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

2018-11-14T08:36:10+00:0014 November 2018|News, Project news, Resources|

‘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 [...]

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

2018-11-07T09:41:14+00:007 November 2018|Campaigns, News, Project news, Resources|

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 [...]

New report out today highlights benefits of right to work for people seeking asylum #LiftTheBan

2018-10-16T10:46:17+01:0016 October 2018|Campaigns, News, Resources|

Today sees the launch of the #LiftTheBan report on why people seeking asylum should have the right to work. The report, which can be found here, calls on the Government to give asylum seekers and their [...]

#EndDestitution- Invitation to NACCOM members to join our Campaigning & Advocacy event

2018-10-11T10:51:18+01:0011 October 2018|Campaigns, Conferences, News, Resources|

NACCOM Members, are you interested in advocating for changes in policy to reduce and prevent destitution? If yes, then this month we'd like to encourage you to join our free Campaigning and Advocacy Day to [...]

An update on the APPG on Ending Homelessness and the launch of its recent report

2018-08-08T15:00:00+01:008 August 2018|Campaigns, News, Resources|

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Ending Homelessness recently launched its second annual report. The focus was on migrant homelessness, youth homelessness and rapid rehousing models.  The report, which can be found in full [...]

‘Mind the Gap’ – new report on refugees facing homelessness after move on period

2018-06-12T12:04:28+01:0012 June 2018|Campaigns, News, Resources|

Featuring evidence from winter night shelters in the network, earlier this month NACCOM published 'Mind the Gap', a report highlighting how Home Office policy is out of sync with efforts by other government departments to [...]

Opportunity to respond to the Government’s Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper- deadline 5th June

2018-04-10T14:39:42+01:0010 April 2018|Campaigns, News, Resources|

In March, the Government launched the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper, in response to to the Casey Review. The needs of, and barriers faced by, refugees were mentioned at several key points in the paper and there is [...]

Free webinar on support for migrant families with no recourse to public funds – with Project 17

2018-03-06T14:49:25+00:006 March 2018|News, Resources|

In an upcoming online session exclusively for NACCOM members, Project 17 will give a brief overview of what statutory support is available for migrant families who have no recourse to public funds and who are [...]

What we’re doing with funding from the Guardian and Observer appeal and how to get involved!

2018-03-01T21:07:59+00:002 March 2018|News, Project news, Resources|

We are delighted to have been awarded £500,000 through the Guardian and Observer Charity Winter Appeal. Here's a short update about what we're doing with the funding and how to be part of the capacity-building [...]

Final opportunity to apply for NACCOM National Director position – deadline 21st Aug 9am

2017-08-18T08:59:52+01:0018 August 2017|News, Resources|

NACCOM is looking for a dynamic director to lead our growing and ambitious charity through a period of transition to become a strategic national network. The application deadline is 9am Monday 21st August 2017. Only completed [...]

Living in Limbo: report published by NICRAS on destitution in Northern Ireland

2017-06-30T15:32:33+01:0030 June 2017|News, Project news, Resources|

NACCOM Member NICRAS (Northern Ireland Community of Refugees and Asylum Seekers) last week launched 'Living in Limbo: The Life of Refused Asylum Seekers in Northern Ireland', a report which identifies and addresses gaps in support within [...]

APPG on Refugees report ‘Refugees Welcome?’ highlights barriers faced by newly recognised refugees

2017-04-25T13:09:56+01:0025 April 2017|News, Resources|

There is already a significant amount of community goodwill- as seen across our membership and beyond- to ensure dignity and compassion for all who seek protection in the UK. However, if these values are to [...]

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