Information and Resources

Title Publish Date Category Description
A housing guide for refugees in Scotland: Renting from a private landlord - English 23 Dec 2010 Client information Provides general advice on what is available, how to find a place to rent from a private landlord, what to consider and how to get a tenancy.
A housing guide for refugees in Scotland: Housing benefits and late rent payments - English 23 Dec 2010 Client information Brief guide to the two kinds of housing benefits that are available if you are on a low income or receiving other benefits. It also explains what to do if you fall behind in paying your rent (rent arrears).
Literature review updated 2010 01 Dec 2010 Research reports This is a review of an extensive literature review we carried out in winter 2008/2009.
National guidance for child protection in Scotland 08 Nov 2010 Policy responses Our response soley relates to the components of the guidance which focus on separated children
A fresh start? The new Government’s agenda for reforming the asylum system in the UK 30 Oct 2010 Policy responses The report presents a synopsis of the recommendations that came from each of the workshops at our annual conference held on 29 October 2010 .
Adding an adult dependant to your asylum support - Checklist - Mandarin 28 Oct 2010 Client information This Mandarin leaflet provides a checklist of documents and information required to make an application to add an adult dependant to your asylum support.
Adding an Adult Dependant - Checklist - English 28 Oct 2010 Client information This English leaflet provides a checklist of documents and information required to make an application to add an adult dependant to your asylum support.
Applying for Section 4 support if you are pregnant - English 28 Oct 2010 Client information This leaflet outlines the documents and information you require to apply for Section 4 support on the basis of your pregnancy.
Applying for Section 4 support if you are preganant - Mandarin 28 Oct 2010 Client information This Mandarin leaflet outlines the documents and information you require to apply for Section 4 support on the basis of your pregnancy.
Refugee Experiences of Poverty in Scotland 21 Oct 2010 Research reports Research by the Scottish Poverty Information Unit from Glasgow Caledonian University on refugees' experience of poverty in Scotland, including difficulty finding work.