Severn Angels Housing and Support

We provide accommodation and support to refugees, mothers fleeing domestic violence, care leavers, asylum seekers and vulnerable women from 16 years over. Severn Angels supports homeless people with either psychological support, counselling, support with applying for benefits, applying for housing and a wide range of services. Our goal is to equip individuals and young people leaving care with the skills that will allow them to live independently and find a job they can earn a living from. This support comes in different forms, from providing supported housing where the individuals can live and be supported emotionally and also get help, [...]

9 July 2021|

Emmanuel House

  Emmanuel House is at the very beginning of exploring the provision of accommodation in partnership with a social enterprise lettings agency. Contact: Denis Tully Email: [email protected] Phone:  0115 950 7140 Website:  www.emmanuelhouse.org.uk Social Media:  Facebook / Twitter  

11 December 2020|

Whispers of Hope

Whispers of Hope is a full member of NACCOM supporting women who are victims of domestic abuse and sexual exploitation who have the added complication of complex immigration issues. We support asylum seekers, refugees and those on spouse and family reunion visas. We provide befriending and sign posting to other agencies as well as well-being activities and a weekly SafeSpace meeting. We also have a Safe House, Avan House, offering temporary accommodation to women with no recourse to public funds. This house of hospitality has a part-time live-in host as well as other volunteers who provide emotional and practical support [...]

25 November 2020|

Second City Housing

Second City Housing Ltd was set up in 2016 to provide accommodation and support to individuals who are at risk of homelessness. Their main aim is to deliver holistic housing services to maximize tenancy sustainability and assist individuals on a pathway into employment, training & advice. The ethos of Second City Housing is to work with those most in need of housing, providing a robust service, enabling their customers to lead independent living. Second City Housing offers: Shared accommodation Self-Contained Houses in Multiple occupation (HMO) Independent living Website: http://secondcityhousing.com/ Email: [email protected] Social media: Twitter / Facebook

6 February 2020|

Migration Foundation (Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing)

The Migration Foundation has a 1 x 10 bedroom house for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers with no recourse to public funds in Derby, East Midlands. The property belongs to Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing, and the service is currently fully funded by the Migration Foundation (a restricted fund of MTVH). We take referrals from local charities and take a holistic approach to support our clients. We offer small hardship grants, receive food donations from local businesses, support residents who want to volunteer or access employment, and offer opportunities for clients to socialise, play sports, etc). Most clients already have legal [...]

16 May 2019|

Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary

Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary supports asylum seekers in Wolverhampton and educates the public about the issues they face. It has a fund which can provide subsistence, emergency accommodation and other help to homeless and destitute asylum seekers in the area, and a weekly drop-in where people are welcomed and signposted to appropriate sources of help. Contact: Erik Pearse Email:  [email protected] Phone: 07396 146 830 Website: https://wolverhampton.cityofsanctuary.org/

1 February 2018|

Hope at Home

Hope at Home is a UK-wide charity fighting the cycle of modern day slavery and human trafficking, preventing re-trafficking and survivor homelessness by equipping people to host survivors in their homes and facilitating adult to adult voluntary living arrangements between hosts and survivors. Without this stable home, many survivors would be destitute and extremely vulnerable. We aim to give every survivor the opportunity to lead healthy, resilient, independent lives and become useful members of society. We train hosts, raising their awareness about modern day slavery and equipping them to set boundaries and welcome a vulnerable person into their home. Every [...]

7 November 2017|

Coventry Migrant Women House

Coventry Migrant Women House is an accommodation service for forced migrant women without any source of income in the Midlands. The project has been established since 2016 and works closely with other NACCOM Members in the area. Contact: Beth Ash Email: [email protected] Phone: 074 434 289 16 Website: cmwhblog.wordpress.com

23 August 2017|

Nottingham Arimathea Trust

Nottingham Arimathea Trust provide housing and support to vulnerable Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Victims of Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking and other vulnerable migrants in Nottingham and Derby.  Alongside accommodation we ensure individuals can access adequate legal representation so they can work toward submitting fresh claims for asylum and, from there, access Asylum Support housing or long term independent accommodation (for refugees). We also provide advocacy support, volunteering opportunities, training, English classes and cultural celebrations. Phone: 0115 9249920 Email: [email protected]

28 April 2016|

Birmingham Community Hosting (BIRCH) Network

BIRCH runs a hosting network aiming to relieve the destitution of asylum seekers whose Home Office support and accommodation has been cut off. We have a growing network of volunteer community hosts who provide short term accommodation to those who are destitute and have nowhere to go. Contact: Stephanie Nevilee Email:  [email protected] Website: www.birchnetwork.org

28 April 2016|

Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre

Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre offers advice and support, access to employment, education, training, basic life skills and volunteering, alongside an in-house supported housing scheme. The Coventry Destitution Fund offers practical help to people suffering extreme hardship, including food, clothes, night shelter and travel.   Contact: Toni Soni (Housing Manager) Office: 02476 227 254  (Ext 238) Email: [email protected] Website: www.covrefugee.org

28 April 2016|

Fatima House

Fatima House project is a partnership between different organisations of the Catholic Church in Birmingham which provides free of charge/temporary accommodation to destitute asylum seeker women.  We receive referrals only from organisations which have signed a memorandum of understanding with Fatima House. Contact: Mauricio Silva Email:  [email protected] Phone:  0121 7730504

28 April 2016|

Hope Projects (West Midlands)

Hope Projects challenges flawed refusals of asylum. Working with a network of partner charities across Birmingham, Coventry and the Black Country we provide housing, financial support and legal advice and representation along with peer support activities. Contact: Phil Davis Office: 0121 472 2939 Email: [email protected] Website: www.hope-projects.org.uk

28 April 2016|

Host Nottingham

HOST Nottingham provides short term accommodation for destitute asylum seekers and newly recognised refugees in Nottingham. We recruit and support volunteer hosts who have a spare room in their house. At the moment we have a pool of 15 host families and aim to support 20-30 guests a year. Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.hostnottingham.org.uk/ Social Media: Twitter | Facebook 

28 April 2016|

One Roof Leicester

One Roof is a consortium of independent faith, community and voluntary sector organisations. We provide support and accommodation to the homeless, refugees, asylum seekers and the destitute in Leicester. Contact: Salma Ravat Phone: 0116 44 22 007 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.oneroof.org.uk Social Media: Twitter | Facebook

28 April 2016|

The Night Shelter Coventry

The Night Shelter provides emergency bed spaces to migrants and refugees with No Recourse to Public Funds. A hot evening meal, breakfast, storage for bags, and access to washing facilities are provided, and it provides quick access crisis support while people work on longer term solutions. Pin does not accurately reflect the location of this project. Contact: Beth Ash Email: [email protected] Website: http://coventrynightshelter.my-free.website/

28 April 2016|

Sanctus St Marks

Sanctus is a support group for refugees and people who are seeking asylum in the UK.  We aim to walk alongside people who find their way to us, from all around the world,  in a non-judgemental and safe environment. Contact: Sally Smith Phone: 01782 266066 Email: [email protected] Website: www.sanctusstmarks.org

28 April 2016|

Upbeat Communities

Upbeat Communities exists to help refugees settle and rebuild their lives. We want to see strangers become neighbours. We offer befriending, English classes, community building activities, enterprise and employment training, and run a hosting scheme. We also deliver refugee resettlement contracts on behalf of a number of local authorities Contact: Andrew Jackson Office: 01332 916150 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.upbeatcommunities.org Social Media: Twitter | Facebook 

28 April 2016|
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