Strategic Migration Partnerships (SMPs) are Local Government led partnerships funded by, but independent of, the Home Office, whose role is to coordinate and support delivery of national programmes in asylum and refugee schemes as well as agreed regional and devolved migration priorities. There are 12 SMP partnerships across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The hosting arrangements for each partnership may differ depending on regional and national structures.Find out more
The Strategic Migration Partnership organises and runs a range of topical events for our members and their partner organisations.
Click on an individual event to find out more and to register to attend.
Asylum Seekers21st March 2024
Voluntary Returns Service Awareness SessionAn overview of voluntary returns service for public and voluntary sector partners working...Read more
22nd March 2024
Social services' support for adults with no recourse to public fundsThis training is only offered to local authorities and organisations working in the...Read more
15th March 2024
Introduction to social services support for people with no recourse to public fundsThis training is only offered to local authorities and organisations working in the...Read more
Parallel Lives Project
Working across the region to identify Roma populations and work with public sector partners in these areas to build skills and share best practice to ensure that this marginalised community is given equal access to services and opportunities.
A partnership across EU countries at local council level to learn from one another how to meet the needs of newly arrived refugees.
A project to open opportunities for active citizenship to EU citizens living and working in the UK.
Cultural competence training for social care professionals working with and delivered by third country nationals.
Cultural competence training for health professionals working with and delivered by third country nationals.
Employability for Overseas Nationals (EON)
Support for overseas nationals to access the UK job market.
Wellbeing and Work for Refugees
The project is based on the principle that being economically active is the most significant step towards becoming integrated in UK society. This project is part funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. Making management of migration flows more efficient across the European Union.