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41 Old Hospital Mews, Hospital Walk, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5RU

Services
  • Multi-lingual information, advice and guidance
  • ESOL classes
  • Form completion
  • OISC level 1 advice

ACCESS project workers speak Lithuanian, Latvian, Russian, Polish and English and use a telephone interpretation service for other languages.

Drop in services:

King’s Lynn, 41 Old Hospital Mews, Hospital Walk, King’s Lynn, PE30 5RU
Tuesday – 10:00 – 13:00 and Wednesday – 16:00 – 19:00

Wisbech, The Queen Mary Centre, Queens Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 2PE
Monday – 16:00 – 19:00 and Friday – 10:00 – 13:00

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Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Street, Norwich, NR2 2BJ

Services
Free informal English classes and community activities.
English classes:
Mondays 10am – 12noon, St Luke’s Church, 61 Aylsham Road, NR3 2HF.
Thursdays 10am – 12noon, Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Street NR2 2BJ
Conversation Class:
Wednesdays 1pm-3pm, St Thomas’, Grove Walk, NR1 2QF
Art, Craft & Conversation:
Tuesdays 12.30pm-2.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Street NR2 2BJ
English+ is a charity which supports new communities in Norwich to learn English, form friendships and to make this city a home. English+ welcome anyone who finds themselves isolated by lack of English language including refugees and asylum seekers; beginners and advanced; young and old; all faiths and none.
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Services
  • Free ESOL sessions at three levels (E1, E3 and L1)
  • Opportunities for integration through social interaction
  • Services to help gain employment – CV, Job application support, volunteer opportunities, one-to-one support
  • General help and support for anyone struggling or lonely
  • Support with benefits
  • Signposting to local services

The Hanseatic Union are based in Kings Lynn and utilise a number of community venues. Those accessing the service are predominantly Eastern European due to the area however all nationalities are welcome. The best way to be in touch is through Facebook: search for “Hansos Unija” or “Hanseatic Union”.

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Room F3, Leemore Central Community Hub, Bonfield Road, Lewisham, London, SE13 5ES

Services

Every Saturday between 10.00-12.00 noon.

Once a week Helping Hands Foodbank provide food boxes to refugees and asylum-seekers and local vulnerable migrants.

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Kent and Sussex British Red Cross – Refugee Support and Restoring Family Links

36A Pelham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0HZ

Services
We offer group sessions developing life skills for young refugees and asylum seekers aged 15 – 25 years. This includes various organized activities and trips. Our group sessions are designed to meet the needs of young people we are working with at the time. The group session is held at Gravesend office (Thursdays, 18:00 – 21:00) with new sessions coming to Gillingham (Wednesdays) and Maidstone (TBC).
Individual casework is largely delivered from our Gravesend office on Mondays and Thursdays, although case work is also available from our Maidstone and Canterbury locations on an ad hoc basis.
Opening hours:
Main office: Gravesend – Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00
British Red Cross Refugee Support don’t have an office in Sussex but deliver other services there such as International Family Tracing, and are partnered with Voices in Exile.
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Positive Action in Housing Ltd., floor 6 (press 9 at the door), 98 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1PJ

Services

Positive Action brings practical support to refugees and migrants to help them rebuild their lives. Positive Action host a number of drop-ins throughout the week; for the Syrian community (Wednesdays 10.30am – 12pm), EU migrants (Thursdays 2pm – 4pm), for housing advice (Wednesdays 2pm – 4pm), destitution advice (Tuesdays 2pm – 4pm, Thursdays 10am – 12pm) and welfare rights and money advice (Wednesdays 10am – 12pm). See website for further details of services offered.

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7 Lowe Street, Camp Hill, Birmingham, B12 0ER

Services
The Surviving to Thriving project is a partnership between the British Red Cross, Refugee Council and UpRising. It helps young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-25 become active and valued members of their communities.
The project provides practical life skills and mental health support to young refugees, as well as developing their leadership and employability skills. The project also works closely with a number of local authorities that are increasingly looking after young refugees, building their capacity to deal with their specific needs.
Each partner has a unique offer for supporting young refugees through this project:
  • The Red Cross offers one-to-one case work on specific needs of the young refugees; group sessions designed to create social networks while increasing their knowledge, skills and confidence relating to their situation; and help with access to services including legal representation.
  • The Refugee Council offers therapeutic counselling, based on a combination of creative therapeutic approaches such as drama therapy, art therapy and one to one counselling.
  • UpRising introduce young refugees to the idea of leadership and social action, while building self-esteem and other key soft skills to raise their confidence and aspiration. This is done through a three month, part-time programme called ‘Find your Power’ that introduces social action as a means to develop leadership skills and community engagement.
British Red Cross group sessions and casework, as well as UpRising group sessions currently take place at British Red Cross office 7 Lowe Street, Camp Hill, Birmingham, B12 0ER.
Refugee Council therapeutic sessions take place at UpRising office 102 Colmore Row, Birmingham.
For further information or to make a referral to one or more services provided by the project email: Thriving@redcross.org.uk.
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The Refugee Council, Oak House, 94 Park Lane, LS3 1EL

Services
The Surviving to Thriving project is a partnership between the British Red Cross, Refugee Council and UpRising. It helps young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-25 become active and valued members of their communities.
The project provides practical life skills and mental health support to young refugees, as well as developing their leadership and employability skills. The project also works closely with a number of local authorities that are increasingly looking after young refugees, building their capacity to deal with their specific needs.
Each partner has a unique offer for supporting young refugees through this project:
  • The Red Cross offers one-to-one case work on specific needs of the young refugees; group sessions designed to create social networks while increasing their knowledge, skills and confidence relating to their situation; and help with access to services including legal representation.
  • The Refugee Council offers therapeutic counselling, based on a combination of creative therapeutic approaches such as drama therapy, art therapy and one to one counselling.
  • UpRising introduce young refugees to the idea of leadership and social action, while building self-esteem and other key soft skills to raise their confidence and aspiration. This is done through a three month, part-time programme called ‘Find your Power’ that introduces social action as a means to develop leadership skills and community engagement.
UpRising does not operate in Leeds, but only in the other 2 project locations: Birmingham and Luton.
Both British Red Cross group sessions and casework and Refugee Council therapeutic support take place at the Refugee Council, Oak House, 94 Park Lane, LS3 1EL.
For further information or to make a referral, please email Thriving@redcross.org.uk.
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British Red Cross, 232 Dunstable Road, Luton, LU4 8JL

Services
The Surviving to Thriving project is a partnership between the British Red Cross, Refugee Council and UpRising. It helps young refugees and asylum seekers aged 11-25 become active and valued members of their communities.
The project provides practical life skills and mental health support to young refugees, as well as developing their leadership and employability skills. The project also works closely with a number of local authorities that are increasingly looking after young refugees, building their capacity to deal with their specific needs.
Each partner has a unique offer for supporting young refugees through this project:
  • The Red Cross offers one-to-one case work on specific needs of the young refugees; group sessions designed to create social networks while increasing their knowledge, skills and confidence relating to their situation; and help with access to services including legal representation.
  • The Refugee Council offers therapeutic counselling, based on a combination of creative therapeutic approaches such as drama therapy, art therapy and one to one counselling.
  • UpRising introduce young refugees to the idea of leadership and social action, while building self-esteem and other key soft skills to raise their confidence and aspiration. This is done through a three month, part-time programme called ‘Find your Power’ that introduces social action as a means to develop leadership skills and community engagement.

Both British Red Cross group sessions and casework, Refugee Council therapeutic support and UpRising group sessions take place in British Red Cross office at the following address: 232 Dunstable Road, Luton, LU4 8JL.

For further information or to make a referral to one or more services provided by the project email: Thriving@redcross.org.uk.

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Afghanistan and Central Asian Association – Deptford

Afghanistan and Central Asian Association, Ground Floor, 24 Deptford Broadway, London, SE8 4PA

Services

Afghanistan and Central Asian Association provides support, skills and knowledge to help these communities live and prosper in the UK. The Deptford drop-in centre is open Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 5pm, and Saturday, 11am – 4pm, for free and professional advice on housing, benefits and entitlements, health, education, employment and more.

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Afghanistan and Central Asian Association – Hounslow

Afghanistan and Central Asian Association, 169 Staines Road, TW3 3LL

Services

Afghanistan and Central Asian Association provides support, skills and knowledge to help these communities live and prosper in the UK. The Hounslow drop-in centre is open Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 5pm, and Saturday, 11am – 4pm, for free and professional advice on housing, benefits and entitlements, health, education, employment and more.

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Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA

Services

Hibiscus Initiatives is a voluntary sector organisation that works with Black and Minority Ethnic Foreign National and migrant offenders. They provide welfare, advice, advocacy, befriending, reintegration assistance, community resettlement and awareness raising. Call or email to self-refer or make a referral.

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Migrant Legal Project Cardiff

20 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2DY

Services

Publicly-funded and not-for-profit legal advice and representation, including first instance asylum assistance/representation.

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Refugee Council Children's Panel, Revive, 187 Grey Mare Lane, Beswick, Manchester, M11 3ND

Services
Advice and support for separated children and young people seeking asylum.
The Refugee Council’s Children’s Panel has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. The Panel is made up of Children’s Advisers who work directly with separated children seeking asylum and offer advice and information to other professionals working with these children.
 
Thea Slotover, a Refugee Council’s Children’s Adviser, is now based at Revive. In addition to the Greater Manchester Area, she covers Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside.  
If you are a separated child seeking asylum, or a professional working with separated young people seeking asylum, and would like advice and support, get in touch to arrange an appointment.
 
Contact Thea (Wednesday-Thursday-Friday only) : 07946 361 344
thea.slotover@refugeecouncil.org.uk
 
Contact the Children’s Section’s Advice Line(9-5.30pm, weekdays): 020 7346 1134 
children@refugeecouncil.org.uk
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Refugee Council Children's Section, After18, Highfields Community Centre, 96 Melbourne Road, leicester, LE2 0DS

Services

Alternate Tuesdays, 11:30am – 4pm, call for details.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, The Exchange Brewery, 2 Bridge Street, Sheffield, S3 8NS

Services

Alternate Wednesdays, 10:30 – 4pm, call for details.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, Centre 88 Saner Street, Hull, HU3 2TR

Services

Alternate Wednesdays, 12pm – 5pm, call for details.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, Russell House, Rickyard Road, Northampton, NN3 3QZ

Services

Alternate Thursdays, call for details.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, 38 St Matthew's St, Ipswich, IP1 3EP

Services

Alternate Thursdays, 11am-3pm. Call for details.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children’s Section Advice Service – Croydon

Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, 13-14 Katharine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX

Services

Monday to Friday, 9.30am-5pm.

Advisers on the Children’s Panel Advice Service work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, Stratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove, Stratford, London, E15 1HP

Services

Every Wednesday, 10am-5pm.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, Crescent House, 1st Floor, 46 Priestgate, PE1 1LF

Services

Alternate Thursdays, call for details.

