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Added 06 April 2022

Session 10: NRPF, homelessness and women and families

This workshop will hear from leading organisations in support for women, children and families subject to immigration control and explore the different routes open to support and help with accommodation and the prevention of homelessness. The workshop will explore statutory support for children and families under Section 17 Children Act 1989 as well as special considerations, such as women who are victims of domestic abuse. The workshop aims to equip practitioners with the basic knowledge needed to support women, children and families as well as signposting to organisations and tools that are useful in working with this group.

Vicky Marsh, Co-Director Services & Strategy, Safety 4 Sisters
Abi Brunswick, Director, Project 17
Chair: Nick Watts, Director, Child & Family Practitioner, Together with Migrant Children

A series of recordings from the online Homelessness and Migration conference, held on 17 March 2021.The event was designed to equip homelessness services and commissioners with the information and tools they need to better support homeless migrants. It was delivered by Homeless Link in partnership with the Pan-London Migrant Frontline Network facilitated by Praxis Community Projects.