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Support Organisations - Immigration and Language

UPDATED: 11.10.2019
In this section you will find information on:
Asylum
Immigration
Citizenship
Language courses

Migrant
https://www.migranthelpuk.org/
Confidential advice and guidance for asylum seekers and their dependents.
Asylum Helpline – 0808 8010 503 (lines open 24 hours every day) translators available.

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, the Life in The UK test https://www.gov.uk/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. 

English language courses
https://www.britishcouncil.org/english
Courses in English for children and adults, face to face and online.

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.

Consonant (formerly Asylum Aid & Migrant Resource Centre)
https://consonant.org.uk/
Helping people achieve their ambitions in the UK.

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.