#KW Programme

No matter how you arrive in to Kirklees, and especially if it is for humanitarian protection reasons, if needed, there will be an offer of support available to:

  • Help new arrivals to settle, orientate and support to understand and  access key services and community activities
  • Start to learn and practice English
  • Support  children/young people to start school and begin to progress in their education
  • Encourage communities to have the opportunity  to get to know who lives in their neighbourhood
  • Support children and young peoples integration
  • Support new refugees to prevent homelessness and destitution

Support available: This has changed due to COVID 19 and funding

Welcome Mentors -Third Sector Leaders.

Support to find and access ESOL – This Way for English Programme is a Partnership between Kirklees Council and Third Sector Leaders.

International New Arrivals – support for children and young people to start their education in Kirklees: Kirklees Council Children and Young People/Learning Service

Carry my Story – School linking: 35 schools working with 35 migrants , asylum seekers and refugees.

Support for new refugees, post decision support worker – Kirklees Council Housing Solutions

The above programme is funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. For more information on the programme please email sarah.hemingway@kirklees.gov.uk or sarah.mitchell@kirklees.gov.uk

Carry My Story programme – working with Schools across Kirklees