July 30, 2018

It’s been two years since a coalition of lobbying groups in the UK successfully challenged Home Office policy on the immigration detention of pregnant women...read more

July 20, 2018

To mark their Year of #Mygration, the Open University have produced a short video highlighting some key issues they have been raising awareness of, including the detention of migrants. The video includes Befrienders Jo Vincett, and Sara De Jong. You can watch the video...

July 17, 2018

If you haven't had a chance to look at it yet, our Annual Review is now available to read online.

July 12, 2018

Our Trustee Jo Vincett has co-written a blog post for No Walls, 72 hours too many- how pregnant women are let down in immigration centres. Read it here.

July 3, 2018

Equality and Diversity Day was marked at Yarl's Wood IRC on Friday 29th June, and
Ali, Shirley and Befriender, Sidney proudly staffed our tombola stall on the day.

The prizes offered, including quiz books, colouring books and notebooks (all staples at our Drop in sessio...

July 2, 2018

We're looking for volunteers to befriend in other languages. If you can speak another language, please get in touch at info@ywbefrienders.org.

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