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Course on housing, welfare entitlements of refugees, asylum seekers

 Day-long course on 24th November 2010

somali_refugees.png11 November 2010: Get to know all about housing, employment and welfare entitlements of refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and EU nationals by attending a day-long course on `Working with Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Migrants & EU Nationals’.

The course is being held on 24th November 2010 between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm at Dundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Road, Dundee, DD1 1LL

Organised by Positive Action in Housing, it examines the rights of migrants under UK and European Law. Participants will be briefed on all the fundamental issues such as barriers faced by different groups and their respective entitlement to services.

As a participant, you will be given up-to-date knowledge on the housing, employment and welfare entitlements of refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and EU nationals.

Anyone who works with new migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; anyone who needs a thorough understanding of the barriers faced by these groups in accessing services such as housing, employment and welfare entitlements can attend.

It is particularly relevant to people working in social work, housing, welfare, education, employment, health, community development or the justice system.

According to the Migrants’ Rights Network, the course outcome includes: Understanding the barriers faced by refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and EU nationals; having an awareness of the relevant legislation that impacts on individuals from these communities; having a knowledge of their housing, employment and welfare entitlements; and being equipped to effectively review and update your organisation’s policy and practice.

The non-members pay £220, while community/voluntary organization will have to pill out £150. For members, it is £125

To book your place, you can contact Suki Sangha, Training Officer, Positive Action in Housing Ltd, 98 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1PJ, Tel: 0141 353 2220, [email protected]

 

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