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“The NACCOM network is a beacon of hope” – reflections from our outgoing National Director, Renae Mann

2021-04-13T13:14:18+01:0026 March 2021|Blog, News|

Renae Mann, our outgoing National Director, reflects on her time at NACCOM: It’s been my huge privilege to lead NACCOM for the last seven months, and to see how a dedicated group of people can [...]

“We must uphold the right of people to seek protection here” – Our statement in response to the New Plan for Immigration

2021-04-13T13:15:20+01:0024 March 2021|Blog, News|

NACCOM's response to the Government's New Plan for Immigration, which was launched on 24th March 2021. "The proposals announced today as part of the New Plan for Immigration lays bare the Government’s contempt for the [...]

NACCOM launches new project to support members with evidence gathering

2021-02-26T12:57:13+00:0026 February 2021|News, Project news|

Evidencing the vital role that frontline services play in responding to destitution is critical for effective influencing of decision-makers about the policies that create such problems in the first place, and in the process of identifying and strengthening good practice models to demonstrate how it can be prevented. As [...]

New project launched by Homeless Link and NACCOM will develop roadmap for homelessness services working with people with NRPF

2021-02-02T14:00:48+00:002 February 2021|News, Project news|

A new project was launched today (2nd February) by Homeless Link in partnership with NACCOM, that will aim to improve the homelessness offer for migrants with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) in England. With [...]

Blog: If we are to “build back better” for the post-Covid era, we must tackle health inequality, writes NACCOM’s National Director, Renae Mann

2021-04-16T11:43:41+01:0029 January 2021|News|

The Covid-19 crisis has exposed the gross health inequalities that exist in our society. If we are to "build back better" so that everyone has a chance to thrive, we must deal with the root [...]

“This week’s events in America should stand as a reminder to all those who hold political office that their words have the power” – NACCOM’s National Director reflects on an unprecedented week in US politics

2021-01-08T13:45:07+00:008 January 2021|News|

On January 6th 2021, far-right extremists violently entered the US Capitol building - the seat of American democracy - to disrupt the Electoral Vote Count that would certify Joe Biden as the next President of [...]

Guest blog: The impact of Brexit and related changes to immigration legislation on EU nationals in the UK at risk of homelessness

2021-01-11T12:22:04+00:006 January 2021|Blog, News|

The impact of Brexit on immigration policy is far-reaching, and includes changes to immigration legislation that will have immediate consequences for EU nationals in the UK who are at risk of homelessness, and their access [...]

‘Destitution in the UK’ – new research by Joseph Roundtree Foundation shows alarming rise in destitution levels, with migrants disproportionately affected

2020-12-09T10:49:36+00:009 December 2020|Reports and research, News|

The Joseph Roundtree Foundation (JRF) has released its third 'Destitution in the UK' report, which reveals an alarming rise in levels of destitution experienced by people living in the UK. The 2020 report, based on [...]

Human Rights Day Vigil – December 10th; a moment to come together and remember, reflect and bear witness to suffering and injustice in the immigration system

2020-12-15T10:23:11+00:0020 November 2020|News|

This year has been a year like no other. The impact of Covid-19 on our lives has been profound and far-reaching - no-one has been left unaffected by this deadly disease. As a network, we [...]

Joint-letter – New Home Office policy on rough sleeping and the increased risks of modern slavery

2020-12-01T15:51:22+00:001 December 2020|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM has joined with 150 other organisations and individuals to voice our concerns about changes to immigration rules that could see non-UK nationals deported for rough sleeping. In a joint letter on December 1st led [...]

NACCOM joins with leading homelessness charities to condemn the changes to immigration rules that could see migrant rough sleepers deported

2020-12-15T11:02:03+00:006 November 2020|Campaigns, News|

New immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough will endanger lives, undermine progress in reducing homelessness and must be reconsidered. That is the message being sent today (November 5th) the UK Government by Crisis, Shelter, St [...]

#StopAsylumEvictions; No evictions into homelessness – our response to the Home Office decision on asylum evictions and call to action 

2020-12-02T08:50:51+00:0024 September 2020|Blog, Campaigns, News|

As of the 15th September, the Home Office has resumed evictions from asylum accommodation for people with a negative decision in England, with plans to resume in Scotland and Wales in the future. We are [...]

UK must maintain its long-standing commitment to international aid, charity leaders urge

2020-11-27T14:31:12+00:0027 November 2020|News|

NACCOM's National Director, Renae Mann, has joined civil society charities to urge the UK Government to maintain its commitment to the UK's international aid budget, stressing the importance of recognising the interconnectedness of international and [...]

‘Locked into Poverty’ – new research on asylum support rates and poverty in the UK asylum system

2020-11-06T12:20:03+00:006 November 2020|Reports and research, Campaigns, News|

The charity Asylum Matters has published a report - ‘Locked into Poverty – life on asylum support’ - which reveals a picture of poverty, exclusion and hardship for people seeking asylum wholly reliant on Government support [...]

Anti-Slavery Day: NACCOM joins with 50+ experts to call for end to harms facing survivors

2020-10-20T15:28:42+01:0020 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

On Anti-Slavery Day 2020 (18th October), NACCOM has joined with over 50 organisations, activists and individuals to write to the Prime Minister with the message that the UK's emphasis on immigration control, at the expense [...]

NACCOM supports the #HandsUp4OurHealth campaign – campaigning for access to healthcare for everyone

2020-10-16T11:21:15+01:0016 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM has joined a campaign coordinated by Doctors of the World, Lancett Migration and the Faculty of Public Health calling for universal and equitable access to NHS services, during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. The [...]

Open letter to the Prime Minister – Reverse the decision to evict people with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) into homelessness

2020-10-15T13:53:53+01:001 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

Today (October 1st 2020), NACCOM joins 228 organisations and 597 individuals who are joining together as a collective voice to tell the Prime Minister to reverse the decision to evict people with No Recourse to [...]

UK Faith leaders call for Home Office to halt asylum evictions – Open letter to the Home Secretary

2020-10-01T14:24:31+01:001 October 2020|Campaigns, News|

A group of UK faith leaders, including representatives from Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Hindu communities, has written to the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, calling for the Government to reverse its plan to make thousands of [...]

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