Penistone Refugee and Asylum Seekers Support Group
The next meeting is at 2pm on Tuesday 9th January 2024 at St Johns Church - all welcome.
Winter Clothing Appeal
We are hoping to begin distributing warm clothing to our friends in the Women's Group on the 6th December 2023 and this will include children's clothes.
Conversation Cafe Every Monday Morning
Conversation Cafe is at the Light Box Library in Barnsley on Monday mornings between 10am and 11.30am.
Barnsley Newsletter November 2023
BBCoS Newsletter November 2023 (pdf-4mb)
Barnsley Borough City of Sanctuary Meetings
Our next meeting is at 5pm on Wednesday 6th December 2023 at Barnsley Town Hall. Please note later time
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.
National Conference Report
Florentine Bootha King and Steve Ruffle both attended this conference on 5th October 2023 held at the Friends Meeting House in the centre of Birmingham. Trains were on time but packed solid. The atmosphere of the day was positive and…
Refurbished bike gets an Olympic dazzle
Triple Olympic Gold medallist, Ed Clancy OBE, returned to his roots in Barnsley today to present a very special bicycle to 10-year-old Amina, a young refugee now living in Barnsley.
New Address for ELSH -Bringing Communities Together
ELSH (English Language Support Hub) has relocated to 8-10 Market Street, Barnsley, S70 1SL to continue offering its services. We will be resuming our teaching support on Monday, September 4th, 2023. Our service and opening hours are :
Barnsley School Poetry and Art Competition
Let Us Remember
Barnsley Refugee Integration Service
Have you received a positive asylum decision within the past two years through: refugee status; humanitarian protection; family reunion; discretionary leave to remain with 30 or more months to remain granted; unaccompanied asylum seeking children with leave to remain.
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…