Advice Agencies

AFRICAN SWAHILIPHONE REFUGEE PROJECT
1B Waterlow Road, Archway, London N19 5NJ
Tel: 020 7281 1859
Fax: 020 7281 9164
Website: www.refugeesonline.org.uk/asrep
Email: unduguasrep@hotmail.com


AIRE CENTRE
Third Floor, 17 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4QH
Tel: 020 7831 4276
Fax: 020 7404 7760
Website: www.airecentre.org
Email: info@airecentre.org
Offers advice on individual rights in Europe, on Union Law and on International Human Rights Law. Does not give advice on UK Law. ADVICE LINE: 020 7831 3850


ALL SAINTS ASYLUM DROP-IN (Portsmouth)
All Saints Church, Commercial Road, Portsmouth PO1 4BT
Tel: 023 9283 9222
Fax: 023 9283 9444
Website: www.haslarvisitors.org.uk
Email: coordinator@haslarvisitors.org.uk
TIMES Mondays and Thursdays 10am-1pm. AGENCIES ATTENDING: Refugee Action (NASS); Refugee Legal Centre; Portsmouth Counselling Service; Time Bank; Red Cross; Asylum Seekers Activities Project; Mothers and Children group; Music is Fun. COORDINATION Haslar Visitors Group


AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL UK
The Human Rights Action Centre 17-25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA
Tel: 020 7033 1500
Fax: 020 7033 1503
Website: www.amnesty.org


ASIRT – ASYLUM SUPPORT & IMMIGRATION RESOURCE TEAM, BIRMINGHAM
172 Herbert Road Small Heath Birmingham B10 0PR
Tel: 0121-772-6700
Fax: 0121-772-3900
Website: www.asirt.org.uk
Email: admin@asirt.org.uk


ASYLUM AID
Club Union House, 253-254 Upper Street, London N1 1RY
Tel: 020 7354 9631
Fax: 020 7354 5620
Website: www.asylumaid.org.uk
Email: info@asylumaid.org.uk
Asylum Aid services include help and representation at appeals and some welfare related work. ADVICE LINE: 020 7354 9264


ASYLUM RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
C/O Refugee Council Head Office, 240 to 250 Ferndale Road, London SW9 8BB
Tel: 020 7346 6709
Email: juliette.stevenson@refugeecouncil.org.uk
CO-CHAIRS: Michael Bartlett and Maurice Wrenn TREASURER: Louise Zanre. CONTACT PERSON: Juliette Stevenson, Secretary to the Refugee Council CEO


ASYLUM SUPPORT APPEALS PROJECT
Cornerstone House, 14 Willis Road, Croydon CRO 2XX
Tel: 020 8684 5972
Fax: 020 8684 5973
Website: www.asaproject.org.uk
Email: advice@asaproject.org.uk
NOT FOR USE BY THE PUBLIC – advice is only for refugee community organisations and other organisations advocating on behalf of asylum seekers refused NASS support. No immigration work is done. ADVICE AND REFERRAL LINE 020 8684 5972 Mondays 2-4pm; Tuesdays 10-12.30pm and 2-4pm; Wednesdays 10-12.30pm; Thursdays 2-4pm; Friday closed. IMPORTANT An appeal to the Asylum Support Adjudicators must be lodged within three days of the notification of the decision to withdraw or refuse support.


ASYLUM WELCOME (Campsfield House)
276a Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1 UR
Tel: 01865 722082
Fax: 01865 792532
Email: asylumwelcomevisiting@hotmail.co.uk
Visit Campsfield House


AVID – ASSOCIATION OF VISITORS TO IMMIGRATION DETAINEES
PO Box 7, Oxted RH8 0YT
Tel: 01883 717275
Fax: 01883 717275
Website: www.aviddetention.org.uk
Email: info@aviddetention.org.uk


BAIL CIRCLE
c/o CCRJ Bastille Court 2 Paris Gardens London SE1 8ND
Fax: 020 7654 7222
Email: open_sesame@btinternet.com


BID LONDON – BAIL FOR IMMIGRATION DETAINEES
28 Commercial Street London E1 6LS
Tel: 020 7247 3590
Fax: 020 7247 3550
Website: www.biduk.org
Email: info@biduk.org


