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Social services' support for families with no recourse to public funds

Develop your knowledge and skills to effectively respond to requests for accommodation and financial support made by families who are unable to access benefits and housing assistance due to their immigration status.

Date
23rd April 2021
Time
09:30 - 15:30
Location
Virtual Training
Entry Fees
Free

Please note this training is only offered to local authorities and organisations working in the East of England. We will prioritise local authority participants who have not attended the social services’ support for adults with no recourse to public funds training. We will confirm your place a week before the training (16 April 2021)

 

Who it’s for

  • Social workers
  • NRPF caseworkers
  • Managers
  • Local authority legal officers

 

What you’ll learn

  • What ‘no recourse to public funds’ means and who this applies to
  • What to consider when undertaking a child in need assessment for a child in an NRPF household
  • What to consider when providing support under section 17 of the Children Act 1989
  • When a human rights assessment is required
  • How to identify and assist a family to achieve a sustainable outcome and expedite case resolution
  • Best practice in case management and service delivery

 

Course outline

  • Part 1: (9:30-11:00) Introduction to ‘no recourse to public funds’ (NRPF)
  • Part 2: (11:30-13:00) Assessing need and providing support under section 17 of the Children Act 1989
  • Part 3: 14:00-15:30) Exit pathways and case resolution

This is an interactive course and includes case studies.

 

This course is delivered by NRPF Network. Attendees will receive the joining instructions by email in advance of the training.

Please notify Gosia Strona on the details below if you have booked a place, but are subsequently unable to attend the training.

For further information and any queries, please contact Gosia Strona, Senior Manager, Strategic Migration Partnership, email: malgorzata.strona@eelga.gov.uk  mobile: 07920 257947