Useful Links

Assist

ASSIST Sheffield was set up in 2003 and is working to provide support to destitute asylum seekers (there may be about 1,000).

South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group

A campaigning group which aims to improve the treatment of people who come to South Yorkshire.

City of Sanctuary

is a movement to build a culture of hospitality for refugees and asylum-seekers.

Student Action for Refugees

part of a national student body that raises awareness about refugees and asylum seekers both in the UK and worldwide

Amnesty International (Sheffield)

campaigns for an end to torture, the death penalty and the release from prison of anyone deemed not to have committed violence and to be imprisoned for their faith, ethnicity, gender, political/social status or views. They are able to supply information on countries of origin for the asylum seekers we are helping.