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
New report from Calais by the Refugee Rights Data Project
Six months after the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp demolition, Refugee Rights Data Project has published a new report n 24th April 2017,…
10 days left to provide evidence for Asylum Support Levels Review
Reminder: Call for Evidence for 2017 Asylum Support Levels Review by 28 April
Please Sponsor Laura King - Raising Funds for the Asylum Seekers Support Fund
One of our regular Wednesday Drop-in volunteers, Laura King, will be raising funds for the Asylum Seekers Support Fund by running in the Leeds Half Marathon on the 14th May 2017.
Sanctuary celebrated in Bolton
The first year of a move to make Bolton into a ‘city of sanctuary’ for those seeking refuge from war…Posted by: Bolton
Help a destitute asylum seeker find a safe home
‘Refugees at Home’ are desperate to find new hosts for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Could you share their…
General update on asylum support and call for evidence
Home Office Review of Cash Allowance Paid to Asylum-Seekers for 2016
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Hackney Borough of Sanctuary support for Syrian families
Hackney Borough of Sanctuary recently held an annual general meeting on 15 February 2017 to discuss how to give support to the process of bringing Syrian families to Hackney as part of Hackney Council’s commitment to bring families under the UNHCR programme.Posted by: Hackney
Life Transitions: helping refugees come to terms with the past, accept the present and step into the future
Many refugees have been in survival mode for so long they have forgotten how to grieve. Some feel traumatised by their memories…Posted by: Birmingham