BID OXFORD – BAIL FOR IMMIGRATION DETAINEES
c/o Viva Network 53 West Way, Botley, Oxford OX2 0JE
Tel: 0845 330 4536
Fax: 0845 330 4537
Website: www.biduk.org
Email: info@bidoxford.org


BID SOUTH – BAIL FOR IMMIGRATION DETAINEES
Unit 5, Cooperage Green, Weevil Lane, Gosport PO12 1AX
Tel: 023 9258 7567
Fax: 023 9258 7666
Website: www.biduk.org
Email: bidsouth@bidsouth.fsnet.co.uk


BRADFORD ACTION FOR REFUGEES
Unit 2 Carlisle Business Centre Carlisle Road Bradford BD8 8BD
Tel: 01274 223240
Fax: 01274 223307
Website: bafr.org.uk
Email: admin@bafr.org.uk


BRITISH FOREIGN OFFICE DIPLOMATIC LIST (High Commissions, Embassies and Consulates)
Website: www.fco.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029396086#C1
Website giving addresses and phone numbers of all London Embassies and High Commissions


BRITISH RED CROSS TRACING SERVICE
44 Moorfields London EC2Y 9AL
Tel: 020 7877 7257
Fax: 020 7562 2053
Website: www.redcross.org.uk/trace
ALTERNATIVE PHONE: 0870 170 7000


CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF ENGLAND AND WALES
Office for Refugee Policy 39 Eccleston Square London SW1V 1BX
Tel: 020 7901 4865
Fax: 020 7901 4821
Email: international@cbcew.org.uk


CCRJ – CHURCHES’ COMMISSION FOR RACIAL JUSTICE – CHURCHES TOGETHER IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Bastille Court 2 Paris Gardens London SE1 8ND
Tel: 020 7654 7254
Fax: 020 7654 7222


DAS – DETENTION ADVISORY SERVICE
Unit B3 62 Beechwood Road, London E8 3DY
Tel: 020 7254 6888
Fax: 020 7254 8555
Website: www.detentionadvice.org.uk
Email: das@detentionadvice.org.uk
Can help people recommended for deportation after a criminal sentence. Provides advice, information and support on all aspects of Immigration Act detention. Can arrange legal representation. Regularly visits a limited number of detention centres and prisons


DETAINEES SUPPORT & HELP UNIT (DHSU)
54 Camberwell Road London SE5 0EN
Tel: 020 7703 5435
Fax: 020 7703 3359
Website: www.dshu.org.uk
Email: info@dshu.org.uk
This organisation is, at 28/02/05, under investigation by the Charity Commission following media allegations and may not be operating normally.


EDINBURGH REFUGEE CENTRE
St. George’s West, 58 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 4RT
Tel: 0800 085 6087
Website: www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk
Email: info@scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk
Dispersal agency run by the Scottish Refugee Council. One stop service


GMIAU – GREATER MANCHESTER IMMIGRATION AID UNIT
1 Delaunays Road Crumpsall Green Manchester M8 4QS
Tel: 0161 740 7722
Fax: 0161 740 5172
Provides advice and information on all areas of immigration law practice and representation. Provides free advice to detainees at Manchester Airport Detention Centre. switchboard opening hours Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 10.00 – 4.30. Thurs, 1.30-4.00


HOME OFFICE IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY DIRECTORATE
Block C, Whitgift Centre Croydon, Surrey CR9 2AR
Tel: 020 7035 4848
Website: www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk/ind/en/home/contact_us/public_enquiry_office.html?
Be prepared for a long telephone tree


HOUSE OF COMMONS
London SW1A 0AA
Tel: 020 7219 3000
Website: www.theyworkforyou.com
MPs should normally restrict themselves to ‘constituency matters’ unless they have a particular interest in an issue. MPs close to a Detention Centre or Prison generally have such an interest and will often assist in cases concerning detainees whether or not they originally live in the constituency. Other MPs have a particular interest in Immigration. To find an MP go to http://www.theyworkforyou.com


IARP – IMMIGRATION AND ASYLUM RESOURCE PROJECT
Asian Resource Centre 110 Hamstead Road Handsworth, Birmingham B20 2QS
Tel: 01215 514518
Fax: 01215 544553
Resource for agencies in W Midlands assisting in immigration problems. Undertakes casework, in particular for asylum seekers.


