Useful Links and Websites for refugee support
Write ups, resources and links from networking events in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
2018 HEAR London’s VCS Equality and Human Rights Network is organising a pan-equality Roundtable and future activities to build links and share knowledge and contacts across equality specialists who support people towards and into work. Email Christine
Action West London ELATT Training and Employment Asphaleia
Transitions: Employment for refugee professionals
Refugee Assesment & Guidance Unit (RAGU)
Support refugees with high level education or professional qualifications into employment and education. (Checked 2016)
Advice and Legal
Hillingdon Law Centre: Community Law Centre for Hillingdon, Ealing and Hounslow residents.
Coram Children’s Legal Centre
Support for advice services Ealing Advice Forum The Ealing Advice Forum endeavours to be the main point of contact for information, consultation and communication on all advice and information issues that are relevant and important to the advice and information providers in the borough. (Checked 2016); NRPF Network No Recourse to Public Funds Network
Multi-facet / larger Refugee bodies
Refugee Council Largest organisation in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees. (Checked 2016)
United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) The agency is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. (Checked 2016)
Equality, Anti-Discrimination, Diversity, anti-Hate Crime
HEAR Network London’s VCS Network of Equality and Human Rights Organisations
Migrant Rights Network, Race on the Agenda, Women’s Resource Centre, Inclusion London (Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisations), centred (Diverse LGBT/intersectional)
Moving Here: 200 years of migration to England
Explore photos, recordings and documents, research your family history and even add the story of how you came to England.