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Immigration Asylum and Refuge

Abigail Housing

A charity seeking to serve the needs of refused asylum seekers and refugees, primarily through providing housing in the Leeds and Bradford area. Abigail_Housing

ASSIST Sheffield

An organisation of local individuals who offer assistance and support to destitute asylum seekers in and around the city. assistsheffield

Asylum Support and Immigration Resource Team

Provides free, independent advice, support and representation on asylum, immigration and nationality issues. Includes details of the organisation's women's project.

Asylum Support Appeals Project

Aims to reduce destitution amongst asylum seekers by protecting their legal rights to food and shelter. Includes details of training and current projects.

Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile

A non-residential therapeutic community focused on the needs of young people who have experienced human rights abuses during their childhood and adolescence.

Barbed Wire Britain

Campaigns for an end to migrant and refugee detention. Lists detention centres in the UK and the local organisations which support them. Also provides news and event listings.

The Bike Project

Takes second-hand bikes, fix them up, and donate them to refugees.

Boaz Trust

Christian organisation serving destitute asylum seekers in the North West of England, particularly the Greater Manchester area. Includes personal stories, details of current projects and information on how to help. boaztrust

CARA (Council for Assisting Refugee Academics)

Established in 1933 in response to the persecution of academics across Europe by fascist regimes; includes a guide to their current programmes, grant schemes, and campaigns particularly for Iraqi academics.

City of Sanctuary

Aims to build a culture of hospitality towards people seeking sanctuary in the UK. Provides information on towns and cities with active groups and also provides resources and ideas for those wishing to get involved.

Devon & Cornwall Refugee Support

Provides assistance to refugees and asylum seekers in Devon and Cornwall.

Displaced People in Action

A registered charity which has successfully been delivering projects to help asylum seekers and refugees to integrate into their new lives in Wales. DPIAcharity

Medical Justice Network

Aims to expose inadequate healthcare provision for immigration detainees. Lists events and training days and provides extensive case studies and other resources.

No Borders UK Network

Campaigns against asylum detention; includes news from groups around the UK.

Notre Dame Refugee Centre

An independent charity in the heart of London’s West End. Specialises in support for French-speaking asylum seekers and refugees.

Oasis Cardif

An organisation that aims to help Refugees and Asylum Seekers to integrate into their local community in Cardiff.

Refugee Action

Independent national charity that workswith refugees to build new lives in the UK. Includes details of current campaigns and how to support the charity.

Refugee and Migrant Centre

Assists all members of new and emerging communities regardless of country of origin, ethnicity, legal status, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Refugee Council

Works with asylum seekers and refugees by providing help and support, and by campaigning and lobbying for fair and humane treatment. Includes news and press releases, details of their services and campaigns, and how to get involved.

Refugee Survival Trust (RST)

Established in reaction to the problem of refugees and asylum seekers being made destitute in Scotland; includes details of their grants scheme and campaigns, with case studies, news and contacts.

Refugee Week

Nationwide week of events designed to encourage the celebration of all that refugees bring to Britain.

Right to Remain

Provides advice, support and resources about campaigning for the right to remain in the UK. Right_to_Remain

Room to Heal

A healing community for refugees and asylum seekers who have survived torture and other forms of organised violence.

Scottish Detainee Visitors

An independent charity providing crucial emotional and practical support to people in immigration detention in Scotland.

Scottish Refugee Council

Independent charity dedicated to providing advice, information and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. Details ongoing projects, available publications, resources and events.


Provides free counselling, psychotherapy and advocacy in the Yorkshire and Humber region to the survivors of persecution and exile.

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

Seeks to help with the relief of poverty and distress and the promotion of health and the furtherance of education for asylum seekers and refugees.

STAR - Student Action for Refugees

National network of students campaigning to improve the lives of refugees in Britain. Offers information on running a group, campaigning and otherwise getting involved.

Still Human, Still Here

Campaigns to end the destitution of refused asylum seekers in the UK; calls upon the government to give them permission to work if their case has taken longer than six months or if they cannot return home through no fault of their own.

Students and Refugees Together (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 communities.

Suffolk Refugee Support

An independent charity giving practical support to refugees and asylum seekers in Suffolk.

The Testimony Project

Tells the stories of female refugees and asylum seekers in Britain. Includes news and event information.

UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG)

Promotes equality and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who seek asylum in the UK, or who wish to immigrate here to be with their same-sex partner. Describes their support, research and policy work, and training, with a library of information:.

Welsh Refugee Council

Independent charity that empowers refugees and asylum seekers to rebuild their lives in Wales. Details the Council's work and provides news and campaign updates.

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