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Research by Scottish agencies highlights major problems in Section 4 support process

Partner agencies in Scotland have published findings on delays with Section 4 applications which demonstrate systemic problems with the system. The research, which was gathered from April 2017- April 2018, highlights the challenges that people face in accessing this vital support, which is only available to those who are destitute […]

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‘The Movement’- feature length film on everyday heroes involved in the ‘refugee crisis’ launches this week

‘The Movement’ is a feature length film telling stories of voluntary rescuers who have stepped in where governments have held back in the ongoing ‘refugee crisis’. With footage from the Mediterranean, Paris, Rome, and Greece, the film was produced by Sharon Walia, a journalist and refugee worker at […]

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Member Spotlight: ‘We desperately need policy change’ – Boaz Trust on the importance of gathering information on refugee homelessness

The Boaz Trust have been running a night shelter in Manchester for ten years now as part of their work to end destitution amongst people seeking sanctuary in the UK. As well as directly delivering life saving accommodation and support, in 2017-18 they worked with other NACCOM members to […]

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Job Vacancies in the Network in October

Please read on for details of job vacancies in the network this month. Got something to advertise? Get in touch here. HOST Nottingham is recruiting a Project Coordinator. Hours: 15 per week (flexible) Salary: £9,516 per year HOST Nottingham has been providing temporary housing in local people’s homes […]

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‘We knew this was a scandal’- Praxis Community Projects on lessons from Windrush

Praxis Community Projects are a long-standing NACCOM member providing casework, housing, legal advice and peer support to migrants at risk or at a point of crisis in London, including those facing destitution and homelessness. Until recently, they would not have considered themselves a campaigning organisation. Yet, in […]

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Job vacancies in the network in August-Sept

Please read on for details of job vacancies in the network this month. Got something to advertise? Get in touch here. Hope Projects are recruiting an Individual Giving Fundraiser. Hope Projects provides housing, financial support and legal advice to homeless and destitute asylum seekers in Birmingham, Coventry and […]

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Member Spotlight: Refugee Survival Trust

This month’s update comes from the Refugee Survival Trust, one of NACCOM’s members working to end destitution in Scotland. As we write, it has been a busy and difficult few days for the charity’s small team, beginning with news that the local asylum accommodation provider, Serco, is planning to […]

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Job Vacancies in the Network in July

Please see below for details of relevant job opportunities this month- click on the links to read more on each: Job description and person specification for the Legal Officer can be found here. Job description and person specification for the Administrative Assistant can be found here. Please […]

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Job vacancies in the network in June

Please see below for details of relevant job opportunities this month. St. Augustine’s Centre in Halifax has been working with diverse communities for 50 years providing support, sanctuary, community and information. We are looking for a Finance & Office Manager who will have responsibility for providing financial and […]

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Job Vacancies in the Network in May

Several NACCOM members are recruiting at the moment, please see below for details and contact the organisations directly for further information. Abigail Housing- Volunteer Co-ordinator (CP24: £21,962* (pro rata for 20 hrs per week) Abigail Housing provides supported housing to individuals at the end of the asylum process. This includes new […]

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Job vacancies in the network in December

See below for job vacancies across the network in December. For more information please contact the projects involved directly. Abigail Housing is recruiting a full-time Housing Manager to lead the day to day running of our Leeds-based Refugee Project. Abigail Housing provides accommodation and support to people […]

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Member Spotlight: Hope At Home

Hope at Home, our newest associate member, is a nationwide hosting project that started in Worcestershire in 2016. The scheme bridges the gap in provision for victims of trafficking and asylum seekers, by providing safe accommodation, support and training. Thanks to Helen for sharing the story behind the […]

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Job Vacancies across the Network in November

In November, several NACCOM members are recruiting for new posts. Please see below for details and contact the organisations directly with any enquiries. One Roof is a Leicester based charity providing accommodation and support to people who are homeless, destitute refugees, asylum seekers and the vulnerable.  We […]

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Member Spotlight: TERN

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN) recently joined NACCOM as an Associate Member. It is a national project with headquarters in London, and we were grateful for TERN’s Director, Charlie Fraser, taking some time to explain a bit more about what TERN does and how it works. 1) […]

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Job vacancies across the network in October

This month, several NACCOM members are recruiting for new posts. Please see below for details and contact the organisations directly with any enquiries. CAST (Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together) is appointing two new part-time staff to join their team in Southend-on-Sea. The roles they are recruiting are: […]

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Update from WARM Hut in Salford

Earlier this week we caught up with the team at WARM Hut in Salford, a refugee community organisation that became a NACCOM member in August 2016. The team includes Pipeeh Miyalu (Project Manager), Elizabeth Tamgata (Wellbeing Manager) and Albert Mulando (Liason Officer). When did WARM Hut start, […]

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Member Spotlight: C4WS

C4WS Homeless Project is a winter night shelter based in Camden, North London. They joined the NACCOM Network back in July and have since been putting plans together to launch a hosting scheme alongside the night shelter. We recently caught up with their new project manager, Nikki […]

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