Advice & information
Aberdeen Cyrenians offer a number of services to support anyone and everyone — whether they’re living on the street, at high financial risk, in an abusive living situation, struggling with mental health issues, struggling with substance addiction or involved in the justice system.
We offer: Saturday school, advice service, destitution support, English classes with creche
Free and independent advice and information telephone and online service. Member of Citizens Advice Scotland, but independent and autonomous. Advice covers various issues like benefits, debt, employment, housing, tax and consumer rights, in a professional and non-judgemental manner. Fully delivered by volunteers, receiving support, training and employment opportunities.
Integrated psycho-social assistance to African Asylum seekers and refugees: Advice and guidance on immigration, education, employment, housing, welfare and benefits. In addition we run groups related to the rehabilitation and integration matters, outreach activities and visits to our vulnerable clients. We refer service users to local voluntary and statutory agencies.
Amma Birth Companions is a Glasgow charity that was established in 2019.
We provide care information, and advocacy for women and birthing people who face pregnancy, birth and parenthood alone or against significant barriers. We offer pregnancy, birth and postnatal companionship, along with antenatal education and peer support activities.
Our clients include refugee and asylum-seeking women, survivors of human trafficking, and other individuals experiencing multiple disadvantages.
We aim to create a supportive environment where pregnant people and new parents feel seen, informed, and nurtured in all aspects of their birth and early parenting experiences.
Telephone 0141 471 9799
We provide free legal advice, information and representation to thousands of people held in detention across the UK.
The Action Group provides a range of services throughout the Lothians for individuals with learning disabilities and other support needs and their Carers. Our BEMAS service is free, independent and confidential. The Action Group is happy to arrange interpreters for BEMAS service users where necessary.
Our specialist BEMAS advice workers also work one-to-one with many carers helping them overcome barriers to accessing the services that they are entitled to. BEMAS advisers regularly deal with enquiries around immigration, welfare benefits,housing, respite and much more. BEMAS advisers aim to make their service as accessible as possible and frequently visit carers in their own homes.
BRASS supports refugees and asylum seekers in Bedfordshire, UK. We provide advice on a range of issues, English language tuition, and social activities.
Citizens Advice Bristol can give you support and guidance. We can provide practical guidance around benefits, money, debt and energy. We can also signpost you to specialist legal advice if you need more assistance.
Part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, the largest independent humanitarian network in the world. Support asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland. Services include orientation, welcome guides, tracing and message service and the production of an integration newspaper - New Voices.
Care4Calais in LCR
Reg’d Charity #1169048 (UK) #W626003482 (France)
Regional Lead Simon Petty
t 07984 228894 (WhatsApp)
We support any pre status asylum seeker in need but those who arrive irregularly have our focus.
Drop In Venues
All Saints Church; L6 3AB
Every Saturday (1030am to 1:30pm)
Yemeni Community Centre; L8 0XA
Evrry 1st Saturday (1030am to 1:30pm)
Registered Trussell Trust Agent;
Distributions of material direct aid;
Bike Project; long waiting list;
Signposting/advocacy; Legal/medical/well-being – sports etc/accommodation issues
Confidential advice and information to the people who need it. The service is volunteer led, and will support anybody who lives and works in Scotland. We offer support by telephone, web chat, email, online, Facebook and Twitter. All of our services are entirely free at the point of use.
We provide generalist information/advice, money advice, court representation (small claims/evictions) disability representation. Opening times: Monday - Thursday 10am - 3pm. Twitter: CItAdviceKamCa
Work in partnership with men from communities potentially affected by Female Genital Mutilation to raise awareness and prevent the practice of FGM. Activities include Training of Trainers who will campaign against FGM among their communities or their countries of origin, awareness-raising seminars, and one to one support.
Social enterprise working with marginalised people to help them overcome the barriers to integration, helping with wealth creation and supporting the implementation of ideas. Support to individuals, communities, and organisations to develop skills, systems, and services to start and maintain businesses, projects and increase employability.
A range of resources to help new migrants with daily life in Britain, from Positive Action in Housing
Drumchapel Law & Money Advice Centre offers services to people living in the West Glasgow Area. It aims to promote social justice and address the problems of economic, financial and social exclusion facing people living in West Glasgow through the provision of comprehensive quality community legal services, money advice and advocacy support.
Advice and representation in housing, employment, debt, benefits entitlments, legal representation and other legal issues.
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm - Closed between 1pm and 2pm
Independent charity overseen by a voluntary board of directors, providing advice to meet the ever-increasing needs of the community, in terms of poverty and money advice, in a more challenging environment: Easier access to credit with hefty interest charges, the Welfare Reform Act, the disintegration of the discretionary social fund.
Learning English, getting a place at school, and information on funding options. A range of self-help resources from Positive Action in Housing.
Forth Valley Migrant Support Network has been established to address the problems of disenfranchised migrants whose first language is not English. The organisation has been set up by volunteers involving different nationalities. You do not have to be a migrant to access help. We would aid any elderly locals to our office needing face to face help with telephone or internet. We are currently focusing our work within the Falkirk area with Forth Valley Migrant Support Network being the only voluntary group in the area providing this unique service, presently three days per week.
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