Recordings from ‘Supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Hotels’
(scroll down for resources mentioned in session)

On 31 January 2023, over 70 people from around and beyond the Thames Valley gathered together to reflect on how we could best serve asylum seekers and refugees in hotels. Click below to hear recordings of the different sessions:

Experiences of local churches and groups
Speakers: West Berkshire Action for Refugees, Thatcham Baptist Church, Benefice of Witney

Advice from local agencies with experience of supporting refugees in hotels
Speakers: Asylum Welcome, Refugee Support Group, and Care4Calais Banbury and Buckingham

Overview of Legal Questions
Speaker: Sarah Wahby, Turpin & Miller LLP

Resources for Churches
Speakers: Welcome Churches, Christian Concern for One World, Diocese of Oxford

Reflection on self-care and closing prayer
Speakers: Care4Calais, Didcot Churches Refugees Welcome

Resources mentioned during the session

Resources for language learning

Resources for Farsi

Campaigning Organisations  (see our newsletters for more)

Networks and Resources for Churches

Bible Study and Faith Resources

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