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Call for Ilford resident to temporarily house mother and daughter at risk of sleeping rough

PUBLISHED: 14:42 27 March 2018 | UPDATED: 10:26 28 March 2018

Rrefugee and asylum seeker welcome rally. Photo:Takver

Rrefugee and asylum seeker welcome rally. Photo:Takver

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Ilford residents are being called on to open their doors to an asylum seeking mother and child at risk of sleeping on the street.

Community group Refugees at Home are looking to temporarily house a mother and her seven-year-old daughter in Ilford by Thursday (March 29).

They had until now been housed in bed and breakfasts with support from east London migrant charity Praxis Community Projects.

But they were referred to Refugees at Home by Praxis stating that they would be at risk of sleeping rough from Thursday.

Sara Nathan, the group’s co-founder said: “The daughter goes to school in Ilford and thats why we’re looking for someone here.

“We want there to be as little disruption as possible to the little girl.

The group ask for them to be hosted for up to two months as they wait to hear back on an application for home office accommodation.

To help host the family and for more information go to www.refugeesathome.org


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