ASSIST Sheffield

Challenging asylum destitution

ASSIST offers 'Asylum: The basics' training

ASSIST offers training and background information on the asylum system for all those who work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees.

This training is available to all; current volunteers and external individuals or organisations.

It covers:

  • Asylum Law
  • The process of claiming asylum,
  • Section 95 asylum support & dispersal
  • How asylum decisions are made
  • ‘End of process’ for asylum claims
  • Permission to work for asylum seekers
  • Section 4 asylum support
  • Asylum support appeals & leaving asylum support

For details of the dates and locations of the upcoming training sessions, please check our Events page

These sessions are delivered by a team of ASSIST volunteers.

Places are limited, so you are advised to book your place as soon as possible.

Cost: £60 per person (Free for ASSIST Volunteers)
(Total cost, including refreshments and information pack)

All enquiries please contact volunteer [at]