St Augustine’s Centre

Refugee Crisis FREE training – let’s get things clear!

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Do you want to get to grips with the refugee crisis and the impact it’s having in Calderdale? Do you know the difference between an asylum seeker and refugee, what rights they have, and what barriers they face?

Find out on Monday 10 October – 1pm to 3pm
At St. Augustine’s Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

This free session will give an overview of events, explain terminology, look at case studies, and more importantly explain what is happening on our doorstep and explore how you and your organisation can get involved.

Call 01422 345174 or email sectorsupport@nbforum.org.uk to book a place.

Volunteer Recruitment Fair at St Augustine’s Centre

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In need of volunteers? Consider booking a stall at an upcoming volunteer recruitment fair where the target audience is clients of St Augustine’s.

Monday 6 June 2016 – 10am to 1pm
At St Augustines Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

If you feel you have suitable volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups of people from a variety of backgrounds, you are welcome to book a stall at this event.

To book, please email steveb@nbforum.org.uk confirming the name of your organisation; what opportunities you are seeking to fill and how many staff will be attending. Light refreshments will be provided.

A Musical Odyssey – Asylum seekers & refugee fundraiser

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Refugee Fundraiser HebdenCalder Valley Supports Refugees presents The Fundraiser – a Musical Odyssey, packed with live entertainment and in aid of St Augustines Centre who work to support refugees and asylum seekers.

Wednesday 25 November – From 7.30pm
At The Trades Club, Holme St, Hebden Bridge, HX7 8EE

Tickets cost £5 and can be booked online at thetradesclub.com or for further information email Clare@outtaplace.org or call 07946 052782

 

5 ways to support refugees

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Five WaysSt Augustine’s in Halifax is a small local organisation that works hard to support asylum seekers and refugees in Calderdale.

Here’s 5 ways you can get involved:

  • Volunteer your time
  • Donate to the #helpinghalifax campaign
  • Campaign by contacting your MP or signing a petition
  • Support organisations who are involved in Calais, the Mediterranean and Syria
  • Pray for the team, their Centre Users and their work

St Augustine’s Centre currently has an ambitious fundraising appeal to raise £10,000 by Christmas. Donate at www.give.net/20171078.

If you would like to volunteer at the Centre, contact them on info@staugustinescentrehalifax.org.uk

To find out how the Council is responding to the Syrian refugee crisis, and what you can do to help, click here…