yorkshire and humberside

Abigail Housing Destitution Project (Bradford)

116 Caledonia Street, Senior Way, Bradford, BD4 7BQ
01274 767887 / 07908 364112
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Abigail Housing is a charitable company providing support and homes to destitute refugees and asylum seekers. The Destitution Project provides a room in a shared house, a weekly allowance, food parcels, bus money, advice, support and signposting services.

yorkshire and humberside

Abigail Housing Refugee Project (Leeds)

Woodhouse Community Centre, 197 Woodhouse Street, Leeds, LS6 2NY
07743 189314
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Abigail Housing is a charitable company providing support and homes to destitute refugees and asylum seekers. Its Refugee Project manages single sex shared houses in Leeds in partnership with registered social landlords and private landlords.

north east

Action Foundation (Newcastle)

The Castle Gate, Melbourne Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ
0191 231 3113
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Action Foundation is a Christian charity providing supported accommodation and a hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers and new refugees. We also provide free ESOL classes and other fee-paying accredited courses through Action Language.

north east

Action Foundation (Sunderland)

90 Coronation Street, Sunderland, SR1 2HE
0191 5670222
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A branch of Action Foundation in Newcastle, offering Skills for Life and ESOL for Employability courses in Sunderland for learners of all abilities, along with accommodation for destitute asylum seekers.

north west

ASHA (Asylum Support Housing Advice)

159 Princess Road, Moss Side Manchester M14 4RE
0161 227 8555
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ASHA is a service of GMIAU, The Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit. The project provides support, advocacy and advice for asylum seekers whose applications have been refused and fully determined through two drop-ins on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

west midlands

ASIRT

4 St. Paul’s Road Balsall Heath Birmingham B12 8NG
0121 213 5893
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ASIRT (Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team) 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.

yorkshire and humberside

ASSIST Sheffield

Victoria Hall, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 2JB.
0114 275 4960
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ASSIST Sheffield is a volunteer-led charity seeking to challenge asylum destitution and promote integration through accommodation, advocacy support and welfare payments, as well as volunteering, accompanying, interpreting and social activities.

wales

Asylum Justice

Portland House, 113-116 Bute Street, Cardiff, CF10 5EQ
029 2049 9421
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Asylum Justice is a charitable trust, founded in 2005, that provides free legal services to asylum seekers and refugees in Wales. Open drop-in sessions are held every Monday at City United Reformed Church in Windsor Place, Cardiff (CF10 3BZ) between 6 and 8.30pm.

north west

Asylum Link Merseyside

St Anne’s, Overbury Street, Liverpool, L7 3HJ.
0151 709 7373
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Asylum Link supports Asylum Seekers and Refugees raises awareness around refugee issues. It runs a drop-in centre providing friendship, help and advice, and a wide range of services including ESOL, lunches, trips out and social activities. Most services are provided on a drop in basis, with appointments for specialist activities. 

north west

Asylum Seeker Drop-In, Preston

St.Cuthbert's Church, Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 3AR
01772 707308
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The British Red Cross have set up a drop in and support service for asylum seekers and refugees on Thursday mornings. Services include immigration advice, access to education and training, and Talk English classes. A meal is provided at lunchtime.

london and south east

Asylum Welcome

Newtec Place, Magdalen Road, Oxford , OX4 1RE
01865 722082
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Asylum Welcome’s aim is to reduce poverty, suffering and social isolation, and to enable asylum seekers and refugees to live with respect and dignity. Services include advice, information and support and befriending, visiting and advocating for people in immigration detention.

west midlands

Austin Smith House

96 Ivor Road Sparkhill Birmingham B11 4NX
0121 772 7933
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Austin Smith House is a Passionist community house of prayer and hospitality for destitute male asylum seekers and refugees. It offers a safe and welcoming home and community, food and some advocacy.

wales

Barnardo's Free to Be Service

87A Grand Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 4LE
02920 577074
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Families First Cardiff Cadarn Free to Be Service provides refugees and asylum seekers with support with the transition into the community by encouraging the skills needed for independent living, particularly familiarisation with the education system. It also provides mental health and therapeutic support, and parenting programmes.

yorkshire and humberside

BEACON (Bradford)

Touchstone, 32 Merton Road, Bradford, BD7 1RE
01274 727525
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BEACON is a Bradford-based charity offering welcome, hospitality and support to destitute asylum seekers. Projects include a hosting scheme where volunteers offer a spare room, a McKenzie Friends group that support at asylum tribunals, and campaigning activities.

west midlands

Birmingham Community Hosting Network

Highgate House Southacre Ave Birmingham B5 7DL
07709 645097
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BIRCH is a hosting network aiming to relieve the destitution of asylum seekers who are homeless. Volunteer community hosts provide short term accommodation in spare rooms. They are fully supported by a Project Coordinator.

north west

Boaz Trust

Boaz Trust, Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, Manchester M15 5DD
0161 202 1056
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The Boaz Trust is a Christian charity providing accommodation and support for destitute refused asylum seekers and homeless refugees in the Manchester area through housing, hosting and night shelter schemes. Support workers access legal support to advance their case and offer activities that promote wellbeing and integration and help them towards 'life in all its fullness'.

north west

Bolton Citizens Advice Bureau

Bolton & District Citizens Advice Bureau, 26/28 Mawdsley Street, Bolton, BL1 1LF.
0300 330 1153.
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Bolton CAB offers free initial immigration advice. In addition to this advice service they also offer casework support with any applications. This may, in a small number of cases, be available through the Legal Aid service: if not, then via a not-for-profit fee paying service which is cheaper than most immigration solicitors.

north west

BRASS Bolton

The Park Lodge, Green Lane, Great Lever, BL3 2HP
01204 397 152
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BRASS (Befriending Refugees and Asylum Seekers) is a charity offering a range of services. These include: advice on immigration and asylum, support and information to access public services, English classes, workshops, training and skills development, well-being and befriending activities.

south and south west

Bridges for Communities

The Power House, 88 Feeder Road, Bristol, BS2 0TH

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Bridges for Communities connects people from different cultures and faiths, giving them the opportunity to build friendships and understand one another better. We challenge the stereotypes and prejudice that exist between different groups by promoting interaction and friendship.

london and south east

Brighton Migrant Solidarity

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

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Brighton Migrant Solidarity is a grass-roots community and campaign group working to support migrants in Brighton and beyond. Our aim is to build a strong and diverse movement where we support each other to make the world a place where there truly is space for all.