IAS – IMMIGRATION ADVISORY SERVICE
3rd Floor, County House 190 Great Dover Street London SE1 4YB
Tel: 020 7967 1200
Fax: 020 7403 5875
Website: www.iasuk.org/
Email: advice@iasuk.org
Largest national charity giving a free legal advice and representation service to immigrants and asylum seekers. Contact Us IAS has offices throughout the UK, in Lahore (Pakistan) and in Sylhet (Bangladesh). There are UK offices in Birmingham King’s Lynn* Oakington Blackburn* Lahore, Pakistan Peterborough Bradford Leeds Slough* Cambridge* Legal Research Unit Solicitor’s Unit Cardiff Leicester Swansea* Derby Liverpool Swindon* Edinburgh* London – Central London Sylhet, Bangladesh Glasgow London – Ebury (Hounslow) Tribunal Unit Head Office London – Hounslow Central Warrington* Hull* Manchester Wigan* Ipswich* Middlesbrough Wrexham* Keighley* Norwich Yarl’s Wood* ….. for full details see the IAS website


ILPA – IMMIGRATION LAW PRACTITIONERS ASSOCIATION
Lindsey House, 40/42 Charterhouse Street London EC1M 6JN
Tel: 020 7251 8383
Fax: 010 7251 8384
Website: www.ilpa.org.uk
Email: info@ilpa.org.uk
Holds a directory of ILPA members who have chosen to be listed.


INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM VARRP)
21 Westminster Palace Gardens Artillery Row London SW1P 1RR
Tel: 020 7233 0001 (freephones below)
Fax: 020 7233 3001
Website: www.iomlondon.org
Email: varrp@iomlondon.org
CLIENTS freephone: 0800 783 2332 … DETAINED CLIENTS ONLY freephone: 0800 169 7566 … VARRP = Voluntary Assisted Return and Reintegration Programme


JCWI – JOINT COUNCIL FOR THE WELFARE OF IMMIGRANTS
115 Old Street London EC1V 9RT
Tel: 020 7251 8708
Fax: 020 7251 8707
Website: www.jcwi.org.uk
Email: info@jcwi.org.uk
Advice line 020 7251 8706 operates on Tues. and Thurs. from 2 – 5 pm. Provide advice and information on all areas of immigration law and practice. Also does asylum representation and runs training workshops for which visitor can enrol.


JESUIT REFUGEE SERVICE JRS
6 Melior Street, London SE1 3QP
Tel: 020 7357 0974
Fax: 020 7378 1985
Website: www.jrsuk.net
Email: uk@jrs.net
COORDINATOR: Shan Monwanga. Office entrance actually through the yard at the back from the street called Snowsfields


JEWISH COUNCIL FOR RACIAL EQUALITY (JCORE)
33 Seymour Place, London W1N 6AT
Tel: 020 8455 0896
Fax: 020 8458 4700
Website: www.jcore.org.uk
Email: info@jcore.org.uk


JUSTICE
59 Carter Lane London EC4V 5AQ
Tel: 020 7329 5100
Fax: 020 7329 5055
Website: www.justice.org.uk
Email: admin@justice.org.uk
DIRECTOR: Roger Smith rsmith@justice.org.uk HUMAN RIGHTS: Eric Metcalfe, Human Rights Policy Director emetcalfe@justice.org.uk CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Sally Ireland, Senior Legal Officer (Criminal Justice) EQUALITY Gay Moon, Head of the Equality Project EU JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS: Marisa Leaf, Senior Legal Officer (European Criminal Justice) LEGAL OFFICER: Maik Martin, Legal Officer (European Criminal Justice)


KENT REFUGEE SUPPORT GROUP
Omega House 7 New Street Margate CY9 1EG
Tel: 01843 280225//225549
Fax: 01843 280225
Email: krsgroup@aol.com
Advice and information for refugees and asylum seekers


