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Presentations for Learners

Information for new refugees and asylum seekers

These presentations have been developed in partnership with statutory and voluntary services and refugees and asylum seekers themselves, with the aim of providing new refugees and asylum seekers with an introduction to life in the UK, insights into social norms, expectations, rights and responsibilities and the tools to navigate unfamiliar systems. 

You are free to use or adapt the presentations to suit your audience, they are available to download as a PDF document, however they can be provided in power point or word upon request to

Videos for learners

These videos are part of the North East Migration Partnership’s Welcome & Induction Programme for newly arriving Refugees and Asylum Seekers and are made in partnership with the Regional Refugee Forum North East.

Hong Kong Welcome Hub

This page includes introductory information for people arriving to the North East as Hong Kong British Nationals (Overseas) which will help you settle into the UK and your local area.

Home Office Data

This section contains published Home Office data on UK migration including its quarterly releases of immigration data.

In order to assist users, the Home Office has produced a user guide on immigration statistics available below. This user guide is designed to be a useful reference guide with explanatory notes from the Home Office’s quarterly immigration statistics release.

Office for National Statistics (ONS) Data

This section presents the data published regularly by the ONS. Please see below for its quarterly reports and other relevant migration data publications.

The MSQR series brings together statistics on migration that are published by the ONS, Home Office, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and the National Records of Scotland (NRS).

The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford

This section provides links to migration sources other than the Home Office or the Office for National Statistics. 

The Migration Observatory Briefing provides an overview of the number, population share, geographic distribution and citizenship of migrant in the UK.

Welcome: a Guide for New Refugees

The Home Office have produced a guide for adults who have been granted asylum in England, this should assist new refugees in adapting to this change and making the most of the opportunities they now have available to them. This guide contains information on Employment and Benefits, Housing and other Services, Education, Legal Rights and Responsibilities, Healthcare, and other useful information for newly granted refugees. This is available online in a variety of languages.

Resettlement Funding Instructions (VPRS/VCRS)

Local Authorities and Community Sponsors are able to claim funding for refugees resettled under VPRS and VCRS to enable support for those families.

Online ESOL Resources

The NEMP has collated a selection of tried and tested online ESOL resources which can be used solely or to supplement face to face learning. Please get in touch with NEMP if anything appears to be out of date or if there is anything you think we should add.

Online Mental Health Resources

The NEMP has collated a selection of online mental health resources which have been checked by colleagues in Public Health to ensure suitability for the refugee and asylum seeker client group. Please get in touch with NEMP if anything appears to be out of date or if there is anything you think we should add.

NRPF Migrant Families Toolkit

Find out where migrant families can get help with housing and financial support when they have no recourse to public funds (NRPF). You can use this tool if you are a person needing help, adviser, or local authority practitioner considering an application for social services support. You will need information about the person’s immigration status.

Community sponsorship

This is promotional material for community groups to help become a community sponsor, and guidance to local authorities on how to support community sponsorship. Community Sponsorship in the UK is where community groups can sponsor a refugee family to settle in the UK, providing them with support for two years.

EU Settlement Scheme: local authorities toolkit

This is a toolkit aimed at local authority staff to be able to provide EU citizens and family members, including looked after children that are being supported on how to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. The content includes print and digital assets, covering the key areas of the EU Settlement Scheme: eligibility, the application process, the wide range of support available and the deadline.

The Department of Education UASC statistics

The Department of Education recently published statistics on the number of UASC looked after by local authorities in England as 31st March 2019

National Referral Mechanism (NRM) Guidance

The government recently updated its guidance in relation to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM), the framework for identifying and referring potential victims of modern slavery and ensuring they receive the appropriate support.  If you think that modern slavery has taken place, the case should be referred to the NRM so that the Single Competent Authority (SCA) can fully consider the case. You do not need to be certain that someone is a victim.  This guidance explains how to complete the referral form before it is considered SCA

Migrant Information Hub

The Migrant Information Hub was created by Migration Yorkshire in March 2020. It is regularly updated with health related resources and information that are compatible with our region.