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Blog | Evictions into homelessness – the ongoing ‘move-on’ emergency facing people leaving the asylum system

Homelessness amongst refugees leaving the asylum system has been on the rise over the last year, in large part due to a change in process to the asylum move-on period, introduced by the Home Office in August 2023 (but since reversed), which left many newly granted refugees suddenly facing homelessness when their accommodation and support was abruptly ended after their grant of status.   As we head into Spring 2024, the outlook for new refugees leaving the asylum system, and the organisations that support them, is still extremely challenging. In this blog, we look at the impact of what is [...]

4 April 2024|

Jobs across the network in April 2024

Organisation: Hope Projects Job Title: Wellbeing Officer Hours: part time / o.8 FTE / 4 days per week Location: Balsall Heath, West Midlands (Hybrid) Salary: £24,237 - £26,419 (.8FTE pro rata of £30,296 - £33024) Deadline: 23 April 2024 at 12noon More information, and to apply click here. Organisation: Refugee Action Job Title: Outreach and Early Information Coordinator Hours: full time / 35 hpw Contract: fixed term until 30th April 2025, with the possibility of further funding. Location: Manchester office Salary: £32,076 starting salary Deadline: 28 April 2024 at 23:59 Interview date: 8th May 2024 [...]

15 March 2024|

“A great day of learning and inspiration” | NACCOM Annual Conference 2024

NACCOM members, supporters and partners came together in York on Thursday March 7th 2024 for the network’s Annual Conference. Over 140 delegates representing 65 organisations attended the one-day event, which aimed to promote learning, good practice and solidarity across the NACCOM network.   During the day, delegates had the opportunity to participate in a series of practical workshops on topics including building lived experience representation, developing accommodation projects, and campaigning ahead of a general election, as well as network with other members from across the UK.   Highlights of the day included a panel discussion on [...]

13 March 2024|

Blog and statement | Government withdraws plans to exempt asylum accommodation from HMO licensing

NACCOM, alongside other migrants’ rights, housing and homelessness organisations, has welcomed news that the Government has withdrawn draft regulations to exempt asylum accommodation from HMO (houses in multiple occupation) licensing, which would have weakened vital safety measures for those in the asylum system living in Home Office accommodation.   The Government’s announcement follows the anticipated start of a judicial review challenging the draft regulations in February 2024, which was abandoned shortly before the trial was due to start, when claimants were informed that the Home Office had decided to withdraw their proposals.  Organisations advocating for and supporting refugees raised serious [...]

22 February 2024|

What We Do

NACCOM is a network of over 130 organisations and individuals that provides safe, temporary accommodation and support to people experiencing destitution in the UK asylum and immigration system.

People accommodated across the network during 2022-2023
Nights of accommodation provided by our members during the past year (estimate)
People were rough sleeping or in informal/insecure accommodation before being accommodated by the network
People received financial support from members during the past year
Staff and volunteers delivering support across the network during the past year (minimum)
people were turned away because of a lack of accommodation

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

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

NACCOM is the UK-wide
No Accommodation Network

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