homeless Link | Community Researchers share their experiences of accessing homelessness support

NACCOM’s Community Researcher group has been working with Homeless Link to explore experiences of accessing support from Local Authorities throughout the pandemic. In this blog, we discuss early reflections from our research and calls for change from the Community Researcher group. When you are destitute you don’t have the words. You don’t have a sky over your head and earth under your feet. You are hiding yourself and you don’t know where to go. You face a daily struggle for survival and people constantly disrespecting and disregarding you. The true impact of destitution is incapacitating, financially, physically, and [...]

23 November 2021|

Changes to NACCOM’s Board of Trustees | Julian Prior steps down, and we welcome Caron Boulghassoul as Chair

Julian Prior, Chair of Trustees for NACCOM, has announced that he will be stepping down from the role in November. In a statement he said:     "I wanted to let you know that after six years of being Chair of the Trustees Board at NACCOM I will be stepping down from this role at our AGM on 18th November. Having started as a freelance consultant in May (after stepping down from my employed post as CEO of Action Foundation) I no longer feel that I have the capacity to lead NACCOM’s Board.   "However, I am [...]

22 October 2021|
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people accommodated across the network over the year
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Nights of accommodation provided by our members this year (estimate)
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people were street homeless when they approached our members for support
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people needed financial support
86%

of full members involve Experts by Experience in their service provision and operations (57/66)

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people were turned away because of a lack of accommodation
82%

of people who were referred to or made enquiries to member organisations this year (600/735 people) were facing street homelessness

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nights of accommodation provided across the year (estimated)
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people were provided with financial support (but not accommodated)

NACCOM is the UK-wide
No Accommodation Network

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Latest Blogs

Joint blog with Homeless Link | Community Researchers share their experiences of accessing homelessness support

23 November 2021|

NACCOM’s Community Researcher group has been working with Homeless Link to explore experiences of accessing support from Local Authorities throughout the pandemic. In this blog, we discuss early reflections [...]

Statement and briefing: “We condemn the increasingly hostile actions of this Government towards people seeking protection.”

19 July 2021|

This week sees the second reading in Parliament of the Government's Nationality and Borders Bill, as well as the lifting of the temporary ban on evictions from asylum accommodation for [...]

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