london and south east

Brighton Voices in Exile

36 Upper Bedford Street, Brighton, BN1 2JP
01273 328598


BVIE is charity that gives advice, advocacy and support for people who are seeking asylum, refugees and those with no recourse to public funds. This includes practical help for the destitute, casework and legal support , housing, benefits, a destitution service, education, employment and volunteering.

south and south west

Bristol Hospitality Network

Easton Family Centre, Beaufort Street, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0SQ
07734 347817
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BHN extends solidarity to people seeking asylum and experiencing destitution through accommodation and creative community involvement.

south and south west

Bristol Refugee Rights

Bristol Refugee Rights, St Paul’s Learning Centre, 94 Grosvenor Road, Bristol, BS2 8XJ.
0117 9145480
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Bristol Refugee Rights runs a drop-in 3 days a week. Services include advocacy and information, casework for fresh claims, interpreting and English classes. Food and drinks are available at the drop-in, as well as clothes and small household items, a mini food bank, arts and crafts, pool and board games.

west midlands

British Red Cross Birmingham

7 Lowe Street Camp Hill Birmingham  B12 0ER
0121 766 5444
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The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services. The Birmingham Office has a drop in on Tuesday 9.30am-3.30pm.

scotland

British Red Cross Refugee Support, Glasgow

3rd Floor, Cambridge House, 8 Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3DZ.
0141 331 4170
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The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services.The Glasgow Office has a drop in on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 9:30am - 1pm & 2pm - 4:30pm.

north west

British Red Cross Refugee Support, Liverpool

Bradbury House, Tower Street Brunswick Business Park Liverpool  L3 4BJ
0151 702 5067
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The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services. These include offering emergency food, clothes or small amounts of cash to those facing severe hardship. We also help refugees access services and we offer friendly advice to the most vulnerable.

north west

British Red Cross Refugee Support, Manchester

Bradbury House, 10 Brindley Road City Park Cornbrook Manchester M16 9HQ
0161 888 8932
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The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services. These include offering emergency food, clothes or small amounts of cash  to those facing severe hardship. We also help refugees access services and we offer friendly advice to the most vulnerable.

north west

British Red Cross Refugee Support, Preston

Pittman Court, Pittman Way, Fulwood, Preston,  PR2 9ZG.
01772 707 308
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The Red Cross offers a range of services to asylum seekers and refugees across the UK through its Refugee Support Services.

west midlands

Brushstrokes Community Project

St. Philip's Parish Centre Messenger Road Smethwick B66 3DU
0121 565 2234
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Brushstrokes is a community project in Sandwell that supports the most vulnerable people in the area, including migrants. Core activities include the provision of practical resources to the destitute, visiting, befriending and ESOL classes.

london and south east

C4WS

6 Crestfield Street, London, WC1H 8AT
020 7278 6267
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The C4WS winter night shelter operates from the beginning of November to the end of March each year. During these months, C4WS takes referrals for homeless people wishing to access the shelter from a number of agencies in the Borough of Camden and the surrounding area.

west midlands

Carriers of Hope, Coventry

Hillfields Evangelical Baptist Church, Waterloo St., Coventry, CV1 5JS.
07963 058958
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The charity supports families in the Coventry area who are experiencing real poverty and lacking the most basic personal and household facilities. Most of these are asylum seekers, refugees or Eastern European migrants.

north west

City of Sanctuary Bolton

Friends Meeting House, Silverwell Street, Bolton, BL1 1PP
07791 775995
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City of Sanctuary is a national movement committed to building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. Bolton City of Sanctuary is building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary. Founded in 2016, it now runs a hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers.

london and south east

City of Sanctuary Oxford

St Michael in the North Gate, Cornmarket Street, Oxford, OX1 3EY

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Oxford City of Sanctuary is a group of people who would like to see the city grow as a place of safety and inclusion for sanctuary seekers. We want to work with all sectors to make a practical and positive difference to their lives.

london and south east

Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST)

Trinity Methodist Church, Argyll Road, Westcliff On Sea, SS0 7HL
07947 442247
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CAST is a grassroots community activist group based in Southend-on-sea which supports the self-determined needs of asylum seekers and refugees. It brings communities together to address isolation and loneliness through hosting and friendship projects.

north west

Compass Immigration Law Ltd

1st Floor, St Andrew's Court, Maudsley Street, Bolton, BL1 1LD.
01204 531 535
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Compass Immigration Law Ltd offers an Asylum Legal Aid division, which serves clients within the Greater Manchester region. Asylum Legal Aid is available to only a limited number of clients each year. Legal Aid is available to clients in asylum claims, asylum appeals and asylum fresh claims and is subject to an income assessment. An Asylum Drop-in runs on Mondays 10.00am to 2.30pm.

north west

Cornerstone Day Centre

104b Denmark Road, Manchester, M15 6JS.
0161 232 8888
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Cornerstone, part of Caritas Catholic Diocese of Salford, is a day centre providing services to vulnerable and disadvantaged adults in Manchester. Services include the Safe Haven Night Shelter, five shared houses, an IT suite and an education programme offering English and Mathematics classes to refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants.

west midlands

Coventry Migrant Women House

Coventry
07443 428916
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Coventry Migrant Women House is an accommodation service for forced migrant women without any source of income in the Midlands. It is run cooperatively by residents and supports positive social change.

west midlands

Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre

Bird Street, Coventry, CV1 5FX
02476 227 254 (Ext 238)
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CRMC offers advice and support, access to employment, education, training, basic life skills and volunteering, alongside an in-house supported housing scheme. The Coventry Destitution Fund offers practical help to people suffering extreme hardship, including food, clothes, night shelter and travel.

london and south east

Croydon Refugee Day Centre

West Croydon Baptist Church, Whitehorse Road, Croydon, CR0 2JH
020 8689 4527
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A friendly safe meeting place near Lunar House offering practical assistance at the drop-in and language classes to all asylum seekers and refugees.

yorkshire and humberside

DASH (Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield)

Salvation Army, New Hey Road, Huddersfield, HD3 4BZ.
07730 021823
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DASH supports asylum seekers in the Kirklees area and beyond. Services include hosting for destitute asylum seekers and homeless new refugees and drop-ins offering advocacy, casework, destitution support, English classes and social activities.

