Our News

  • Annual report 2017 published

    14th December 2017

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  • Why I volunteer for Migrant Help

    13th December 2017

    Today we would like to share a story of one of our volunteers who helps victims of human trafficking learn English. Until earlier this year my entire professional career has been spent working in primary education. I became a primary school headteacher in 1989 and in my last three years of paid employment I was...Read more

  • Young refugee’s incredible journey

    9th November 2017

    In our work we meet many inspiring individuals. People who experienced war, violence, torture and had to overcome many obstacles to be able to seek sanctuary and start a new life in safety.  Yusra’s incredible journey is a journey of hope and we wish her all the best in achieving her dreams.  Refugee to Olympian...Read more

  • Modern slavery and human trafficking

    4th October 2017

    The International Labour Organisation and the Walk Free Foundation recently published the Global Estimates of Modern Slavery. An estimated 40.3 million people were victims of modern slavery in 2016. 24.9 million of them were in forced labour. That is, they were being forced to work under threat or coercion as domestic workers, on construction sites,...Read more

  • Migrant Help’s new CEO

    30th June 2017

    Migrant Help welcomes its new CEO Andrew Billany. Andrew joins the charity from a background of CEO, Director and Board Member roles across a range of housing, local authority and voluntary sector organisations. He has been Chief Executive of housing organisations for most of the previous seventeen years. This includes his most recent role at...Read more

  • World Refugee Day

    20th June 2017

    On the World Refugee Day, 20 June, we commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of more than 65million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence. Last year, 20 people were forced to leave their homes every minute. Children under the age of 18 constitute more than half of the world’s refugee...Read more

  • Migrant Help appoints a permanent Chief Executive

    16th May 2017

    Andrew Billany will be joining the organisation on 26 June and brings with him a wealth of expertise and experience. Andrew has been Chief Executive of housing organisations for most of the past seventeen years, including a Housing Association specialising in care and support. He currently manages large scale housing services at Homes for Haringey. Andrew is the...Read more

  • Migrant Help UK welcomes full refugee status for resettled Syrians

    27th March 2017

    The Home Office announced that from 1 July this year, all Syrians arriving under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme (VPRS) will be granted refugee status rather than humanitarian protection. This means that the refugees will have full access to higher education and overseas travel documents. Since the beginning of VPRS around 5,500 Syrian refugees have...Read more

  • Annual Report 2016 published

    19th March 2017

    You can read or download our Annual Report here. The Report gives an overview of our services and projects, detailing our work and achievements during the past year. It also gives a preview of our plans for this year. Find out more about our services across the UK and the stories of some clients we...Read more

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Migrant Help UK

    9th March 2017

    Migrant Help UK was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Kevin Hyland, the UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, for its work in supporting victims of modern slavery and human trafficking. Migrant Help UK is one of the organisations sub-contracted by The Salvation Army to assist victims in England. We also provide this service in Scotland...Read more