KRAN – KENT REFUGEE ACTION NETWORK
Whitecliff House, Poulton Close, DOVER, CT17 0HL
Tel: 01304 201131
Fax: 01304 201131
Website: www.kran.org.uk
Email: kran@actionnetwork.freeserve.co.uk


LIBERTY – Lawyers and advisers with LSC contracts
21 Tabard Street London SE1 4LA
Tel: 0808 808 4546
Website: www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/get-advice
Email: info@liberty-human-rights.org.uk
GENERAL OFFICE PHONE: 020 7403 3888; GENERAL OFFICE FAX: 020 7407 5354. Liberty offers guidance on public law and human rights issues to lawyers and advisers with a Civil or Criminal Contract with the Legal Services Commission (and general help with casework organisations in the West Midlands). Liberty can: – Offer an opportunity to discuss the case with experts – Help you explore the merits of a case – Provide relevant materials – Research a matter further for you – Accept referral of complex cases, if appropriate – Provide training courses tailored to your needs


LIBERTY – Members of the public
21 Tabard Street London SE1 4LA
Tel: 0845 123 2307
Website: www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/get-advice
Email: info@liberty-human-rights.org.uk
GENERAL OFFICE PHONE: 020 7403 3888; GENERAL OFFICE FAX: 020 7407 5354; INFORMATION WEBSITE: http://www.yourrights.org.uk. Liberty offers free advice and information to members of the public on human rights issues. We can only provide advice on matters arising in England & Wales and sadly are unable to offer general legal advice or representation for general casework. All requests for written advice must be submitted on Liberty’s Advice & Information Request Form, available via the website or from reception on 0207 403 3888.


LIBERTY – Voluntary Sector Organisations
21 Tabard Street London SE1 4LA
Tel: 0845 122 8621
Website: www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/get-advice
Email: info@liberty-human-rights.org.uk
GENERAL OFFICE PHONE: 020 7403 3888; GENERAL OFFICE FAX: 020 7407 5354; INFORMATION WEBSITE: http://www.yourrights.org.uk. Liberty’s free Voluntary Sector Advice Service provides high quality advice and information on human rights law to voluntary sector organisations in England and Wales. We help those working in voluntary sector organisations to help their clients and service users to enforce and protect their fundamental rights. We also provide tailored presentations to organisations seeking more information about the Human Rights Act 1998 and how it affects their service users and clients


LSC – LEGAL SERVICES COMMISSION
85 Grays Inn Road, London WC1 8TX
Tel: 020 7813 1000
Website: www.legalservices.gov.uk
Deals with English legal aid. Also see Scottish Legal Aid Board and Law Society of Norhtern Ireland Legal Aid Department


MEDICAL FOUNDATION FOR THE CARE OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE
111 Isledon Road, London N7 7JW
Tel: 020 7697 7777
Fax: 020 7697 7799
Website: www.torturecare.org.uk


MEDICAL FOUNDATION NORTHWEST
Medical Foundation Northwest 1st Floor North Square 11-13 Spear Street Manchester M1 1JU
Tel: 0161 236 5744
Fax: 0161 244 5577
Website: www.torturecare.org.uk
Email: jboyles@torturecare.org.uk


MEDICAL FOUNDATION SCOTLAND
Medical Foundation Scotland Room 27 Adelphi Centre 12 Commercial Road, Glasgow G5 0PQ
Tel: 0141 420 3161
Fax: 0141 429 6578
Website: www.torturecare.org.uk
Note: Medico-legal report writing services by appointment through the Medical Foundation in London


MEDICAL JUSTICE NETWORK
BCM 1152 London WC1N 3XX
Website: www.medicaljustice.org.uk
Email: info@medicaljustice.org.uk
Medical Justice is a network of ex-detainees, doctors, and other experts. We do not try to replace or compete with existing organisations. We welcome collaboration with other groups helping our patients


MIGRANT HELPLINE (Brighton)
1st Floor, 11/12 Pool Valley Brighton East Sussex BN1 1NS
Tel: 01273 723 223
Fax: 01273 723 227
Website: www.migranthelpline.org.uk
One Stop Service Information: Monday to Thursday 09:30 to 17:30 Friday 11:00 to 17:00