scotland

DASS (Destitute Asylum Seeker Service)

Robertson House, 152 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4TB.
0141 353 5603
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DASS is a project of the Refugee Survival Trust, a Glasgow based partnership of organisations working with refused asylum seekers in Scotland. They offer a range of services to address people’s needs and enable them to make informed choices about their situation. Services include casework, legal advice and accommodation.

north west

Dosti, Salford

Orchard Street Community Hub, Langley Road South, Salford, M6 6FL
07445 335447 / 07492 090923


Community Dosti is a peer-led group for people from different ethnicities and backgrounds living in Salford and the surrounding areas. It aims to promote friendship and social integration to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle. Activities include English conversation, dance, physical readiness, mobile phone photography and Life in the UK classes.

london and south east

Eastbourne Networx

Victoria Baptist Church, Eldon Road, Eastbourne, BN21 1UE

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Eastbourne Networx supports migrants, refugees and Asylum seekers in East Sussex. It runs a monthly Networx Forum and a weekly Sanctuary Cafe on a Tuesday morning. It is also involved in resettling refugees in the area.

northern ireland

Embrace

48 Elmwood Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6AZ
028 9066 3145
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Embrace is a group of Christians from different denominations working together to promote a positive response to people who are seeking asylum, refugees, migrant workers and people from minority ethnic backgrounds living in Northern Ireland.

london and south east

ESCAFA (East Sussex)

Ashburnham Place, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 9NF.

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ESCAFA (East Sussex Community and Faith Action) is a network of community groups, faith groups and individuals who are committed to welcoming and helping to integrate vulnerable Syrian families into East Sussex.

south and south west

Exeter City of Sanctuary

CoLab, King William Street, Exeter, EX4 6PD

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Exeter City of Sanctuary is committed to building a culture of hospitality and warm welcome for asylum seekers and refugees in Exeter. The group undertakes awareness raising, campaigning, and events.

north east

FODI

St Mary’s Parish Hall, 28- 29 Bridge St, Sunderland, SR1 1TQ.
07961 039759
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FODI (Friends of the Drop-In) works to lessen isolation and promote integration amongst asylum seekers in Sunderland. It runs a Wednesday drop-in and aims to improve the mental health and well-being of the asylum-seeking and refugee community of Sunderland.

scotland

Glasgow Asylum Destitution Action Network

Glasgow
07929 852264
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GLADAN is a Glasgow-wide network of charities, church and community groups actively concerned for asylum seekers who have been made destitute.

scotland

Glasgow Night Shelter

22 Ibrox Street, Glasgow G51 1AQ
0141 427 7992
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The Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers and non-EU migrants operates from premises rented from a church.  It provides a hot evening meal, a safe place to spend the night in a sleeping bag on a mat, breakfast and a packed lunch.  Immediate problems are dealt with or referred to other organisations that can help.  

north west

GMIAU

1 Delaunays Road, Manchester, M8 4QS
0161 740 7722
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The Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit is a voluntary organisation supporting people subject to immigration control for over 25 years. We offer free legal advice, representation and support services to people seeking asylum, refugees, children and vulnerable adults.

yorkshire and humberside

Happy Days

Centre at Threeways, Nursery Lane, Ovenden, Halifax, HX3 5SX
01422 303458
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Happydays UK supports homeless people in the Sowerby Bridge area of Calderdale. It manages a property accommodating refugees and destitute asylum seekers, and also supports non-asylum seeking migrants. They also provide case work support and run several social enterprise programmes.

london and south east

Haringey Migrant Support Centre

386 W Green Rd, West Green, London, N15 3QL
07544 078332
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The Haringey Migrant Support Centre provides advice on immigration and welfare issues and NHS services. The Monday Drop-In provides a hot meal and a space to relax and socialise.

wales

Hay, Brecon and Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees

1B The Pavement, Hay on Wye, HR3 5BU

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HBTSR are a group of volunteers co-ordinating a local response to the refugee crisis. They hold regular meetings and events, offer respite breaks in the country to asylum seekers and refugees and actively promote accurate information and news on refugee issues.

north west

Heart & Parcel

Levenshulme, Manchester.
07479 313211
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Heart & Parcel brings women from migrant communities in together by making dumplings and developing ESOL skills. We run informal cooking sessions where women can cook different parcels from around the world, share recipes and eat together in a safe environment.

north west

Heywood Baptist Church

Heywood Baptist Church, Rochdale Road, Heywood, OL10 1LE
07872 070350
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Heywood Baptist Church has a number of asylum seekers and refugees in the congregation from various of parts of the world. We help them integrate into the local community and understand the UK's complex systems. We meet each Thursday at 7pm at the church for a social where everyone can relax and have fun.

wales

Home4U

Trinity Centre, Piercefield Place, Cardiff, CF24 1LE.
07748 274286
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Home4U is a volunteer-run, small Registered Charity based in Cardiff offering accommodation to a small number of asylum seekers who are destitute. It works closely with Space4U, a separate Charity which is a Drop-in Centre with a variety of services for people who are asylum seekers and refugees and also prioritises support for those who are destitute.

west midlands

Hope into Action: Black Country

176 Wolverhampton Street, Bilston, WV14 0LZ
07910 757392
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Hope into Action: Black Country provides homes, in partnership with churches, for the homeless, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in one of the most socially deprived areas in England.

west midlands

Hope Projects

Jericho Trust 196-198 Edward Street Balsall Heath B12 9LX
0121 472 2939
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Hope Projects work to support and empower destitute asylum seekers and others barred from public funds in the West Midlands, through various services including the Hope Destitution Fund, Ujamaa Women’s Work and Hope Housing, providing emergency short-term accommodation for destitute asylum seekers.

london and south east

Ilford Salvation Army

15 Clements Road, Ilford, IG1 1BH.
020 8478 2961
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Ilford Salvation Army is a Church and Community Hub in the heart of Ilford. We run a wide range of activities which are open to refugees and asylum seekers, including a cold weather shelter and a cycle maintenance project.

yorkshire and humberside

Inn Churches Winter Shelter

116 Caledonia Street, Bradford, BD4 7BQ
01274 955010
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The winter shelter provides runs for 17 weeks in the coldest months of the year (December to March), in a different partner church each week. It is able to offer beds to people with ‘no recourse to public funds’, including refused asylum seekers. Inn Churches also run other homeless services.

