Resources for foster carers and supported lodgings providers

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Caring for unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people



Description Information for UASC’s foster carers about different countries, cultures etc for children from Iran, Eritrea, Afghanistan, and other key nationalities. A series of booklets available to be purchased from the CoramBAAF website.

Local resources directory: for asylum seekers and refugees in Bradford, Halifax, Keighley and Leeds

Updated August 2018

Bradford City of Sanctuary

Description A list of resources available.

Mental health resource pack for refugees


City of Sanctuary

Description To help people understand the journeys that refugees and asylum seekers have been through that put pressure on their mental health. Aims to help people in frontline services, such as council offices and doctor’s surgeries, recognise issues and signposts them to available support. Features some good practice examples from Yorkshire and Humber – Leeds, Hull and Doncaster.

Seeking hope zine

June 2020

The Children’s Society

Description As part of Refugee Week, the Hope service group have created a zine that explores the experiences unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who migrate to the UK.

Sleep packs for newly arrived separated children

The Separated Child Foundation

Description Sleep packs are being offered free of charge.

Contact for UASC hub

Your contact for Yorkshire and Humber is:

Delphine Jacobs - UASC Regional Coordinator