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1 European Integration Fund ( EIF) VISION Project Ipswich

2 Aims The aim of the project is to put into action the EU Framework of Common Basic Principles for integration by promoting community cohesion and integration in Ipswich and Suffolk. The aim of the project is to put into action the EU Framework of Common Basic Principles for integration by promoting community cohesion and integration in Ipswich and Suffolk.

3 European Integration Fund The first tranche of funding came in 2007 Third Country Nationals ( Non EU Nationals) New arrivals ( The person should have not been in the country for more than 5 years initially. This year the term has changed to 10 years) Visa leading to settlement in the UK

4 Background Potential isolation of newly-arrived third country nationals; barriers to accessing services No Recourse to Public Funds Specific needs of new arrivals not being met No interaction with the local community No interaction with the local community

5 Barriers BarriersLanguageCultureReligion Self Confidence InhibitionsAwareness

6 Objectives Objectives Language & IT courses that up-skill and improve employability Introductory programmes that promote mutual understanding and integration Employment awareness programme Exchange of good practice, experience and information

7 CSV Media Clubhouse Ipswich CSV Media Clubhouse Ipswich EIF Projects ICON Project to 2010 Completed ICON Project to 2010 Completed ACTION Project to 2011 Currently running VISION Project to 2014 ( launched in Sept 2011) VISION Project to 2014 ( launched in Sept 2011)

8 Courses provided Accredited ESOL training ESOL & Citizenship Course IT & Media Training Courses CV Writing Skills & Interview Techniques Mentoring Training

9 Services provided Information Advice & Guidance Sessions NARIC sessions One Stop Shop Life in The UK Exam support workshops

10 Events & other activities for Integration Taste of Life Annual Event Chat n Chill Group Cultural, Historical & Political Visits Awareness about Goods & Services Volunteering Opportunities

11 Projects Statistics 700+ people benefiting from the projects High level of community and public interest about the projects High level of interest for One stop shop 150+ beneficiaries into volunteering 60+ beneficiaries into employment Results update October 2011 Results update October 2011

12 Contact VISION Project VISION Project CSV Media Clubhouse 120 Princes Street Ipswich IP1 1RS Tel


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