June 1, 2017
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New refugees and destitution

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

July 26, 2016
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RST provided over 200 destitution grants between April and June this year

RST’s destitution grants April – June 2016 RST provided 212 destitution grants from April to June 2016, supporting 334 people and totalling £16,278. The average grant was £77. The average monthly spend was £5,426. [Click image to enlarge]  Key facts … Continue reading

May 20, 2016
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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

February 1, 2016
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Charity single in support of RST – available to download now

RST was delighted to be invited to the Launch of the EP What We’ve Got / Four Hours by the Edinburgh based musicians Paper Rifles and Billy Liar on Saturday evening at the Southside Social in Edinburgh. Over ten acts … Continue reading

December 17, 2015
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Give someone a bus pass this Christmas and support a destitute asylum seeker

Why not get your friends and family something that will make a huge difference this Christmas? Buy them an RST winter bus pass (or two!) and help a destitute asylum seeker attend important meetings, and participate in community events whatever … Continue reading

November 26, 2015
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It’s cold outside! To donate to RST’s Winter Bus Pass Scheme text FARE20 £5 to 70070

RST will be running our winter bus pass scheme again through the colder months. £5 will contribute to a day bus ticket for a destitute asylum seeker, meaning they can attend important appointments, for example with their doctor or solicitor. … Continue reading