How has NACCOM made an impact this year? Read our 2018-2019 Impact Report

2019-10-24T13:59:56+01:0024 October 2019|Campaigns, News, Resources|

[button link="https://naccom.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/NACCOM-ImpactReport_2019-10-11_DIGITAL.pdf" bg_color="#3d9293"]DOWNLOAD OUR 2018 - 2019 IMPACT REPORT[/button] Hazel Williams, NACCOM’s National Director, introduces our latest Impact Report and outlines how NACCOM has made an impact this year. “This is the second Impact Report [...]

NACCOM and EASL offer one-day Introduction to Mental Health course for those working with refugees and people seeking asylum

2019-10-16T15:31:22+01:0016 October 2019|News|

NACCOM in partnership with EASL is running a one day course for those working with refugees, people seeking asylum and other migrants. When: Wednesday 20th November (one-day course) Time: 9:45 for a 10am start – [...]

A joint open letter to the new Home Secretary, from organisations working in the refugee and migration sector

2019-10-21T10:17:13+01:0031 July 2019|Campaigns, News|

NACCOM has joined with 37 other organisations working in the migration and refugee sector to send an open, joint letter to the new Home Secretary, Priti Patel, outlining the current pressing issues within the UK [...]

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

2019-07-22T12:52:40+01:0022 July 2019|Conferences, News|

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 [...]

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT – Lancashire Sanctuary Homes Project run by Together Lancashire

2019-07-18T11:28:14+01:0018 July 2019|News, Project news|

Lisa Norcross, Development Co-Ordinator at Together Lancashire, talks to us about their Lancashire Sanctuary Homes Project for refugees and destitute asylum seekers, and the challenges and rewards of turning an existing grassroots support network into [...]

How our members’ data helps us make an impact: Update on the use of the 2017-18 member survey findings

2019-07-08T13:14:55+01:0025 June 2019|Campaigns, News|

Each year, NACCOM Members provide information on the number, needs and experiences of people accommodated through their services who are facing destitution because of the immigration system. Below is a summary of the ways data [...]

Mind the Gap – One Year On report provides fresh evidence of refugees’ vulnerability to homelessness during move-on period

2019-06-20T13:19:33+01:0020 June 2019|Campaigns, News, Resources|

To coincide with World Refugee Day, NACCOM has launched its Mind the Gap – One Year On report, which builds on findings published in June 2018 that made a direct link between Home Office policy [...]

‘The difference a warm welcome and adequate accommodation can make’- @JRSUK on their hosting scheme

2019-05-08T08:42:21+01:008 May 2019|News, Project news|

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) UK accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of those currently detained in Immigration Removal Centres near Heathrow and those made destitute during the asylum process. Naomi Turner is the Communities [...]

Upcoming event on 30th April- ‘Patients not Passports: Challenging Far Right Policies in the NHS’

2019-04-16T08:44:46+01:0016 April 2019|Campaigns, News|

Later this month, join Docs Not Cops, Migrants Organise, Medact, JCWI, Runnymede Trust and 500 supporters and campaigners for the launch of the Patients Not Passports toolkit and learn how together we can bring down [...]

Apply to be our next Policy and Advocacy Worker and join the fight to #EndDestitution – deadline Monday 1st April

2019-03-29T06:43:14+00:0029 March 2019|Campaigns, News, Resources|

NACCOM is recruiting for a Policy and Advocacy Coordinator (maternity cover)- could you be the person we're looking for? The Policy and Advocacy Coordinator will oversee NACCOM’s advocacy work, developing and implementing the advocacy strategy. [...]

Happy to Host- A new one day convention to celebrate and champion hosting schemes across the UK

2019-03-27T10:55:13+00:0026 March 2019|Conferences, News, Project news, Resources|

Happy to Host is a new one day event supporting and bringing together hosting schemes across the network. Taking place on Saturday 13th July 2019, this free event will celebrate the work of hosts, hear [...]

Upcoming NACCOM conferences on Funding Your Project- 29th April (Leeds) and 14th May (London)

2019-03-20T17:05:26+00:0021 March 2019|Conferences, News, Regional Meetings|

To assist with the development of skills and ideas for funding accommodation and support services for those facing destitution, and to launch our upcoming Funding Toolkit, NACCOM is hosting two ‘Funding Your Project’ events on [...]

Seeking Asylum- report by civil society groups in West Midlands on women’s experiences in the asylum process

2019-03-15T10:30:32+00:0018 March 2019|Campaigns, News, Project news, Resources|

'Seeking Asylum', a report on women's Experiences of Home Office Decision Making, Destitution and Mental Health Issues, has been recently published by a group of civil society activists including women seeking asylum in the West [...]

Last chance to apply for Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator roles at NACCOM- deadline 18th March

2019-03-15T09:12:22+00:0015 March 2019|News, Project news, Resources|

NACCOM is recruiting several posts to assist in our work to end destitution amongst people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants with no recourse to public funds, and the deadline for the Communications Coordinator and Operations [...]

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