scotland

Interfaith Glasgow

Flemington House (2nd Floor), 110 Flemington Street, G21 4BF.
0141 558 0778
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Interfaith Glasgow is a Scottish charity that promotes and facilitates engagement between different faith communities in Glasgow. It delivers programmes of activities that increase friendships between people of diverse faiths, foster greater mutual understanding and challenge prejudices, and increase opportunities for people from different faith communities to work together on issues of common concern. 

south and south west

International Care Network

200 Holdenhurst Rd, Bournemouth, BH8 8AS
01202 589 395
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ICN cares for asylum seekers and refugees in the Bournemouth area, to enable them to rebuild their lives and work towards independence and integration. It offers befriending and community activities, advice and guidance (including immigration advice), education and training.

east anglia

Ipswich Town of Sanctuary

1 Cowper Street, Ipswich, IP4 5JD.

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Ipswich Town of Sanctuary's mission is to provide support and assistance to Refugees and Asylum Seekers within Ipswich and surrounding areas and actively seek partnerships with key community stakeholders to work towards making Ipswich a welcoming and inclusive “town of sanctuary”. It also runs a free weekly English language skills and conversation group called “It’s Tuesday”.

london and south east

Jesuit Refugee Service

The Hurtado Jesuit Centre, 2 Chandler Street, London, E1W 2QT
020 7488 7310
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JRS UK serves refugees and forced migrants, especially those in detention or destitution. We provide a warm welcome and practical support at our weekly Day Centre for destitute asylum seekers; pastoral care and legal liaison for those in detention; facilitate peer support and personal wellbeing and engage with policy and decision makers to promote justice and dignity.

london and south east

Just Homes (East London)

34 Norwich Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 9JH
02085 191454
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Just Homes aims to provide help for homeless people seeking to rebuild their lives. We do this for unemployed men who can access state benefits and women and children who have no access to public funds.

north east

Justice First

135 Norton Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 2BG
01642 601122
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Justice First is a charity working with people in the Tees Valley who are seeking asylum. We help those whose appeals have been rejected to re-engage with the legal system. We provide humanitarian aid for those who do not, at present, qualify for support from the state.

north west

Lancaster & Morecambe City of Sanctuary

Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TX.

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City of Sanctuary is a movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. The group aims to help integration with the local community, providing free English lessons five days a week. We have also set up a football team, a food-growing allotment scheme and opportunities to volunteer and become members of a gym.

yorkshire and humberside

Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network

Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1EL
0113 373 1759
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LASSN works with refugees and asylum seekers living in Leeds, offering befriending,support and accommodation.Grace Hosting links local volunteers with a spare room with homeless asylum seekers and refugees. LASSN's other services include a Befriending Service and a Hardship Fund. 

north west

Leigh Asylum Seekers and Refugees Support (LASARS)

Kingsleigh Methodist Youth Centre, Kings Street, Leigh, WN7 4LR.

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Leigh Asylum Seekers and Refugee Support works in Leigh and surrounding areas. At the weekly "Drop-in" we have a place where asylum seekers and refugees can meet others from their own country. We provide support and the chance to socialise and share experiences in a welcoming, safe and friendly atmosphere. Support is available to find help with a range of issues: health, housing, education, solicitors and work.

north west

LMARS, Lancaster

LMARS, Marsh Community Centre, Willow Lane, Lancaster, LA1 5PP.
07944 518787
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Lancaster and Morecambe Asylum and Refugee Support (LMARS) provides legal, health and housing support to asylum seekers and refugees within the district. Volunteers visit new arrivals and help with integration. Drop-ins take place Monday-Thursday at the Marsh Community Centre.

london and south east

London Catholic Worker

The London Catholic Worker, 49 Mattison Road, London, N4 1BG.
020 8348 8212
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The Catholic Worker is Catholic, ecumenical, pacifist, communitarian and anarchist community based in Houses of Hospitality and built around doing the ‘works of mercy’ – feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, visiting the prisoner etc.

london and south east

London Hosting

256 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UJ
0203 544 8094
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London Hosting is a hosting scheme run by Housing Justice offering accommodation for refugees and asylum seekers within the M25 through a network of individuals, community groups and organisations providing spare rooms.

yorkshire and humberside

Mama Africa (Rotherham)

Unity Centre, St Leonards Road, Rotherham, S65 1PD.
07799 485588


Mama Africa is a group of African ladies who formed a Tenants and Residents Group in order to be able to help other ladies integrate in the community and socialise to reduce isolation. They run a drop in on a Friday 9 am - 2 pm and offer flexible support at a time to suit clients. They offer general advice and are planning to set up a legal advice service.

north west

Manchester City of Sanctuary

Richmond House, 11 Richmond Grove, Manchester M13 0LN
07939320899 | 0161 273 3977
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Our mission in Manchester is to help spread the City of Sanctuary network to Manchester, making it united in being a welcoming city, open and fair for all. While our conversation clubs and community meals are our flagship activities, we also engage in a many other things, including advocacy, a shopping buddy scheme, a cycling scheme, English Classes, theatre trips, arts projects and days out.

north west

Manchester Refugee Support Network (MRSN)

129 Princess Road, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 4RB.
0161 868 0777
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MRSN is a grass-roots organisation managed by refugee communities. It provides practical support to asylum seekers and refugees through education and training, and promotes their physical and mental health. It helps to build strong and independent refugee community organisations, and develops the skills of community leaders.

north west

Migrant Support Manchester

Methodist Central Building, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ
07847 480421
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MSM is a registered charity based in Manchester that aims to support the most vulnerable migrants in Greater Manchester. We promote social inclusion among migrants, including refugees and asylum-seekers, advancing their education, promoting their health and well-being and relieving financial hardship.

north west

MRANG Liverpool

The Florrie, 377 Mill St, Liverpool, L8 4RF
0151 728 2323
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MRANG is a charity working with asylum seeker and refugee women and their children in the North West, including victims of trafficking, sexual violence and domestic servitude. Our drop-in project provides a safe and supportive space, where they can access peer support and develop social contacts and friendship.

north west

Narrowgate Night Shelter

Windsor Christian Centre, Churchill Way, Salford, M6 5BU
0161 736 7959
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The Narrowgate project is a ministry of the Manchester City Mission. It aims to provide both emergency night shelter accommodation for homeless guests who are referred by registered agencies, including asylum seekers and migrants with no recourse to public funds.

