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News 2013

November 2013 Workshops at the Salvation Army Family Centre Working with Refugees in Northern Ireland   The woman from Zimbabwe had fled for her life from that country a year ago. She shared her grief for her friends and colleagues who have been murdered while she was fortunate to escape. She shared the sorrow of knowing that her mother is aging and she...

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News 2012

November 2012       And You Welcomed Me Workshops for Churches held in Carrickfergus and Newtownabbey On the 15th and  26th of November EMBRACE workshops were held in Carrickfergus and Newtownabbey. They were organised by Lynda Kennedy, R/EID Project Officer from Carrickfergus, Antrim, Newtownabbey Peace III Partnership. Topics discussed at the workshops...

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EMBRACE News 2011

October 2011 BBC Lifeline Appeal on behalf of EMBRACE The BBC Lifeline Appeal for Autumn 2011 included a request for support for the EMBRACE Emergency Fund. In the short programme Gerry Anderson reflected on his experience of being a migrant and introduced people who have migrated to N Ireland in recent years. For some, language learning and delays in...

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EMBRACE News 2010

December 2010 Emergency Fund Christmas Appeal EMBRACE made an appeal for contributions to the Emergency Fund following severe weather and an increased number of requests for assistance. The generous response to this appeal is greatly appreciated. Emergency Fund Appeal NICRAS Christmas Party Cancelled The annual Christmas party for people seeking asylum,...

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Thank You

EMBRACE would like to thank all who have made donations to the Emergency Fund following the racist attacks on Roma people in S Belfast in June 2009. In the past this fund has been used to support a variety of needs where there was no recourse to public funds. These have included providing short-term hostel accommodation and flights home for destitute...

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