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 […]

Positive Action in Housing Welcomes Destitution Report

Posted Posted in 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 […]


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 […]