Conversation Cafe Every Monday Morning
Conversation Cafe is at the Light Box Library in Barnsley on Monday mornings between 10am and 11.30am.
Penistone Asylum Seeker and Refugee Group
The established Penistone Refugee Support Group next meets at 2pm on Tuesday 4th April 2023 at St Johns Church, Penistone.
Refugee Week 2023 – Barnsley School Art Competiton
Refugee Week is 19th-25th June 2023. More details here.
Barnsley Newsletter March 2023
March 2023 Newsletter (pdf file -4mb)
Steering Group Meetings
Our meetings are at 5pm usually on the first Wednesday of the month.
From Mariupol to Barnsley via Kyiv
To lose a home is heart-breaking, but Olga, Dmytro and their son Ilya, lost their home twice. This was made all the more terrifying as Ilya has additional needs. Originally from Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine, the war with Russia forced…
Got a bike you want to give away?
Transport is a key issue for asylum seekers and refugees so the gift of a bike can make a huge difference, helping to open up new opportunities and make life that little bit brighter.
Refugee Council Updates its Group Activities
Each week the Refugee Council runs an English class (ESOL), Refugee Men's Group, Refugee Women's Group and an English Conversation Class.
Lift the Ban
Right now, right here in the UK, people seeking refugee status are banned from working whilst they wait months, and often years, for a decision on their asylum claim.
Sign the Pledge
Barnsley Borough City of Sanctuary believe refugees need protection, not punishment and have signed the Fight the #AntiRefugeeLaws Pledge and encourage other organisations to do the same.
Holocaust Memorial Day in Barnsley
A very moving Holocaust Memorial Day event was held in Barnsley on 27th January 2023 . There were moving speeches from the speakers including the Mayor who also announced the Holocaust Memorial Day school prize winners.
Multi-Agency Drop In
Multi-Agency Drop In at Hope House on Wednesday afternoons (12.30pm-2.30pm) for Barnsley's Migrant Communities organised by Migration Partnership Barnsley.