A review of services available to asylum seekers and refugees in Sheffield has highlighted shortages in provision in key areas of support and advice. The research was commissioned following the closure of the Northern Refugee Centre, and other recent changes in Home Office practices. It makes a number of recommendations including greater sharing of information between the voluntary sector and statutory service providers. It also found widespread support for the idea of a ‘one stop shop’ facility for asylum seekers looking for advice, and a need for staff training to improve signposting between services. Click here to read the full report.