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National Audit Office publishes report into Home Office asylum accommodation and support contracts

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report into the Home’s Office’s asylum accommodation and AIRE (Advice, Issue Reporting and Eligibility) contracts, after it transitioned to them in September 2019. NACCOM and other sector partners welcome the report after flagging up concerns about both contracts’ performance, […]

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Open letter to Local Authorities – halt evictions of those experiencing homelessness with NRPF from emergency accommodation

NACCOM has joined more than a hundred charities, campaign groups, lawyers and local councillors to urge local councils not to evict homeless people with NRPF from emergency accommodation provided through the Covid-19 homelessness response. The open letter, coordinated by Haringey Migrant Support Centre, also asks councils not […]

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Jobs across the network in June

Jobs across the network in June, including roles at Hope Projects in Birmingham, Kings Arms Project in Bedford, Praxis in London and Micro Rainbow.  Are you a NACCOM member with a job to advertise? Then get in touch and let us help you publicise it. Please see NACCOM’s recruitment […]

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NACCOM annual membership survey 2020 – how we use our members’ data to make an impact

At NACCOM, a key way that we work to end destitution is by gathering evidence on the needs of people requiring the services of our membership, due to failures in the immigration system that have left them homeless and destitute.   Such data, alongside the stories of people with lived experience of such injustices, informs our policy and campaign work whilst supporting the development of good […]

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Blog: Wellbeing, self-care and boundary setting whilst working from home during the pandemic – tips from Dr Mirjam Thullesen

In response to the COVID-10 pandemic, NACCOM partnered with Dr Mirjam Thullesen, a psychologist and psychotherapist with specialist knowledge of working in the refugee field, to run a series of online wellbeing workshops for our members looking at self-care and boundary setting whilst working from home. Mirjam […]

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NACCOM Covid-19 Advocacy – Update on the Government’s ‘Everyone In’ guidance in relation to those with No Recourse to Public Funds

On March 26th, the Government instructed Local Authorities to accommodate all rough sleepers (regardless of immigration status) during the pandemic. After reports were circulated last week (May 15th) in the Manchester Evening News that the Government was now ‘winding up’ its ‘Everyone In’ programme, the Ministry for […]

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NACCOM Covid-19 Resources – Digital inclusion and enabling access to the internet for service users during the pandemic

Digital inclusion is particularly important not only to help service users access vital online services during the pandemic, but to reduce social isolation and support mental health and wellbeing during this extremely challenging time. The question of how best to support people accommodated across the network in […]

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NACCOM Covid-19 Advocacy – May update

Since the onset of the pandemic in the UK, alongside other organisations in the sector, NACCOM has been campaigning the Government to introduce some key policy changes in order to protect and support people with insecure migration status, those seeking asylum and refugees experiencing homelessness and destitution […]

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NACCOM Covid-19 Resources – Free online event for members; Looking After Yourself Webinar for managing stress and pressure during the Covid-19 pandemic

NACCOM is pleased to invite members to a free online event: Looking After Yourself Webinar, taking place on three different dates in April and May   ****** NACCOM is offering members affected by the COVID-19 crisis, the opportunity to take part in a 1.5 hour psychosocial support […]

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NACCOM Covid-19 Advocacy: PM must honour commitment to those who can’t access public funds during Coronavirus pandemic, say leading charities

On March 26th, NACCOM, member charities in our network, and other leading charities from across the migration sector, have once again written to the Prime Minister, urging him to make vital support available to those unable to access public funds  due to their uncertain migration status, during […]

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NACCOM Covid-19 Advocacy: Joint letter to the Prime Minister – policy recommendations to protect people who are experiencing homelessness and insecure migration statuses

Today (March 19th 2020), over 70 leading charities, organisations and individuals that provide essential services for people who are destitute and homeless because of their migration status are calling on the Government to take urgent action, as the Covid-19 crisis escalates. In a letter addressed to the […]

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Advocacy round-up; updates on #LiftTheBan, the parliamentray debate on refugee move-on support, and the new Immigration Bill

Our Campaigns and Policy Coordinator, Jessie Seal, gives us an update on some key advocacy activity and developments from the last few weeks. Joint campaigns: #LiftTheBan This week, the #LiftTheBan coalition held their first meeting since the start of the new parliament. Some incredible work has been […]

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Jobs across the network in March

Jobs across the network in March include roles at the Refugee Survival Trust in Glasgow, and at Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers. Are you a NACCOM member with a job to advertise? Then get in touch and let us help you publicise it. Organisation: Refugee […]

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