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Your donation will help us to provide more comprehensive services to the people that need them most, particularly children, young people and older refugees.

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Hints for Healing: Strengthening Refugee Children’s Resilience (Quarterly e-zine)

Hints for Healing is STARTTS’ quarterly electronic magazine, designed to strengthen student welfare personnel’s knowledge and skills about the needs of refugee students. Each edition focuses on a relevant theme. The sticky notes section allows readers to opt to receive future editions directly to their mailbox. We also encourage readers to send their feedback to the editor by emailing If you wish to join the email list to receive Hints for Healing for free then please click on ‘Stay Informed’ at the top right hand side of this page.


Working with the parents and carers of children with refugee backgrounds

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