The Children’s Panel Advice Service has operated since 1994 and is the only national service of its kind. Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.

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South London Refugee Association Merton Drop-In

Holy Trinity Church, 234 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1SB

Services

South London Refugee Association’s Merton drop-in runs on Wednesdays, 10am-1pm (term time only). They can help with bills and debt, employment support, benefits, housing problems, immigration and health. They offer advice and advocacy, English lessons, a hot lunch, volunteering and social activities.

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South London Refugee Association Wandsworth Drop-in

St. Mary's Church, Balham High Road, Balham, SW12 9BS

Services

South London Refugee Association runs a drop in at St. Mary’s Church on Mondays 10am-2pm (term time only). They can help with bills and debt, employment support, benefits, housing problems, immigration and health. They offer advice and advocacy, English lessons, a hot lunch, volunteering and social activities.

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Young Roots 'Rise Up' Project, College of North West London (Willesden Campus), Dudden Hill Lane, NW10 2XD

Services

Young Roots offers the following services in North London: a casework drop in, a lunchtime social group and peer support English coaching.

The case work drop-in is on Tuesday from 11am – 3pm. The casework service helps young people aged 11-25 to know their rights and entitlements, offers advice on immigration, housing and other areas of law, can arrange for young people to be accompanied to appointments, and signposts to solicitors, GPs and other services.

The lunchtime social group takes place Thursdays 1 – 2pm at the college of North West London. Peer support English Coaching takes place immediately after, on Thursdays from 2pm – 3.30pm.

Please check website or call to confirm that this information is accurate before attending.

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639 Enterprise Centre, High Road, Tottenham, London, N17 8AA

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Open door offers free confidential counselling and psychotherapy to young people aged 12-24 living in Haringey. Support provided for a range of issues including problems at home, school, college or work; difficulties with relationships; problems with drugs or alcohol; anger or aggression; depression or anxiety; self-harm or eating difficulties. Self-referrals accepted.

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172 Croydon Road, Beddington, CR0 4PG

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Jump Start is a free, confidential service offering counselling to young people aged 11-25 in the borough of Sutton. Mostly referrals are made by professionals such as teachers, doctors and social workers but young people can self-refer using the contact details above.

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12 Middle Lane, Crouch End, N8 8PL

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Open door offers free confidential counselling and psychotherapy to young people aged 12-24 living in Haringey. Support provided for a range of issues including problems at home, school, college or work; difficulties with relationships; problems with drugs or alcohol; anger or aggression; depression or anxiety; self-harm or eating difficulties. Self-referrals accepted.

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26 Prince of Wales Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 3LG

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The Brandon centre offers help, advice and counselling for young people aged 12 to 24 years, covering abuse, anger management, bullying, crime, depression/anxiety, drugs and alcohol, eating disorders, family and relationships, identity and sexuality, mental illness, suicide/self harm and sexual health/pregnancy. See the website for full details of services offered and locations.

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Encompass LATC, 3 Robin Hood Lane, Sutton, SM1 2SW

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Open every Tuesday, 3.30pm-6pm, the Open Space Drop-In offers young people age 14+ somewhere safe to talk. There will always be a trained adult available who can listen, and a programme of services available every week including sexual health and contraception services, health advice, school pastors, young carers support, careers, apprenticeship advice and regular workshops. Free tea and coffee and access to computers.

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Anti-trafficking and Labour Expoitation Unit (ATLEU)

ATLEU Ltd., 232 Hornsey Road, London, N7 7LL

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ATLEU (Anti Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit) provides legal representation to victims of trafficking and labour exploitation in the fields of housing and accommodation, compensation and employment, and immigration. Free advice for professionals supporting victims of trafficking can also be obtained using the helpline number, above. ATLEU represent adults, young people and children. See website for details of the support ATLEU can offer.

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LORAG Community Recreation Centre

Shaftesbury Community and Recreation Centre, Balfour Avenue, Belfast, BT7 2EW

Services

LORAG (Lower Ormeau Resident’s Action Group) is a community organisation established to support the residents of Lower Ormeau. The organisation supports a range of projects, among them a children’s project offering parenting support for local parents and educational and social support for children, as well as a youth project that hosts a drop-in centre/youth club and field trips. See website for details of current events and drop-in times.

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Hydepark House, 3 McKinney Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 4PE

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Extern is a charity that helps people improve their lives and makes communities safer. Among other projects, they support children, young people and their families by carrying out early interventions, prevention work and multi-systemic therapy for those who are at risk of entering care, secure care and/or custody. They also provide accommodation, a range of indoor and outdoor activities and activity breaks for children, young people and their carers.

Extern also works to alleviate homelessness in NI, providing temporary accommodation and supporting a homelessness outreach team, including additional practical support for asylum seekers and refugees who are affected by homelessness. See website for more services and details.

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102 Harper Road, London, SE1 6AQ

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Faces in focus is a young people’s counselling service for 11-25 year olds who mainly live, study or work in Southwark and Lambeth. Young people can gain support with issues such as education, training and employment, housing, welfare benefits, money management, domestic and sexual abuse, family issues, stress and anger.

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19 Golborne Road, London, North Kensington, W10 5NY

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Making Communities Work and Grow is a registered charity and user-led community organisation primarily focusing on engaging with impoverished and disengaged young through a range of health, social, educational and recreational projects. The charity was originally created in response to a lack of services for Arabic speakers in North Kensington, but has since opened up its doors to young people from all linguistic backgrounds. Referrals can be made through the website.

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Coxson Place, Druid Street, London, SE1 2EZ

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DFYC supports socially excluded children and young people from Bermondsey and its neighbouring areas, helping them to fulfil their potential through a structured programme of sport, educational, artistic and recreational activities. See website for details of activities offered, including amateur boxing, swimming and outdoor activities.

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16 Wellfield Road, London, SW16 2BP

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The Well Centre is a youth health centre where you can see a youth worker, counsellor or doctor to discuss any health concerns or worries in a safe and confidential space. Normal opening hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 3.30pm-6.30pm (closed public holidays). Please contact for an appointment, as there is very limited space for drop-ins. The drop in sessions on Monday and every other Thursday have a female doctor.

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The Children's Society, 21-23 Broadway, London, E15 4BQ

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Stand By Me provides holistic advice, advocacy and case work support for young migrants, asylum seekers and refugees aged 16-21 who have been separated from their families. The service also organises social and group activities to improve emotional well-being and delivers training to professionals to raise awareness about the issues affecting separated young people. Contact christine.bonney@childrenssociety.org.uk or alice.myers@childrenssociety.org.uk to access this service or make a referral.

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234 Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0AA

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Free and confidential services for all young people aged 11-25 living in and around Tower Hamlets, East London. Counselling, personal development, sexual health and an LGBTQ group. See website for more details and opening times.

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Units 1-3, 68-82 Digby Road, London E9 6HX

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Off Centre is a counselling, therapy, advocacy, advice and psychosocial service for young people aged between 11 and 25 who live, work or study in Hackney. They offer support with a range of issues, including sexuality, bereavement, violence, depression, self-harm, accommodation, college, stress, abuse, family breakdown, anger and neglect. See website for additional services including LGBTQ support group, art therapy and drama therapy.
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-6pm, Wednesday 2pm-6pm and Saturday 12pm-2pm.

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167 Whitecross Street, London, EC1Y 8JT

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Open Thursdays 2pm-8pm and Fridays 9am-3.30pm. The drum is an information, advice and counselling service operated by the Brandon Centre which supports young people on issues including abuse, bullying, depression/anxiety, eating disorders, family and relationships, identity/sexuality, mental illness and suicide/self harm.

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Ashburton Youth Centre, Westleigh Avenue, Putney, SW15 6XD

Services

Youth Legal is a specialist legal advice service for young people in the borough of Wandsworth that gives free independent advice to promote access to housing and social services support. Youth Legal works with young people from every community, care leavers, young carers, disabled young people, asylum seekers and migrant children and their famlies. Call to arrange an appointment.

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Finchley, London, N3 9AD

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Grooops is a 1-1 counselling and coaching service supporting young people to cope with the emotional repercussions of dyslexia. Appointments take place either over skype or face-to-face in North London. See website for details of therapeutic practice. Post to PO Box 53287, Finchley, N3 9AD

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113 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HP

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Homeplus NI run a drop-in centre for asylum seekers, refugees and destitute migrants that is open from Monday to Friday. The centre offers food, clothing, advice, shower and washing facilities, three levels of weekly English classes (one women only class), art classes, women only art projects, a weekly optician clinic, a computer room, emergency financial and accommodation support for destitute asylum seekers and migrants, referrals, integration support, and more (see website for details).

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Endeavour Centre, Sherborne House, 34 Decima Street, London, SE1 4QQ

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Alone in London supports young people aged from 16 to 25 who are at risk of homelessness by developing young people’s skills and providing the resources needed to secure sustainable and safe housing. Phone line open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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33 Grosvenor Road, Wrexham, LL11 1BT

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Bawso is a Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider providing support to BME individuals and particularly those who are at risk of being made homeless or those vulnerable to abuse such as FGM, trafficking, domestic violence or forced marriage. Services include information and guidance, safe house provision, advice on welfare rights, floating support, outreach and resettlement support, befriending scheme for women and interpretation and translation.

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63 Mansel Street, Swansea, SA1 5TN

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Bawso is a Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider providing support to BME individuals and particularly those who are at risk of being made homeless or those vulnerable to abuse such as FGM, trafficking, domestic violence or forced marriage. Services include information and guidance, safe house provision, advice on welfare rights, floating support, outreach and resettlement support, befriending scheme for women and interpretation and translation.

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Ploughland House, 62 George Street, Wakefield, WF1 1DL

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WYATN provides a strategic meeting framework on behalf of the statutory, non-statutory and third sector organisations in West Yorkshire who contribute to tackling human trafficking and modern slavery in all its forms.

This organisation does not directly support victims of trafficking but could provide useful signposting advice for those supporting them.

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21 Avenue Road, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 3BL

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Not-for-profit working to highlight and challenge all forms of gender-related violence against women. Advice surgeries around immigration (2nd Wednesday of the month, 2-5pm, appointment only), family law (fortnightly Fridays) and housing (fortnightly Tuesdays, from 12pm) and domestic violence outreach services in Hillingdon and Hounslow. See website for full details of services offered.

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Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA

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English PEN is the founding centre of a worldwide writers’ association aimed at defending writers and readers across the UK and attempting to remove barriers to literature. International campaigns to promote freedom of expression and workshop events for young people, refugees, asylum seekers and prisoners.

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Cameo House, Chamber Court, Worcester, WR1 3ZQ

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Sanctuary provides supported living for children, young people, people with disabilities or mental health needs and those who face homelessness. Children and young people aged 0-19 who are living in hostel, emergency or women’s refuge accommodation, or who have run away or are missing from home are able to access this service. They provide them with someone to talk to and opportunities to play as well as improving access to education and signposting mainstream and therapeutic services.

