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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]
Principal and pupils at Oasis Fir Vale
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School of Sanctuary

Story by Kevin Stapleton | Photo courtesy of Oasis Academy Fir Vale Staff, pupils and parents at a local primary academy in Sheffield celebrated in December, as they become the second school in the area [Read more]