Information and Resources

Title Publish Date Category Description
Making Asylum Work for Women: Our recommendations for a fairer asylum system 20 Jun 2013 Policy responses This briefing outlines our recommendations for an asylum process that ensures that women fleeing persecution receive the protection that they deserve.
Health rights and entitlements of refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland 28 Feb 2013 Policy responses This briefing sets out the rights and legal entitlements of refugees and asylum seekers to NHS services.
Evaluation of Scottish Refugee Council's influencing work 2008-2012 28 Feb 2013 Research reports This briefing sets out some key points and findings from an evaluation of the Scottish Refugee Council’s influencing work between 2008 and 2012. The evaluation assesses whether and how SRC influenced policy, practice and attitudes to refugees and
Trapped: Destitution and asylum in Scotland (summary report) 10 Oct 2012 Research reports Scottish Refugee Council, British Red Cross and Refugee Survival Trust commissioned research from Glasgow Caledonian University’s Scottish Poverty Information Unit. This report unveils the truth about refugee destitution and people's struggle to survive
Trapped: Destitution and asylum in Scotland (full report) 10 Oct 2012 Research reports Scottish Refugee Council, British Red Cross and Refugee Survival Trust commissioned research from Glasgow Caledonian University’s Scottish Poverty Information Unit. This report unveils the truth about refugee destitution and people's struggle to survive
A fairer Scotland for refugees and asylum seekers in a time of austerity 10 Aug 2012 Policy briefs Scottish Refugee Policy Forum (SRPF) report
A housing guide for refugees in Scotland: Housing benefits and late rent payments - Tigrinya 09 Jul 2012 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). Provided in Tigrinya.
A housing guide for refugees in Scotland: Racial harassment - Tigrinya 09 Jul 2012 Client information Tigrinya leaflet that explains racial harassment, what you can do about it and who can help you.
A housing guide for refugees in Scotland Housing options: moving away from Glasgow - Tigrinya 09 Jul 2012 Client information Tigrinya leaflet explains how to obtain housing outside of Glasgow and what will happen when your asylum support from the Home Office (formerly NASS) stops.
A housing guide for refugees in Scotland - housing options in Glasgow - Tigrinya 09 Jul 2012 Client information Tigrinya leaflet explains how to obtain housing in Glasgow and identifies what will happen when your asylum support from the Home Office (formerly NASS) stops.