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The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG

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‘Welcome Wednesdays’ at The Station exists to offer social support and creative activities for young refugees and asylum-seekers in Bristol. Open to young people aged 13-19 years old on Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm. Drop-ins welcome. This service runs until February 2018.

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Young Roots ‘Rise Up’ Project – Girls’ Group

Young Roots 'Rise Up' Project, 13-14 Katharine Street, Croydon, CR0 1NX

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Young roots’ Girls’ Group runs on Tuesdays from 4pm-6pm and offers social support as well as a combination of creative and practical activities. A caseworker is available.

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Young Roots 'Rise Up' Project, Friends Meeting House, 60 Park Lane, CR0 1JE

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Peer-to-peer English sessions involve young people aged 16-25 with good (Entry 3 or above) English supporting young people aged 11-25 with their language development. Sessions take place every Wednesday, 4pm-6pm.

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Young Roots Mixed Youth Club for 11 to 25 year old refugees and asylum seekers

Bathurst Gardens, Kensal Rise NW10 5HX (St Marks' Church Hall)

Services

Tuesday youth club from 5pm to 7pm
-casework support (twice per month)
-english learning sessions
-cooking, arts, crafts, sports activities
-holiday trips
-immigration advice (drop-in once per month, please get in touch beforehand)

For referrals email: nlreferrals@youngroots.org.uk
For more information please email: Despina at despina@youngroots.org.uk or 07962821144 (no Wednesdays)

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Young Roots 'Rise Up' Project, St Mary Magdalene Church, Canning Road, CR0 6QD

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Mixed youth group runs on a Thursday, 3.30pm – 7.30pm, 1-to-1 case work sessions on Thursday from 5pm-7.30pm. The youth group offers a combination of creative and practical activities in a social setting. The casework service helps young people aged 11-25 to know their rights and entitlements, offers advice on immigration, housing and other areas of law, can arrange for young people to be accompanied to appointments, and signposts to solicitors, GPs and other services.

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32 O'Donnell Court, Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1NX

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Through workshops and performances, PAN helps refugees, victims of torture, trafficked women, disaffected and vulnerable youth and other marginalized groups to find a voice through drama, dance, music, writing and film. See website for current projects, partners and ways to get involved.

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Learn for Life Enterprise, 241-243 London Road, Sheffield, S2 4NF

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Learn for life enterprise is a community hub providing ESOL, training, support, stability and advice in a safe, friendly and welcoming environment. Their wide range of courses (see website for full list) are open to all, but daily ESOL classes are free for asylum seekers. Contact to arrange a place.

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Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, Newington Green, N16 8NA

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Room to heal is a therapeutic support group for refugees and asylum seekers who have survived torture and other forms of organised violence. Individual and group therapy, gardening projects, casework, theatre and storytelling, cooking, social gatherings and rural retreats. No drop-ins – call or email to arrange an appointment. The office is open 09:30am – 6pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

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Unit 3, CIDO Business Complex, Charles Street, Lurgan BT66 6HG

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Organization that aims to tackle racism and eliminate barriers against new and settled migrant communities in Northern Ireland. Provides advice and advocacy, bilingual support workers, financial health and wellbeing advice, and support for victims of racist hate crime. All services free of charge and confidential. Call or email for an appointment.

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The Old Church, Clarendon Street, Derry, BT48 7ES (UNISON Offices)

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Organization that aims to tackle racism and eliminate barriers against new and settled migrant communities in Northern Ireland. Provides advice and advocacy, bilingual support workers, financial health and wellbeing advice, and support for victims of racist hate crime. All services free of charge and confidential.

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The Unity Centre, 22 Ibrox Street, Glasgow, G51 1AD

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The unity centre gives practical support and solidarity to all asylum seekers and other migrants in Scotland, as well as those who have been detained in any UK detention centre. Sharing information about the asylum process, campaigning against home office detentions and deportations and fighting destitution and social isolation.

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Room 27, Adelphi Centre, 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow, G5 0PQ

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Counselling services, medico-legal report writing service, support, collaboration with NHS trusts. Freedom from Torture Scotland also has children, young people and families teams with psychotherapists experienced in working with asylum seekers affected by torture aged 12-25 and Family therapists.

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Hemat Gryffe Women's Aid, Flat 0/1, 24 Willowbank Street, Glasgow, G3 6LZ

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Asian, Black and Minority Ethnic Women’s Aid Group providing safe refuge accommodation, information and support. Also supporting children and young people who are subject to or witness to domestic violence. Drop ins welcome, no one turned away.

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Room 18, 238-246 King Street, London, W6 ORF

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The East European Advice Centre (EEAC) aims to help socially and economically disadvantaged people of East European origin in their efforts to settle in the UK. EEAC does this by providing free and impartial information and advice and by promoting and enhancing their social welfare. The main office is open from Monday to Friday, 9am – 4.30pm. See ‘contact’ page of website for full details and options for contacting their different services and drop-ins, including help for people in poverty and at risk of homelessness, employment rights advice, immigration advice and form filling and family law advice.

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Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group Wales

3 North Church Street, Butetown, Cardiff, CF10 5HB

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WSSAG is an advocacy and research group that connects women from all backgrounds in support of refugee women and their families. Through campaigns, signposting, advocacy, support and promotion of positive opportunities WSSAG aims to empower women asylum seekers to take control of their lives. They run a women-only drop-in in Cardiff on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month from 1pm-3pm.

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52-54 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8RT

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Rights of women’s immigration and asylum advice line (active Monday and Thursday, 10am-4pm) can give advice on claiming asylum, the rights of Europeans and their families in the UK, trafficking, immigration law including domestic violence, long residence and family life, and financial support options including for women with no recourse to public funds.

Rights of Women also offer legal help for women over the phone in the following areas: family law (020 7251 6577), criminal law: 020 7251 8887, women in London: (020 7608 1137).

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Toynbee Hall, The Community Centre, 52 Old Castle Street, London, E1 7AJ

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Toynbee Hall offers a range of services to support people and communities to break down the barriers that trap them in poverty. The immigration law advice sessions run every other week on Mondays and every other week on Saturdays (women-only session). Advice is available by appointment only following an initial assessment; drop in to the advice centre Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm (closed 1pm-2pm for lunch) for an initial assessment interview.

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32-36 Loman Street, Southwark, London SE1 0EH

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Charity that promotes equality and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people who seek asylum in the UK, or who wish to immigrate to the UK to be with their same-sex partner. There are no drop-in or advice services at UKLGIG’s offices, but telephone the office for support or check the website for details of scheduled partnership or asylum legal meetings.

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151 Balmoral Street, Glasgow, G14 0HB

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The Scottish Afghan society aims to support the Afghan community in Scotland and provide opportunities to learn about Scottish culture. They organise social events and educational opportunities for Afghan youth, offer legal advice on immigration, asylum, education and benefit issues, give healthcare advice in Afghan languages and run various workshops, classes and visits. See website for full details.

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Horn of Africa People's Aid Northern Ireland, Botanic House, 1-5 Botanic Avenue, Belfast, BT7 1JG

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A non-governmental organisation that provides social, educational, employment and humanitarian support to individuals in Northern Ireland from the Horn of Africa: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. They run a destitution project, provide a range of support to refugees from the Horn of Africa including educational support, and work to raise awareness of the needs of refugees from the Horn of Africa.

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Haven, Marvell House Children's Centre, Cranbourne Street, Hull, HU3 1PP

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A holistic service for young asylum seekers and refugees and their families in Kingston-Upon-Hull. Providing advocacy and complex interventions as well as mental health assessments, parenting skills classes and informal support.

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Clarence House, Clarence Road, Cardiff, CF10 5FB

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Bawso is a Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider, providing refuges and safe houses to BME individuals and particularly those who are at risk of being made homeless or those vulnerable to abuse such as FGM, trafficking, domestic violence or forced marriage.

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Cameron House, Commercial Street, Ystrad Mynach, CF83 4GY

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Bawso is a Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider providing support to BME individuals and particularly those who are at risk of being made homeless or those vulnerable to abuse such as FGM, trafficking, domestic violence or forced marriage. Services include information and guidance, safe house provision, advice on welfare rights, floating support, outreach and resettlement support, befriending scheme for women and interpretation and translation.

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Teulu MAC, 47-48 Pontmorlais West, Merthyr, CF47 8UN

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Bawso is a Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider providing support to BME individuals and particularly those who are at risk of being made homeless or those vulnerable to abuse such as FGM, trafficking, domestic violence or forced marriage. Services include information and guidance, safe house provision, advice on welfare rights, floating support, outreach and resettlement support, befriending scheme for women and interpretation and translation.

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Old Station Building, Queensway, Newport, NP20 4AX

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Bawso is a Welsh Government Accredited Support Provider providing support to BME individuals and particularly those who are at risk of being made homeless or those vulnerable to abuse such as FGM, trafficking, domestic violence or forced marriage. Services include information and guidance, safe house provision, advice on welfare rights, floating support, outreach and resettlement support, befriending scheme for women and interpretation and translation.

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Central Health Clinic, 1 Mulberry Street, Sheffield, S1 2PJ

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The Mulberry practice provides health care services for people living in Sheffield who are seeking asylum in the UK, homeless or living in temporary or unstable accommodation. New clients will be asked to register with the practice and undergo a New Patient Check.

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Northern Refugee Centre, The Exchange Brewery, 2 Bridge Street, Sheffield

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A locally led and run, non-political and non-denominational group of volunteers aiming to promote greater equality of access to legal resources, share and communicate knowledge of the experience of seeking refuge in the UK and provide education about the asylum process.

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Fir Vale Centre, Earl Marshal Road, Sheffield, S4 8LB

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Community organisation offering services for the Yemeni community and wider BME population in Sheffield. Healthy living support, education for adults and young people, advice, Arabic school and support for the elderly.

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Barnardo’s Yorkshire regional office

Barnardo's Yorkshire, Rockford House, Low Lane, Horsforth, LEEDS, LS18 5QW

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Advocacy and fostering services for separated children. Work-based learning and vocational training available.

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95 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 5AQ

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Young people and family service aimed at 16-25 year olds including ESOL classes (Wednesday 1-3pm), drop in practical advice and technical support, a counselling service, education, employment and benefits advice, advocacy, sexual health services and a range of social activities (see website for full range). The Gipsil Leaving Care Team support young people aged 16-25 leaving care in Leeds.

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18 Harrowby Lane, Cardiff, CF10 5GN

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Registered charity that helps displaced people integrate and alleviates hardship and distress. Advice and guidance on employment issues, provision of recreational opportunities, supporting community groups and educating the public.

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Barnardo’s Wales Regional Office

Barnardo's Wales, Trident Court, East Moors Road, Cardiff, CF24 5TD

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Campaigning and direct support for children, young people and families living on the margins of society who are struggling to overcome the disadvantages caused by poverty, abuse and discrimination.

