Across Europe, unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers are currently waiting for a decision on their refugee status
Unable to legally work or study, and with very limited funds, many of them feel as though they’re in a state of limbo; like their lives have been put on hold.
With shrinking public sector funding, there are even fewer resources available to help asylum seekers in this position.
But now, new research shows that urban parks and public spaces can provide a crucial free resource to enhance asylum seekers’ well-being, and help them to integrate.
Our interviews with asylum seekers, support workers and…