Positive Action in Housing Welcomes Destitution Report

Posted Posted in Comment, destitute asylum seekers, news, News Archive, Room For Refugees

26 May 2017 Positive Action in Housing has welcomed Holyrood’s Equality and Human Rights Committee’s report on destitution. The Committee’s report recognises the huge challenges facing people seeking safety here, and states that “destitution is built into the asylum process”. The Scottish Parliament Committee found that insecure immigration status – as experienced by people in the […]

Room for Refugees U.K. Western Europe and the U.S. – Refugee Hosting Scheme

Posted Posted in Comment, destitute asylum seekers, news, Room For Refugees, shelter

            Room for Refugees is one of those ideas that makes the world a better place. It brings people together, those who need to find a home when they have lost all else, with generous individuals who want to share their home. The concept was pioneered by Positive Action in Housing […]

Lifeline

Posted Posted in advice, destitute asylum seekers, shelter

An increasing numbers of refugees visiting our charity are left without almost every basic human need such as food, shelter, a GP or financial support of any kind, denied recourse to public funds, emergency hostels or the right to work. The Lifeline project began in 2004 and was the first pioneering and  holistic response  to the problem […]

Support for destitute (or about to be destitute) refugees, asylum seekers and NRPF

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If you or someone you know is destitute (or about to be made destitute),  we offer the following services: Helpline  Mondays 9.30 am to 11.30 am (except bank holidays). A Scotland wide service for destitute refugees, asylum seekers or anyone e.g. a friend or caseworker, supporting someone in this situation. Ask for the Destitution Helpline on […]