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Chelmsley Wood Baptist Church Centre, Hedinham Grove, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 7TP

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Small charity supporting asylum seekers, refugees, migrant workers and their dependents in the UK to facilitate their integration into society. Employment support, homework help for young people, befriending project and more.

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Bosnia House, 36 Medley Road, Greet, Birmingham, B11 2NE

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The Bosnia and Herzegovina UK Network was set up to provide practical and psychological support to Bosnian and other ethnic minority communities. Supporting language learning, providing social support and organising regular community activities.

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Northern Ireland Community of Refugees and Asylum Seekers (NICRAS)

143a University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HP

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A refugee-led organisation offering drop-in advice, signposting, destitution support, accommodation and employment support, help accessing education, special events and homework tuition for young people. See facebook page for up-to-date services and activities.

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Bryson House, 28 Bedford Street, Belfast

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A social enterprise providing a reception service for new arrivals and those supported by the National Asylum Support Service (NASS). Advice covering NASS support, the asylum application process, liaison with the home office, referral to external support agencies and supporting access to community groups.

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20 William Street, Ballymena, BT43 6AW

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Free advocacy services for cases of racial discrimination and harassment. Advice for community and personal safety, road safety, support dealing with the home office and other official bodies, language support etc. Some interpretation support from bi-lingual advisors.

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2 Trench Road, Mallusk, Newtownabbey, County Antrim BT36 4TY

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Extern Works supports homeless individuals, refugees and other disadvantaged people such as ex-offenders and individuals with mental health issues or learning difficulties throughout Northern Ireland. Providing counselling, homeless support service and vocational training to promote employability (service is mainly aimed at men, while some employability support such as CV workshops and interview advice is available for women).

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Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Equality House, 7-9 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DP

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Non-departmental public body established to provide protection against discrimination on the grounds of disability, race, religion and political opinion, sex and sexual orientation.

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Participation and the Practice of Rights: housing4all project

Ground Floor, Community House, Citylink business park, 6A Albert Street, Belfast, BT12 4HQ

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Housing4all are a group of asylum seekers who are trying to ensure that the human right to housing is realised for destitute asylum seekers in Northern Ireland. The participation and practice of rights group supports campaign groups such as this to realise their aims.

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Ballynafeigh Community Development Association, Ormeau Road, Belfast

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Organization that aims to tackle racism and eliminate barriers against new and settled migrant communities in Northern Ireland. Provides advice and advocacy, bilingual support workers, financial health and wellbeing advice, and support for victims of racist hate crime. All services free of charge and confidential. Visits to Belfast office by appointment only (no drop in).

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Thorn House, Hayweight House, 23 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DQ,

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KWISA was established for the development and empowerment of Kenyan women and their families in so that they achieve their full potential in the community and society in Scotland, Kenya and the rest of Africa. Active in health promotion, campaigning around FGM, domestic violence support, parenting, care for the elderly, debt management, and more. See Facebook page for details and updates.

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The Advice Shop, City College, Ipswich Road, Norwich, NR2 2LJ

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NIYP provide support to young people (11-25) who are either asylum seekers, refugees or otherwise displaced for safety from their country of origin. Youth Group meets every Thursday at Quaker Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich, NR2 1EW. Send post to above address c/o Student Advice Centre.

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82 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3QS

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The primary mission of C.C.U. S. is to facilitate the integration of people of Congolese descent in the fabric of Scottish society while providing them with a platform for learning about and appreciating the richness of Congolese culture and its diversity. See Facebook page for details of upcoming events.

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6th floor, Portland House, 17 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 5AH

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Independent charity, campaign group and service provider working across a range of issues and fields affecting refugees and asylum seekers. Drop-ins, advice, awareness raising and community organizing. See website for full range of services offered.

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Totnes, Devon

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Integr8 is a personal development and integration programme for refugees and asylum seekers who want to start a purposeful life and work experience in the UK. Operational Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm. Offer 6-week personal development, employability and integration programme, ‘cross-cultural training’ and community events. See website or contact for addresses of activities.

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Harwell Centre, 28-42 Harwell Court, Western Approach, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 1PY

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Operational Monday to Thursday, 9am-5pm. Community organization combatting hate crime, racism, harassment and discrimination through community education and support for victims. Advocacy, training resources, women’s group, BME mental health project, support for gypsies and travellers and more.

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Studio 11/12, Container City Building, 48 Trinity Buouy Wharf, London, E14 0FN

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Advice line open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2-4pm. Reducing destitution among asylum seekers by protecting their legal right to food and shelter. Offering free, high quality legal representation and advice, training frontline organisations working with asylum seekers and lobbying to improve policies and procedures in asylum support.

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St. Mark's Church, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 4LR

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Open Mondays and Wednesdays, 10.30am-12.30pm – see website for exact locations. Exists to welcome, support and walk alongside people who are isolated due to leaving their country of birth. English language and literacy skills, nutritional support, emotional support, free toiletries, skills and creativity, hosting scheme for destitute failed asylum seekers.

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Unity Business Centre, 26 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS7 1AB

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Offering a variety of independent advocacy services including culturally-sensitive bilingual advocacy. Also providing support to all black and minority ethnic (BME communities and supporting access to health, social care, benefits and housing services, debt support and financial inclusion through drop-in sessions and community surgeries. Open Monday-Friday 8.30am-5.00pm.

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Clifton Children's Centre, Kingsway North, Clifton, York, YO30 6JA

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Accessible weekly support sessions every Sunday during term time at the Hub, 1pm-4pm with free English language classes, structured activities such as football and drama for young people, key stage 1 maths classes, free Turkish classes for Turkish young people, information and support services, social support, hardship support and a shared meal. Weekly youth group, outreach and campaigning. See website for full details of services offered. Call in advance of arrival to ensure space is available.

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RETAS (Refugee Education and Training Advice Service) Leeds

233-237 Roundhay Road, The Roundhay Road Resource Centre, Leeds, LS8 4HS

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RETAS offer specialist employment, integration and advocacy services to refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants which include:

• An initial ‘Welcome to Leeds’ orientation service
• A 28 Day Transition Project to enable asylum seekers who have very recently been granted refugee status to transition successfully from living as asylum seekers in HO accommodation, to living independently in alternative accommodation and integrating successfully into local communities
• ESOL classes
• IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
• 1 to 1 information, advice and guidance to support with accessing education and employment opportunities
• Employability workshops including: managing basic skills to university applications; volunteering and work placements.

RETAS is open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.
To book an appointment call 0113 3805630 or email info@retasleeds.org.uk or attend the drop-in on Fridays 10am – 1pm.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/retas.leeds.3
Twitter: @Retasleeds https://twitter.com/Retasleeds

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St. Francis of Assisi Community Centre, 13 Hippodrom Place, London, W11 4SF

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Supporting migrant domestic workers. Immigration and employment advice for migrant domestic workers in the UK (OISC level 3, appointment only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays) , English Classes, anti-trafficking Work, campaign and policy work.

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St. Augustine's Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG

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Offering English conversation classes, sports activities, music clubs, benefits, housing, health and asylum advice and a women-only English class. Check website for timetable of events.

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Princess Royal Health Centre, Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, HD1 4EW

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GP surgery caring for people who have difficulty accessing mainstream health services, including asylum seekers, the homeless and those in emergency accommodation. Open 9am-4.30pm.

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23 Silver Street, Halifax HX1 1JN

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WomenCentre provides emotional and practical support on issues such as debt, benefits, mental or physical health, domestic violence, counselling, training and development and much more. Centre operates an open-door policy – call in for a chat. See website for calendar of activities and full contact details for different support teams.

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WomenCentre Calderdale and Kirklees – Huddersfield

15 Lord Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1QB

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WomenCentre provides emotional and practical support on issues such as debt, benefits, mental or physical health, domestic violence, counselling, training and development and much more. Centre operates an open-door policy – call in for a chat. See website for calendar of activities and full contact details for different support teams.

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St. Martin's House, 7 Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ

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Thursday mornings, 10am-12.30pm. Immediate practical support for asylum seekers living in and near Leicester including food, clothes and toiletries. Some advocacy and personal support as well as referrals to other organisations.

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222 King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 0RA

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Advice (UK education advice for parents, citizenship, health, welfare, immigration) Monday 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-5pm, Thursday 9.30-1pm. Life in the UK and professional skills tests Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays (see website for times). Workshops on arts, health and general education for children and young people.

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Michael Wood Centre, 53 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 6YF

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Consortium of faith, community and voluntary organisations providing homelessness relief in Leicester. Daily hot meals, advice, mentoring, social activities, education and accommodation. See website for details of accommodation opportunities in Leicester and the surrounding area.

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Promoting African Refugee Community Association (PARCA)

Unity Hall, Northfield Road, Peterborough, PE1 3QH

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General advice, information and guidance including welfare and benefits advice, sign posting and referral, representation at appointments with local authorities and translation services. Also provide space for community projects.

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Norwich Social Centre, Catherine Wheel Opening, Norwich, NR3 3BQ

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Community organisation supporting social inclusion for disadvantaged minority ethnicity individuals and communities in Norwich.

  • Youth Mentoring Programme
  • Twice-weekly Homework Club
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Music Club
  • IT support
  • Art Club
  • 6-day per week social and skill-building activities

New Routes was established in 2004 to address the isolation experienced by recently resettled ethnic minorities in Norwich. The project provides a welcoming environment with social and skill-building programmes 6 days per week. New Routes work with individuals, families, young people and children from around 50 different countries.

New Routes is the lead organisation of Norwich Integration Partnership, Norwich Civic Charity 2017-18. They work in close partnership with other local BME voluntary sector support agencies such as the British Red Cross, Asylum Health Team, The Bridge Plus+, English+, NIYP, and statutory service providers and youth organisations.

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Sackville Business Place, 44-48 Magdalen Street, Norwich, NR3 1JU

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Championing the rights of Black/Asian Minority Ethnic (BME) communities in Norfolk. Information and advice on benefits, housing and racism/equality; Employability skills; immigration advice (ISC registered); Domestic violence and advocacy support; community engagement activities; signposting and referrals. See website for details of all services.

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Booth Hall, St. Martin's House, Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ

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After18 provides specialist support unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people in Leicester. Through their helpline and activities they provide information and practical help to adjust to life in the UK. A trusted source of information for young people, and advice service and one-to-one support, and activites for young people to socialise, gain new skills and have fun.

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Women for Refugee Women and Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST)

3rd Floor, Swan Street Building, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

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Weekly (Mondays) drop-in, yoga, ESOL + free lunch for women at any stage of the asylum process . Campaigning as well as dance, knitting, photography. Travel expenses all paid. Yoga at 11.15am Monday, beginner and intermediate English classes 12:30-2, then lunch, intermediate & advanced English classes 3-4:30pm. Also drop-in social on alternate Saturdays 2-5pm. Legal surgery by appointment only, must ring 07852 765 193 and bring all papers.

