PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

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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Different Accommodation Models For Housing

Since 2006, NACCOM members have been instrumental in developing a broad range of innovative housing solutions that have radically changed the mood, wellbeing and overall sense of place felt by those left in limbo by our unfair asylum system. Some of these solutions (which someone recently described […]

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Looking after Yourself

Mirjam Thullesen is a trained psychologist and practising psychotherapist who has worked with refugees and survivors of trafficking and torture for a number of years, in roles at the Poppy Project, British Refugee Council and Freedom from Torture. She is currently working towards a Doctorate in Psychology and Psychotherapy looking […]

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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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Bid Writing Workshops

NFP workshops are putting on  affordable and accessible Basic and Advanced Bid Writing Workshops in various locations across the UK this Autumn. Designed for charities, schools or not for profit organisations who want to submit grant funding applications to grant making trusts and foundations, the sessions last 2.5 […]

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

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 here, includes key findings and recommendations related to barriers faced by migrants, summarised […]

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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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Vulnerable Justice…

Increasing Vulnerability of Justice for People Seeking Sanctuary A recent report ‘Tipping the Scales: Access to Justice in the Asylum System’ which was launched with Refugee Action last week finally put some hard facts behind what we have all been noticing, the increasing vulnerability of justice. Like […]

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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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