Free childcare during asylum interviews

If you are the sole carer of a child/children under 5 years old, the Home Office can now provide free childcare while you attend your substantive asylum interview.Read more

New ‘Making Music’ project launched

We are excited to announce the start of a new project, working in collaboration with Nordoff Robbins, which brings music therapy sessions to victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.Read more

Anti-Slavery Day Poem

To mark Anti-Slavery Day 2018, staff at Migrant Help worked together with poet Rowan McCabe to create a poem about slavery.Read more

Migration Advisory Committee publishes new report

Today the Migration Advisory Committee published a new report on EEA migration in the UK.Read more

Migrant Help achieves ISO 9001 certification

We are happy to announce that Migrant Help has achieved certification to the internationally recognised ISO 9001 standard.Read more

Messages of welcome

During Refugee Week we received 131 messages of welcome, here’s what we did with them.Read more

Asylum advice resource updated in 16 languages

We have just finalised the latest update of our Asylum Advice booklets, a unique and comprehensive source of information about the asylum process in the UK.Read more

World Refugee Day

20 June is the World Refugee Day. It honours the strength and courage of refugees and encourages public awareness and support of people who have had to flee their home countries because of conflict or natural disaster.Read more

Putting research into practice

On Monday 30 April, Migrant Help held a joint event with Canterbury Christ Church University that brought together academics and practitioners to discuss migrant wellbeing in Kent and beyond.Read more

Supporting child victims of trafficking

Migrant Help staff attend the launch of new service aimed at supporting child victims of trafficking.Read more

Guidance for ‘Windrush’ Commonwealth citizens

The government has created guidance and a dedicated taskforce to help resolve ‘Windrush’ cases.Read more

Support Sheffield centre for refugees

Your vote can help us support Sheffield’s new centre for refugees, The Sanctuary, in a bid to be awarded funding of nearly £50,000.Read more

Migrant Help representatives deliver presentation to fellows from the Max Weber-Programm

Migrant Help representatives to deliver an informative talk about migration trends.Read more

Funding increase to support victims of trafficking in Scotland

Migrant Help is one of two organisations that will share more than £3 million over three years to increase care and support for victims of human trafficking in Scotland.Read more

Record number of victims of slavery identified in 2017

There were 5145 potential victims of slavery referred to the National Referral Mechanism last year, a 35 per cent increase on 2016.Read more

New partnership brings employment opportunities for victims of human trafficking

Migrant Help has formed a partnership with Brightwork, the Glasgow and Edinburgh based recruitment agency, which will guarantee employment opportunities for victims of human trafficking.Read more

Job offer for survivor of slavery

A Migrant Help client is set to become the first in Scotland to be offered a permanent job through the Bright Future programme.Read more

Nepalese earthquake school thriving

A community secondary school flattened by an earthquake in Nepal is now thriving thanks to Migrant Help staff supporting fundraising efforts and a significant donation from Clear Voice.Read more

Latest asylum statistics

Last week, a parliamentary briefing paper was published which provided an analysis of the latest asylum statistics and trends in the UK.Read more

International Migrants Day

We mark International Migrants Day on 18 December. In a world where 20 people are displaced every minute, we must not forget that there are millions of people who lost their homes to war, violence or natural disasters.Read more