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Southwark day centre for asylum seekers at Peckham Park Road Baptist Church

121 Peckham Park Road, SE15 6SX

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Day centre drop-in Wednesdays 11am-2.45. Lunch served at 12pm, advice service (OISC level 1 registered) from 12.30pm. Other services include a cr’c3’a8che (12.30-2.30pm), English class (12.30-2.30pm) and gardening (11am-2.45)

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South London Refugee Association

The Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road, London, SW16 2PJ

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South London Refugee Association offers community projects, drop in advice sessions (in Wandsworth and Merton, see other entries), youth casework, family support and activities.

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West Croydon Baptist Church, Corner of Whitehorse Road and St. James Road, CR0 2JH

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Drop-in session on Tuesdays, 10am-1pm. English lessons for women run by women on Wednesdays 9.30am-11.30am (term time only) and family education project for new asylum seekers with school-age children who are not in mainstream education, Wednesdays 10am-2pm. Tuesday drop-in offers a cooked meal, food parcels and clothing, information and help desk, advice on accessing English language classes as well as donations of toiletries and household goods. On-site shower facilities.

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CARAS (community action for refugees and asylum seekers)

25 Blakenham Road, Tooting, London, SW17 8NE

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CARAs offer a range of group activities that support people of all ages to develop their English skills, access services and opportunities, build supportive social networks and to feel welcomed. Women’s drop-in English class (multilevel) Tuesdays 10.30am-12.30pm, with Creche. Teenagers’ drop-in English class from 11.30am on Saturday, young people’s English 6.30pm-8pm on Wednesdays. See website for details of youth group, Saturday club, study club, women’s group and family activity days.

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3-7 Arneway Street, Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2BG

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Free accredited (SQM and legal aid agency) advice on immigration and asylum matters, representation at appeal for those without access to legal assistance. Open 9.15am-1pm and 2pm-4.30 Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. 9.15am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-7.00pm Wednesdays, 12.30pm-4.30pm Fridays.

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RAMFEL (Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London)

Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford IG6 1QP

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Advice and advocacy for BME individuals, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Legal advice on asylum and immigration matters, welfare benefits, housing, health, employment and gender-based violence. Drop-ins on Thursdays 10.30am – 1pm.

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PO Box 367 Sheffield S1 1HX

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Call or email for correct drop-in address. Support services for women and girls who have been victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, forced marriage, honour-based violence, and other forms of violence. Telephone support during office hours (9am-5pm), drop-in support Tuesdays 2pm-4pm. Also offer varied programme of classes in English language, confidence and self-esteem, healthy relationships, parenting, creative arts and DIY.

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ISCRE (Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality)

46A St. Matthew's Street, Ipswich, IP1 3EP

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Organization working to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote equality of opportunity. Open Monday to Thursday 10am-4pm. Operates Suffolk law Advice Centre and Tackling Discrimination in the East. Contact for details.

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Horton Housing Association, Chartford House, 54 Little Horton Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD5 0BS

Services

Horton Housing offers a range of services, some of which support refugees and asylum seekers as well as young people who are destitute or at risk of destitution. They offer a range of services at a number of different locations in Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees and North Yorkshire, including housing related support, health screening, ESOL and education assessments, individual needs assessments, cultural orientation, community engagement, welfare benefits advice and job search assistance. See website for full details of services and how to make a referral.

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Christ Church, Armley Ridge Road, leeds, LS12 3LE

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Meeting Point provides practical and emotional support for refugees and asylum seekers. Check website for up-to-date drop in times; as of July 2017 offering English Classes every Monday 1.30-2.30pm and Wednesday 11am-12.30pm. Drop-ins Monday 3-6pm, help and advice appointments Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10am-2pm and Women’s group 1pm-3pm.

Direct post to CCACP, PO Box 227. Drop ins at Christ Church on Armley Ridge Road, Leeds, LS12 3LE (see separate entry).

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Level 2, Leonardo Building, 2 Rossington Street, Leeds, LS2 8HD

Services

Local authority-led regional migration partnership. Strategic leadership and coordination, data, policy and research, expert support for local integration and integration support. As at December 2016 Migration Yorkshire’s key project surrounded Roma Integration. Check website for more information and details of support services.

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Islington Council, 222 Upper Street, London, N1 1XR

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Free web information, practice guidance and web tool (support for migrant families). Undertakes policy work and training programmes. Members can subscribe to news bulletin and use the national telephone and email advice service (see website to join network). Telephone enquiries taken Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

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Pott Street, London, E2 0EF

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Immigration advice drop-in, monthly on 3rd Friday of the month, 10am-12.30pm (first come, first served; usually 20 clients per session).

Tower Hamlets drop-in advice and form filling session; weekly on Thursdays, 10am-12.30pm (TH residents only).

Advice about welfare benefits, housing and homelessness, asylum support, debt advice (fortnightly 11am-12.30pm, call to confirm) and form-filling.

Telephone advice service (020 7749 7608), Wednesdays 2pm-4.30pm, offering advice on welfare benefits, housing and homelessness, asylum support and immigration matters. Interpreting service also housed in same building – see website for up to date timetable.

Praxis also supports the brighter futures project, a self-advocacy group of young migrants who meet weekly in order to socialise, support each other, campaign for their rights and raise awareness about their experiences through research, media engagement and the arts.

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Barking and Dagenham Somali Women’s Association

Barking and Dagenham Somali Women's Association, 13 London Road, Barking, Essex IG11 8AA

Services

Small but ambitious charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the whole community. Open 10am-5pm Monday-Friday, advice drop-ins on Mondays and Wednesdays 10am-2pm. Call to find details of other services. Information and advice, community cafe and drop in, women wellbeing project, FGM project, Learning and Skills, Work club, Social and other support groups.

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The Welcome Centre, 2-6 St. Marys Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1QX

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Drop-in service for people experiencing homelessness. 10am-3pm Tuesdays, 9am-1.30pm Wednesdays, 10-3.00pm Thursdays, 9am-3pm Fridays. Appointments only on Mondays. ESOL classes, art sessions, exercise, food, woodwork classes, accommodation advice, bathroom/showers, benefit advice, clothing, food, housing advice, laundry.

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Latin American Women's Aid, Print House, 18 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL

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Offices open Monday-Friday 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-5.30pm. Offering help to those fleeing domestic violence through support drop-ins and the only dedicated Latin American Women’s refuge in London. Immigration, family and career surgeries on offer, advance booking required. Check calendar on website for details and times.

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Maison Pierre Chanel, 16 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LE

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Drop-in Cafe for francophone migrants and refugees, Mondays and Thursdays 11-4pm. Warm welcome, a hot meal, free clothing and counselling.

Free basic literacy classes on Mondays from 11am-1pm, English for work/job search on Thursdays 11am-1pm.

Sewing class on Mondays 1.30-3.30, Art group on Mondays, 1-3pm, Theatre/drama class and one-to-one job search support on Thursdays 1.30-3.

On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, advice is available by prior appointment. Computers available at drop-in cafe.

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2 Thorpe Close, W10 5XL

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Community organising alliance/campaigning platform. Free English classes on Wednesdays, sewing on Fridays, creative poetry/music/dance activities on Mondays, 4.30-6.30, and health and wellbeing workshops Tuesdays 1-3pm. See website for full details of current projects.

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Hillingdon Law Services at Hillingdon Law Centre

12 Harold Avenue, Hayes, UB3 4QW

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Not-for-profit offering immigration advice with qualified solicitors and advisers by appointment only. Funded by Hillingdon Community Trust. Serving residents of Botwell, Pinkwell, Townfield, Yiewsley, West Drayton and Heathrow, NOT Hounslow.

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Refugee and Migrant Network Sutton

Granfers Community Centre, 73-79 Oakhill Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3AA

Services

Offers friendship, advice, counselling and English language classes to refugees, asylum seekers and newly settled migrants and their families. Free English classes on Wednesdays during term-time, 10am-12, with a creche for children.

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Streatham Drop in Centre for Asylum Seekers and refugees

2 Mitcham Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 6NN

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Thursday and Friday 9.30 to 2.00pm: General advice and information, English language classes, creche and play facilities, health and well being support (Nurse on Thursday and health caseworker on Friday). Saturday homework club and family learning project. See website or contact for details and times.

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Action for Refugees in Lewisham AFRIL

Leemore Central Community Hub, Bonefield Road, Lewisham, SE13 5ES

Services

AFRIL is a grassroots charity in London working with refugees and asylum seekers to relieve poverty and social isolation.

Free ESOL classes for adults with children, Mondays and Wednesdays 9.30am-12.00. Saturday school for refugee and asylum-seeking children aged 4-11 during term-time from 9.15am to 1.15pm.

Advice service for healthcare, debt, welfare, employment, consumer concerns, education and housing, Tuesdays 9am-1.00pm and 2pm-4pm, Thursday (Tamil interpreter present) 10am-12 and (immigration advice) 1pm-3.00 and Fridays 10am-1pm.

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Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network

The Sayes Court Clubroom, 341 Evelyn Street, London, SE8 5QX

Services

Open Monday to Friday, 9.30am-5.30am. Immigration advice from qualified advisers by appointment only. Also offering emergency support, support for women, and training and employment advice. Email LRMN reception (lrmn@info.org.uk) to arrange an appointment.

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Southwark Refugee and Migrant Project

Sojourner Truth Centre, 161 Sumner Road, London SE15 6JL

Services

LRMN offers ESOL classes, a Back to Employment surgery and social activities. See website or contact for details of current activities.

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Southwark day centre for asylum seekers at Copleston Road

Copleston Centre, Copleston Road, Peckham, SE15 4AN

Services

Day centre drop-in Tuesdays 12.30pm-5. Lunch served at 1pm, advice service (OISC level 1 registered) from 2pm. Also offers a creche (2pm-4), English class (2pm-5pm) and a well being group (3.30pm-4.30).

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The Crypt, Holy Cross Church, Cromer Street, WC1H 8JU

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Specialist casework support with welfare rights, housing, community care, asylum support and immigration matters. Drop in sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays, 12-3, with hot lunch, sewing classes and crafting, Wi-Fi access, advice and support.

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Martin School, Plane Tree Walk, East Finchley, N2 9JP

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For destitute asylum seekers at any stage in their asylum appeal. Takes place on the first Sunday of the month, 2-5pm. New clients should attend from 1pm, and last entry is at 4pm. Providing lunch, clothes, groceries, nappies and other supplies, supermarket vouchers, medical consultations. Also help clients to find lawyers to further their cases.

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Alyth Gardens, Finchley Rd, Alyth Gardens, London NW11 7EN

Services

Drop in runs on the last Sunday of the month, 2-4pm. Advice, conversation, food, homework club and for individuals and families with leave to remain in the UK only (clients are asked to bring ID and proof of leave to remain). Travel expenses will be paid.

