Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN)

Project Summary:

The Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN) is requesting funding for their Benefits and Energy Efficiency Advice for Refugees Project. The Project will provide one full time worker to deliver a range of income maximisation services and energy efficiency information sessions, supported by volunteers, in the refugees language. The worker will deliver advice through 1-2-1 appointments and presentations to community groups. This project aims to continue and develop the current projected funded by United Utilities Trust, which comes to an end in April 2009.

Expected Number of Individuals: 1500

Expected Number of Households: 1000

Trustees Meeting: December 2008

Funding Amount Approved: £90, 741

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