The Asylum Seeker & Refugee Support Project
|Title of the project/ Program
|The Asylum Seeker & Refugee Support Project
|Swansea, Wales, UK
|Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST) (Charity)
|Age of target group
|Scope of target group/Group size
|Approx. 18 (which varies)
|Successful work in the partnership with the other institution, namely Welsh Refugee Council.
|Why is this project considered good practice?
|Following the huge volume of users of this service, EYST recognised the need to work in partnership with the Welsh Refugee Council to deliver the service on set days of the week, as well as the regular drop in service, to serve a higher proportion of the asylum seeker and refugee community. Volunteers and staff are able to communicate in various languages.
|Since April 2014 – end June 2018
|Refugees and asylum seekers feel empowered and are ready to enter the job market
|Number of engaged persons
|Between April 2014 and February 2015, the project received 1608 overall visits from asylum seekers and refugees.
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