RETAS in partnership with the Refugee Council, HCAS (Humber Community Advice Services), Path Yorkshire and the Goodwin Trust applied for Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) funding to roll out a model of integration for refugees who have status based in London, Leeds and Hull called New Roots.
The project aims to engage with 3,568 refugees with multiple and complex needs over a period of two years, providing a range of holistic, intensive and enhanced support activities, adding significant value to the limited refugee integration provision in each area and improving integration outcomes.
Three stages of support are offered:
Who is eligible for this project?
Who can refer?
How to refer?
For more information on the New Roots Project at RETAS, please contact the RETAS Office:
- 0113 380 5630
Established in 2002, RETAS (Refugee Education Training Advice Service) has a vision to see all refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants to feel welcome and supported to fully integrate into society.
We provide assistance with access to education, re-qualification, training and employment to help them better integrate in their communities. We strive to build confidence and hope in our service users, and empower them to build a safe and secure life here in the UK.
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