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Hyde House, The Hyde, NW9 6LH

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Located on 8th floor podium. Phone for advice Monday-Friday 9am-4pm or arrange an appointment for help with registering with a doctor, finding and using healthcare, housing problems, welfare, benefits and asylum seeker support, Education and schooling, volunteering opportunities, work placements and youth activities. Legal advice surgery runs every other Wednesday – call Nousheen Ashtiani on 020 89059002 or email nousheen@b-r-s.org.uk for details and to book an appointment.

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Barnet Refugee Service, Edgeware Community Hospital drop-ins

Advice and Information Centre, Edgeware Community Hospital, HA8 0AD

Services

Drop-ins Tuesday 1pm-3pm and Fridays 1pm-3pm. Help with registering with a doctor, finding and using healthcare, housing problems, welfare, benefits and asylum seeker support, Education and schooling, volunteering opportunities, work placements and more.

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Barnet Refugee Service, Youth Club

Northwest Centre, Avion Crescent, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5QY

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Every Thursday, 5.30-8pm. Open to all asylum seekers aged 13-21. Social opportunities and group activities including photography, music, painting, film and drama, cooking and sport.

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Barnet Refugee Service, legal advice surgery

Hyde House, The Hyde, NW9 6LH

Services

Located on 8th floor podium. Legal advice surgery runs every other Wednesday – call Nousheen Ashtiani on 020 89059002 or email nousheen@b-r-s.org.uk for details and to book an appointment.

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Cross Street Baptist Church, 16-18 Cross Street, N1 2BG

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Open Mondays 10am-2.30pm, Tuesdays 10am-1pm and Wednesdays 10am-3.30pm. Advice, support, ESOL classes, art and writing classes, music classes, a book group, hot food and enrichment activities to help migrants understand British life and culture.

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Migrants Resource Centre, Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ

Services

MRC offers a range of services to improve the skills and quality of life of migrants, including computer classes, English classes, job support, health workshops and creative activities. Go to the ‘activities’ section of the website for a timetable of the month’s services and information on how to register. . They offer an asylum advice line (Tuesday 1pm-4pm) on 020 7354 9264, general advice for Westminster residents only, Tuesday 1.30-4pm, Wednesday 10am-12.30pm on 020 7402 6750

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10 Kingsgate Place, London NW6 4TA

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Latin American House is open to the public from Monday to Thursday, 10am-2pm and 3pm – 6pm and offers legal and social advice in relation to benefits, immigration, family, housing and employment law, as well as opportunities to acquire life-long skills and a place to meet people, share ideas and enjoy the rich culture of Latin America. The Menchu nursery is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm. See website to see the times of the different services and to arrange an appointment.

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IMECE Women's Centre, 2 Newington Green Road, Islington, London, N1 4RX

Services

IMECE women’s centre is a woman-only registered charity and company limited by guarantee, set up in 1982. Its aim is to empower Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee women, particularly Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot women and improve the quality of their lives.

See website for details of full range of services, including advice and information, housing surgeries, counselling and more.

First come first served drop-ins on Tuesday and Friday mornings between 9.45-11.35, advice by appointment on Tuesdays and Fridays 11.45-4pm (call preceding day between 2.30-4.30 to book an appointment).

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115 Old Street, EC1V 9RT

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Independent national charity representing clients at all stages of asylum and immigration cases. Advice surgery with one of three trained solicitors on Tuesday mornings 10-12 at a reduced, one-off rate of 75 pounds. Call in advance to book a slot.

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Latin American Women’s Rights Service

Latin American Women's Rights Service, Tindlemanor, 52 Featherstone Street, EC1Y 8RT

Services

Open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, closed between 1pm and 2pm. Housing, benefit and debt advice (drop in Mondays 8am), support for victims of gender-based violence, counselling and psychotherapy, policy, research, advocacy and campaigning, outreach and integration, English classes and others.

LAWRS hosts a youth group, Sin Fronteras (No Limits), for 14-21 year old Latin American women. The group meets on Saturdays 11am-2pm and offers art workshops for personal empowerment and campaigning activities.
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Princess May Primary School, Barret's Grove Entrance (off Stoke Newington Road), N16 8AJ

Services

Akwaaba is a Hackney-based social centre for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants. Sunday from 2-6pm; conversation classes from 4-5.30pm, drama workshops from 2.30 – 3.30. Free hot meal, free English classes, free Wi-Fi, computer classes and CV help, table tennis, board games, children’s toys, storytelling group and bike repair. Monthly mutual support group for families receiving support under section 17 run by North East London Migrant Action (NELMA).

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Hampshire British Red Cross Refugee Services

338 Commercial Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 4BT

Services

Young Refugees drop in Monday and Thursday 10am-1pm. International family tracing, emergency provisions, orientation, destitution support.

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Unit 19 Easton Business Park, Felix Road, Bristol, BS5 0HE

Services

If you have recently been granted refugee status British Red Cross can help with move on support including applying for benefits and housing. If you are destitute after being refused asylum or granted refugee status they can help with some financial support and food vouchers.

The family tracing service may be able to help you if you have lost contact with your family overseas, including if you were separated on route to the UK.

British Red Cross also helps people who have family reunion visas and may be able to organise for your family to come to the UK.

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The Friend's Meeting House, Western Street, Huddersfield Road, Barnsley, S70 2BP

Services

Based in the Friend’s Meeting House. Drop in Wednesday 10-2pm, orientation group Thursday 1pm – 3pm. International family tracing, destitution support.

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PAFRAS drop-in at St. Aidan’s church

St. Aidan's Church, elford Place West, Leeds, LS8 5QD

Services

Thursday 10am-1pm. Hot meal and casework support for destitute asylum seekers. If possible, please bring relevant documentation to the drop-in.

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1A Leeds Place, Tollington Park, N4 3RF

Services

Specialist mental health service open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-7pm, for refugees and asylum seekers only. Referrals only. Therapists speaking Farsi, Italian, Spanish, French, Turkish, Albanian, Bosnian/Croatian, Serbian, German and English.

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Ileys Community Association

Victoria Park Skills Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 3PU

Services

Not-for-profit organization that provides support primarily for the Somali community, refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived communities. Youth activities, FGM project, Women’s group, Somali women’s group, training courses and more.

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Refugee Action's CARE project, Bradbury House, 7 Lowe Street, Camp Hill, Birmingham, B12 0ER

Services

The CARE project supports asylum seekers in Birmingham whose claim for asylum or refugee status has been refused. Support and advice, rights education, help with making appeals. Call or visit at the Red Cross Offices on Fridays 10am – 4pm

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Refugee and Migrant Centre (Birmingham Office)

Unit 2, 57 Frederick Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B1 3HS

Services

Monday-Friday (not Wednesday) drop-in surgery (9am-1pm) and appointments (2pm-5pm). Assisting refugees and migrants through crisis and disadvantage. Employment services, women’s group, destitution support and advice, health services, citizenship preparation and more.

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Refugee and Migrant Centre (Wolverhampton Office)

1st Floor, Roma Parva, 9 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, WV1 4NB

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Monday-Friday (not Wednesday) drop-in surgery (9am-1pm) and appointments (2pm-5pm). Assisting refugees and migrants through crisis and disadvantage. Employment services, women’s group, destitution support and advice, health services, citizenship preparation and more.

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum

The Sycamore Centre, 33a Hungerhill Road, Nottingham, NG3 4NB

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Offering practical advice, information, support and friendship and campaigning on migration issues. Projects include anti-destitution, children and families, young people, advice shop, women’s cultural exchange and welfare rights advice.

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90 Beech Avenue, Nottingham, NG7 7LW

Services

Refugee futures is an accommodation seeking and tenancy support service for refugees and their families within the city of Nottingham. Support is generally available to service users for 2-3 months, and services include support finding accommodation, setting up utilities, applying for benefits, budgeting, accessing local health services, education, social inclusion, interpreting and translation services.

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All Souls Community Centre, Ilkeston Road, Nottingham, NG7 3HF

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Arimathea Trust provide housing and support for destitute asylum seekers and newly recognised refugees. Arimathea Trust work with asylum seekers who have had their first claim for asylum fully refused but have legal representation to be able to present further evidence of their claim for refugee status in the UK.

Arimathea Trust also support newly recognised refugees who often become homeless when they get there status, as 28 days is not long enough to be able to get benefits into payment and also they lack a deposit for private rented accommodation, so Arimathea Trust provide a first tenancy and teach the skills needed to successfully manage a tenancy without support and to move on to permanent accommodation.

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1 Alfred Place, Leicester, LE1 1EB

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Social drop-in sessions for 13-19 year olds. Tuesdays and Fridays, 5.30 – 7.30pm. Targeting mainly unaccompanied asylum seeking young people, those with leave to remain and new arrivals, this service provides social support as well as information and guidance, careers advice, life skills lessons, advocacy, educational opportunities and more.

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Unit 3 Joplin Court, Sovereign Business Park, Crownhill, Milton Keynes, MK8 0JP

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International family tracing, emergency provisions, orientation, destitution support.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, Voluntary Resource Centre, 15 New Bedford Road, Luton LU1 1SA

Services

Tuesday drop-in support service – call or email for times and locations or to arrange an appointment. The Refugee Council’s Children’s Section works directly with separated children and those who support them. They have tailored support for trafficked children, age disputed children and children in detention, and offer youth activities, educational services, therapeutic services and advice.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, 3 Stone Road, Birmingham B15 2HH

Services

Wednesday drop-in support service – call or email for times and locations or to arrange an appointment.

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Refugee Council Children's Section, 2 Great George Street, Leeds, LS2 8BA

Services

The Refugee Council’s Children’s Section works directly with separated children and those who support them. They have tailored support for trafficked children, age disputed children and children in detention, and offer youth activities, educational services, therapeutic services and advice. Call or email for details of support available.

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Bevan House, 16 Piccadilly, Bradford, BD1 3LS

Services

We are a small multi disciplinary health team working with asylum seekers, refugees, other migrants new to Bradford and Airedale, and homeless clients, supporting them in accessing health care, and offering initial health and TB screening, advice and / or facilitating access into treatment.

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Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield (DASH)

Salvation Army, New Hey Road, Huddersfield, HD3 4BZ

Services

Open 10:30am – 4pm Monday and Thursday only.

DASH supports asylum seekers and new refugees in the Kirklees area and beyond and operates on a 24/7 person-centred holistic basis. Services include hosting for destitute asylum seekers, drop-ins, advocacy, destitution support and English classes.

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Gregory House, Coram Campus, 49 Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2QA

Services

Children’s rights service with three parts: advocacy, independent visiting and participation. The Migrant Children’s Project provides one-to-one legal advice on issues affecting children subject to immigration control through its advice line, outreach programme and a range of free resources and online information.

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Unit 14, The Wesley Centre, Royce Road, Manchester, M15 5BP

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Unit 14 of the Wesley Centre. Advocacy, independent visitors, support and advice. The Migrant Children’s Project provides one-to-one legal advice on issues affecting children subject to immigration control through its advice line, outreach programme and a range of free resources and online information.

