Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees
An interactive training and discussion workshop for people who find themselves working withand supporting asylum seekers and refugees in West London. To build knowledge and practice with hands-on staff, leaders and volunteers in public, voluntary or community services and support.
Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019
9.15 registration for 9.30 start – to 1.00
(You can stay to continue discussions after 1.00 if you wish)
Venue: Key House, 106 High Street, Yiewsley UB7 7BQ
Nearest Train West Drayton, 10 mins walk. Buses from Hounslow, Hayes,Uxbridge.
‘How to find…..’ details are attached with the reminder email.
If you know people who speak Tamil, Dari/Farsi, Pashtu, Somali, Tigrinyan, Amharic, Russian, many other African languages they are probably refugees/asylum-seekers. People who speak Chinese, Arabic, or anyone arriving from Asia, Africa in the past 3 years may well be refugees/asylum-seekers.
· Essential definitions, entitlements, information,
· What are your priorities? What do you want and need to know?
· Understanding the issues that refugees and asylum-seekers face,
· Considering other migration issues, related to supporting AS&R,
· Language, interpreting, communication and engaging people,
· Sharing experience, best practice/priorities for practice, ideas for action,
· Also sources of support, referral and services,further professional devt.
· This workshop might address issues that can be upsetting.
It is essential to book. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org 01895 441530
Please let us know if you have any mobility or other access needs
All Welcome Due donations partly raised at the previous workshop in December, we are able to offer places free to REAP Members, Yiewsley Home Group members, residents of UB7 and some volunteers and community-level and voluntary sector staff from other areas. Please contribute £25 if you can, or consider what you could contribute so we can keep these workshops running. Maximum of 28 places.
REAP is a non-profit, refugee-led Charity (1103345) that supports refugees
In West London as they rebuild lives as equal members of British society.
REAP – Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership
Key House, 106 High Street, Yiewsley, MIDDX, UB7 7BQ, GB