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Here are the resources we found for new arrivals for young people:
Positive Participation Asian Mental Health Services offer a wide variety of support for Asian people in a culturally sensitive manner. They are aiming to improve mental health among Asian people while preventing any emergent mental ill health.
Migrant help are a leading national charity offering support, guidance and accommodation to vulnerable migrants across the UK. Whether someone has fled persecution. escaped from slavery or found themselves in a situation that they do not understand, Migrant Help offers advice, support and a place of safety.
Hope for the Young
Hope for the Young aims to help young refugees into education. They aim to remove obstacles to young refugees’ and asylum-seekers’ education and well-being through financial and mentoring support.
EAL Nexus is a platform for teachers who are teaching students who speak English as an additional language, young people who have arrived in the UK and just started school, and parents wondering how what their child will do at school and how they can support them. The EAL Nexus contains valuable resources for the classroom, and for the home life of young people who are learning English as an additional language.
Child Refugees and Asylum Seekers
A refugee is someone who has been given the right to stay in the UK because they’re unsafe in their home country. If you’re a child refugee or asylum seeker or, if you know someone who could be, Childline can help. On this page you can find information about applying for asylum, living in the UK, celebrating difference and helping someone you know.