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Mears Group has been awarded the new contract by the Home Office for providing accommodation and support for people seeking refugee protection in Scotland. Following the announcement at the beginning of the year, agencies across the country expressed their views on how people involved in the asylum process should be treated, and the Scottish Refugee … Continued

Positive Action in Housing Positive Action in Housing (PAIH) works to enable everyone to have an equal chance to live in good quality, affordable and safe housing, free from discrimination and the fear of racial harassment and violence. PAIH provide a casework service for those facing homelessness, racist attacks or poor housing conditions. They provide advice, … Continued

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At a major international summit taking place in Glasgow this week (Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 2019) the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and international charities will call for the Home Office to enable a humanitarian safety net in Scotland in cases where people who sought protection in the UK are unable to receive … Continued

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Homelessness projects are the focus of more than £3 million of National Lottery funding that aims to prevent homelessness. In Glasgow and Edinburgh eight new partnerships have come together, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund, which will work with people who have lived experience of homelessness to develop new projects. The funding makes up … Continued

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This week, there was shock when Serco announced plans to restart a lock-change programme at the homes of up to 300 people seeking asylum in Scotland. See our joint statement with key organisations across the sector, led by Scottish Refugee Council. A timely link to this important report published by the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service Partnership (DASS) … Continued

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Since 2011, a night shelter for approximately 25 destitute men seeking asylum and non-EU migrants who have no recourse to public funds has operated in Glasgow. The night shelter has been situated in various premises since 2011, and for the last few years has been operating in a church situated in the west end of … Continued

GHN cannot accept donations of furniture, food or clothing. There are several organisations in Glasgow who do – please contact them directly in the first instance as requirements may change. If you represent an organisation and would like to be included on this list please contact info@ghn.org.uk Destiny Angels Clothing Unopened toiletries Tinned and non perishable … Continued

Cardonald, Crookston, Darnley, Drumoyne, Govan, Ibrox, Mosspark, Nitshill, North Cardonald, Penilee, and Pollok.   Hillington Park Church Glasgow South West Food bank Where: Berryknowes Road G52 2UD When: Friday10am-1pm (voucher needed) Contact: 07708 504 130 / info@glasgowsw.foodbank.org Govan and Craigton Integration Network (Destitute asylum seekers) Where: Riverside Hall 29-31 Clydebrae Street G51 2AJ When: Wednesday 12.30pm-2.30pm Contact: 0141 445 3718 / … Continued

Anderston, Bridgeton/Dalmarnock, Calton, City Centre, Gorbals, Govanhill, Hutchesontown, Kelvingrove, Kingston, Merchant City, Pollokshields East, Strathbungo, and Toryglen   Bridgeton, St Francis in the East (Voucher Needed – Link) Where: Queen Mary Street, Glasgow G40 3BB, When: Thursday 11am- 1pm Contact: 0141 556 2830 Bridging the Gap Where: Greyfriars Centre 270 Ballater Street G5 9LJ When: Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm … Continued

The Ethnic Minorities Law Centre‘s Female Support Project provide emotional support and information on services available to female asylum seelers and refugees. They can help you with filling in forms housing childcare leisure classes playgroups and afterschool clubs You can contact them on 0141 204 2888 or visit them at 41 St Vincent Place, Glasgow … Continued