Modern slavery: what exactly is it?

Despite common belief, far from being ‘abolished’ in the nineteenth century, slavery has never truly gone away. Read more

Birds and Borders

Birds are, by their nature, internationalists; along with us, they are among the few inhabitants of the planet with the means to migrate great distances when their survival is threatened. Read more

It’s #TimeToListen to survivors when developing services

Survivors’ voices are crucial to organisations in helping us offer better support services. After all, no one will be better at telling us what they need, or expect from us, than our clients. Read more

How will the Nationality and Borders Bill affect survivors of slavery?

With 40 million slaves worldwide, and as many as 13,000 in the UK alone, the impact of this bill will affect many vulnerable people across the UK. Read more

We cannot walk alone

If there is inequality that is not directed at us, does it affect us?  If there is pain and suffering that we don’t personally have to encounter, does this affect us?  If people are forced to flee their homes but we are safe in ours, does that affect us? Read more

CEO letter - New Aspen card roll out

I wanted to write to you during these difficult times for our clients to give you some insight into our efforts to support and assist asylum seekers during the roll-out of the new payment cards. Read more

New Aspen card roll out

As a result of the roll out of the new Aspen cards, our helpline has been extremely busy and we sincerely apologise to everyone who is having difficulties in contacting us. Read more

Our response to the New Plan for Immigration

Migrant Help strongly opposes the proposals set out in the New Plan for Immigration. We are very concerned that the proposals are unworkable and will serve to create increased trauma for asylum seekers. Read more

How FareShare feeds our vulnerable clients

Migrant Help has been fortunate to be working in partnership with FareShare for a long time. This vital partnership is one of the key ways in which we ensure our clients never go hungry and reduce the amount of their limited budget that has to be spent on food. Read more

Time to Talk

This is an opportunity for all of us to start talking and share stories about mental health. Read more

Fire at Napier Barracks

We are grateful to the emergency services who responded to the situation and also thank the local community for their support of those living in the barracks. Read more

Our top 5 books for understanding displacement

We have put together a list of our top 5 books, which include options for both adults and children, that will help you understand displacement, asylum and refugees. Read more

Beat the blues by doing your bit for others

Our clients feel the challenges of the pandemic very keenly - many face isolation, reduced support services and the prospect of several weeks of freezing weather without warm winter clothing. Read more

Facing war, poverty, racism and cruelty: Fatima's Story

I am a woman of steel who lived without the strength of a man in my life. When I fell, I would stand up again. Read more