Housing

Second City Housing

Second City Housing Ltd was set up in 2016 to provide accommodation and support to individuals who are at risk of homelessness. Their main aim is to deliver holistic housing services to maximize tenancy sustainability and assist individuals on a pathway into employment, training & advice. The ethos of Second City Housing is to work with those most in need of housing, providing a robust service, enabling their customers to lead independent living. Second City Housing offers: Shared accommodation Self-Contained Houses in Multiple occupation (HMO) Independent living Website: http://secondcityhousing.com/ Email: [email protected] Social media: Twitter / Facebook

6 February 2020|

RADAR

RADAR (Rochdale Action with Destitute Asylum Seekers and Refugees) is an organisation based in Rochdale, in the North West of England. RADAR is a Full Member of NACCOM, and provides a hostel for destitute people seeking asylum in the area, as well as support services. Contact: Mark Coleman Email: [email protected] Website: NA Social media: NA

2 January 2020|

Martha House

Martha House is a Full Member of NACCOM based in London providing temporary accommodation for forced migrants who have become destitute. Food and accommodation are provided for their guests who have no recourse to public funds and are not allowed to work. They take referrals from agencies who work with migrants. Email: [email protected] Website: https://marthahouse.wordpress.com/ Social media: NA

2 January 2020|

Migration Foundation (Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing)

The Migration Foundation has a 1 x 10 bedroom house for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers with no recourse to public funds in Derby, East Midlands. The property belongs to Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing, and the service is currently fully funded by the Migration Foundation (a restricted fund of MTVH). We take referrals from local charities and take a holistic approach to support our clients. We offer small hardship grants, receive food donations from local businesses, support residents who want to volunteer or access employment, and offer opportunities for clients to socialise, play sports, etc). Most clients already have legal [...]

16 May 2019|

Caritas Diocese of Salford

Caritas operates 30 different services in the Diocese of Salford - Greater Manchester and Lancashire. Services in emergency night shelters, housing and hostels for homeless people , refugees and asylum seekers mainly in the Greater Manchester area; resettlement of refugees, advocacy for destitute people and food-banks and drop-ins. We are members of Caritas Social Action Network - the official agency of the Catholic Bishops conference of England and Wales that is part of the European and Internation Caritas family responding to poverty and injustice globally. Contact: Mark Wiggin (CEO) Email: [email protected] or [email protected] Phone: 0161 817 2250 Website: http://www.caritassalford.org.uk Social [...]

26 February 2019|

Hope Housing

Hope Housing provides supported housing for all homeless situations including refugees, failed asylum seekers, EA migrants, destitute service users as well as generic homelessness including supporting people with drug/alcohol problems or other support requirements. We provide casework support, and help people to access legal advice if required. Contact: Helen Syrop Email: [email protected] Phone: 01274 900 764 Website: http://www.hopehousing.co.uk Social media: Facebook // Twitter

8 May 2018|

Giroscope

Giroscope is a provider of housing to disadvantaged people in Hull. We buy and renovate derelict and unused houses which we let on affordable rents to people in need, run volunteer programmes, support small enterprise development and provide food parcels. We also provide one house rent free to a family of EU migrants with no recourse to public funds and are part of the Gateway Resettlement Programme. We are working with Open Doors Hull to provide more housing for destitute refused asylum seekers. Contact: Paul Gower Email:  [email protected] Phone: 01482 576374 Website: giroscope.org.uk

12 April 2018|

Your Homes Newcastle

Your Homes Newcastle manages homes on behalf of Newcastle City Council. We have a team of Advice and Support Workers who work in the 'Refugee Move on Team' that provides support to newly recognised refugees. This support involves finding accommodation, help with benefits, help to settle into the community. We are also the support provider for the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme and the Afghan Interpreters scheme. Contact: Mohitor Rahman Email: [email protected] Phone: 01912771144 Website: www.yhn.org.uk Social media: Twitter and Facebook

27 March 2018|

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network

Penrith and Eden Refugee Network provides support and welcomes single adult refugees with leave to remain to settle in Penrith.  Refugees must choose to settle in Penrith and we provide initial hosting and support into private rental housing, employment and belonging in the local community. We have a small settling-in and hardship fund and will pay for travel for exploratory visits to Penrith and support settling in costs.  To find out more see our website or contact Sarah or Ali.  We speak slowly and clearly.  Translation can be organised.  We have 6 places in 2018. Penrith is a vibrant town, half-way between [...]

20 February 2018|

Govan Community Project

Govan Community Project (GCP) provides services in the Govan and Cardonald area, including community social groups for men and women, a fresh food distribution service, free English language classes, and an advice and advocacy service for people in the asylum process, specialising in supporting people who are destitute or at risk of destitution.  GCP works closely with the Scottish Refugee Council, the Refugee Survival Trust, the British Red Cross and other stakeholders. Website: www.govancommunityproject.org.uk Phone: 0141 445 3718 Social media: Facebook  

4 January 2018|

Happydays UK

Happydays UK has been established for over 3 years and supports homeless people, particularly men, in the Calderdale and Kirklees areas.  As well as being involved in a local night shelter, the project has one property which houses refugees and a destitute asylum seeker, and the project also supports non-asylum seeking migrants. They also provide case work support and run several social enterprise programmes. Contact: David Fawcett Phone: 01422 303458 Email: [email protected] Website: www.happydaysuk.org Social media: Facebook

25 October 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|

Coventry Migrant Women House

Coventry Migrant Women House is an accommodation service for forced migrant women without any source of income in the Midlands. The project has been established since 2016 and works closely with other NACCOM Members in the area. Contact: Beth Ash Email: [email protected] Phone: 074 434 289 16 Website: cmwhblog.wordpress.com

