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Asylum seekers and refugees

North Lanarkshire Council is a member of the Scottish Consortium for Asylum Seekers and Refugees.

Regular meetings take place to keep us informed about the current position in relation to asylum seekers and refugees.

The Scottish Government and agencies such as the Scottish Refugee Council advise authorities on current legislation and policies.

Housing services are part of a local inter-agency team which includes Health and Social care and education. This was set up to co-ordinate resources to help asylum seekers and refugees living in North Lanarkshire.

At present a small number of asylum seekers live in accommodation throughout North Lanarkshire and are supported by local area teams.

The following agencies can provide more information and advice:

Page last updated:
17 May 2021

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