Winter Appeal

Posted Posted in appeals, destitute asylum seekers

How to support this appeal Donate online.    Post a cheque made payable to: ‘Positive Action in Housing Ltd’, ‪98 West George Street, Glasgow G2 1PJ‬. (include your full name, address and email and tell us if we can reclaim gift Aid on the donation). Volunteer, or pledge your spare room to help someone get back on their […]

London

Posted Posted in London hosting, Room For Refugees

Room for Refugees (London) “Airbnb for Refugees” Mohammed Reproduced from The Guardian newspaper’s photo-essay of the Room for Refugees programme See YouTube video of Mohammed at Joanne’s home Mohammed, 35, from Palestine. Living with Joanne MacInnes, an actor and activist, in west London, and on weekends her daughters Malila, 12, and Eve, 14 “We play […]

Heading here

Posted Posted in archive, news archive

The Herald (Glasgow) September 9, 2016 Friday Heading here BYLINE: Kate Devlin ASYLUM seekers face rapid removal from Scotland and restrictions on their right to appeal deportation under plans to replace the notorious Dungavel holding centre with a “short-term” unit near Glasgow Airport, campaigners warn. The Home Office yesterday announced the closure of the controversial […]

Scotland made room for refugees but new report reveals Tory bigwigs kept door shut in their own areas;

Posted Posted in archive, news, news archive

Scotland made room for refugees but new report reveals Tory bigwigs kept door shut in their own areas; THE Prime Minister and her Cabinet cronies have been named and shamed for failing to keep promises to offer refuge to 20,000 people fleeing war. THERESA May has been told to lead by example and encourage her […]

Grenfell Tower Homeless could be threatened with making them selves “intentionally homelessness” if they don’t move outside London

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Kensington & Chelsea Borough Council are threatening some Grenfell residents with making themselves  “intentionally homeless” if they don’t accept the offers they are given. Positive Action in Housing – a Scottish charity – has 750 volunteer hosts on our Room for Refugees hosting programme in London alone , we could accommodate many people easily if […]