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Jamaican Independence Day 2020

Jamaican Independence Day 2020

Posted August 6, 2020

A special celebration this year, in memory of Windrush campaigner, Paulette Wilson. Ahead of Jamaican Independence Day, at the Refugee and Migrant Centre (Black Country and Birmingham), we held a special celebration in memory of Paulette Wilson, Windrush campaigner and a close friend of the charity. Each year, RMC celebrates Jamaican Independence day having strong links with the community from our staff/volunteer team, as well as being heavily[…]

One City: Stay Connected fundraiser

One City: Stay Connected fundraiser

Posted August 3, 2020

A community coming together to connect people The new ‘Stay Connected’ fund will raise vital money for charities supporting individuals facing social isolation as a result of digital exclusion. It includes; the Refugee and Migrant Centre, Wolverhampton Samaritans, Gazebo Theatre and Wolverhampton Learning Platform and is the final stage of a collective fundraising effort to[…]

Paulette Wilson

Paulette Wilson

Posted July 24, 2020

The Refugee and Migrant Centre is shocked and saddened to hear the news of Paulette Wilson’s death. Paulette was supported by RMC when she was wrongly detained by the Home Office. Hearing Paulette speak intimately about her experience of detention powerfully brought home the terrible human costs of immigration enforcement. Paulette was thrust into the spotlight[…]

EU Settlement Scheme – One year to go

EU Settlement Scheme – One year to go

Posted July 14, 2020

With less than one year left to apply, it is more important than ever to apply for your settled or pre-settled status. Why is it important? “The EU Settlement Scheme is crucial for all EEA Nationals and their family members in the UK to ensure they can continue to receive the same entitlements they currently[…]

Keeping safe when you are out

Keeping safe when you are out

Posted July 13, 2020

With lots of information out there, we have put together some simple guidance on what you should do when you are out to stay safe. You can also see information on how to access healthcare services, should you need them, in various languages. Click the images below for larger versions[…]

Advice on how to access your GP and health care services currently

Advice on how to access your GP and health care services currently

Posted July 7, 2020

At RMC, we have been working with the NHS to provide information in multiple languages on how to access healthcare services during these difficult times. See below for the information in different languages. You may see some familiar RMC faces in some of the videos! See more NHS guidance on Coronavirus at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/[…]

RMC shortlisted for award

RMC shortlisted for award

Posted July 6, 2020

We are delighted to announce that RMC has been shortlisted for the NHS Safeguarding Initiative award for our work on the “Empowerment of Hard to Reach Communities in the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls” at the patient safety awards 2020 The Project As a partnership of Wolverhampton CCG, Wolverhampton Domestic Violence Forum and[…]

Refugee Week 2020 – Continue the journey

Refugee Week 2020 – Continue the journey

Posted June 21, 2020

Thank you to everyone that has got involved in Refugee Week. We hope this becomes the start of discussions and learning. We’ve put together easy ways to reflect, engage and continue getting involved. 1. Remember the terms Here at RMC, we work a lot with refugees, asylum seekers and migrants of many kinds. These terms[…]

RMC Vlog

RMC Vlog

Posted June 5, 2020

What is it like for our frontline team during these difficult time? We spoke to some of them to find out. More to come soon![…]

RMC service update

RMC service update

Posted May 15, 2020

RMC continue to deliver all of our frontline services with the exception of some outreach and ESOL classes that have been moved online for the foreseeable future. How we are working: RMC staff will continue to see clients via face to face appointments for vulnerable clients and complex cases that cannot be conducted via the[…]

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