north west

NESTAC Rochdale

237 Newstead, Lower Falinge, Rochdale, OL12 6RQ
01706 868993
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The New Step for African Community is a non-profit organisation supporting Africans and immigrants, particularly in the North West of England. We encourage Community cohesion through the promotion of African culture, providing a wide range of cultural awareness workshops and cultural events.

north west

New Shamwari Project

Castlemere Community Centre, Tweedale Street, Rochdale, OL11 1HH.
01706 645 200
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The New Shamwari Project helps people refugees status and asylum seekers to integrate into the host community. This includes being able to contribute to the community and access the services they are entitled to. We provide information, guidance and support, training, language skills, advocacy and other appropriate services. 

northern ireland

NICRAS

143a University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HP
028 9024 6699
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NICRAS is a Refugee Community Organisation (RCO) which represents the interests of the refugee community. It supports the integration process of refugees and asylum seekers into local communities, raises awareness of asylum issues and organises social and recreational events.

north east

Night Stop North East (Depaul UK)

Youth Resource Centre, Oxford Street, Whitley Bay, NE26 1AD
01912 536161
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Nightstop North East (Depaul UK) provides short-term emergency accommodation to homeless clients over the age of 16, including those who are destitute, in the homes of approved and trained volunteers.

north east

North of England Refugee Service (NERS)

2 Friars Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4XA
0191 245 7301
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NERS is an independent charitable organisation which exists to meet the needs and promote the interests of asylum seekers and refugees in the North of England. Services include Access to Healthcare, Interpreting, Asylum Advice, Supported Housing for Refugees, ESOL and help with Assisted Voluntary Return.

london and south east

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

Maison Pierre Chanel, 16 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LE
020 7440 2668
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Notre Dame Refugee Centre is an independent charity in London’s West End. We welcome all asylum seekers and refugees and specialise in support for French-speakers. Our services include advice on immigration, housing, benefits and employment, health and counselling services, English classes, IT support and creative workshops. We run a Drop-In Café twice a week.

east midlands

Nottingham and Notts Refugee Forum

The Sycamore Centre, 33a Hungerhill Road, Nottingham, NG3 4NB
0115 9601230
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NNRF is an independent charity working with and for refugees and asylum seekers in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, offering practical advice, information, support and friendship and also campaigning on issues affecting them. The Drop-In advice centre is open Monday to Thursday, and NNRF runs many other services.

east midlands

Nottingham Arches

The Arches Easter Park Lenton Lane Nottingham NG7 2PX
0115 950 8774
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The Arches is a practical resource centre for those in need in Nottingham, providing furniture, clothing, children and baby equipment, emergency food and household goods.

east midlands

Nottingham Arimathea Trust

All Souls Community Centre, Ilkeston Road Nottingham NG7 3HF
0115 9249920
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Nottingham Arimathea Trust provide housing and support to vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees in Nottingham.

wales

Oasis Cardiff

69b Splott Road, Cardiff, CF24 2BW
0292 046 0424
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Oasis Cardiff is an organisation that aims to help Refugees and Asylum Seekers to integrate into their local community in Cardiff. The centre provides a range of services, including cookery, women only sessions, craft sessions and language classes as well as a range of other activities such as music and soft play for young children.

north west

Oldham Unity

Oldham Baptist Church, Chaucer Street, Oldham, OL1 1BA
0161 624 1214


Oldham Unity is a destitution project aimed at supporting asylum seekers with no other means of support. It runs every Thursday 12.30pm - 2.30pm, providing food parcels, bus fares, clothing and bedding, and offering a place to socialise and meet others.

east midlands

One Roof (Leicester)

Michael Wood Centre 53 Regent Road Leicester LE1 6YF
07989 698483
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One Roof is a consortium of independent faith, community and voluntary sector organisations providing support and accommodation to the homeless, refugees, asylum seekers and the destitute in Leicester.

north east

Open Door North East (Middlesbrough)

Melbourne House, Newport Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 5QH
01642 213634 / 07914 422 944
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ODNE is a Christian charity serving asylum seekers and refugees in the Tees Valley. It provides a range of services supporting wellbeing and integration, including refugee “Move On” advice & practical support drop-ins, accommodation, refugee work club, English classes, enterprise projects and volunteering opportunities.

yorkshire and humberside

Open Doors (Hull)

91 Princes Avenue, Hull, HU5 3QP
01482 435198
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Open Doors works with asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants, enabling them to integrate into the local society. It offers a range of services including accommodation, befriending, interpreting, food parcels, hardship funds and employment support.

south and south west

Open Doors International Language School

28 Woodland Terrace Lane, Plymouth, PL4 8QL
01752 258770 or 258771
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ODILS is a faith based charitable social enterprise that exists to serve and enable individuals and communities isolated by language and culture both in the UK and overseas.
Classes include ESOL Pre-Entry - Level 2, Numeracy Entry 1 - Level 2 & Literacy Entry 3 - Level 2.

yorkshire and humberside

PAFRAS Leeds

Unit 24, UNITY Business Centre, 26 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS7 1AB
0113 262 2163
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Positive Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers (PAFRAS) offers a weekly drop-in for asylum seekers where a hot meal is available. Services include one to one support for clients, signposting and referrals, mental health support and complementary therapies, social activities and volunteering.

west midlands

Piers Road New Communities Centre

1 Piers Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, B21 0UY
07798 571163
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The centre is a volunteer led multi cultural and multi faith charity working with asylum seekers and refugee communities in North West Birmingham. Benefits, employment, housing and debt advice is offered on a drop in basis, along with sessional immigration advice.

scotland

Positive Action in Housing

98 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1PJ
0141 353 2220
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PAIH is an independent homelessness and human rights charity supporting women, children and men from refugee and migrant backgrounds to rebuild their lives. We provide signposting, proactive casework and emergency humanitarian support, and run a UK-wide on-line hosting scheme called Room for Refugees.

northern ireland

PPR (Belfast)

6A Albert Street, Belfast, BT12 4HQ
028 90313315
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Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR) supports asylum seekers to ensure that the human right to housing is realised for all asylum seekers in Northern Ireland. We monitor conditions in NASS accommodation, campaign for access to housing for refused asylum seekers and work with other organisations to provide such accommodation.

