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How we’re evidencing destitution | Launching our 2022 Annual Members’ Survey

Since 2013, NACCOM has gathered data from our members through our Annual Members’ Survey, which enables us to track the scale and impact of destitution in the asylum and immigration system.   This comprehensive data helps us to better understand and evidence the type of accommodation and support our members are providing across the UK, who the NACCOM network is supporting and what their needs are, and how responses to destitution are evolving each year. The information gathered underpins our advocacy and policy work, helping us to shape campaigns that will push for change to the policies that cause destitution. In [...]

23 June 2022|

Job opportunity: Community Research Facilitator

NACCOM is pleased to be recruiting for a key role that supports the facilitation and development of our Community Research Programme. About the role: The purpose of this role is to develop and facilitate a key area of NACCOM’s Expert by Experience work – the Community Research Programme.   This work has grown out of NACCOM’s Community Reporter work and reflects NACCOM’s commitment to sharing knowledge and power. The Community Research Facilitator will assist the group in planning and undertaking research sessions. They will ensure that the group is supported to do this ethically and impactfully. They will work with the [...]

21 June 2022|

NACCOM Community Research Programme: One Year Review – key learning and recommendations

NACCOM’s Community Research Programme was established in March 2021 to provide a space for people with lived experience of immigration control to research, analyse and present solutions to destitution in our communities.  Community Researchers are NACCOM volunteers who discuss the areas of destitution, homelessness, and migration that they wish to collectively research and NACCOM supports the group to undertake ethical, safe and impactful research.  The project aligns with NACCOM’s strategic commitment to empower people in the network who are destitute to share their experiences and raise awareness of the impact of destitution. Initial learning from the programme was shared [...]

20 June 2022|

New research shows ‘legal advice deserts’ are driving people into destitution and homelessness

Important new research commissioned by Refugee Action and undertaken by Dr Jo Wilding reveals ‘legal advice deserts’ that are preventing access to justice and causing other wide-ranging negative impacts for people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants in UK communities. New national research commissioned by Refugee Action and lead by Dr Jo Wilding, and funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and The Community Justice Fund, has helped to evidence the extent to which a lack of legal advice and representation is impacting on refugee, asylum and migrant communities in the UK. No access to justice: How legal advice deserts [...]

9 June 2022|

What we do

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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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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