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15 Red Lion Street, Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6ER

Services

First floor. Advocacy, independent visitors, support and advice. The Migrant Children’s Project provides one-to-one legal advice on issues affecting children subject to immigration control through its advice line, outreach programme and a range of free resources and online information.

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One Community Centre, Cromwell Street, Leeds, LS9 7SG

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ESOL classes (women only class available), homework club, drop-ins for advocacy (Thursday 10am-1pm), Leeds Refugee Forum Debt Help Project (Thursday 10am – 12.30pm), employability, childcare and tax workshops, men’s group (Monday 2.15 – 5.00pm) and Women’s Health Matters group (Tuesday 10am – 12.30pm). Check website for up-to-date timetable.

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The Old Toll House, 110 Hamstead Road, Handsworth,Birmingham, B20 2QS

Services

Immigration advice sessions: Wednesdays 3pm-5pm (no appointment needed, initial advice is free, subsequent charges may apply); refugee action-care sessions Thursday 10am-4pm; Asylum sessions Fridays 10am-1pm.

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Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team (ASIRT)

Unit 3, Balsall Heath Academy for Social Enterprise, 4 St. Paul's Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, B12 8NG

Services

ASIRT is a not-for-profit OISC regulated advocacy organisation which provides legal support and representation to asylum seekers and other undocumented migrants in the West Midlands. Can help with Human Rights applications (including help with fee waivers), applications for recourse to public funds, ‘Zambrano’ applications, fresh asylum claims, applications for local authority assessments and training around migrants’ health and social care rights for local professionals.

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Flat 1, 130 Cape Hill, Smethwick, West Midlands, B66 4PH

Services

Central African community organisation offering general support for refugees and asylum seekers (including information and guidance, counselling, benefits advice etc.), specialist mental health support, a youth club and homework club.

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The Children's Society, 2nd Floor, Eaton House, 1 Eaton Road, Coventry, CV1 2FJ

Services

Working with children and families who have no recourse to public funds, unaccompanied asylum seekers and young people who have run away from home. Youth groups, counselling, awareness raising, advice and guidance.

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The Children's Society, The Big Peg, 120 Vyse Street, The Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B18 6NE

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Working with children and families who have no recourse to public funds, unaccompanied asylum seekers and children at risk of sexual exploitation. Youth groups, counselling, awareness raising, advice and guidance.

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Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre

15 Bishop Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1HU

Services

General advice on asylum and immigration, housing and money issues. Outreach, immigration and asylum law department, Children’s rights campaign group. Provide ESOL classes for young and adult asylum seekers and refugees.

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The Place, Athenaeum Street, Sunderland, SR1 1QX

Services

Action Foundation fights social exclusion on a number of fronts; a housing and hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers, a supported letting project for refugees, and an ESOL service for any migrant who cannot access classes elsewhere. Please contact to arrange an appointment.

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Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, S1 2JB

Services

Multi-agency drop-in coordinated by Sheffield City of Sanctuary, Wednesdays 2pm-4pm at Victoria Methodist Church.
ASSIST Sheffield helps destitute asylum seekers by providing accommodation, advice and other support to those in most need or distress. Night shelter, temporary accommodation, small weekly welfare payments, free bus passes, signposting, awareness raising.
BRC offers general refugee support and family tracing support.
Conversation club offers refugees and asylum seekers the chance to improve their English in an informal setting.
Victoria Hall also hosts projects around substance misuse and sexual health, legal advice, a clothes bank and advice on improving financial wellbeing.

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Woodhouse Community Centre, 197 Woodhouse Street, Leeds, LS6 2NY

Services

Abigail Housing’s refugee project provides new refugees with temporary accommodation. They support residents in navigating the British welfare system, enabling them to set up successful job seekers allowance and housing benefit claims and access healthcare and education services.

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Touchstone, 32 Merton road, Bradford, BD7 1RE

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Offers a conversation club (CHAT) for all non-native speakers, a hosting service for destitute adult asylum seekers, a McKenzie Friends project for appellants with no representation and a hospitality project at the local Asylum and Immigration tribunal (CHAT Phoenix house).

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HEARTS (The Children's Society Project), Hillside Enterprise Centre, Beeston Road, Beeston, Leeds, LS11 8ND

Services

Drop-in for advice and support 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Wednesdays on 1st floor of above address.  HEARTS (Helping Each Asylum Seeker and Refugee to Settle) provides support to refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people in the Leeds area through signposting, orientation and mentoring/befriending.

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Barnardo's Leeds Children's Rights Service, Rockford House, Low Lane, Horsforth, LEEDS, LS18 5QW

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Advocacy service for young migrants, advice on age assessments and other support. The service mostly takes referrals from social workers.

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Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN)

Leeds Asylum Seekers' Support Network (LASSN), 4th Floor, Oak House, Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1EL

Services

Befriending, grace hosting, English at home, information and awareness. Website has useful resources for language learning and guidance.

See website for full range of services with contact details.

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26 St. Michael's Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3AW

Services

Support and accommodation for eligible asylum seekers, vulnerable refugees, victims of human trafficking, modern slavery, forced marriage, honour based violence or domestic abuse. Supported accommodation for unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

Call to make a referral.

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Mill Lane, Bradford, BD4 7DF

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Support and accommodation for eligible asylum seekers, vulnerable refugees, victims of human trafficking, modern slavery, forced marriage, honour based violence or domestic abuse. Supported accommodation for unaccompanied asylum seeking children.

Call to make a referral.

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Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

St. Aidan's Community Hall, Elford Place West, Leeds, LS8 5QD

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PAFRAS is the main project in Leeds providing direct support to destitute asylum seekers; advice, signposting and referral, mental health support, social activities. Provide meals and food parcels at nearby St. Aidan’s Community Hall (LS8 5QD), Wednesdays 9am-2pm (10am-1pm for client services).

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Refugee Council Children's Section, Gredley House, 1-11 Broadway, London E15 4BQ

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The refugee council’s children’s section works directly with separated children and those who support them. They have tailored support for trafficked children, age disputed children and children in detention, and offer youth activities, educational services, therapeutic services and advice.

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Refugee Council Children's Section Advice Service, Red Cross Centre, 25 College Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6SX

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Drop in service for young people Monday-Friday 9.30am – 5.00 pm. The Refugee Council’s Children’s Section works directly with separated children and those who support them. They have tailored support for trafficked children, age disputed children and children in detention, and offer youth activities, educational services, therapeutic services and advice.

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Person Shaped Support (PSS) 'Spinning World' Project, 18 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4BE

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Office open Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm. Within ‘Spinning World’ service users are able to access mental health support aimed at young migrants, a crisis service offering 3 sessions of counselling and referrals to spinning world ALW, for refugees with complex trauma.

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Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE

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Community Arts North West (CAN) is a Manchester-based arts development organisation working with urban communities across Greater Manchester to create access to cultural production for people that are excluded from or on the fringes of the mainstream.

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Technology House 2, Lissadel Street, Salford, M6 6AP

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Office G17 in Technology House. Provides general advice, information and guidance and practical support related to African people’s needs such as translation, interpreting, welfare, health, housing, education and employment. Increasing social opportunities and promoting community cohesion, respect and diversity.

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The North of England Refugee Service – Newcastle Branch

2 Friars Sreet, Newcastle, NE1 4XA

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Open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm; Wednesday PM emergencies only. Face to Face or Telephone Advice. Health access for refugees programme. Interpreting service. Signposting services.

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The North of England Refugee Service – Sunderland Branch

C/O Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors, Basement Floor, 47 John Street, Sunderland, SR1 1QU

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Open Monday and Friday 9.30am – 1:00pm, Wednesday 9.30am – 12.00pm, appointment only. Face to Face or Telephone Advice, health access for refugees programme, interpreting service, Signposting services.

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The North of England Refugee Service – Tees Valley Office

49 Grange Road, Middlebrough, TS1 5AU

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Open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm; Wednesday PM emergencies only. Face to Face or Telephone Advice. Health access for refugees programme. Interpreting service. Signposting services.

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SMART (The Children's Society Project), Provincial House, 150 Northumberland Street, Newcastle, NE1 7DQ

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Drop in service on Monday mornings, 10am-12pm, at Brunswick Methodist Church for families to access project workers. Project also includes interpreter support, social activities and youth work.

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Croft House, Western Avenue, Newcastle, NE4 8SR

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Open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. We help refugees and asylum seekers access essential services and adapt to life in a new country. Also offer an international family tracing service.

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Melbourne House, Newport Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 5QH

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Open door North East provides holistic support for both asylum seekers and refugees living in Teesside (Middlesbrough, Stockton and the surrounding areas). Crisis support includes advice, information and guidance, weekly food, housing, language classes and volunteering opportunities. They host three drop-ins: Mondays 10.30 – 3.30pm, Women’s drop-in Tuesdays 10am – 1pm and a Refugee Work Club, Wednesday 10:30 – 3pm.

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Mea House, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8XS

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NLC provides specialist Immigration and Asylum advice to Newcastle and North East residents. Free legal advice and representation around Refugee Family Reunion. North East Refugee Law Project offers a range of legal services to unrepresented refugees and asylum seekers who are unable to receive legal aid.

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The Castle Gate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle, NE1 2JQ

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Action Foundation fights social exclusion on a number of fronts; a housing and hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers, a supported letting project for refugees, and an ESOL service for any migrant who cannot access classes elsewhere. Please contact to arrange an appointment.

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Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JA

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Free and informal, English lessons for refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants on Mondays, 10:30 – 4:30pm. At other times, the Cowley Club provides a welcoming, friendly and safe space where people can meet others and receive support or signposting to other services. Free lunch & refreshments during the project.

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Community Base, Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG

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The heart of the organisation’s work is a weekly radio programme that helps refugees and asylum seekers to have a voice. They also work with the arts and run community projects supporting people who have experienced mental health issues.

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St. Anne's, 7 Overbury Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L7 3HJ

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Open Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm. ALM provide immigration advice and general casework. Destitution support including provision of clothing and food, ESOL classes. Well Being programmes including Healthy Eating and Cooking, Allotments and Gardening, Oral Hygiene sessions and Bike repair.

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Boaz Trust, Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, Manchester, M15 5DD

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The Boaz Trust is a Christian organisation accommodating destitute asylum seekers and refugees in Greater Manchester. Once accommodated we offer advocacy and pastoral support, as well as meeting practical needs like food, to our clients.

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Zion Community Resource Centre, 339 Stetford Road, Hulme, M15 4ZY

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Through general advocacy, one to one support and group work and activities (All 4 One group), we aim to empower young people to develop independent skills and to be able to navigate the local culture and system within Greater Manchester. Open to young people aged 14-21 and up to age 25 (if still in education) who are unaccompanied and seeking asylum.

