Tag: asylum seekers

Young asylum seekers cook up new, free recipe book

Young asylum seekers in Leeds have given people a taste of their homelands by creating a free-to-download recipe book filled with delicious dishes from around the world. Leeds City Council’s children’s social services team, Child Friendly Leeds and the British Library have teamed up to create a book filled with

Nowhere To Go: Homelessness and migration

Migration adds further complexity to the housing and homelessness crisis: how much is it a factor? In South Leeds, the arrival of new communities has undoubtedly caused a squeeze on affordable local housing. However, nationally, migration is arguably only one of several reasons for the housing shortage. There are fewer

New website will help refugees in Leeds

LASSN launch helpinleeds.com – a website to help asylum seekers and refugees in Leeds Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network (LASSN) are launching an online directory of services for refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds, as their contribution to Refugee Week, which starts today (Monday 20 June 2016). The website called