Restore training for potential new befrienders
Starts this Thursday, 18 September, 2 to 4 p.m., St John's Church, High Street Harborne, B17 9PT. All welcome. Training will continue on Thursdays 25 September and 2 October.
New Hope Housing post - management/volunteers development worker (part-time)
See here for details - closing date Tuesday 30 September.
Freedom from Torture West Midlands Centre coffee morning
On Friday 19 September, an opportunity to find out about the work that Freedom from Torture carries out in the West Midlands - see here for more details.
Hope Projects volunteer Juliet detained
Sign the petition - see here.
Migrant Families Support Project
Support to migrant women with no recourse to public funds who are having problems living in the UK - more information here.
We've launched our new Web-site development service - learn more here.
Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action Group
New self-help group meets every Wednesday - see Web site here.
Immigration/asylum advice-providers in Birmingham
Hope Projects and Advice Birmingham have put together a short and simple summary of information about voluntary-sector advice-providers - see here (updated version, June 2014). For the location of agencies, opening times etc., see map here.
We invite you to a series of BVT Vision Project barbecues and skill-share days at the Kushinga Garden behind 48 Raddlebarn Road, B29 6HA - more info here.
Solihull Asylum Casework Directorate office relocation
The address for the Solihull Asylum Team is now:
Asylum Casework Directorate
UK Visas and Immigration
1st Floor, Sandford House
41 Homer Road
Solihull B91 3QJ
telephone switchboard 0121 713 3146, fax 0870 336 9548
Asylum support rates to remain unchanged
Home Office announces asylum support rates will remain unchanged following review, despite legal challenge - read more here
The map here shows information about immigration/asylum representatives who either have Legal Aid contracts or provide a free service.
Ujamaa - specialist support and counselling for refugee women and women seeking asylum
Try our interactive map here.