This is where you will find news and comment from Reset, including organisation updates, alerts about funding and job opportunities and our responses to government announcements.
28 February 2022
We’re delighted to share that we have been awarded the contract by the Home Office to continue as the UK’s Community Sponsorship support organisation.
18 February 2022
Reset has responded to the draft Refugee Integration Strategy 2022-2027 urging the Executive Office to include within the strategy its ambition to grow Community Sponsorship in Northern Ireland.
16 February 2022
We were delighted to fund the VOICES Network to carry out a second phase of research with refugees resettled through Community Sponsorship into their experience of arriving in the UK. We believe this will offer Community Sponsorship groups a great deal of food for thought as they prepare to welcome families to the UK.
15 February 2022
We are delighted to announce that our new Training Website is now live. The website’s new design and features make it easier for Community Sponsorship groups to access vital resources and track their progress.
14 February 2022
Local volunteers in 7 locations across England have welcomed refugee nurses arriving to work for the NHS through the Neighbours for Newcomers programme.
26 January 2022
Community Sponsorship groups will now be able to welcome Afghan refugees through the new Afghan Citizens' Resettlement Scheme. We are adapting our training and support so that groups will be prepared to welcome refugees who have spent time in temporary accommodation.
30 November 2021
The deadline for Lead Sponsors to register for the Community Sponsorship Backstop Fund is 31st January 2022. Co-Director of Reset, Dr Kate Brown, urges Lead Sponsors to register as soon as possible to benefit from the added security provided by the Backstop Fund.
26 November 2021
Black Friday is renowned for being one of the busiest (and most chaotic!) shopping days of the year. But more and more people are now looking to use this day as an opportunity to make a difference to a cause close to their heart. This Black Friday, check out these ways you can support migrant communities during this festive season.
4 November 2021
We're delighted to welcome Ellie Stacey, Tim Finch and Shilla Mutamba to our Board of Trustees.
27 October 2021
On 23rd October, 25 refugee nurses were greeted by volunteers taking part in the Neighbours for Newcomers programme, which connects local people with refugee nurses arriving to work for the NHS.
23 September 2021
Community Sponsorship groups to welcome Afghan refugees through the Afghan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme
On 13th September the Minister for Afghan Resettlement Victoria Atkins confirmed that Community Sponsorship groups will be welcoming Afghan refugees through the Afghan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme (ACRS).
2 September 2021
We are pleased to announce a new pilot programme for community volunteers to welcome newcomers to their neighbourhood and details of how you can get involved.