MIGRANT HELPLINE (Croydon)
45 Friends’ Road, Croydon CR0 1ED
Tel: 020 8774 0002
Fax: 020 8774 0003
Website: www.migranthelpline.org.uk
One Stop Service. Monday to Friday 09:00 to 23:00


MIGRANT HELPLINE (Dover)
The Rendezvous Building,Eastern Docks Freight Services Approach Road Dover Kent, UK CT16 1RA
Tel: 01304 218746
Fax: 01304 203995
Website: www.migranthelpline.org.uk
One Stop Service. Information: Tuesday 09:30 to 16:00 Thursday 09:30 to 12:30


MIGRANT HELPLINE (Hastings)
48 Havelock Road Hastings TN34 1BE
Tel: 01424 717011
Fax: 01424 717098
Website: www.migranthelpline.org.uk/index.php?option=com_contact&task=view&contact_id=5&Itemid=3
One Stop Service Information: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11:00 to 16:00 Wednesday 11:00 to 16:00


MIGRANT HELPLINE (Margate)
264 Northdown Road Cliftonville Margate Kent, UK CT9 1PX
Tel: 01843 292921
Fax: 01843 232085
Website: www.migranthelpline.org.uk
One Stop Service. Information: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 09:30 to 16:00


MIGRANT RESOURCE CENTRE
24 Churton Street, London SW1P 2LP
Tel: 020 7834 6650
Fax: 020 7931 8187
Email: info@migrant.org.uk
Multi lingual advice centre for migrants and refugees, giving advice on benefits and immigration issues. Education and training courses, including IT and English. Volunteering opportunities.


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PRISON VISITORS
PO Box 192, North Ockendon, Upminster RM14 3WB
Tel: 01708 855113
Fax: 01708 859366
Website: www.naopv.com
Email: info@naopv.com


NATIONAL ASYLUM SUPPORT SERVICE (NASS)
NASS 8th Floor West, Block B Whitgist Centre Wellsesley Road Croydon CR9 1AT
Tel: 0845 602 1739
Website: www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk/ind/en
Open from 09.00am – 16:45pm Monday to Friday. For enquiries relating to sudden interruptions in the regularity or the level of NASS support, call the NASS Support and Discontinuation of Support Enquiry line on: 0845 600 0914 (Open from 09:00am – 16:45pm daily from Monday to Thursday and 09:00am – 16:30pm on Friday)


NATIONAL COALITION OF ANTI-DEPORTATION CAMPAIGNS (NCADC) Midlands Wales and SW
110 Hampstead Road, Birmingham B20 2QS
Tel: 0121 554 6947
Website: www.ncadc.org.uk
Email: ncadc@ncadc.org.uk


NATIONAL COALITION OF ANTI-DEPORTATION CAMPAIGNS (NCADC) North West
1 Delaunays Road, Manchester M8 4QS
Tel: 0161 740 6504
Website: www.ncadc.org.uk
Email: ncadc-north-west@ncadc.org.uk


NORTH OF ENGLAND REFUGEE SERVICE (Head Office)
2 Jesmond Road West Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PQ
Tel: 0191 245 7311
Fax: 0191 245 7320
Website: www.refugee.org.uk
Email: info@refugee.org.uk
Open: Mon – Fri 9 – 5


NORTH OF ENGLAND REFUGEE SERVICE (One Stop Middlesborough)
27 Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 4AD
Tel: 01642 217447
Fax: 01642 217447
Website: www.refugee.org.uk
Email: teesvalley@refugee.org.uk
One Stop Service. Open: Mon 10.30 – 5, Tues – Fri 9.30 – 5. Wednesday pm – emergencies only. Out of Hours 07932 605966


NORTH OF ENGLAND REFUGEE SERVICE (One Stop Newcastle)
19 Bigg Market, Newcastle, NE1 1UN
Tel: 01912 220406
Fax: 0191 220 0239
Website: www.refugee.org.uk
Email: biggmarket@refugee.org.uk
One Stop Service Open: Mon – Fri 9.30 – 5. 9.30 – 1.00pm – drop in 1- 5pm appointments & emergencies only. Wednesday pm closed. Out of Hours 07932 384264


