Church donates £5,000 to support pregnant women and new mothers seeking sanctuary

The Catholic Church has donated a four-figure sum this Christmas to the Refugee Survival Trust Bumps to Babies Bus Pass scheme, which will assist asylum-seeker women who are heavily pregnant or have a newborn with free travel for 10 weeks, allowing them have better access to vital facilities and appointments….

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Destitute asylum seekers in Scotland to lose safety net when Destitution Grants programme is suspended

The Refugee Survival Trust, a small Scottish charity supporting asylum seekers and refugees, has today written to its partners to inform them that after many years of continuous operation, it will most likely be forced to suspend applications to its Destitution Grants programme at the end of the month. RST’s…

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