Kent secures funding to support asylum-seeking care leavers

Kent County Council (KCC) has secured £407,000 of Government funding for a new initiative to support asylum-seeking care leavers in Canterbury and Medway. The project has seen the creation of a multidisciplinary team to help young people live independently, integrate into their local communities, support their physical and mental wellbeing and reduce antisocial behaviour. The…

A big thank you!

Kent County Council has been inundated with offers of help and donations for the high numbers of unaccompanied asylum seeking children who arrived in Kent during the summer months and continue to do so. More than 170 offers of help have been received. With offers ranging from accommodation in people’s own homes, sports equipment, DVD’s,…