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Welcome to Northern Refugee Centre (NRC)

NRC Statement

Advice services in Sheffield

DROP IN SESSIONS OPENING HOURS:

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Wednesday Women only
9.30am to 1pm

Thursday mixed (men and women)
9.30am to 1pm

Please note: The drop in’s are on a
first come first served basis.

Types of issues dealt with at drop in’s
All asylum support issues including support appeals, applications for asylum support, asylum seekers housing issues, travel documents, passport applications, accessing legal representation. Correspondence from Home Office & legal reps. Benefits—initial claims to JSA & ESA, Child Benefit.

Contact our Advice line for appointment availability on 0114 2729332

 

DROP-ins and Welcome Projects for Angel Lodge dispersal cities

*Please note this is not a comprehensive list of services, rather intended as starting points for new asylum seekers and refugees in these cities and for us all to provide info/referrals should we know someone will be moving to a new city*



Bradford
Welcome to Bradford – referral only
Daniel Rosner 0750 776 3573
daniel@haleproject.org.uk


British Red Cross Drop in
Tuesdays 10am-2pm
Bradford Resource Centre, 17-21 Chapel St BD1 5DT


Biasan Drop ins
Thursdays 1pm-4pm Women’s Club
women and children only – sewing club, arts, talks,
Thursdays 6pm - 8pm.

hot food, legal advice, friendship and activities
Bradford Resource Centre, 17-21 Chapel St BD1 5DT
maggie.barry@hotmail.co.uk

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Raising the profile of asylum seeking women

Improving decision making campaign launch

We just held this conference on the Friday 21 March 2014 at the University of Bradford


Speakers included:
Debora Singer – Asylum Aid – Charter of Rights of Women Seeking Asylum

The Lord Mayor of Bradford Councillor Khadim Hussain made the opening remarks and launched the campaign


A report will follow shortly

 

Training events

Working with women seeking asylum and refugees who have been affected by rape and sexual violence.

Who is the training for?
Front line staff and volunteers working with women seeking asylum and refugees. This includes: charities and support groups/forums; community groups and small organisations; statutory services such as health and education; social services; the police and probation. Men are welcome.

Where: UNITY Centre, St Leonards Road, Eastwood, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S65 1PD
When: Monday 31st March
Time: 10-2.30 (lunch provided)

To book a place contact:
Jeni Vine (Regional Community Development Manager) - Northern Refugee Centre.
Email: jeni.vine@nrcentre.org.uk

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Women's Services

NRC provides training to organisations working with refugee women, including statutory agencies across Yorkshire and Humber to build greater awareness and better working practices. Also, supporting the implementation of Asylum Aid’s Women’s Charter and Why Refugee Women Charter and networks in the region through collaborations, joint events, research and resource development.


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Volunteer recruitment - Improving Financial Confidence

We are recruiting volunteers to help with a new and exciting - Financial Confidence project

Funded by the Big Lottery the project is being delivered by Northern Refugee Centre, Sheffield Debt Support Unit, Pitsmoor CAB, Sheffield Mental Health CAB, Foxhill & Parson Cross Advice Service and Sheffield Homes.

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