Blatchington Mill students organise clothes drive for GDWG

Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group regularly visit schools in the local area to raise awareness of asylum immigration detention. We encourage students to think critically about asylum and migration issues by looking at information in the media and current data and...

GDWG welcomes new Director, Anna Pincus

This week Anna Pincus was appointed Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group’s (GDWG) new Director. Today is her first official day in the new post after working as Acting Director since December. Anna has worked with GDWG for over 10 years as a senior caseworker and...

Our winter newsletter is out now

In this newsletter we reflect on our many successes and the challenges we faced in 2018, present poetry from school students written to welcome Refugee Tales walkers, bring you updates on UK immigration policy and much more! Read it...

Christmas Wishes

Marie Dewson, Chair of Trustees writes to our volunteers and supporters: ‘Thank you for everything you do for our clients and therefore for GDWG. Without you we could not reach out, befriend and show the infinite kindness which you demonstrate at all times. In a...

We are recruiting for a new Coordinator

GDWG are looking for a new Senior Advocacy Coordinator / Advocacy Coordinator.  Please see full details, job description and person specification. Please see application form and equal opportunities monitoring form.  Please contact me (James@gdwg.org.uk / 01293...

Campsfield IRC to close

On 9th November, the Home Office announced the planned closure of Campsfield immigration removal centre (IRC) by May 2019.  You can read the Home Office statement here and the response from Detention...