Asylum Seekers / Refugees

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Delighted new tenants are moving into 22 redeveloped homes in Greenock – after Blackwood transformed a failing care home. The revamped MacLehose Court building on Eldon Road includes much-needed new accessible properties which will enable people with a range of mobility issues to live more ind

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Councils and Registered Social Landlords will be able to apply for Scottish Government funding to bring properties into use and increase the supply of housing for those fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. Through the Ukraine Longer Term Resettlement Fund, up to £50 million of funding will be made

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Six months since the beginning of the Homes for Ukraine scheme, Robina Qureshi, CEO of Positive Action in Housing, a refugee homelessness charity which began the Room for Refugees Network in 2002, argues that the initiative has corrupted the concept of refugee hosting. The Homes for Ukrain

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MP for Edinburgh East Tommy Sheppard met with the Craigmillar Syrian Men’s Group this week to learn more about how they’re settling into life in Edinburgh. A peer support group for men from the community, the Syrian Men’s Group provides opportunities for local people to meet, have

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The Scottish Government’s Super Sponsor Scheme has now offered sanctuary to 10,056 displaced people from Ukraine to travel to safety in Scotland, the latest published data has revealed. The total number of people from Ukraine offered a place in Scotland through the Super Sponsor Scheme and the

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South Ayrshire Council has all but ruled out following the lead of another local authority to use tower blocks designated for demolition as temporary accommodation for Ukrainian refugees. North Lanarkshire Council announced last week it would temporarily reinstate two of the tower blocks it had moot

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Wheatley Group has pledged to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion by offering 300 available homes to local authorities across Scotland. The group will make the offer of homes to strategic housing partners at councils in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dumfries and Galloway, West Lothian, Ren

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More than 5,000 refugees fleeing war in Ukraine have arrived in Edinburgh, the City of Edinburgh Council has confirmed. Of those who have come to or through the city, 2,222 were warmly received by council officers and volunteers at Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub – where volunteers have clocked

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More than 1,300 people fleeing conflict in Ukraine have arrived through Edinburgh’s Welcome Hub, with the significant majority of all arrivals to Scotland coming in through the city.

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The Scottish Refugee Council has joined forces with The National Lottery Community Fund to distribute £1.5 million in National Lottery funding for projects that help New Scots feel at home in their communities. The Participating in the Funding Process Project will award grants to grassroots gr

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A distinct route to accommodation, support and care in Scotland is now available to people displaced by the invasion of Ukraine.

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