Priorities for 2019 / 20
Our overarching priorities for the year
Our priorities and outcomes for the year 2019/20
Our Forward Plan
Ensure the smooth transition of our services into new premises.
awareness and piloting health screening sessions.
immigration and specialist welfare and housing advice work
Delivering New Projects Where Funding has been Secured
Support for single asylum seekers in houses of multiple occupancy,
Developing Additional Management Support
The Impact of Brexit
provide specialist support for vulnerable EU citizens to apply for settled status.
Sustain effective partnership and network engagement ensuring Brushstrokes
provides a strong evidence base to influence migration related policy and practice
Service User and Community Involvement
Strengthen service user and community involvement in the development and
delivery of services for new communities in Sandwell and West Birmingham
Progress on our priorities for the year 2018/19
Our Forward Plan
Identify suitable premises that enable us to sustain the delivery of our services
Increasing Access to Information and Advice
Increase access to information and advice for asylum seekers and refugees through the training and recruitment of additional advisers and advice drop-in sessions.
Accommodation for Refugees and Migrants
ON HOLD – funding not secured. We continue to provide a limited housing
advice and support as part of general advice service.
The Impact of Brexit on EU Nationals.
Sustaining and Develop our Strategic Engagement
Sustain and develop our strategic engagement with local, regional and national networks dealing with asylum and migration and provide evidence from our work that can influence social policy.
COMPLETED FOR 18/19. On-going for 19/20