Perth and Kinross

 

 

Perth & Kinross Refugee Resettlement – MEAD

MEAD is the Minority Communities Hub of Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service.  They are co-ordinating the local response and welcome for Syrian Refugees in Perth & Kinross and work with voluntary groups and statutory agencies.

If you would like to find out more or make an offer of support, please contact the MEAD team.

Perth & Kinross Council have a community advice page on refugee support on their website.


Citizens UK – #RefugeesWelcome

Citizens UK have a local #RefugeesWelcome contact and co-ordinator: Ruth Alexander.  To get in touch to offer support with advocacy and community organising, email Ruth at ruthalexander71@hotmail.com.


Perth Solidarity with Calais Refugees

Perth Solidarity with Calais Refugees is a voluntary group organised through Facebook.  They also support work with refugees in other parts of Europe and the Middle East.


Comrie Solidarity with Refugees

Comrie Solidarity with Refugees is a voluntary group organised through Facebook as a place where the residents of Comrie can show their moral and practical support for refugees fleeing conflict and persecution.


There is currently no City of Sanctuary group in Perth and Kinross.  If you would be interested in forming a group please let us know to see if we can help.


News from Perth & Kinross

20 June 2016 Courier – Perth singer Katie Whittaker launches single in aid of refugees

14 April 2016 Daily Record – story from a volunteer recently returned from Calais

29 September 2015 Daily Record – story about P&K Council staff holding a day of action to collect items for refugees