NORTH OF ENGLAND REFUGEE SERVICE (One Stop Sunderland)
19 Villiers Street Sunderland SR1 1EJ
Tel: 0191 510 8685
Fax: 0191 510 8697
Website: www.refugee.org.uk
Email: sunderland@refugee.org.uk
One Stop Service. Open: Mon – Fri 9.30 – 5. Wednesday pm – drop in only. Out of Hours 07932 384235


NORTHERN IRELAND COUNCIL FOR ETHNIC MINORITIES (NICEM)
3rd Floor, Ascot House, 24-31 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast BT2 7DB
Tel: 028 9023 8645
Fax: 028 9031 9485
Website: www.nicem.org.uk
Email: info@nicem.org.uk
Dispersal Agency. One Stop Service. Emergency only Asylum Advice & Support Service 24hr telephone number: (028) 90 242025


NORTHERN IRELAND LAW CENTRE
124 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2GY
Tel: (028) 9024 4401
Fax: (028) 9023 6340
Website: www.lawcentreni.org
Email: admin.belfast@lawcentreni.org


NORTHERN IRELAND LEGAL SERVICES COMMISION
2nd Floor, Waterfront Plaza, 8 Laganbank Road, Belfast BT1 3BN
Tel: 028 9024 6441
Fax: 028 9040 8990
Website: www.nilsc.org.uk
Email: info@nilsc.org.uk
Deals with N Irish legal aid. Also see Scottish Legal Aid and Legal Services Commission. Normal hours of business are 09:15 – 17:15 Monday to Friday


NORTHERN REFUGEE CENTRE
Scotia Works Leadmill Road Sheffield S1 4SE
Tel: 0114 241 2780
Fax: 0114 241 2744
Website: www.nrcentre.org.uk
Email: info@nrcentre.org.uk
Registered charity supporting the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Yorkshire and Humberside


NOTRE DAME REFUGEE CENTRE
5 Leicester Place, London WC2X 7BX
Tel: 020 7440 2660
Fax: 020 7437 3848
Email: notredamerc@freenetname.co.uk
Drop in centre for French (and Spanish) speaking asylum seekers and refugees. Drop in Monday and Thursday 11am-4pm.


PRAXIS – VAMOS JUNTOS
Pott Street, London E2 OEF
Tel: 020 7729 7985
Fax: 020 7729 0134
Website: www.praxis.org.uk
Email: admin@praxis.org.uk
BEFRIENDING service for Spanish speaking inmates detained in British prisons and detention centres. NEWSLETTER: quarterly newsletter sent to inmates together with some music tapes and Latin American newspapers produced in London.


PRISONS AND PROBATION OMBUDSMAN FOR ENGLAND AND WALES
Dr Stephen Shaw, Ashley House 2 Monk Street, London SW1 2BQ
Tel: 020 7035 2876
Fax: 020 7035 2860
Website: www.ppo.gov.uk
Email: mail@ppo.gsi.gov.uk
Responsible for complaints about prisons and immigration removal centres. Always investigates deaths in custody


RAMP – REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS PROJECT
107 – 9 The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1HP
Tel: 0845 451 2785
Email: chrisg@renewalramp.org.uk
Christian social action programme. Advice and advocacy – young refugee programme


READING & BERKSHIRE REFUGEE SUPPORT GROUP
35/39 London Street Reading RG1 4PS
Tel: 01189 505356
Fax: 01189 585406
Email: rbrsg@btclick.com


REDBRIDGE REFUGEE FORUM
Broadway Chambers, 1 Cranbrook Road, Ilford Essex IG1 4DU
Tel: 020 8478 4513
Fax: 020 8514 0540
Email: redbridgerefugeeforum@yahoo.co.uk
Umbrella organisation for refugee groups in Redbridge.


