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Refugee and asylum support

Find help tailored to support refugees and asylum seekers.

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Bikes for Refugees Scotland

Bikes for refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland

A charity that refurbishes and distributes free bikes to refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland. They also offer volunteering and training opportunities and community group support.


Luke's English Podcast

Learn English podcast

A podcast for learners of English including natural vocabulary and expressions, useful information about grammar, pronunciation exercises, funny and interesting information about UK life.


ESOL Courses

Free English lessons online

Practice your English with free interactive listening lessons, reading exercises, quizzes, and games.


Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK

Guide for supporting migrants during coronavirus

A short guide to help consider how best to support at risk migrants that are particularly at risk during Coronavirus due to lack of, or restricted, access to housing, health and other services.



Healthcare for overseas visitors in Scotland

Overseas visitors include immigrants (regardless of your legal status), overseas students and workers, tourists and holidaymakers and refugees and asylum seekers (regardless of your legal status).



Immigration and housing advice for migrants

Provides expert advice, housing and peer support so that migrants at risk are able to overcome the barriers they face and their essential human needs are met.



Healthcare for asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland

If you are an asylum seeker or a refugee living in Scotland you have the right to NHS healthcare while you are here.


AVID Detention

Supports volunteer visits to immigration detainees

Arranges volunteer visits to immigrant detainees and provides community training and information.

England, Wales

Migrant Help

Free asylum helpline

Offers migrants the advice and support they need to feel safe and lead successful lives in the UK. Support also provided to victims or suspected slavery and human trafficking.


Bail For Immigration Detainees

Free legal advice for immigration detainees

An independent charity providing legal advice and representation to migrants detained in removal centres and prisons to help them secure their release. Advice line open Monday – Thursday 10-12am.


Detention Action

Advice line for those in immigration detention in se England

Provides emotional and practical support for people held in Colnbrook Harmondsworth and Morton Hall detention centres. as well as people who are held under immigration powers in London prisons.


City of Sanctuary UK

Community events welcoming refugees and asylum seekers

Network of local communities and events providing welcoming places of safety for all and offering sanctuary to people fleeing violence and persecution.


Right To Remain

Immigration and asylum seeking resources

Provides information and resources to help immigrants and asylum seekers establish their right to remain including the Right To Remain Toolkit.


Free Movement

Support for immigrants and asylum seekers

Updates commentary training and advice on immigration and asylum law. Specifically including articles and ‘do it yourself’ guides and eBooks.


Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

Asylum and immigration law helpline

If you are in the UK without status and need legal advice call their helpline. Range of free online resources and toolkits available too.


Refugee Council

Helps refugees live better lives in the UK

Provides crisis advice and practical support, helps refugees integrate into their new communities, and offers mental health counselling.


Immigration Advice Service

UK immigration lawyers

Offers advice for any immigration issue. Website provides information and guidance on a range of immigration statuses.


Refugee Survival Trust

Financial and social support for refugees and asylum seekers

Provide Access to Employment and Education grants via referral, and runs social integration projects in Glasgow.


British Red Cross

Helping all in crisis whoever and wherever they are

If you are a refugee, asylum seeker, or vulnerable migrant the British Red Cross may be able to help you.


Refugee Action

Help for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Provides practical support and information for people who are resettling in the UK.


Home Girls Unite Podcast

Podcast for eldest immigrant daughters in the UK

Podcast discussing topics unique to the struggles of eldest immigrant daughters in the UK.


The Children's Legal Centre

Rights of migrant children advice

One-off advice via email which is free and confidential advice on the rights of migrant children and young people and issues affecting them, including children who are separated and those in families.



Ukrainian helpline

A support service available to anyone fleeing the conflict in Ukraine and host families. Includes advice on a range of issues and practical support. Access to interpreters in Ukrainian and Russian.