You are an asylum seeker in Glasgow. You have been in the asylum process for several years, working to persuade the Home Office that your claim for asylum is genuine and that you cannot return to your home country. Finally … Continue reading →
May 20, 2016
by rst2012 Comments Off on Why does RST give so many grants to new refugees?
Because unfortunately, it is needed. Many people who have been granted refugee status face destitution immediately due to a fault in the system. This is when refugees understandably believe that the chances of being made destitute by the asylum system … Continue reading →
May 20, 2016
by rst2012 Comments Off on RST supported over 200 children in 2015-16. This should not be happening.
We recently posted information and figures about the destitution grants we provided in 2015-16 (read more here). RST’s information and comments were subsequently included in The National article: ‘Groups line up to damn way asylum system lets kids down‘ on 12th … Continue reading →
November 15, 2013
by RST Trustee Comments Off on Our Stop Destitution Campaign is up for an Award
We are delighted to announce that the Stop Destitution Campaign has been nominated under the category of Best Campaigner in the Herald Society 2013 Awards. The joint campaign delivered by Refugee Survival Trust and our partner Scottish Refugee Council between October 2012 and April … Continue reading →