REFUGEE ACTION (Birmingham)
The Wardlow Road Centre, Wardlow Road, Nechells, Birmingham B7 4JH
Tel: 0121 464 3548
Fax: 0121 464 2998
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Community development


REFUGEE ACTION (Bolton)
125 Deansgate Bolton BL1 1HA
Tel: 01204 365334
Fax: 01204 559042
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Gateway Protection Programme


REFUGEE ACTION (Bristol)
Senate House 36 Stokes Croft Bristol BS1 3QD
Tel: 0117 989 2100
Fax: 0117 924 8576
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum advice and community development


REFUGEE ACTION (Derby)
17 St Marks Road Derwent Derby DE21 6AH
Tel: 01332 361189
Fax: 01332 298970
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Derwent Refugee Support Project


REFUGEE ACTION (Leeds)
Suite 7, Floor C Josephs Well Hanover Walk Leeds LS3 1AB
Tel: 0113 244 5345
Fax: 0113 243 5448
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Community development and Choices


REFUGEE ACTION (Leicester)
Chancery House 7 Millstone Lane Leicester LE1 5JN
Tel: 0116 261 6200
Fax: 0116 262 6226
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum advice and community development


REFUGEE ACTION (Liverpool)
34 Princes Road Liverpool L8 1TH
Tel: 0151 702 6300
Fax: 0151 709 6684
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum Advice and community development


REFUGEE ACTION (London Stockwell)
240a Clapham Road London SW9 0PZ
Tel: 020 7735 5361
Fax: 020 7587 3676
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Community development


REFUGEE ACTION (London Waterloo) HEAD OFFICE
The Old Fire Station 150 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8SB
Tel: 020 7654 7700
Fax: 020 7401 3699
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Head office and Choices


REFUGEE ACTION (Manchester)
4th Floor, Dale House, 35 Dale Street, Manchester M1 2HF
Tel: 0161 233 1200
Fax: 0161 233 1420
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum Advice, community development and Choices. fax: 0161 236 4285 (casework)


REFUGEE ACTION (Nottingham)
Albion House, 3rd floor 5-13 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EG
Tel: 0115 941 8552
Fax: 0115 950 9980
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum Advice and community development


REFUGEE ACTION (Plymouth)
Virginia House, 40 Looe Street, Plymouth PL4 0EB
Tel: 0175 251 9860
Fax: 0175 251 9861
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum Advice and community development


REFUGEE ACTION (Portsmouth)
Fifth floor, Venture Tower, Fratton Road, Portsmouth PO1 5DL
Tel: 023 9285 7561
Fax: 023 9285 7560
Website: www.refugee-action.org
Email: info@refugee-action.org.uk
Services available: Asylum advice and community development.


REFUGEE ARRIVALS PROJECT (RAP) HEAD OFFICE
41b Cross Lances Road, Hounslow TW3 2AD
Tel: 020 8607 6888
Fax: 020 8607 6851
Website: www.refugee-arrivals.org.uk
Email: info@refugee-arrivals.org.uk
Provides comprehensive advice and assistance to asylum seekers arriving at any of the London area airports. One Stop Services. Monday to Friday: 09.30 – 17.00


REFUGEE ARRIVALS PROJECT (RAP) Reception
Room 1116, 1st Floor Queen’s Building, Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 1DN
Tel: 020 8759 5740
Fax: 020 8759 7058
Website: www.refugee-arrivals.org.uk
Opening times Monday to Friday: 09.30 – 22.00 Saturdays, Sundays & Bank holidays: 14.30 – 22.00


REFUGEE COUNCIL HEAD OFFICE (London Ferndale)
240-250 Ferndale Road Brixton SW9 8BB
Tel: 020 7346 6700
Fax: 020 7346 6701
Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Email: info@refugeecouncil.org.uk
London advice line: 020 7346 6777 available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10.00am to 4.00pm, Wednesdays 2.00pm to 4.00pm.


REFUGEE COUNCIL (Eastern Region)
4-8 Museum Street, Ipswich IP1 1HT
Tel: 01473 297900
Fax: 01473 217334
Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Advice line: 01473 297 900, available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Friday 10.00am to 1.00pm, 2.00pm to 4.00pm (closed Wednesdays)


REFUGEE COUNCIL (Oakington)
Building 25 Reception, Oakington Barracks, Longstanton, Cambridge CB4 4EJ
Tel: 01954 789444
Fax: 01954 789471
Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Only for Oakington detainees


REFUGEE COUNCIL (West Midlands)
1st Floor, Smithfield House, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6BS
Tel: 0121 622 1515
Fax: 0121 622 4061
Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Advice line: 0121 622155, available Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10.00am to 12.00, 2.00pm to 4.00pm.


