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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

See our other online support: Request an appointment – Judy’s ESOL class – Naeem’s ESOL class – Life in the UK intro – Updated safety advice 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[…]

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![…]

Positive action in a crisis

Positive action in a crisis

Posted April 27, 2020

During these difficult times, it’s always inspiring to hear about people go the extra mile to help others. From delivering shopping to fundraising for vital causes, and teaching others, we wanted to share a few of the amazing things people we work with are doing to support their communities; in addition to continuing their day[…]

How RMC is ensuring rough sleepers and families get the support they need

How RMC is ensuring rough sleepers and families get the support they need

Posted April 16, 2020

During Covid-19, it has been an increasingly difficult time for the rough sleeping community. Our expert team have been working tirelessly with partners, to ensure provisions have been put in place to provide shelter for the majority of them. Our Wolverhampton team have been working alongside agencies, such as Wolverhampton Homes and the Night Shelter,[…]

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