23 August 2017|

Thousand 4 1000

Thousand 4 1000 CIO is a discrete offshoot of Brighton Migrant Solidarity (BMS being focused mainly on campaigning). We are the only organisation in the Brighton area providing housing support to destitute migrants who are not allowed to work or have no recourse to public funds. We take referrals directly from organisations such as Brighton Voices in Exile. In addition to accommodation, we also provide financial, practical and emotional support to locally based migrants. Contact: Jenny Priestman Email: [email protected] Phone: 07733361438 Website: Thousand 4 1000 Social Media: Facebook  and Twitter  

31 March 2017|

Warm Hut

Warm Hut is a Salford-based refugee community organisation. Our mission is that African people gain a better insight into their experiences of living abroad, have a positive attitude towards life in the UK, maximise their well-being, feel empowered and enabled to contribute to the host country. Contact: Elizabeth Tangata Email:  [email protected] Phone: 0161 278 2758  

16 August 2016|

Abigail Housing

Abigail Housing is a West-Yorkshire based charitable company dedicated to providing support and homes to refugees and asylum seekers who find themselves destitute on our streets. This includes those who have been refused asylum but cannot reasonably return to their country of origin (our Destitution Project in Bradford) and those given refugee status who have to leave their Home Office housing (our Refugee Project in Leeds). Contact: Amanda Church-Michael Phone: 07908 364112 Office: 01274 767887 Email: [email protected] Website: www.abigailhousing.org.uk Social media:  Twitter and Facebook

28 April 2016|

Abigail Housing – Leeds

Abigail Housing is a West-Yorkshire based charitable company providing support and housing to refugees and asylum seekers who find themselves destitute. The Refugee Project in Leeds accommodates and supports newly recognised refugees. For info on the Destitution Project in Bradford see here. Contact: Ian Summerskill Phone: 07743189314 Office: 01274 767887 Email: [email protected] Website: www.abigailhousing.org.uk

28 April 2016|

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|

Nottingham Arimathea Trust

Nottingham Arimathea Trust provide housing and support to vulnerable Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Victims of Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking and other vulnerable migrants in Nottingham and Derby.  Alongside accommodation we ensure individuals can access adequate legal representation so they can work toward submitting fresh claims for asylum and, from there, access Asylum Support housing or long term independent accommodation (for refugees). We also provide advocacy support, volunteering opportunities, training, English classes and cultural celebrations. Phone: 0115 9249920 Email: [email protected]

28 April 2016|

ASSIST Sheffield

ASSIST Sheffield is a volunteer-led charity seeking to challenge asylum destitution and promote integration, with accommodation, advocacy support and welfare payments, as well as volunteering, accompanying, interpreting and social activities. Contact: Jochen Kortlaender Phone: 07723 724098 Office: 01142754960 Email: [email protected] Website: www.assistsheffield.org.uk

28 April 2016|

Asylum Link

Asylum Link is an organisation dedicated to assisting Asylum Seekers and Refugees and to raising public awareness around Refugee issues, and runs a drop-in centre for all asylum seekers and refugees. Asylum Link provides friendship, help and advice and encourages the participation of asylum seekers and refugees in the service. Contact: Jannatul Chowdhury, Destitution Manager Office: 0151 709 7373 Email: [email protected] Website: www.asylumlink.org.uk 

26 April 2016|

Boaz Trust

The Boaz Trust is a Manchester based charity committed to ending destitution amongst refugees and asylum seekers who have become homeless through the asylum process. We provide accommodation alongside practical and pastoral support in the Greater Manchester area. Contact: Ros Holland Office: 0161 202 1056 Email:  [email protected] Website: www.boaztrust.org.uk

28 April 2016|

Bristol Hospitality Network

Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN) extends solidarity to people seeking asylum and experiencing destitution through accommodation and creative community involvement.  BHN provides full board accommodation in host households or in its large house for men in Bristol and community volunteering opportunities and social enterprise in solidarity with both male and female asylum seekers experiencing destitution.  BHN also offers a weekly welcome centre for over 100 asylum seekers and refugees and a solidarity fund for those with no other money. Contact: Rachael Bee Email: [email protected] Website: www.bhn.org.uk

28 April 2016|

Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST)

Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST) is a Southend-based community group, committed to bring an end to destitution amongst asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with no recourse to public funding (NRPF) living in Southend. The organisation is made up of asylum-seekers, refugees and the wider community, and supports destitute and homeless asylum seekers by providing resources, advice and accommodation. CAST also builds links between sanctuary-seekers and longer-established communities to nurture integration and community cohesion. Contact: Reyhan Ozyurt Phone: 01702 436659 Email: [email protected] Website: https://castsouthend.wordpress.com Social Media: Facebook  

28 April 2016|

DASS Project

DASS (Destitute Asylum Seeker Service) is a Glasgow based partnership of organisations working with refused asylum seekers in Scotland. We offer a range of services to address people's needs and enable them to make informed choices about their situation. Services include casework, legal advice and accommodation.   Contact: Cath McGee Phone: 0141 353 5603 Email: [email protected] Website: www.rst.org.uk

28 April 2016|

Fatima House

Fatima House project is a partnership between different organisations of the Catholic Church in Birmingham which provides free of charge/temporary accommodation to destitute asylum seeker women.  We receive referrals only from organisations which have signed a memorandum of understanding with Fatima House. Contact: Mauricio Silva Email:  [email protected] Phone: 07393 237 395

28 April 2016|
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