Yorkshire and the Humber Refugee Week Event

  • Thursday, May 30, 2024
GCE REP Event 24
  • The Growth Company (GC) delivers the Home Office Refugee Employability Programme (REP) across Yorkshire and the Humber.
  • The programme aims to help refugees into sustained employment through individually tailored support.
  • The REP team is running a full day of activities on 19th June to celebrate Refugee Week. 

A new support programme is set to hold a full day of celebrations to mark Refugee Week 2024. 

The Refugee Employability Programme is inviting stakeholders and referral organisations to join them on 19th June at the Circle in Sheffield to listen to inspiring stories, swap good practice, and share their experiences. 

In addition to hearing from the REP team, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about United For Ukraine, the Growth Company's EmbRace Network, and ESOL provision for employment. 

Please note that photographs and footage will be taken throughout the event. These will be used by the The Growth Company for marketing and publicity in our publications, on our website and in social media or in any third party publication. If you would prefer not to be photographed please let the photographer know.

Register to Attend

The event takes place on Wednesday, 19th June, from 10:00 to 16:00.

The venue is the Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane Sheffield City Centre S1 4FW.

Register to attend via Eventbrite

Find Out More

Commissioned by the Home Office and delivered by the Growth Company, the Refugee Employability Programme helps refugees into work through tailored employability sessions, English language tuition, vocational training, job application assistance, and community integration support.

The programme also has a focus on providing locally informed advice to best support refugees to settle and thrive in their new communities.

Find out more on the REP website

The Growth Company

The Growth Company is an award-winning social enterprise with a mission to generate growth, create jobs, and improve lives.

We help people and businesses across the UK to develop, grow and succeed through a range of employment, skills and business support services. We provide employment, justice, and health services across Greater Manchester, the Liverpool City Region, Lancashire, Cheshire, and Yorkshire and Humber. 

Contact us today to find out more.