Service Directory update - Refugee Council

Service Directory update

The Service Directory is currently under review.

View details of useful services and support below, or explore Refugee Council’s services.

Migrant Help

  • Applications: 0808 8000 631 (financial and accommodation)
  • Information and advice (including lost ID cards): 0808 8000 630

 

Home Office

  • To apply for asylum: 0300 123 2235
  • For ARC card appointment and destitute weekly meal: 020 8196 4524

Voluntary return: 

  • 0300 004 0202 (for completing applications over the phone and for initial enquiries)
  • 020 8196 5535 (for already initiated applications, once you have been referred to the Assisted Returns Team and a caseworker)
  • General enquiries: 020 7035 4848

Shelter

 

St. Mungo’s

 

Crisis Skylight London

0300 636 1967

6 Commercial Street, E1 6LT
www.crisis.org.uk/get-help

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-8pm
    Friday: 9am-6pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm

British Red Cross Refugee Support

 

Casework and advice, destitution support, family reunion London Refugee Support
020 7704 5670

https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-as-a-refugee

 

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

Advice on immigration, benefits, family reunion, counselling, health, employment, IT, drop-in

Maison Pierre Chanel
16 Leicester Square
WC2H 7LE

020 7440 2668

  • Drop-in for advice: Mondays and Thursdays, 11am-4pm, queue by 7am
  • Telephone immigration advice: Fridays, 10.30 – 13.30:, 0207 440 2669

 

Migrants Resource Centre

  • General information and advice
  • Employment education and training advice and support
  • Information on accessing health services
  • Specialist immigration and asylum advice

020 7354 9631 (Reception, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.00pm)

 

Westminster Advice Services Partnership (WASP)

  • For Westminster residents OR homeless people with no connection elsewhere.
  • Advice on benefits, money, employment, housing, homelessness, immigration and nationality, health, community care

020 7402 6750 (Tuesdays 1.30-4.00pm and Wednesdays 10.00am-12.30pm)

 

Praxis Community Projects

For welfare benefits, housing & homelessness, asylum support, and immigration matters.

Advice line: 020 7749 7608
Wednesdays: 2pm – 4pm
Email advice: advice@praxis.org.uk

Refugees at Home

refugeesathome.org

Room for Refugees

www.roomforrefugees.com

The No Accommodation Network

www.naccom.org.uk/projects

Migrant Help

For asylum seekers: 0808 8000 630

Migrant Legal Action

Free London-wide immigration legal advice helpline

0203 150 1470
2pm-4pm Monday-Friday

 

Citizens Advice Bureau

For refugees: 03444 111 444

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/how-we-provide-advice/advice/search-for-your-local-citizens-advice/

 

Civil Legal Advice

Legal aid advice for people with benefits and some asylum cases.

0345 345 4345

www.gov.uk/civil-legal-advice

  • 9am-8pm Monday-Friday
  • 9am-12.30pm Saturday

 

OISC-accredited Adviser Finder

www.gov.uk/find-an-immigration-adviser

 

The Law Society: Find a solicitor

solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk

 

Immigration Law Practitioner’s Association Directory

Search directory for free advice/legal aid lawyers by area.

www.ilpa.org.uk/search-directory

 

Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID)

Advice line: 020 7456 9750

10am-12pm Monday-Thursday

Student Action for Refugees

Bursaries and scholarships to university.

www.star-network.org.uk/index.php/resources/access_to_university

 

Migrants Resource Centre

  • English classes for asylum seekers.
  • Computer, photography, personal branding workshops, volunteering and job seeker support

020 7354 9631

www.migrantsresourcecentre.org.uk/courses-workshops

 

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

English classes for asylum seekers.

020 7440 2668

Refugee Support Network

For 15-25 year olds.

Educational mentoring and support, training, higher education.

www.refugeesupportnetwork.org/our-services

 

British Red Cross

For 15-25 year olds.

Educational mentoring and support, training, higher education.

www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-as-a-young-refugee-or-asylum-seeker

Higher education advice line

Educational mentoring and support, training, higher education.

07597583228

Mondays and Thursdays 2-5pm

highereducation@refugeesupportnetwork.org

 

 

Refuge’s Modern Slavery Service

Trafficked women

020 7395 7722

 

Salvation Army Helpline

24hr

0300 3038151

 

Modern Slavery Helpline

24hr

08000 121 700

National Domestic Violence Helpline

0808 200 0247

Solace Women’s Aid

  • London only
  • 10am-4pm Monday-Friday
  •  6pm-8pm Tuesday

0808 802 5565

 

Women & girls network

  • London only
  • 10am-4pm Mon-Fri
  • 6pm-9pm Wednesday

UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group

020 7922 7811

Samaritans

0808 1647 686

10am-12pm, Monday-Friday

www.samaritans.org

 

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