Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees (SFAR)

Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees is a project of the Church and Society Council of the Church of Scotland. It seeks to co-ordinate and promote action by faith communities in Scotland to support asylum seekers and refugees. Currently we are developing and piloting a volunteer holiday hosting programme, where members of receiving communities can welcome refugees in their homes for short breaks, and receive reciprocal hospitality, in order to facilitate social connections, strengthen interfaith and intercultural dialogue and wider cultural orientation beyond refugees’ localities. We also have a speaking programme on refugee integration for faith communities and run a local integration [...]

26 February 2019|

Safe In Scotland

Safe in Scotland  is a human rights organisation committed to ending destitution among asylum seekers. We provide safe, dignified, ensuite accommodation 24/7 collaborating with case workers, service providers, and the communities we work alongside. Contact: Annika Joy Email: [email protected] Phone: 07818372130 Website:https://www.safeinscotland.com/

16 January 2019|

Ubuntu Women Shelter

Ubuntu Women Shelter is a Glasgow based charity dedicated to meeting emergency and short term accommodation needs of women who are destitute with no recourse to public funds. We are the first service in the UK run and managed by people with lived experience of migration, asylum and destitution. We are in direct resistance to the hostile environment and have an ethos of no borders and refuse to consent to the current border regime. Our services include hosting women, referrals and advocacy and are designed to meet the unique emotional and psychological needs of women excluded from homelessness and welfare [...]

6 December 2018|

Govan Community Project

Govan Community Project (GCP) provides services in the Govan and Cardonald area, including community social groups for men and women, a fresh food distribution service, free English language classes, and an advice and advocacy service for people in the asylum process, specialising in supporting people who are destitute or at risk of destitution.  GCP works closely with the Scottish Refugee Council, the Refugee Survival Trust, the British Red Cross and other stakeholders. Website: www.govancommunityproject.org.uk Phone: 0141 445 3718 Social media: Facebook  

4 January 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|

Refugee Survival Trust

Refugee Survival Trust provides practical support to refugees living in Scotland who are at risk of homelessness and/or destitution. Contact: Cath McGee Phone: 0141 353 5603 (If you call us, please leave a message and contact number and we will get back to you) Email: [email protected] Website:  http://www.rst.org.uk Social Media: Twitter | Facebook 

28 April 2016|

Glasgow Asylum Destitution Action Network (GLADAN)

Glasgow Asylum Destitution Action Network (GLADAN) brings together charities, church and community groups and individuals who are actively concerned for people who have been made destitute and in many cases homeless following the refusal of their application for asylum, and other vulnerable migrants with no recourse to public funds. The purpose of the network is to improve, broaden and communicate the help available to those in this situation. Members of the network are also involved in raising public awareness and support and in campaigning for positive change in government policy. Contact: Becky Macfarlane Phone: 07899 858 888 Email: [email protected] Website: www.destitutionaction.wordpress.com

28 April 2016|
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