Advice & Support

Sanctuary in the garden

ASSIST Sheffield provides accommodation, information and support to people who are seeking sanctuary and have been refused asylum. Without legal status, not being allowed to work, or access any form of statutory support, people become homeless and destitute in our city. The eight ASSIST houses in Pitsmoor, Firvale and Firth Park have four bedrooms, each room housing an asylum seeker. The Messenger visited some of the residents in these houses and spoke to a few who have become keen gardeners. [Read more]
Victor Mujakachi
Local Politics

Victor belongs to Burngreave

Story and photo by Messenger Staff On 11th February, Burngreave resident, and Messenger volunteer, Victor Mujakachi was detained under threat of deportation. He was detained when he reported to the Home Office, as have many [Read more]