Support Organisations - Immigration and Language

25 July 2018

Asylum Advice UK
http://asylumhelpuk.org/
Confidential advice and guidance for asylum seekers and their dependents.
Asylum Helpline – English: 0808 8000 630 (opening hours Monday – Friday 8.30am- 5.30pm)
Helpline numbers for other languages can be found online

War Child
https://www.warchild.org.uk/
Working to protect, educate and stand up for the rights of children caught up in war.

The Children’s Section
http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/what_we_do/childrens_services
Advice and support to unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK.

Freedom From Torture
http://www.freedomfromtorture.org/
Provides clinical services to survivors of torture who arrive in the UK, as well as working on rights.

UK Immigration
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration
Information from UK Visas and Immigration Agency.

British Citizenship
https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/citizenship
Information on becoming a citizen, Life in The UK test and getting a passport.

ESOL (English for Speakers of Another Language) Courses online
http://www.esolcourses.com/
Online help for practicing English, also offering free interactive listening lessons.

Gov.UK
https://www.gov.uk/visas-immigration
Information about immigration categories for non-European nationals.

Refugee Council
http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/
Advice for refugees and asylum seekers.

Migrant Help
http://www.migranthelp.org/
Offering guidance and support to migrants in distress and victims of Human Trafficking.

Asylum Aid
http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/
Asylum Aid provides free application legal advice to vulnerable and disadvantaged UK asylum seekers.
Advice Line: 0207 354 9264 (lines open Tuesdays 1pm – 4pm)

Refugee Action
http://www.refugee-action.org.uk/
Support information regarding the asylum process and assisted voluntary return.

British Red Cross
https://www.redcross.org.uk/about-us/what-we-do/how-we-support-refugees
Support for vulnerable refugees and UK asylum seekers.

UNHCR – The UN Refugee Agency
http://www.unhcr.org/uk/asylum-and-migration.html
UNHCR provides legal and policy guidance for refugees and UK asylum seekers.