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Emmaus North East

Emmaus North East joined NACCOM in 2019 as an Associate Member, in support of NACCOM's aims. Emmaus North East provides accommodation to people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion. One of 29 communities across the UK, Emmaus North East provides a home for as long as is needed, meaningful work experience in one of their social enterprises, funded training and an opportunity for the formerly homeless people they support to get back on their feet. Situated in South Shields, the community has the capacity to support up to 15 formerly homeless people, known within Emmaus as companions. Companions work [...]

2 January 2020|

Commonweal Housing Limited

Commonweal works with Praxis Community Projects (a Full NACCOM Member) to run an NRPF housing project in London. The project provides free bed spaces for single women with NRPF, cross subsidised by income from housing families to whom local authorities have a Section 17 responsibility. Commonweal provide the houses, as well as strategic support and ongoing evaluation. Contact: Jessie Powell Email: [email protected] Phone: 0207 1998390 Website: http://www.commonwealhousing.org.uk Social Media: Twitter

7 January 2019|

Sufra NW London

Sufra NW London is a Community Hub that provides Emergency Food Parcels; a Community Kitchen; Guidance and Advocacy; an accredited Food Academy course; a Refugee Resettlement programme; and a Community Growing Project that provides training in horticulture, school environmental visits and a vocational training course. Contact: Mohammed Mamdani Email: [email protected] Phone: 02034411335 Website: http://www.sufra-nwlondon.org.uk Social Media: Twitter and Facebook

19 December 2017|

Enterprise Homes Group

Enterprise Homes Group (EHG) is a charitable organisation involved in all aspects of housing and homelessness from rough sleeping right through to affordable housing in the private sector. EHG brings together the Wolverhampton Church Shelter; Hope into Action: Black Country (supported accommodation for Refugees, Migrants and Destitute Asylum Seekers amongst others); a Social Enterprise providing free residential training (predominantly aimed at NRPFs) and a Social Enterprise Property Management and Lettings Agency. Contact: Matthieu Lambert Email: [email protected] Phone: 07910757392 Social media: Twitter and Facebook

1 August 2017|

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN)

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN).  We enable refugees to thrive through the power of their own ideas. We do this through providing them with access to business support networks and business financing, designed to help accelerate them towards launching sustainable businesses. Contact: Charlie Fraser Phone: 07951337060 Email: [email protected] Website: www.wearetern.org Social media: Twitter and Facebook

22 September 2017|

Action Foundation

Action Foundation is the only organisation in Tyne and Wear specifically set up to provide supported accommodation for destitute asylum seekers who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF).  We lease properties from private landlords and sublet them free of charge to vulnerable asylum seekers with NRPF.  We also run a Hosting scheme for this client group matching them with people who we have recruited and trained to provide a room in their home.  We also provide supported, private rented accommodation to new refugees in Tyne and Wear who become homeless following their positive asylum decision.  We currently operate in Newcastle, [...]

28 April 2016|

Open Door (North East)

Open Door North East provides accommodation for destitute asylum seekers through our hosting/housing scheme. We provide accommodation for refugees, having a mixture of family houses as well as shared houses. We provide supporting services including drop-in sessions for asylum seekers to access support, advice and guidance. We assist refugees to access mainstream benefits and employment. We are able to offer a wide variety of volunteering opportunities across the charity.  We provide ESOL classes and other short term programmes such as the enterprise scheme, Sew2Work. Contact: Anna Lewis Office: 01642 213634 Email:  [email protected] Website: www.opendoornortheast.com Social Media:  Facebook  

28 April 2016|

Upbeat Communities- Host Derby

Upbeat Communities is a Christian charity based in Derby that exists to help refugees settle and rebuild their lives. We want to see strangers become neighbours. We offer befriending, English classes, community building activities, enterprise and employment training and also run a Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme in Derbyshire. In 2018 we launched Host Derby, a hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers and refugees. Contact: Andrew Jackson Phone: 07912 287338 Office: 01332 916150 Email: [email protected] Website: www.upbeatcommunities.org

28 April 2016|
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