The Women’s Culture Exchange is for women asylum seekers, refugees and those with a migration background. We meet every Friday during term time from 10 til 12 pm, where we learn new skills; make new friends; build on our own personal development skills and share our or skills with women from a diverse culture and background. We welcome women from different backgrounds to join us in skills exchange, exchange of ideas and opportunities to learn from each other.
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Nottingham Arimathea Trust provides housing & support for destitute asylum seekers and newly recognised refugees living in Nottingham. We have shared houses for asylum seekers for men and women and then independent supported accommodation flats and a family home for refugees. We have a small staff team which provides support, advocacy and casework for residents to help them with moving onto independent living through submission of fresh asylum claims or once they do not require supported accommodation. We also recruit, train and support volunteers who work on roles from mentoring & befriending our residents, to admin and DIY support in residents homes.
HOST Nottingham provides destitute asylum seekers with temporary accommodation through a network of volunteer hosts, ranging from a week to a maximum of three months. HOST provides all volunteer hosts with training, support and regularly holds social peer support sessions. Working with guest during their stay we also provide support through signposting to services, developing individualised meaningful activities and a mentoring project.
Asylum Help, part of the Migrant Help organisation, provides independent advice and guidance to asylum seekers across the UK. Migrant Help is a UK charity that has been delivering support services to migrants in the UK since 1963. Asylum Help provide individuals with the resources and support they need to find safety, access appropriate services and information and develop greater independence.
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