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‘Still An Ordeal’ – British Red Cross releases latest report on destitution in the move on period for newly recognised refugees

Today the British Red Cross releases ‘Still An Ordeal’, examining the experiences of new refugees who face destitution after moving on from asylum support. The report concludes that the 28-day move-on period ‘is leaving refugees on the brink of extreme poverty.’ Below we share a summary of […]

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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 May

Several NACCOM members are recruiting at the moment, please see below for details and contact the organisations directly for further information. Abigail Housing- Volunteer Co-ordinator (CP24: £21,962* (pro rata for 20 hrs per week) Abigail Housing provides supported housing to individuals at the end of the asylum process. This includes new […]

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Join us for our one-day event focusing on refugee accommodation and support on May 24th

On May 24th, NACCOM is hosting its first ever one-day event focusing on accommodation and support for newly recognised refugees. The event, which takes place at St George’s Conference Centre in Leeds, will explore accommodation models within the network supporting newly recognised refugees, and is aimed at existing […]

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Update from WARM Hut in Salford

Earlier this week we caught up with the team at WARM Hut in Salford, a refugee community organisation that became a NACCOM member in August 2016. The team includes Pipeeh Miyalu (Project Manager), Elizabeth Tamgata (Wellbeing Manager) and Albert Mulando (Liason Officer). When did WARM Hut start, […]

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Job opportunities across the network

Several NACCOM Members are recruiting new staff positions at the moment. Take a look at the outlines of the positions below, and please contact the organisations involved with any direct enquiries. Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield (DASH)  supports asylum seekers in the Kirklees area and beyond through hosting services, advocacy, […]

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