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NACCOM launches new project to support members with evidence gathering

Evidencing the vital role that frontline services play in responding to destitution is critical for effective influencing of decision-makers about the policies that create such problems in the first place, and in the process of identifying and strengthening good practice models to demonstrate how it can be prevented. As part of our commitment towards these aims, we are delighted to share how we […]

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CAMPAIGNS

Our key campaign priorities for 2021

NACCOM works with our members across the UK and people with lived experience to evidence and call for an end to destitution. Whilst we continue to reflect and learn from last year’s unprecedented challenges, we are now looking firmly ahead and are determined to make the most of the opportunities for change that could present themselves in 2021. There will no doubt be further challenges to face, given the ongoing uncertainty posed […]

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SECTOR NEWS

New project launched by Homeless Link and NACCOM will develop roadmap for homelessness services working with people with NRPF

A new project was launched today (2nd February) by Homeless Link in partnership with NACCOM, that will aim to improve the homelessness offer for migrants with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) in England. With funding from the Lloyds Bank Foundation, the project will work with services, […]

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“This week’s events in America should stand as a reminder to all those who hold political office that their words have the power” – NACCOM’s National Director reflects on an unprecedented week in US politics

On January 6th 2021, far-right extremists violently entered the US Capitol building – the seat of American democracy – to disrupt the Electoral Vote Count that would certify Joe Biden as the next President of the United States. Renae Mann, NACCOM’s National Director, reflects on this unprecedented […]

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SECTOR NEWS

‘Destitution in the UK’ – new research by Joseph Roundtree Foundation shows alarming rise in destitution levels, with migrants disproportionately affected

The Joseph Roundtree Foundation (JRF) has released its third ‘Destitution in the UK’ report, which reveals an alarming rise in levels of destitution experienced by people living in the UK. The 2020 report, based on research conducted in 2019, highlights that even before the COVID-19 outbreak destitution […]

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CAMPAIGNS

‘Locked into Poverty’ – new research on asylum support rates and poverty in the UK asylum system

The charity Asylum Matters has published a report – ‘Locked into Poverty – life on asylum support’ – which reveals a picture of poverty, exclusion and hardship for people seeking asylum wholly reliant on Government support payments. In July and August 2020, Asylum Matters worked with people in […]

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HandsUp4OurHealth

NACCOM supports the #HandsUp4OurHealth campaign – campaigning for access to healthcare for everyone

NACCOM has joined a campaign coordinated by Doctors of the World, Lancett Migration and the Faculty of Public Health calling for universal and equitable access to NHS services, during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond. The #HandsUp4OurHealth coalition aims raise awareness of the issues facing marginalised and at-risk […]

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CAMPAIGNS

Open letter to the Prime Minister – Reverse the decision to evict people with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) into homelessness

Today (October 1st 2020), NACCOM joins 228 organisations and 597 individuals who are joining together as a collective voice to tell the Prime Minister to reverse the decision to evict people with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) into homelessness. Last month we learnt that the Home […]

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Advocacy

Prime Minister must act to protect those experiencing homelessness with insecure migration status during pandemic – read our joint letter

NACCOM, along with over 60 other organisations, has jointly written to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to urge the Government to put in place measures to protect those experiencing homelessness and destitution because of their insecure migration status during the pandemic. The letter calls for urgent measures […]

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New research by Women for Refugee Women shines a spotlight on the experiences of destitute women seeking asylum

The charity Women for Refugee Women has released some important new research looking into the experiences of asylum-seeking women in the UK. The new report, Will I ever be safe? Asylum-seeking women made destitute in the UK, features evidence from partners across the UK including NACCOM member […]

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Ending Migrant Homelessness Conference – NACCOM, CRISIS and Homes for Cathy host one-day event to explore solutions to migrant homelessness

NACCOM, CRISIS and the Homes for Cathy group of Housing Associations are hosting a conference looking at Ending Migrant Homelessness. This one-day event will bring together Housing Associations, charities and other accommodation providers to share ideas and find solutions for expanding accommodation provision, specifically for people experiencing […]

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Jobs across the network in December

Please see below for vacancies in the network, including roles at Praxis, Hope at Home, the St Augustine’s Centre and NACCOM. If you have a job you would like to advertise, please get in touch. Praxis is recruiting for: Volunteer Coordinator Responsible to: Advice Manager Location: Bethnal […]

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Jobs across the network in September

Please see below for vacancies this month, including C4WS, Praxis, Action for Refugees in Lewisham, ASSIST Sheffield and Bristol Hospitality Network. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. C4WS  in London (Camden) is recruiting for; Home from Home hosting scheme coordinator (part-time) Praxis  in London (Bethnal Green) is […]

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Job vacancies across the network

Jobs across the network in August

Please see below for vacancies this month, including Action Foundation, Praxis and Open Door North East. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. Open Door North East is recruiting for a Refugee Support Worker (Housing) (Maternity Cover): Location: Open Door North East (Middlesbrough) Hours: Full time (37.5hrs) […]

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