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News & Events2019-04-05T11:58:54+01:00

UK Head of UNHCR commends Action Foundation on ‘groundbreaking project’

16th August 2019|Categories: Action Access, Blog|

We were excited to welcome Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor, UK Representative for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on a recent visit to Action Foundation to get an insight into Action Access – the pioneering two year pilot [...]

Meet our Drop-in team!

28th May 2019|Categories: interAction Drop in, Recruitment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Meet the team heading up our new interaction Drop-ins, Kate Townsend, our Drop-in Manager and Tolosa Tadesse our Drop-in Coordinator. Our Drop-ins, for asylum seekers and refugees, take place on a Tuesday at CastleGate [...]

Asylum seeker Amir drops-in to help us!

28th May 2019|Categories: Action Language, Blog, Client Story, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , |

Amir arrived in the UK on 24 November 2018 having fled persecution in Iran and then moved to Newcastle in December 2018 where he is currently awaiting news of a date for his asylum [...]

Action Language volunteers enjoy Golden Tickets!

28th May 2019|Categories: Action Language, Blog, News, Volunteering|Tags: , , , |

Thank you to the City of Sanctuary for giving us three Golden Tickets for the European Rugby Champions Cup on 11th May! These were offered on a first-come-first-served basis and two of them went [...]

NEW Drop-ins for asylum seekers and refugees in Newcastle

28th May 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Volunteering|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In October 2018 the UK government announced a strategy to tackle loneliness in England, along with dedicated funding to help communities build stronger connections and alleviate loneliness. Action Foundation’s successful bids through the Building [...]

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