Bespoke resettlement route for Afghan refugees announced

 “Bespoke resettlement route for Afghan refugees announced. The Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme to welcome Afghans to the UK who have been forced to flee the country.  The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and Home Se...

Asylum Seeker Mental Health & Wellbeing Funding Available

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (the "Authority"), acting through the Resettlement, Asylum Support & Integration Directorate, intends to make an amount of up to £1,000,000 of grant funding available to Local Authorities...

New Hong Kong BN(O) Visa Regional VCSE Funding

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have announced Hong Kong BN(O) funding for voluntary and community sectors. The purpose of the funding is to enable VCRS organisations and groups in developing local project...

EU Settlement Scheme – Closes 30 June 2021

The EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) application deadline of 30 June 2021. Those who submit a valid application to the EU Settlement Scheme by 30 June 2021 secure their existing rights in UK law while their application is considered, so we&rsquo...

Place To Call Home Virtual Information Event, 6 January 2021

People across the East Midlands are invited to attend a virtual information event and find out how they can help offer refugees a new start in life. The event will take place at 10am on Wednesday, January 6 and is for anyone considering helping...

Place to Call Home

Place to Call Home

18 November 2020

Place to Call Home is a regional partnership project to recruit foster cares and supported lodging providers across the East Midlands for unaccompanied asylum seeking children, funded by a grant from the government’s Controlling Migration...

East Midlands responds to the migration crisis

The situation along the south coast has been widely reported over recent months, where significant numbers of migrants, including unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC), have been arriving across the Channel in small boats. The number of u...

New project to find young unaccompanied refugees a home

Place to Call Home is a partnership between councils across the East Midlands, seeking to recruit around 40 foster carers and supported lodgings providers across the region. The digital launch will take place at 10am on Thursday and feature...

East Midlands Strategic Migration Briefing - June 2020

Quarterly Migration Briefing - June 2020 Each quarter, the East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership publish a briefing that brings together different sources of information relating to Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants, as well as...

Analysis of Local Authority costs and pressures incurred in support of Former Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child Care Leavers in the East Midlands

Analysis of Local Authority costs and pressures incurred in support of Former Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child Care Leavers in the East Midlands EMC has produced an analysis of local authority costs and pressures incurred in support of...

#Look Closer

#Look Closer

01 February 2020

Exploited children & young people don't always look vulnerable and may not act like victims'.  The Children's Society is running a campaign from 9th-13th March 2020 as part of their Prevention Programme, working with Bri...

East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership Briefing - December 2019

Quarterly Migration Briefing - December 2019 Each quarter, the East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership publish a briefing that brings together different sources of information relating to Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants, as well as...