Hackney Doorways

Hackney Doorways (Hackney Winter Night Shelter) provides emergency shelter for those who are homeless and rough sleeping, including for those with no recourse to public funds, from November through to March. The shelters are hosted in local churches and primary schools and are run on a day-to-day basis by teams of volunteers. We also offer a year-round women's night shelter where women can stay for up to 90 days with support from a female advocate worker. Both projects offer individual one-to-one support for our guests. Our mission is a route out of homelessness for those in need. Our Advocate Workers [...]

22 April 2022|

Connection Support

Connection Support are part of a partnership project across Oxfordshire to provide housing, legal advice and support to people currently accommodated in Oxford's COVID responses provision. Contact: Amy Delisser Email: [email protected] Phone Number: 07920041740 Website: http://www.connectionsupport.org.uk/ Social media: Facebook | Twitter  

22 April 2022|

NOAH Enterprise

NOAH takes a holistic approach to homelessness and exclusion and no matter which service a person comes to first they are encouraged to make use of as many areas of NOAH as necessary to enable them to reach their potential. Our services are focused on Luton and the wider Bedfordshire area. We provide accommodation for people who are rough sleeping and have No Recourse to Public Funds and we provide intensive employment training to support people to move towards independence. We are building our immigration advice capacity and currently advice on the EUSS. Email [email protected] Phone 01582 728416 Website | Twitter [...]

12 November 2021|

Starling Collective

Starling Collective is a new organisation based in Belfast that helps refugees and asylum seekers. We are an unincorporated association with Charitable status pending. Starling Collective founders have over 25 years’ experience of working with refugees and asylum seekers in Belfast. We established Starling Collective Collective because we felt that there were needs among the refugee community that we were not able to meet in the previous organisation. Email: [email protected] Phone: +447773810665 Social Media: Facebook  

12 November 2021|

IDAS

IDAS is the largest specialist charity in Yorkshire supporting anyone experiencing or affected by domestic abuse or sexual violence. Our services include refuge accommodation, community based support, peer mentoring, group work and access to a free, confidential out of hours’ helpline. Our teams of accredited specialist workers (IDVA’s and ISVAs) support people through the criminal justice system in addition to providing emotional support and safety planning advice.   Email: [email protected] Phone: 01904 646036 Website: www.idas.org.uk Social Media: Twitter and Facebook

12 November 2021|

Rotherham Ethnic Minority Alliance (REMA)

REMA is the infrastructure support organisation for the Black and Minority Ethnic Voluntary and Community Sector of Rotherham. REMA is an independent charity that supports the development of a vibrant, effective and influential BME Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector locally (VCFS). We support destitute people by providing food parcels and immigration advice. Contact:  Sithule Mguni Office: 01709 720744 Email: [email protected] Website: www.rema-online.org.uk Social Media: Twitter and Facebook    

29 September 2021|

Welcome Churches

Welcome Churches exists to see no refugee alone in the UK. We do this by inspiring, equipping and resourcing local churches across the UK to welcome refugees and asylum seekers in their local community. Our main project, Welcome Boxes, gives an intentional welcome newly-arrived refugees and asylum seekers within the first three months of arrival in a new place. Our Welcome Network also profiles refugee-welcoming churches across the UK so that they can find a 'welcome' from local people when they first arrive in a new community. Contact: Emily Holden Office: 01332 498041 Email: [email protected] Website: https://welcomechurches.org/ Social media: Facebook / [...]

23 September 2021|

Whispers of Hope

Whispers of Hope is a full member of NACCOM supporting women who are victims of domestic abuse and sexual exploitation who have the added complication of complex immigration issues. We support asylum seekers, refugees and those on spouse and family reunion visas. We provide befriending and sign posting to other agencies as well as well-being activities and a weekly SafeSpace meeting. We also have a Safe House, Avan House, offering temporary accommodation to women with no recourse to public funds. This house of hospitality has a part-time live-in host as well as other volunteers who provide emotional and practical support [...]

25 November 2020|

Haringey Migrant Support Centre (HMSC)

Haringey Migrant Support Centre (HMSC) runs a weekly service for migrants providing advice and casework on immigration, welfare, housing and community care issues. It also offers destitution support as well as referring or signposting to other specialist organisations supporting migrants with their specific needs. During the Monday drop-in we provide a hot meal, food parcels and a welcoming space offering opportunities for connection and participation. HMSC is attended by 35-45 people every week; some of them come with children and at least a third are new visitors. These are individuals who, due to their lack of status, are excluded from [...]