london and south east

Praxis Community Projects

Pott Street, London, E2 0EF
020 7749 7619
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Praxis Community Projects works with vulnerable migrants in London – including asylum seekers and refugees – providing a range of services including support, advice, housing, English classes, interpreting and community events.

north west

Rainbow Haven, Manchester

113 Abbey Hey Lane, Gorton, Manchester, M18 8TJ.
0161 370 3472
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Rainbow Haven run two drop-in sessions a week for refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester, where people can relax, enjoy a hot meal and make friends. Support, information, classes in English, computers, jobsearch and driving theory and other activities are available at each drop-in. There is also a destitution project run jointly with the Red Cross.

london and south east

RAMFEL

Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, IG1 1QP.
020 8478 4513
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RAMFEL (Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London) is a charity that supports vulnerable migrants. It offers a range of services including immigration advice, employment support, wellbeing activities, ESOL classes and conversational English.

north west

RAPAR

6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS.
0161 834 8221
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RAPAR (Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research) is a human rights organisation working with people at risk of having their rights denied. We work with displaced people facing challenges relating to citizenship, housing, deportation, employment, education, personal safety and other problems.

london and south east

Reading Refugee Support Group

35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS.
0118 950 5356
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RRSG is committed to reducing poverty, suffering and social isolation of people who have fled their country of origin. It offers drop-in advice sessions, client appointments with accredited caseworkers, English classes and Life Skills tuition. 

north west

Real Junk Food Restaurant

85 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EQ
07912 509665
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Real Junk Food Manchester is a not for profit project. We source food that would otherwise go to waste, transform it into amazing dishes, and serve them to anyone and everyone on a pay-as-you-feel basis. Those who cannot pay can have a free meal!

london and south east

REAP (Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership)

Key House, High Street, Yiewsley, UB7 7BQ
01895 441 530
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Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership (REAP) is a refugee-led organisation in West London empowering refugees and asylum seekers to live as valuable and valued members of society. It offers a range of services.

west midlands

Refugee & Migrant Centre, Wolverhampton

9 Waterloo Road Wolverhampton WV1 4NB
01902 311 554
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RMC assists refugees and migrants through crisis and disadvantage, by removing barriers to their integration and enabling them to become equal citizens. It provides free information, advice and support.

west midlands

Refugee Action Birmingham

2nd Floor, Cobalt Square, 83 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8QG
0121 201 3070
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Refugee Action is a national charity supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The Birmingham branch offers two main services, the CARE project and the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme. The CARE Project supports asylum seekers in Birmingham whose claim for asylum has been refused.

north west

Refugee Action Manchester

179 Royce Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5TJ.
0161 831 5420
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Refugee Action offers a range of services including - Refugee and Asylum Seeker Voice, which helps service users in Greater Manchester speak of their experiences: Legal Support with asylum claims and appeals: volunteer asylum guides for new arrivals: crisis support: advice to prevent homelessness and the Gateway Resettlement Programme for refugees resettled in Greater Manchester.

south and south west

Refugee Solidarity Devon & Cornwall

Exeter


Refugee Solidarity Devon is a facebook group acting in a coordinating capacity to share ideas, events, collection points, items needed and more with regard to the refugee crisis.

south and south west

Refugee Support Devon

Exeter Community Centre, 17 St Davids Hill, Exeter, EX4 3RG
01392 682185
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RSD is an independent charity that supports refugees to settle in the local community and reach their full potential. Services include weekly drop-in sessions, a women's outreach project including English language home tuition, an allotment, a befriending project and awareness-raising events.

london and south east

Refugee Support Network

32 Manor Park Rd, London, NW10 4JJ

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Refugee Support Network is a London-based charity helping young people affected by displacement and crisis to access and progress in education. Services provided include educational mentoring, specialist educational support, higher education, research, consultancy and training.

west midlands

RESTORE

196 -198 Edward Road Balsall Heath Birmingham B12 9LX
0121 661 4275
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Restore, a project of Birmingham Churches Together, aims to welcome, include and assist integration of refugees and asylum seekers. It does this through befriending, social activities, equipping refugees for work, advocacy and awareness-raising.

yorkshire and humberside

Restore (Network Church Sheffield)

6 Gilpin Street, Sheffield, S6 3BL
0114 241 9560
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Restore is the collective name given to the projects based out of St Thomas’ Philadelphia that are working with the vulnerable and the disadvantaged in Sheffield, including asylum seekers. There are 5 work streams: Housing & Support, Life Skills & Coaching, Food & community, Money & Debt Advice, Employability & Enterprise.

yorkshire and humberside

RETAS Leeds

233-237 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS,
0113 380 5630
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RETAS (The Refugee Education Training Advice Service) works to integrate refugees and asylum seekers through education, training and employment; empowering them to build a safe home in West Yorkshire. Services include information, advice & guidance, different levels of ESOL classes and preparation for employment..

north west

Revive UK

St.Brigid's Parish Centre, 187 Grey Mare Lane, Manchester, M11 3ND
0161 223 5668
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Revive offers a range of services to refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester and Salford through it's drop-ins, including advice on immigration, asylum, housing and health. It also provides ESOL classes, wellbeing activities and advocacy.

north west

Rossendale Refugee Drop-in

Haslingden Community Link and Children's Centre, Bury Rd, Haslingden, BB4 5PG.
0771 722 3538 Tues / Fri only
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A Drop-In for refugees and asylum seekers run by Caritas Salford at Haslingden Community Link on Tuesdays from 12:30-2:30pm. The drop-in is for any asylum seekers or refugees in Rossendale to attend, socialise, and access basic practical support. There are also ESOL classes that run just after the drop-in.

london and south east

Sanctuary Hosting

Emmaus Oxford, 171 Oxford Rd, OX4 2ES
07818 555986
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Sanctuary Hosting matches homeless asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants with people in Oxford and the Thames Valley who are offering spare rooms. They can stay, rent free, for an agreed period of time.

wales

Share Dydd

Cardiff

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Share Dydd is a charity that operates a small hosting scheme for destitute asylum seekers in the Cardiff area. This spare-rooms network is modelled on the long running Swansea-based project ‘SHARETawe’.The project’s current focus is on establishing a more secure referral process with key partners who can provide casework capacity alongside their hosting provision. It is part of the Cardiff Destitution Network.

