New address for Lifeline Options
David Forbes and co. are now at 505b The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, Jewellery Quarter, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6NE - tel. 0121 359 5435, fax 0121 333 7848
Migrant Help briefing: The new Asylum Help service
Asylum Support services will change from 1 April, under new arrangements instigated by the Home Office. The chosen provider is Migrant Help, and the new service will be known as Asylum Help. Read more here.
End the detention of women seeking asylum
Petition Theresa May, Home Secretary, here
New Restore referral-form
Restore offers one-to-one befriending, group social activities and interactive training to help refugees become more job-ready.
Download referral-form here.
Asylum Support Appeals Project video
Freedom from Torture in Birmingham seek interpreters
Birmingham Council issues report on Children and Families with No Recourse to Public Funds
Download the report here.
Refugee Council to lose local adult advice contract
The Refugee Council will lose funding from the Home Office to provide an advice service for adult asylum-seekers from 1 April 2014. It will, however, continue its work with separated child asylum-seekers. Read more here.
Birmingham Community Law Centre
Click here for a press report on the new law centre.
See the map here.
Appeal - bedding and household stuff for Hope Housing
We urgently need single duvets, single duvet covers, pillows, pots and pans, brushes and cleaning items - contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The map here shows information about immigration/asylum representatives who either have Legal Aid contracts or provide a free service.
Do you need help to access healthcare?
New Refugee Council leaflet in five languages.
Ujamaa - specialist support and counselling for refugee women and women seeking asylum
'Housing associations and provision for destitute migrants'
This new 'destitution pack', based on practices developed by Hope Housing, has recently been published by the Housing and Migration Network.
Download the pack here.
Try our interactive map here.