Funding is available to voluntary organisations and LA's to support vulnerable EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. Plus - Leeds City Council asks for help to map local support.
Fund to help vulnerable EU citizens apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) for the 2020-2021 financial year, ensuring the most vulnerable continue to receive a wide range of support online, over the phone and in person to help them apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. Funding is available to Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) organisations willing to support vulnerable EU citizens and their family members with making EUSS applications. Local Authorities and local government associations or organisations providing support services can also apply.
AS Home Office is making a level of continuity funding available to the existing 57 grant-funded organisations through to the end of September 2020, the competitive bidding process will be for up to £4.5 million and will initially cover the period 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021.
There will be a free webinar session on 19 May to give frontline staff an introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Home Office aims to maximise geographical coverage across the UK awarding funding to a wide network of organisations that work with a range of at-risk groups, so that support is delivered to those that need it most.
Apply by noon on 13 July through Jaggaer e-Sourcing Portal: https://homeoffice.app.jaggaer.com/web/login.html. Contract details at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/80b4ac7c-a531-45bd-95f4-ba97e86c829c?origin=SearchResults&p=1
Leeds City Council Mapping of Services
Please note Leeds City Council would love to hear from you should you intend to bid to help them map all the support that is available in Leeds.
Please an email:
Leeds Migration Support Coordinator, Communities,
Leeds City Council. Tel: (0113) 3789036, Mob: 07562439581