In 2011 the Maternity Stream of the City of Sanctuary was started by a group of asylum seeking and refugee women who volunteered as Health Befrienders for the Refugee Council in Leeds. They “didn’t want other mums to suffer as we had suffered”. They teamed up with other people committed to working with asylum seeking and refugee women to form the Maternity Stream of Sanctuary.
We are now a national and rapidly expanding network of people and groups based in different towns and cities across England. We are asylum seeking and refugee service users, representatives from refugee organisations and other charities, midwives and midwifery students, commissioners, educators and researchers.
The Yorkshire & Humber Maternity Stream group is now a registered charity.
To get involved in the Yorkshire and Humber region please contact:
Shelley King: [email protected]
To get involved elsewhere in the UK please contact:
Latest Maternity Posts from across the City of Sanctuary Network
The Maternity Stream in Y&H are recruiting a Project Manager
The Yorkshire and Humber Maternity Stream is looking to recruit a Project Manager for 7 hours a week.
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