FAQ Page

What do we mean by ‘destitution’?

2021-10-07T11:54:00+01:0012 March 2021||

‘Destitution’ is usually defined as extreme poverty, when people cannot provide for themselves. The term is commonly used in reference to people seeking asylum, for whom the Home Office applies a ‘destitution test’ around their [...]

What does ‘NACCOM’ stand for?

2021-10-07T12:16:57+01:0012 March 2021||

NACCOM stands for ‘No Accommodation’. We represent a network of organisations that provide accommodation and support to people facing destitution and homelessness. The network has existed in an informal way since 2006 and became a [...]

What does NACCOM do?

2021-09-30T14:40:00+01:0012 March 2021||

NACCOM is a national charity with a vision to see an end to destitution. To achieve this, our small staff team supports member organisations who are providing, or looking to provide, accommodation for people seeking asylum, [...]

What do NACCOM members do?

2021-10-07T12:24:06+01:0012 March 2021||

All of our members are independent organisations and they all work differently. You can find out more about each organisation by visiting our Projects Directory which includes a map of members and a list of the [...]

What about the Resettlement Schemes?

2021-10-07T12:30:21+01:0012 March 2021||

In addition to working with those facing destitution, some NACCOM Members are involved in supporting both the Syrian and Afghan Resettlement schemes. If you want to find out what is happening in your local area [...]

Can I make a referral?

2021-10-07T12:27:05+01:0012 March 2021||

Because all our members operate independently, NACCOM cannot directly take referrals for service users. If you contact us via our phone number (0161 706 0185 – open during office hours, Monday - Thursday) or our [...]

Go to Top