Destitution is something that can affect individuals at every stage of the asylum process.
This video, created by a partnership of organisations in Nottingham explains some of the issues:
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Latest Destitution Posts from across the City of Sanctuary Network
Sanctuary in Parliament 2017!
City of Sanctuary are working with Asylum Matters and the Parliamentary Manager for the Refugee Council and the AAPG for…
"Refugees without Refuge" – new report from the Refugee Council
The Refugee Council report – Refugees without refuge was published in September 2017.
"Cracks in the Irish deterrent asylum system"
Asylum campaigner, John Grayson has written an insightful article on the Direct Provision (DP) system for asylum seekers in Ireland. The DP…
Changes to Red Cross Destitution Clinic
We are reposting this information from Amy Dutton, the British Red Cross Destitution Clinic Worker.Posted by: Swansea
Swindon Borough Council supporting Swindon CoS hosting scheme
Swindon CoS has recently launched its hosting scheme ‘Room for All’, so far matching 4 destitute refugees with local hosts.Posted by: Swindon
Changes to Accessing Healthcare – Impact on Refugees & Asylum-Seekers - Take Action Now!
Changes to Accessing Healthcare – Impact on Refugees & Asylum-SeekersPosted by: Health
Aspen Cards – Issues arising / Mixed news
The Home Office has confirmed that recipients of ‘Section 4’ support can now use their Aspen cards to purchase goods…
NACCOM to go to Greenbelt - opportunity to raise awareness about sanctuary issues such as destitution
If you are attending Greenbelt Festival this year look out for the NACCOM Network in the Greenbelt Takeaway (Marketplace) area.…
NACCOM Annual Conference 15th September
New hosting project to support destitute asylum seekers in Derby
A new service was launched on 5th September in Derby and the Derbyshire area, to support destitute asylum seekers and refugees and…Posted by: Derby