30 September 2020|

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|

Glass Door Homeless Charity

Glass Door Homeless Charity is London's largest open-access network of emergency winter shelters and support services for men and women affected by homelessness. By partnering with churches to provide shelter and support, Glass Door is committed to supporting people get—and stay—off the street. Glass Door offers shelter, advice and support through a wide-range of services. Website: https://www.glassdoor.org.uk/ Social media: Twitter / Facebook  

6 February 2020|

Crisis

Crisis works directly with thousands of homeless people every year. They provide vital help so that people can rebuild their lives and are supported out of homelessness for good. They offer one to one support, advice and courses for homeless people in 12 areas across England, Scotland and Wales. How Crisis helps someone depends on their individual needs and situation. It could be with finding a home and settling in, getting new skills and finding a job, or help with their health and wellbeing. Crisis uses research to find out how best to improve their services, but also to find [...]

6 February 2020|

Hackney Migrant Centre

Hackney Migrant Centre joined NACCOM in 2019 as an Associate Member. Hackney Migrant Centre runs a weekly drop-in advice service with the help of volunteers and professional advisers. Visitors to the service receive initial immigration, housing and welfare advice; as well as advice on accessing a GP and dealing with charges for hospital care. Outside the drop-in, they charity works with visitors to resolve the problems facing them. HMC provides a welcoming environment to migrants, regardless of immigration status, nationality or current place of residence. Email: [email protected] Website: https://hackneymigrantcentre.org.uk/ Social media: Facebook / Twitter

2 January 2020|

Simon on the Streets

Simon on the Streets is a charity operating in Yorkshire, in the Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield areas. They joined NACCOM in 2019 as an Associate Member. Simon on the Streets is an independent charity that offers support to Leeds' homeless community, primarily entrenched rough sleepers, on an outreach basis. They do this through emotional and practical support on an individual basis with no time limitations. Email: [email protected] Phone: 01133452270 Website: http://simononthestreets.co.uk/ Social media: Facebook / Twitter

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/

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. Email: [email protected] Phone: 0161 817 2250 Website: www.caritassalford.org.uk Social media: Twitter // Facebook

26 February 2019|

Safe In Scotland

Safe in Scotland  is a human rights organisation committed to ending destitution among asylum seekers. We provide safe, dignified, ensuite accommodation 24/7 collaborating with case workers, service providers, and the communities we work alongside. Contact: Annika Joy Email: [email protected] Phone: 07818372130 Website:https://www.safeinscotland.com/

16 January 2019|

Together With Migrant Children

Together with Migrant Children works with children, young people and families who are migrants, refugees or asylum seekers. We work nationwide, with the majority of our work in London and the South East. We are a small team of social workers, youth workers and other family practitioners. We provide holistic support for families, support with safeguarding, work and advocacy with families with No Recourse to Public Funds and carry out assessment work for a wide variety of different purposes. We also run activity days for destitute migrant children and their families. Contact: Nick Watts Email address: [email protected] Phone number: 01865528658 Website: http://www.togethermigrantchildren.org.uk Social media: [...]

14 December 2018|

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|

The Children’s Society

The Children’s Society is a national charity that runs local projects to support children and young people who are at risk of exploitation or harm, and have been let down by the systems meant to protect them. We work with children and families with a range of migrant statuses including refugees, unaccompanied and other separated migrant children, and destitute or homeless migrant families, as well as children who have been or are at risk of trafficking, exploitation and abuse. Our refugee and migrant frontline services provide advocacy and advice for children and families across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds and Newcastle. We provide advocacy and advice to support young people and families to [...]

16 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: Florence Obadeyi Email:  [email protected] Phone: 01482 576374 Website: giroscope.org.uk  

12 April 2018|

Watford and Three Rivers Refugee Partnership (WTRRP)

Watford and Three Rivers Refugee Partnership (WTRRP) offers support to refugees, asylum seekers and non-European migrants with no recourse to public funds in West Hertfordshire. Our mission is to help provide access to the advice and services needed, often providing long term support (i.e. basic needs including food, ESOL, befriending etc) until statutory services are in place. WTRRP does not provide accommodation but finds ‘ways and means’ to help source emergency accommodation. Contact: Dorothy Knightley Email: [email protected] Phone: 01923 252434 Website: http://wtrrp.org.uk

9 March 2018|

GARAS

GARAS provides a drop-in service to asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants. Here we provide level one advice in asylum and immigration. We help clients through their asylum claim, and into their settled lives. We provide ESOL classes three days a week to coincide with our drop-in days. One day a week we have psychotherapy for those affected by their experiences. GARAS is also the main organisation supporting families in Gloucestershire here on the Vulnerable Peoples Resettlement Scheme. Contact: Adele Owen Email: [email protected] Website: www.garas.org.uk

25 January 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|

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|
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