Author Archive | Hannah Gurnham

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Ending Migrant Homelessness Conference – NACCOM, CRISIS and Homes for Cathy host one-day event to explore solutions to migrant homelessness

NACCOM, CRISIS and the Homes for Cathy group of Housing Associations are hosting a conference looking at Ending Migrant Homelessness. This one-day event will bring together Housing Associations, charities and other accommodation providers to share ideas and find solutions for expanding accommodation provision, specifically for people experiencing […]

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NACCOM’s key asks – the five policies the next Government needs to adopt to #EndDestitution

Whatever the outcome of today’s General Election, NACCOM is asking the next Government to adopt these key policies to #EndDestitution amongst people seeking asylum, refugees and other migrants with no recourse to public funds. Hazel Williams, NACCOM’s National Director, commented: “Destitution has a devastating impact on the […]

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Jobs across the network in December

Please see below for vacancies in the network, including roles at Praxis, Hope at Home, the St Augustine’s Centre and NACCOM. If you have a job you would like to advertise, please get in touch. Praxis is recruiting for: Volunteer Coordinator Responsible to: Advice Manager Location: Bethnal […]

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Scotland’s highest court rules ‘lock-change evictions’ are legal, putting many people seeking asylum at risk of homelessness

Last week, Scotland’s highest court ruled that lock-change evictions of people seeking asylum without court orders are legal. This means that those whose asylum claims have been refused can be evicted, putting them at immediate risk of homelessness at an extremely vulnerable point in their lives, and […]

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Jobs across the network in October

Please see below for vacancies in the network, including roles at Praxis in London, Action Foundation in Newcastle, and Hope Housing in Bradford. If you have a job you would like to advertise, please get in touch. Praxis is recruiting for: Immigration Advisor Street Legal (OISC level […]

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‘Missing the Safety Net’ – Government failings are leaving vulnerable people seeking asylum homeless and hungry, new joint report finds

New research published today by the charities Refugee Action and NACCOM, the No Accommodation Network, has revealed that vulnerable people refused asylum in the UK, including pregnant women and those with serious mental health conditions, are being failed by the Government’s asylum support system, leaving them homeless […]

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Jobs across the network in September

Please see below for vacancies this month, including C4WS, Praxis, Action for Refugees in Lewisham, ASSIST Sheffield and Bristol Hospitality Network. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. C4WS  in London (Camden) is recruiting for; Home from Home hosting scheme coordinator (part-time) Praxis  in London (Bethnal Green) is […]

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Jobs across the network in August

Please see below for vacancies this month, including Action Foundation, Praxis and Open Door North East. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. Open Door North East is recruiting for a Refugee Support Worker (Housing) (Maternity Cover): Location: Open Door North East (Middlesbrough) Hours: Full time (37.5hrs) […]

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Guest blog – “We’re happy to host” A delegate’s view of NACCOM’s hosting convention 2019

Esther Bakari from Birmingham Community Hosting Network (BIRCH) shares her experience of our Happy To Host annual convention: “Saturday 13th July saw the introduction of the ‘Happy to Host’ Convention organised by NACCOM. “Taking place at Amnesty’s Human Rights Centre, in London, around 80 individuals from NACCOM’s […]

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Job vacancies in the network in July

Please see below for vacancies this month, including Action Foundation, who are recruiting for two senior positions. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. Action Foundation are recruiting for two senior roles this month: Head of Client Services Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hours: 35 hours per week (full-time) Salary: […]

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