In 2018, several organisations came together to form a research collective in order to find out how accessible healthcare services are for those seeking sanctuary in Wales. A mixed-method study revealed the main 5 barriers that prevent sanctuary seekers from seeking or receiving adequate healthcare, which you can read all about here on the Public […]
In late November 2018, Leona Walsh, one of our longest-standing Board Directors, attended the ‘Supporting Refugee and Asylum Seeker Healthcare Professionals into Employment: Best Practice and Future Directions’ conference in Durham. Read more about Leona’s experience here.
Recently, Displaced People in Action was approached by Refugee Action and Asylum Matters to see if we might be interested in joining a coalition of organisations opposing the law which bans asylum seekers from working. Of course we said yes. Over the past 17 years, DPIA has worked with some of the most disenfranchised members […]
We at Displaced People in Action would like extend our warm thanks to BBC Children in Need for their further funding towards our Children’s Project. For the next three years, we’ll be able to continue offering play sessions to refugee and asylum seeking children, as well as a safe space for their parents to come […]
Recently, DPIA was asked to contribute to research conducted by UNICEF into the accessibility of education for refugee and asylum seeking children. Our work on the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme, the Relocation of Vulnerable Children programme and the Children & Young Persons’ Playgroup has informed our response to the research which you can read […]