Adopting an empowerment approach to housing provision

This resource will help your Group support refugees to understand their housing obligations to foster independence and empowerment as renters in the future. The family you support as a Community Sponsorship Group will include adults who have lived independent lives. They’ll have been making choices for themselves and their families for a long time. When it…

Exit planning

When we train Community Sponsorship groups prior to the arrival of a family, we talk to groups about the end of their support.  This might feel strange, and we’re not going to tell you that your relationship with a family is purely transactional, but it is important to start planning the changing nature of your…

Setting goals to work toward integration

Feeling integrated is a deeply personal process, and there’s not a certain amount of time it will take to achieve this, but there’s ways in which you and your group can play a role in helping refugees to integrate and help them to develop their independence. The King’s Arms Project is a charity based in Bedford where they…