"Our vision is of London being home to Central and Eastern European (CEE) migrants where they can make choices about their families, work and homes, and live fulfilled lives as respected members of local communities. Our mission is supporting CEE migrants who experience poverty, exploitation and social exclusion in order to help them to make choices about their lives and realize their potential as equal members of communities."

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We are in Diaspora Romaneasca talking about immigration status of EU nationals and risks of removal or deportation

Diaspora Romaneasca, a Romanian London-based newspaper, published an article where we highlighted the importance of the immigration status of EU citizens living in the UK. The article looks at possibility of removal and deportation of European Union citizens and in what circumstances it may happen. Read it here: http://www.diasporaro.com/cand-uk-te-vrea-mai-mult-la-tine-acasa/ The article is in Romanian.

Meeting with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland OBE

Today we spoke with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Mr Kevin Hyland OBE to contribute to the implementation of Commissioner’s office strategic plan for improved identification and care for victims of modern slavery. The meeting was organised by Labour Exploitation Advisory Group, hosted by Focus on Labour Exploitation. More about our views on tackling labour exploitation and modern […]

‘I congratulate you having such professional advisers as Malgosia’

Yesterday we received a great testimony to our continuous efforts to provide the best quality advice and support to our users (Mr J., Polish, 52 years old): ”I would like to thank Malgosia for her professional and efficient help that allowed me to get benefits for the long-term ill. I would also like to congratulate […]

Farewell to Liubov, our star volunteer

Today we are celebrating Liubov’s last day in the office. She’s been our star volunteer. Liubov devoted her time, skills, knowledge and passion to help us further our mission. She assisted with outreach, casework and communications. We are sad to see her leave but we are happy to congratulate her expanding career in interpretation/translation. Best luck and we […]

Call for applications – ERASMUS internship 2016

East European Advice Centre calls students from the 2004 and 2007 accession countries* to apply for ERASMUS internship in 2016. All details of the role are explained in this document >>> Erasmus Placement Offer EEAC – Gateway Assistant – please read it carefully before applying. If you are a student eligible for ERASMUS, please contact an ERASMUS […]

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Can we help Eastern European migrants who are victims of modern slavery?

Today we spoke with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner Mr Kevin Hyland OBE to contribute to the implementation of Commissioner’s office strategic plan for improved identification and care for victims of modern slavery. The meeting was organised by Labour Exploitation Advisory Group, hosted by Focus on Labour Exploitation. Modern slavery is a crime where a person or a […]

50 shades of migrant worker exploitation

As we read in vocabulary „An au pair (plural: au pairs) is a domestic assistant from a foreign country working for, and living as part of, a host family. Typically, au pairs take on a share of the family’s responsibility for childcare as well as some housework, and receive a monetary allowance for personal use”. What the definition doesn’t say […]

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