Offering sanctuary to young unaccompanied asylum seekers became a contentious issue in Kent, as the county quickly became one of the main areas offering some sort for provision to this vulnerable group of people. Understanding the needs of young unaccompanied asylum seekers in our communities has since become a key area of focus for the Diocese.
As we enter the second week of Advent, Canon Caroline Pinchbeck, Director of the Diocese’s Communities and Partnerships Framework, offers this week’s Advent Justice Appeal blog entry. She writes about how partnerships with organisations like the Children’s Society have supported our concern for young refugees, and why your donations to further develop this work are so important. Read more »