Breaking down isolation among women seeking asylum in Glasgow
Our ‘Bump & Baby Bus Passes’ are 10-week bus passes for women seeking asylum who are heavily pregnant or have recently had a baby. The bus passes, which start up to seven weeks before or after the birth date, can make a big difference to women who often have more appointments and meetings during this time, but will find walking especially difficult or tiring.
The bus passes also help women to get out to socialise and meet with their support networks at this time, which is incredibly important for the mental health and well being of new mothers.
Who can apply for a Bump & Baby Bus Pass?
If you are seeking asylum in Scotland and are pregnant or have recently had a baby, you can apply for the 10-week bus pass. The bus pass can start up to seven weeks before or after the birth of your child.
How do I apply for a Bump & Baby Bus Pass?
Ask your case worker to apply to us for one of our 10-week bus passes for pregnant and new mothers who are seeking asylum. Alternatively, get in touch with the British Red Cross, Unity Centre Glasgow or the Scottish Refugee Council and ask them to refer you to our programme.