london and south east

Slough Refugee Support

28 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3SR
01753 537142
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Slough Refugee Support helps asylum seekers and refugees in Slough and the Thames Valley to achieve their rights and settle with dignity in a new community. Services include advice, job search, sewing, IT and Life in the UK classes.

yorkshire and humberside

St.Augustine's Centre, Halifax

St. Augustine's Centre, Hanson Lane, Halifax, HX1 5PG
01422 342 719
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St. Augustine’s welcomes the vulnerable and cares for all, including destitute asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants. Services include a tailored support programme, asylum and housing advice, a range of social and wellbeing activities, ESOL classes, an employability programme and a hosting scheme.

west midlands

St.Chad's Sanctuary

72 – 74 Shadwell Street Birmingham B4 6HA
0121 233 3127
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St. Chad's Sanctuary offers a range of services for asylum seekers, refugees and other immigrants. These include English and Art classes, Welfare Advice, Family Learning and a Social Drop-In. It is open Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 4.30

london and south east

St.Laurence's Larder

171 Willesden Lane, London, NW6 7YN.
07958 303737
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St Laurence's Larder provides a warm welcome and fresh food for those who struggle to make ends met in our community and beyond. It is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 1.30pm at Christ Church with St Laurence Brondesbury.

london and south east

St.Martin in the Fields International Group

St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 4JJ
0207 766 1127
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The Sunday International Group aims to provide a place of welcome, hospitality and sanctuary for foreign nationals who are destitute in London.

yorkshire and humberside

St.Monica's Housing, Leeds

23 Oakwood Walk, Leeds, LS8 2PG
01904 704217 / 07728 229172


St Monica’s offers accommodation for destitute asylum seekers in Leeds and are currently housing female destitute asylum seekers in a former Roman Catholic church presbytery. Referrals and casework support is done by Pafras.

north west

St.Thomas' Asylum Seeker Support Network

Marton Street, Lancaster, LA1 1XX
01524 590410
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The aim of this group is that we provide a coordinated response from within St Thomas in relation to supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Lancaster and Morecambe district.

north west

Stockport Baptist Church

Stockport Baptist Church, Thomson Street, Stockport, SK9 3DR
07709 283511.
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Stockport Baptist welcomes members of the Persian community to worship and study with us in their own language. The Farsi Fellowship meets every Wednesday evening at 6.00 to 8.00 pm for Bible Study and Prayer. The church also helps its refugee and asylum seeker members in practical ways.

east anglia

Suffolk Refugee Support

38 St Matthew's St, Ipswich, IP1 3EP
01473 400785
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We run drop-in advice sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. They are open to all asylum seekers and refugees, offering advice covering an extensive range of issues, with a particular emphasis on employment and health for both our more settled clients and those newly arrived in Suffolk.

wales

Swansea Bay Asylum Seeker Support Group

YMCA 1, The Kingsway, Swansea, SA1 5JQ

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We are a volunteer-led registered charity, run and managed by our members, who include asylum seekers, refugees and other local people. We give a warm welcome to people seeking sanctuary in Swansea through our twice-weekly drop-ins, and offer practical support and educational and recreational opportunities.

wales

Swansea City of Sanctuary

City of Sanctuary, Voluntary Action Centre, 7 Walter Road, Swansea, SA1 5NF.
07496 172895
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Swansea City of Sanctuary is part of a national movement which builds a culture of hospitality and welcome for those seeking sanctuary in the UK. It provides a Welcome Project for new arrivals, an Advocacy Forum and a team of volunteer Sanctuary Speakers who raise awareness. It also runs SHARE Tawe, which seeks to offer accommodation, meals, welcome and solidarity to destitute asylum seekers in Swansea. 

north west

SWAP Wigan

Penson Street Community Centre, Penson Street, Wigan, WN1 2LP.
01942 516572 / 01942 512980
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SWAP (Support for Wigan Arrivals Project) supports asylum seekers and refugees living in the Wigan Borough. Services include welcoming new arrivals, health promotion, casework, move-on support, English classes, volunteering opportunities and a women's project.

south and south west

Swindon City of Sanctuary

Voluntary Action Swindon, 1 John Street, Swindon, SN1 1RT
07850 941666
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Swindon City of Sanctuary promotes a culture of welcome, inclusion and support for everyone in Swindon, especially those seeking refuge. We bring people and organisations in our community together, providing practical support through community events, raising awareness, campaigning and projects like the Room for All refugee hosting scheme.

south and south west

SWVG (Southampton)

PO box 1615, Southampton, SO17 3WF
0750 317 6350
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The Southampton & Winchester Visitors' Group is a group of volunteers who befriend and support adult asylum seekers and refugees in the Southampton area. They also offer practical help in various ways and campaign for a fairer, more efficient asylum system in the UK.

west midlands

Tabor House

Digbeth, Birmingham
0167 543 4064
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Tabor House, operating from a building owned by the Catholic Diocese of Birmingham, is the city's only all year round night shelter. It takes referrals for people with no recourse to public funds as well as those on benefits. It is hoping to increase its bed capacity from 6 to 15 in 2018.

yorkshire and humberside

The Anchor Project

294A Barkerend Road, Bradford, BD3 9DF
01274 743 054
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The Anchor Project engages with and supports the most marginalised, vulnerable and isolated people in inner-city Bradford, to improve community wellbeing and integration. This includes asylum seekers and refugees. Activities include an Everyday English conversation group.

north west

The ARC Project, Blackburn

The ARC Project, Wesley Hall Methodist Church, Feilden S
01254 690282 or 01254 692674
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The ARC Project works with asylum seekers and refugees in the Blackburn with Darwen Borough. It provides practical support through a weekly drop-in to meet, socialise and share food together and a range of activities such as pool, table tennis and craft. It also offers English classes and casework support.

london and south east

The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network

33 Clarendon Road, London, W11 4JB
07951 337060
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The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN) supports refugees to become self-sufficient through their own enterprises and businesses. TERN provides refugee entrepreneurs with expert advice, mentorship, access to business networks and investment.

south and south west

The Harbour Project

St Luke’s Hall, Broad Street, Swindon, SN1 2DS
01793 611682
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The Harbour Project provides a safe space for refugees and asylum seekers in Swindon.The Drop-In is open Monday to Friday 11am to 2pm. Services include courses in ESOL & basic computing, family holiday activities and health & well being sessions.

north west

The Oasis Centre

Collier House, Wellington Street,  Gorton, Manchester, M18 8TX
07565 511132
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Oasis is a drop-in centre on Mondays to Wednesdays in East Manchester for those on the margins of society. It offers a range of services such as emergency provision, a free cafe, a charity shop, wellbeing support, leisure activities, basic IT training and a work club.

wales

The Sanctuary, Newport.

