Various Dates  ESOL Beginner’s English language ‘Start Here’ evening at JobChange, 10 Red Lion Street, Wolverhampton Town Centre, WV1 4HL.  For age 18 and over.  The evening runs from 5.30pm to 8.00pm and is completely free to attend.  Freephone: 0800 122 3510.  If you cannot leave your children, bring them along.  Day classes also available – please phone for details.

Saturday July 14th  Our third visit to the very welcoming small town of Bishops Castle in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, for people who come to the Drop-In and their families.  Click HERE for our article about last year’s visit.  More details from Rosemary or Mike at the Drop-In.

Sunday July 15th at 2 p.m.  6km Walk of Witness and Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants.  From St.Edmund’s Catholic Secondary School, Compton Park, to St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church in Wombourne.  Prayers at the start; Prayers and Refreshments at the finish!  Click HERE for Poster.

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Every Tuesday Recommended if you’re trying to live on Asylum Support of £37.75 per week (or less). Especially good for fresh vegetables and fruit. Click HERE for full-size leaflet. Click HERE for Wolverhampton Food Banks and Soup Kitchens.

 

 

We offer both English and Maths/Numeracy lessons, from 10 am to 12 noon before our Drop-In each Wednesday.  “The Church @ Broad Street”, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1JD.  The aims are to give learners a knowledge of basic English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and also to give learners the confidence to speak, write and read English.  And now Maths as well!  Just come along, or contact [email protected] .

Wednesday July 18th  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.

Near Neighbours LogoWednesday July 18th from 12:30 to 1 p.m. during the Drop-In. FOOD CLUB – Bring & Share Food and Recipes: All kinds of food from all kinds of places. Everyone welcome – Men, women, young, old, volunteers and visitors.  If you would like to cook one of your favourite dishes, please let Gill Kelly know at the Drop-In, and she will buy the ingredients.  Come and taste and talk.  Part-funded by Near Neighbours .

Wednesday July 18th  W’ton City of Sanctuary Planning Meeting at 2:30 p.m. after the Drop-In.

We offer both English and Maths/Numeracy lessons, from 10 am to 12 noon before our Drop-In each Wednesday.  “The Church @ Broad Street”, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1JD.  The aims are to give learners a knowledge of basic English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and also to give learners the confidence to speak, write and read English.  And now Maths as well!  Just come along, or contact [email protected] .

Wednesday July 25th  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.

Wednesday August 1st  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.

Near Neighbours LogoWednesday August 1st from 12:30 to 1 p.m. during the Drop-In.  FOOD CLUB – Bring & Share Food and Recipes: All kinds of food from all kinds of places.  Everyone welcome – Men, women, young, old, volunteers and visitors.  If you would like to cook one of your favourite dishes, please let Gill Kelly know at the Drop-In, and she will buy the ingredients.  Come and taste and talk.  Part-funded by Near Neighbours .

Wednesday August 8th  Weekly Drop-In Centre at the Church in Broad Street, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  Among other things, we aim to provide a safe, welcoming place where asylum seekers and refugees can relax by socialising, playing games and informally mixing with people from their own and other cultures.  CLICK HERE for leaflet/poster.  A senior caseworker from Fountains Solicitors of Walsall will be present to provide information about the asylum process, and to explain official forms and letters.  To be repeated on the second Wednesday of each month.

Saturday October 20th  City of Sanctuary Midlands Regional Gathering in Wolverhampton.  10:30 am to 4 pm at “The Church @ Broad Street”, Westbury Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1JD.  The event is free and includes lunch (cooked by local sanctuary seekers).  Non-members welcome.  Travel Costs available for asylum seekers.  Click HERE for further details and to register.  Any queries to Ben Margolis, Regional Coordinator, [email protected] .

 

Restore LogoRestore (Birmingham) run training sessions about refugee issues and befriending.  Enquiries to: Jeremy Thompson, Restore’s Befriending Coordinator, Tel. 0121 236 0069 or Email [email protected] .  Training is offered free of charge, but donations towards costs are welcome.

 

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