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Refugee Week

Refugee Week is celebrating 20 years in Wolverhampton next week. A number of our tenants have items exhibited including a timeline of one our former tenant's refugee journeys.
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Cal - A journey from slavery to debt to financial freedom

Cal came to us very depressed and hugely burdened with debt. He wholeheartedly embraced CAP's programme and engaged really well with the church who helped him to budget. He is now completely debt free, in work, and has a place of his own.
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Mubarak’s Story

I escaped my beloved home country, Sudan, when my village was destroyed by the Janjaweed in 2014. The journey to the UK was long, lonely and absolutely terrifying.
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The Church Leader’s Story

We opened our first house in February this year, offering two spaces for vulnerable women. We have aspirations to open more homes, according to what the need is. People are already knocking on our door, so the demand for more is clear
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From Inmate to Housemate

When I was released from prison, some member of the church met me at the gates and took me to the house; no-one had ever done that for me before. I felt like someone actually cared about what happened to me.

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Volunteer Administrator Role

HiABC is currently seeking to recruit a volunteer administrator for 1 day a week or 2 half days. This is to assist with office administration, data entry and to support a growing dynamic team in the charitable sector.

A Credit to the system – the reality of Universal Credit

Universal Credit is being rolled out nationally despite calls for it to be paused to look at the impact it has on people's lives. Whilst it is in principle a step in the right direction, the implementation has had disastrous consequences.

Outcomes Week 2018

It's #outcomesweek here at Hope into Action: Black Country. We are so pleased to be able to share with you the successes and growth of our tenants this year.

A Hostile Environment for Immigrants – the numbers game

What is it like trying to convince the Home Office that your case has merit and that you should be given refuge in this country? How does the Home Office approach making such decisions? Is the whole thing nothing more than a numbers game?

Refugee Week

Refugee Week is celebrating 20 years in Wolverhampton next week. A number of our tenants have items exhibited including a timeline of one our former tenant's refugee journeys.

Reuniting Refugee Families Post Brexit

Yvette Cooper's amendment to continue to allow child refugees to be reunited with extended family post brexit passed through the commons. This important piece of legislation keeps legal routes open to children for safe passage to the UK.