The Gap Centre, 42 Stow Hill, Newport, NP20 1JG.
01633 212327
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The Sanctuary is Bethel Community Church’s work amongst the International Communities of Newport. It aims to show God’s love in a practical way by building friendships and offering practical support to refugees and asylum seekers. Services include English classes, a drop-in offering help and advocacy, a Mums and Toddlers group, a Men's games nights, a weekly meal and other social events.

west midlands

The Springfield Project

The Springfield Centre, Springfield Road, Birmingham, B13 9NY.
0121 777 2722
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A charity based in Sparkhill, Birmingham that aims to combat poverty and help people to lead happy and healthy lives. Services include: a pre-school nursery, support with employment, debt management and benefits, computer and various English classes.

north west

The Stride Partnership (Greater Manchester)

19a Bretherton Row, Wigan, WN1 1LL.
01942 418318
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Stride Partnership CIC is a Community Enterprise Company that provides practical training to refugees to live a stable life in the UK. It gives educational talks to schools and workplaces about refugees and works with landlords and housing providers to reduce instability after a refugee gets their status.

north west

The Well Project, Wythenshawe

Saint Aidan's Community Centre, Northolt Rd, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 0PJ.
0161 902 9221 / 07702560103
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The Well project is joint initiative of Caritas and Ivy Church, which aims to encourage and support asylum seekers and refugees across the Wythenshawe neighbourhood to come together, learn English and socialise through cultural and social activities. It runs every Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-14.00. A Women's Group meets 10.00 - 12.00 every Friday.

wales

Trinity Centre Cardiff

Trinity Centre, Piercefield Place, Four Elms Road, Cardiff, CF24 1LE.
0292 132 1120
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The Trinity Centre is a Methodist charity that serves refugees, asylum seekers and others in need. Services include an organic community kitchen garden, Space 4 U, which is open every Monday and Thursday offering ESOL classes, recreational activities and games, and a family project run by the Welsh Refugee Council. The Sudanese Community Association of South Wales and STAR (Student Action on Refugees) also meet at the centre.

scotland

Unity Centre Glasgow

22 Ibrox Street, Glasgow G51 1AQ
0141 427 7992
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The Unity Centre gives practical support and solidarity to all asylum seekers and other migrants in Scotland. It also supports anyone detained in any UK Detention Centres, and operates a sign-in system for those reporting at the nearby reporting centre. The Centre is run by the Unity Centre Collective, and is open Monday to Friday from 10 to 6.

east midlands

Upbeat Communities

Saint Chads Centre, 1-3 Saint Chads Road, Derby, DE23 6RS
01332 916150
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Upbeat Communities is a charity based in Derby that helps vulnerable refugees and migrants settle and begin to thrive in a new community. We have a vision to see community built between people of different cultures, where strangers become our neighbours, with everyone able to grow and make a contribution.

north west

Warm Hut

Office G17, Technology House, 2 Lissadel Street, Salford, M6 6AP.
0161 278 2758 / 07940 543358
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Warm Hut is a Refugee Support Organisation supporting the African Community in Salford and Manchester. Their mission is that African people gain a better insight into living abroad, have a positive attitude towards life in the UK, maximise their well-being, and feel empowered and enabled to contribute to the host country.

north west

WAST (Women Asylum Seekers Together)

Swan Street Buildings 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW.
0161 464 7374 / 07821 540745
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WAST is an action group for women asylum seekers who campaign together for the right to remain in the UK. They meet every Friday from 11 to 2 socially, and to plan campaigns and events. WAST is well known for its choir and drama sketches, and regularly takes part in refugee events and campaigns. 

london and south east

Watford and Three Rivers Refugee Partnership.

St John’s Church Hall, Estcourt Road, Watford, WD17 2PS
01923 252434
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WTRRP offers practical and emotional support in West Hertfordshire to asylum-seekers refugees and those with no recourse to public funds (NRPF). Services include help with basic needs, form filling, ESOL and referrals for housing and legal advice.

wales

Welsh Refugee Council

120-122 Broadway, Cardiff, CF24 1NJ
029 2048 9800
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west midlands

Wolverhampton Church Shelter

Tabernacle Baptist Church, Dunstall Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 0NJ.

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The Wolverhampton Church Shelter is a partnership between two churches, Tabernacle Baptist Church (TAB) and Grace Church, Wolverhampton. The shelter is now open all year and can take up to 20 rough sleepers.

west midlands

Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary

IFW, 24 School Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 4LF
07580 015377
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Wolverhampton City of Sanctuary seeks to help and support asylum seekers and refugees in and around Wolverhampton, and to see Wolverhampton become a place of welcome and safety.

wales

Woman Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group

3 North Church Street, Cardiff, CF10 5HB
02921 320635
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WSSAG is a women-only self-help support group that meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. It offers a safe and secure women only space and a source of social and emotional support for each other. Refreshments are provided and travel expenses are reimbursed.

london and south east

Worthing 4 Refugees

77 The Strand, Worthing, West Sussex, BN12 6DR
01903 700522
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Our vision is for Worthing to be a place of welcome, safety, integration and justice for refugees and displaced people. We sponsor a vulnerable Syrian refugee family under the Community Sponsorship scheme, providing accommodation and helping them to integrate with their local community.

london and south east

Wycombe Refugee Partnership

All Saints Parish Office, 8 Castle Street, High Wycombe, HP13 6RF

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WRP is a group of concerned Christians, Muslims and others working together to help refugees. We facilitate family reunions by finding private accommodation for a refugee referrred to us. We lend them the deposit and rent, furnish the property from donated goods, collect the family from the airport and provide ongoing friendship and support.

yorkshire and humberside

WYDAN

Bridge House, Balm Rd, Leeds, LS10 2TP
07557 331519
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WYDAN, the West Yorkshire Destitute Asylum Network, is a network of organisations and individuals committed to supporting destitute asylum seekers through partnerships, networking, information sharing and awareness raising. It runs a winter night shelter for destitute asylum seekers, hosted for 1 or 2 weeks at a time by churches and other organizations.


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