Our record-breaking year in 2017 has been picked up by The Ferret, which today features an in-depth article about Scotland’s “invisible epidemic” of refugee destitution. The article, by Karin Goodwin, looks at the increase in demand on services such as RST’s destitution … Continue reading →
November 27, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Things to do in Glasgow
Hello I’m Mohamed and I have been in Glasgow for 8 month and it’s really interesting city and when you arrive here you have a lot off things to do and I recommend these things : 1. The Tall … Continue reading →
October 17, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Freshly leeked – Veg Pledge is back!
Following its very successful launch in early summer, we are running another Veg Pledge to raise funds for our Destitute Asylum Seeker Service shopping budget programme. Through this programme, we give small amounts of cash to help destitute asylum seekers in … Continue reading →
May 22, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Veg pledge for asylum seekers
Unfortunately, many people within the UK’s asylum process experience destitution. The Refugee Survival Trust’s Destitute Asylum Seeker Service is a lifeline for these individuals; we provide comprehensive support, including organising accommodation, bus pass vouchers and legal advice to help them … Continue reading →
May 15, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Preventing homelessness through the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service
Guest post by Katharine Weatherhead Next month, it will have been four years since the publication of a report entitled Preventing Destitute Homelessness (June 2013). The report, commissioned by the Refugee Survival Trust and compiled by Community InfoSource, investigated the … Continue reading →
April 28, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Get involved with RST!
We are looking for volunteers to join our events team in Glasgow, helping to plan and run event and activities to fundraise for and raise awareness of RST. In the past we’ve had concerts, poetry events, sponsored swims, a t-shirt design … Continue reading →
January 16, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Thank you!
A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our winter bus pass appeal – we raised a phenomenal £2,502.00 plus £495.25 in GiftAid bringing the total to… £2,997.25! Your generous contributions will allow us to cover the cost of 500 bus … Continue reading →
January 12, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Migrant Voice Conference Glasgow, 21st January
We’re looking forward to the Migrant Voice Glasgow conference on the 21st January, titled ‘Migrants and Migration Post Brexit; finding our voice to influence the new landscape.’ This event brings together migrant communities in Scotland with experts on migration, equality, activists, … Continue reading →