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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,[…]

Health support during Covid – 19

Health support during Covid – 19

Posted April 15, 2020

The Refugee and Migrant Centre (RMC) is still offering health support during this time. There is also lots of other useful information for people at this time and support available. The RMC health team can support with: Getting free medication/prescriptions Getting online advice from NHS 111 particularly for COVID-19 concerns Entitlement to Free School Meals[…]

New challenge, same support

New challenge, same support

Posted April 3, 2020

With the ongoing challenge in an ever changing pandemic, we have had to learn quickly how to ensure we can support our clients, while keeping our team, and our clients safe. New challenge, same support! Today 3 offices closed, tomorrow 50/60/70 + open to carry on helping the most vulnerable and needy. This is what[…]

Change in RMC service

Change in RMC service

Posted March 19, 2020

Our service is changing. From Monday 23rd March 2020, following government guidance and to safeguard our staff and clients RMC will stop any drop in. We will still be offering face to face appointments for those who are most in need and vulnerable. RMC are asking clients and other agencies to call us on one of the following numbers: Wolverhampton 01902[…]

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

Posted March 6, 2020

March 8th is international women’s day, and a chance for us to celebrate some of the amazing people that support the work of RMC. These incredible women go above and beyond and have helped break down barriers for others. We also will be taking action to support the community with our own action day! “International[…]

Syrian families explore history of RAF servicemen and women

Syrian families explore history of RAF servicemen and women

Posted February 20, 2020

Our Syrian Resettlement team continued their integration and learning about British history and culture with a visit to RAF Cosford’s Museum this half term. Over 60 people attended the visit today (20th Feb) and spent the day discovering the history of the RAF, with the 4D simulator being a huge hit with the children! Despite[…]

Home Office stats on EU Settlement

Home Office stats on EU Settlement

Posted February 6, 2020

MORE THAN 215,000 APPLICATIONS TO THE EU SETTLEMENT SCHEME FROM THE WEST MIDLANDS The Home Office has today (6 February) announced that there have been more than 215,000 applications to the EU Settlement Scheme from the West Midlands. According to newly released official statistics up to the end of December 2019, Birmingham (57,340), Coventry (23,420), Sandwell (20,080)[…]

EU Settlement Scheme with RMC

EU Settlement Scheme with RMC

Posted January 29, 2020

The Refugee and Migrant Centre (RMC) is a Home office approved provider of support for the EU settlement scheme to allow EU residents settled status in the UK after Brexit. There are several events taking place starting tomorrow to support people accessing support to apply for EU settlement. To mark this, we wanted to share some of[…]

Deputy Mayor of Walsall unveils new RMC Walsall office

Deputy Mayor of Walsall unveils new RMC Walsall office

Posted January 22, 2020

Opening of new office marks 20th anniversary of The Refugee and Migrant Centre Over 100 people celebrated the official opening of The Refugee and Migrant Centre’s (RMC) new home in Walsall today. Dignitaries, partners, friends and supporters from across the town and beyond were in attendance for the celebration, including The Right Worshipful, Deputy Mayor[…]

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