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Toolkit for setting up a housing project for asylum seekers
NACCOM has launched a Housing Toolkit – a comprehensive resource for existing and proposed housing projects that accommodate destitute people who are seeking asylum, refugees and other migrants.
Changing perceptions of UK refugees
From an article on Pioneers Post
"People did not see the ambition within me. I wanted to be seen as somebody who has got talent, skills and aspirations and, if given the opportunity, can and will contribute to UK society."
Videos for asylum seekers about the asylum process.
From an article by Right to Remain
Cover four key stages in several languages; An introduction to claiming asylum, The asylum screening interview, The asylum substantive (big) interview and After a refusal of your asylum claim.
Recipes rebuilding lives
From a blog by Migrateful
What started as a pilot in a home, has now developed into a charity with chefs who are refugees from all corners of the globe facilitating cookery classes for thousands of participants.
The Ice Academy
A programme from Ben and Jerry's to support people who have refugee status get back into business and remove barriers they face entering the job market.
UK employers' guide to hiring refugees
A guide published by Breaking Barriers and Tent
Hiring refugees is an impactful way for companies to drive their business forward while addressing one of the most pressing challenges of our time - the global refugee crisis.
The feeling of “charity” turns into spontaneous, personal solidarity
From an article by NACCOM
You meet refugees who are mums, dads, students, sons, fellow lovers of coffee or old movies… you stop seeing them as refugees and start seeing them as individuals.
Pathways out of destitution
From a video by NACCOM
Stories of destitute asylum seekers and organisations and people helping them. "Over the course of the first week that someone stays with you the person literally transforms."
From an article by Emmanuel Church Oxford
Each week on a Thursday night 7-8pm at a local Leisure Centre, Emmanuel Church volunteers gather up to 25 teenagers from almost as many different countries to play football.
Connecting talented young refugees with business leaders
From a video by Unilever
Embark is a reverse mentoring scheme that connects Turkish business leaders with young Syrians to exchange ideas, develops understanding and builds meaningful connections.
Churches’ Refugee Network – Resettlement and Integration - London
@St Andrew’s Church Short Street London SE1 8LJ
What happens to asylum seekers once they are successful with their claim and receive refugee status? Find out at this Churches’ Refugee Network event.
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