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Become a member and support asylum seekers and refugees in Wales

We need your support to continue to make a difference to the lives of asylum seekers and refugees in Wales. You can do this by becoming a member of the Welsh Refugee Council and have your say in the future of our organisation. Membership is £10.00 for individuals and £20.00 for organisations annually.

You will receive:

  • updates on the sector,
  • facts and figures on migration in Wales,
  • access to a network of organisations working with asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Wales,
  • invitations to our events, seminars and training and
  • voting rights at our AGM and membership meetings.

Membership is easy.  Simply download and complete our membership form and return to Bethan Roper, Welsh Refugee Council 120-122 Broadway, Cardiff, C24 1NJ or email it to bethan.roper@welshrefugeecouncil.org.uk or call 02920 489800

There are many other ways you can get involved to support us.  Here are just a few:

Sign up to our online mailing list

  • Donate to any one of our valuable services or donate to our hardship fund
  • Donate food items, clothing, toys, toiletries or sanitary wear for people facing destitution.
  • Volunteer with us.
  • Join our campaigns or if you are a service user let us know of your experiences.  We are always happy to hear from asylum seekers and refugees. Contact us on by email
  • Join our facebook or twitter
  • Browse our website to find out more about asylum in Wales and the latest news.

 

Concerns over the changes for the National Referral Mechanism’s Final Review

The Refugee Children’s Consortium, a group of over 40 asylum seeker and refugee organisations have expressed concerns over the new proposed changes to the  National Referral Mechanism’s  (NRM)  final review.  These concerns include:

  • exclusion of the voluntary sector in the referrals system for safeguarding victims of trafficking to include children and young people,
  • no right of appeal in the NRM,
  • lack of integration of new 9 multi-disciplinary hubs into the child protection system, and the
  • lack of statutory footing.

The group have now written to Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime, Karen Bradley, MP  calling on the  Modern Slavery Bill to ensure victims are effectively identified and receive the specialist support that they are entitled to.

Find out more here

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