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Merseyside Refugee & Asylum Seekers Pre & Post Natal Support Group

The Florrie, 377 Mill Street, Liverpool, L8 4RF

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Merseyside Refugee & Asylum Seekers Pre & Post Natal Support Group (MRANG) was established in 2004 to meet the unaddressed needs of pre and post natal refugees and asylum seekers in the Merseyside area, particularly those who were pregnant or had children as a result of rape. Since then the organisation has expanded and we now work extensively with women refugees and asylum seekers and their children, including victims of trafficking, sexual violence, domestic servitude, other forms of gender based violence and human rights abuse.

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Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit

1 Delaunays Road, Crumpsall Green, Manchester, M8 4QS

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Drop-in service is on Tuesday mornings at 8am. Free, confidential and independent specialist legal immigration and asylum advice and representation to people seeking entry or leave to remain in the UK. Offices open weekdays Monday to Friday from 10am to 4:30pm for appointments and general enquiries.

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129 Princess Road, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 4RB

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Drop-in advice centre open on Monday 10am – 1pm. Network of community organizations. Free, impartial and confidential advice, information and guidance on welfare benefits, tax credits, housing, access to health services and asylum support. Translation and interpreting service available (languages spoken include Arabic, Kurdish, Tigrinya, and Farsi).

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Revive offices and Beswick Drop-In

St. Brigid's Parish Hall, 187 Grey Mare Lane, Beswick, Manchester, M11 3ND

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Drop in Service every Tuesday 11.30 am – 4.00pm (last entry 2.30pm) with OISC qualified advisors. Asylum support, emergency support, destitution, benefits advice, family support, health matters, referrals. Offices at 187 Mare Lane, Beswick.

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Spiritan Centre, Northallerton Road, Lower Kersal, Salford, M7 3TP

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Drop in Service every Wednesday, 11.00am – 4.00pm (last entry 2.30) with OISC qualified advisors. Asylum support, emergency support, destitution, benefits advice, family support, health matters, referrals.

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Healthwatch Portsmouth's Cross-cultural women's drop-in, Friendship Centre, Elm Grove, Southsea, PO5 1JT

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Social and activity group for women of all ethnicities. Every Wednesday 12.30pm – 2.30 pm (term time only). Children are welcome but remain the parent/guardian’s responsibility at all times. No need to book. Activities include: health workshops, guest speakers, English classes, Computer session etc.

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Unit 7, Newtec Place, Magdalen Rd, Oxford, OX4 1RE

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Free, confidential information, help and guidance for refugees, asylum seekers and immigration detainees in Oxford and Oxfordshire. The welcome centre is open for drop-ins, 9.30am – 4pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Pre-booked appointments only on Mondays and Thursdays. Offers youth service (meeting Tuesdays evenings), visiting support for detainees at Campsfield, free meals. See website for full details.

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Bedfordshire Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support

27B Tavistock Street, Bedford, MK40 2RB

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Provides support for refugees and asylum seekers. Advice sessions (Tuesday 10am-2pm, Wednesday 10am-2pm and 6.30pm-7.30pm by appointment) deal with a range of issues, including applying for asylum, benefits and accessing appropriate services. Organises numerous events throughout the year.

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St Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 55 Upper North Street, Brighton BN1 3FH

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Provides advice, advocacy and support for refugees and those with no recourse to public funds. Advice on Legal matters, accommodation, health, education and employment. Food, clothes, toiletries and assistance for those who are destitute.

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City Life Education and Action for Refugees (CLEAR)

James Street Centre, 2 James Street, Southampton SO14 1PJ

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Advice, information and guidance for refugees and asylum seekers. Employment service provides support to clients with their job search process. ESOL classes are suitable for a range of learners, including those who have never spoken the English language before. Office open Monday to Friday 9.30am-5pm. See website for locations of ESOL classes.

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Wincheap Industrial Estate, 34 Simmonds Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3RA

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Advice and support for refugee, asylum seeking children and migrants on matters including education, employment, physical and mental health, and social activities.

  • Learning for Life: courses and support for young refugees and asylum seekers to access mainstream school and college, and support to help them succeed in Canterbury, Folkestone, Ashford and Thanet.
  • Advocacy and Support: mentoring partnerships with local volunteers to meet and support young refugees and asylum seekers on a regular basis; drop-in and advice services in Canterbury and Folkestone; casework support on a one-to-one basis; vocational pathways and youth forum to support young refugees and asylum seekers to have a voice and achieve their potential in life.
  • Community engagement: peer to peer buddying with six forms and colleges, awareness raising activities, and sports advocacy to support young refugees and asylum seekers into mainstream sports activities.

 

 

 

 

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Charlton House, Dour Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1AT

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Independent advice and support to asylum seekers, including assistance with completion of application forms for support. Support for victims of human trafficking, detainees and foreign national prisoners.

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Reading Refugee Support Group

RRSG, 35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS

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Help with accessing health care, English language courses, social services, accommodation and benefits. Advocacy and help with job seeking. Translation and interpreting. Also offer befriending, social events. Immigration advice and signposting. Drop-in caseworker advice service every Monday, 10am-1pm in the RISC meeting hall (next to main office).

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38 St Matthew Street, Ipswich, IP1 3EP

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Drop-in advice and advocacy on Mondays, 9.30am-1.00pm and 2.15pm & 4.30pm, Tuesdays 10.00am-1.00pm and 2.15pm & 4.30pm and Fridays 9.30am & 1.00pm and 2.15pm & 4.30pm. Services include advocacy, help with form filling and advice on all areas of UK life from housing to employment and training. Signposting to immigration advice and ESOL classes. Also run an international women’s group.

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9 Liverpool Terrace, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1TA, UK

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Work with young people aged 16-24, including asylum and refugee young people, focussing on their wellbeing, welfare and skills development to aid successful transition into adulthood and independent living. Services include therapeutic group work, mentoring, peer support and signposting to other services.

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Barnardo's - South East and East Anglia Regional Office, South East Regional Office, Unit 1, Satellite Business Village, Fleming Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9NE

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Advocacy and fostering services for separated children. Work-based learning and vocational training available.

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Key2 Homes and Support for Young People

James House, 47a James Street, Oxford, OX4 1EU

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Key2 provide emergency secure accommodation for care leavers and unaccompanied children, including unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

Key2 provide a four-week orientation programme for newly arrived unaccompanied asylum seeking young people living in Oxfordshire, providing English lessons and information sessions about living in the UK and staying safe.

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Pathways to Independence – Croydon Office

Cornerstone House, 14 Willis Road, CR0 2XX

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PTIUK is a Leading provider of accommodation, support and training services for young people leaving care and seeking asylum. We Work in Sussex and Greater London and currently house 30 young people across our 2 project areas.

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Number 30, The Coach House, 2, Upper York Street, Bristol, BS2 8QN (postal address)

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Free drop-in art therapy sessions in Bristol. Qualified and experienced art therapists.

Art Refuge UK collaborate with Creative Youth Network to run an art therapy group, every Friday 2.00-4.00 at The Station, Silver Street, Bristol, BS1 2AG.

Please contact Sarah Robinson, Lead Art Therapist on the Bristol project for more information: sarahrobinson@artrefugeuk.org
Art Refuge are developing projects across the UK and have a presence in Calais and Nepal.

 

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Malcolm X Community centre, 141 City Road, Bristol, BS2 8YH

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Bristol Refugee Rights Welcome Centre provides a place of welcome in Bristol where asylum seekers and refugees can meet and be supported to play a full part in the life of the wider community. They also campaign for the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers.

Welcome centre open Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-12.30pm and Thursdays 10am-3pm. Social opportunities, informal support, English classes, barber and massage.

Bristol Refugee Rights work in partnership with the Refugee Council to offer an advice drop in for separated children seeking asylum in the South West.  The details for the drop in are:

Friday 10am – 1pm, Bristol Refugee Rights, Malcom X Centre, 141 City Road, Bristol, BS2 8YH

Mobile: 07393 014 650
Email address: chloe.woods@refugeecouncil.org.uk

See also: https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk


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Brigstowe Project, Easton Community Centre, Kilburn Street, Easton, BS5 6AW

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Brigstowe supports migrants and asylum seekers who are living with or affected by HIV in Bristol and the surrounding areas. Advice and information on housing, finance, community care, legal services, education and training, and charges for care. Practical and emotional support.

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The Assisi Centre, Lawfords Gate, Bristol BS5 ORE

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Charity that supports disadvantaged and excluded people to improve their lives and the community in which they live. Borderlands works especially with people seeking asylum in the UK and refugees from other countries; we support people who have been trafficked and trapped in domestic service or the sex industry.

Borderlands holds a drop-in at Tolentino Hall, next to the Assisi centre on Mondays (9.30am – 12.30am) and Tuesdays (9.30am – 2.30pm).

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Unit 38, Easton Business Centre, Felix Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 OHE

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Bristol City of Sanctuary operates a transport fund for destitute asylum seekers, supports local organisations and individuals in Bristol working in support of migrants, and campaigns on behalf of refugees and asylum seekers.

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Unit 42 Easton Business Centre, Felix Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0HE

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Aims to raise the educational and economic status of refugee and asylum seeking women; provide access to English language learning, volunteering and training opportunities in order to increase the ability of service users to gain employment and support themselves and reduce isolation and improve confidence.

Drop in every Tuesday during term time, 10am-2.30pm, at the Malcolm X Centre in St. Paul’s.

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Include – The Children’s Society project

Include (The Children's Society Project), 4 Calford house, Wessex Business Park, Wessex Way, Colden Common, SO21 1WP

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Information and advice for children and young people who care for parents or siblings, including refugee families, who suffer from chronic illness or disability.

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Exeter Community Centre, 17 St Davids Hill, Exeter, EX4 3RG

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Drop-in Service 10.00am, 12.00 & 2:00pm 4:00pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. Information and inquiry service, advocacy, English classes, leisure and sporting activities, women’s outreach project. RSD is able to offer much more practical support to individuals

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Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS)

111 Barton Street, Gloucester, GL1 4HR

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GARAS operates a drop-service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10am-4pm (10am-5pm on Wednesdays) for asylum seekers and refugees with a dedicated liaison worker for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. As well as activities and refreshments, the drop in allows clients to access advice on health, benefits, housing, immigration and education issues, careers and employability guidance, counselling, signposting and food, clothing and furniture donations. The organisation also works to raise awareness of issues facing asylum seekers among a range of interested parties and bodies.

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START, Unit 4, HQ Building, 237 Union Street, Plymouth, PL1 3HQ

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Drop in service Monday 10am – 1pm. Appointment only at all other times. START works in partnership with families, individuals and organisations to facilitate the transition of refugees from people in need to self-reliant contributors to their local community. Start both undertakes individual case work and runs community activities including a kitchen project, sewing group and allotment protect.

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The Link, 3-5 Palmerston Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH1 4HN

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Advice and destitution services, including food parcels, toiletries, travel support, and assistance with international tracing. Signposting to other services available.

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