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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[…]

International Volunteer Day 2019

International Volunteer Day 2019

Posted December 5, 2019

This International Volunteer Day we are sending out a big thanks to all of our volunteers who help us each and every day. Volunteering is a key part of our work at RMC and volunteers are given the chance to build their skills and get new experiences while making a huge impact on our work[…]

New Shop Launches in the City Centre

New Shop Launches in the City Centre

Posted November 5, 2019

A Syrian couple have successfully opened their new clothes shop in the centre of Wolverhampton. Ahmad and Ghousoun came to the UK with their children via the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (VPRS) after fleeing their home in Syria.  Previously, Ahmad was working as a tailor, running his own successful business in Syria. Upon arrival in[…]

Black History Month – “My role at RMC allows me to be the voice that our clients may not have”

Black History Month – “My role at RMC allows me to be the voice that our clients may not have”

Posted November 1, 2019

After working with a human rights for women non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Nigeria, Mawedo – a proud Nigerian who gained her British nationality in 2004 – wanted to continue this type of work in the UK. Initially volunteering with RMC in 2018, this led to a full time role as an advisor and health coordinator,[…]

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