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Row, Row, Row Your Boats!

July 27, 2018 - In Events, News Articles

What a fun day we had on University Park Campus! It was a wonderful turn out, something we could not have possibly anticipated! We had planned a lovely picnic and boat ride for all the residents and we were all very excited to see what the day would entail. With the sun shining down on… Continue reading Row, Row, Row Your Boats!.


Spotted!

July 25, 2018 - In Events, News Articles

This week the residents enjoyed a tour of the Nottingham City Centre. We also took advantage of the Hoodwinked Trail and went on a quest to spot as many robins as possible. Each robin was decorated to showcase and celebrate an aspect of Nottingham and its people. This presented a fantastic opportunity for the residents… Continue reading Spotted!.


Here Come the Girls!

July 25, 2018 - In Events, News Articles

Last week we debuted our first ever women’s group. The idea behind it was to encourage the women to meet other residents and build on their confidence by learning new skills. In our first session we decided to start with a few fun games and activities. We first had a small icebreaker where the ladies… Continue reading Here Come the Girls!.


Afternoon at the Arboretum!

July 25, 2018 - In Events, News Articles

Here at the Nottingham Arimathea Trust, we like to encourage our residents to get involved and explore more of the City of Nottingham. So, we have arranged to take them on a series of trips to various iconic locations in Nottingham, to better understand both the geography and history of the local area. On a… Continue reading Afternoon at the Arboretum!.


Case Study – Hassan*

December 11, 2017 - In Case Studies, News Articles

Hassan is a Syrian refugee who moved into Arimathea Trust accommodation in October 2015. When he moved in he was in the process of applying for family reunion so that his wife and three children could join him in the UK. The visas were soon approved but he could not afford to pay for the… Continue reading Case Study – Hassan*.


Case Study – Joseph*

December 11, 2017 - In Case Studies, News Articles

Joseph was housed by Nottingham Arimathea Trust a few months before he became eligible to apply for leave to remain based on length of stay in the UK. As soon as he moved in to our accommodation he became actively involved in the trust, volunteering by cooking at events and interpreting informally for one of… Continue reading Case Study – Joseph*.


Case Study – Josephine*

November 27, 2017 - In Case Studies, News Articles

Josephine is a female asylum seeker from Africa who was referred to Nottingham Arimathea Trust housing by the Fresh Start project in Leicester. She was working with the legal project at Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum and a legal advisor contacted the home office to request that they release her file. After over a year… Continue reading Case Study – Josephine*.


Case Study – Lucy*

November 27, 2017 - In Case Studies, News Articles

When Lucy received refugee status she applied for ESA with the help of a support worker at Nottingham Arimathea Trust and evidence from her doctor. She also booked her National Insurance number interview for the earliest possible date meaning her original ESA claim had a temporary reference number associated with the claim as the NI… Continue reading Case Study – Lucy*.


Case Study – Sanjay*

November 27, 2017 - In Case Studies, News Articles

Sanjay is an asylum seeker from Asia who was housed by Nottingham Arimathea Trust at the end of 2014. He had been having multiple issues communicating with his solicitors who he had paid money to represent him but had done very little work on his fresh claim. With advocacy from support workers at Arimathea the… Continue reading Case Study – Sanjay*.


Case Study – Badr*

November 27, 2017 - In Case Studies, News Articles

Badr was housed by Nottingham Arimathea Trust in a one bedroom supported flat when he moved to Nottingham after being granted refugee status in 2015. His wife and son joined him through family reunion visas after about 2 months of him living in our accommodation and we supported the family in looking for more suitable… Continue reading Case Study – Badr*.