REFUGEE COUNCIL (Yorkshire and Humberside)
1 Dewsbury Road, Leeds LS11 5DQ
Tel: 0113 244 9404
Fax: 0113 246 5229
Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk
Advice line: 0113 386 2210, available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.00am to 4.00pm (closed Wednesdays)


REFUGEE LEGAL CENTRE (RLC) Dover
Charlton House, Dour Street, Dover, CT16 1AT
Tel: 0134 203003
Fax: 01304 203663
Website: www.refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
Email: RLC@Refugee-Legal-Centre.org.uk
Open Monday to Friday, 10-4pm


REFUGEE LEGAL CENTRE (RLC) HEAD OFFICE London
Nelson House 153-157 Commercial Road London E1 2DA
Tel: 020 7780 3200
Fax: 020 7780 3201
Website: www.refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
Email: RLC@Refugee-Legal-Centre.org.uk
DETAINEE ADVICE LINE: 020 780 3220 Advice line is available Mon, Tues, Wed, and Fri. 9.30 – 1 pm. RLC accepts reverse charge calls from detainees. There is a freephone number for detainees held in facilities with telephones equipped to allow them. (0800 592398). EMERGENCY: 07831 598057 AREA OF WORK: Advise and represent asylum seekers in the UK. They will represent anyone appealing against a refusal of asylum. Surgeries are held at some detention centres. Office hours: OPEN: offices are open between 10.00am and 4.00pm


REFUGEE LEGAL CENTRE (RLC) Leeds
5 Butts Court, Leeds, LS1 5 JS
Tel: 0113 245 2819
Fax: 0113 245 2824
Website: www.refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
Email: RLC@Refugee-Legal-Centre.org.uk
OPEN: 9.30- 3.45 Monday-Wednesday and Friday


REFUGEE LEGAL CENTRE (RLC) Oakington
Oakington Barracks, Longstanton, Cambridge CB4 4EJ
Tel: 01954 783300
Fax: 01954 789505
Website: www.refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
Email: RLC@Refugee-Legal-Centre.org.uk
Only for Oakington detainees. Expected to close mid October 2006


REFUGEE LEGAL CENTRE (RLC) Portsmouth
Venture Tower, West Wing 2nd Floor, Fratton Road, Portsmouth PO1 5DL
Tel: 023 9286 1469
Fax: 023 9286 5496
Website: www.refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
Email: rlc@refugee-legal-centre.org.uk
Office expected to open between 9th and 13th October 2006


REFUGEE LIFELINE MAIN OFFICE
1-11 Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 2PN
Tel: 0114 270 1073
Fax: 0114 279 8582
Website: www.refugeelifeline.co.uk
Email: info@refugeelifeline.co.uk
Provides advice and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees. Other offices 24-28 Whitefirgate, Hull HU1 2EX and 1-3 All Saints Square, Rotherham S60 1PW


REFUGEE NETWORK SUTTON
2 Grove Cottage High Street Carshalton SM5 3BB
Tel: 020 8770 6983
Fax: 020 8770 6198
Email: srefugeen@yahoo.co.uk
Advice and support for asylum seekers and refugees


REFUGEE PROJECT – CROYDON
South Norwood Centre, Sandown Road, South Norwood London SE25 4XE
Tel: 020 8656 4560
Fax: 020 8656 7958
Website: www.refugeeproject.org.uk
Email: croydonrefugees@aol.com
Provides advice, information and support to asylum seekers.


REVIVE
St Boniface St Boniface Road Lower Broughton Salford M7 2GE
Tel: 0161 792 0282
Fax: 0161 792 0282
Website: www.spiritans.co.uk/01cframeset.asp
Email: revive01uk@yahoo.co.uk
Catholic mission – provides long term assistance to asylum seekers and refugees in the North West of England


SAVE THE CHILDREN
Save the Children 1 St. John’s Lane London EC1M 4AR
Tel: 020 7012 6400
Fax: 020 7012 6963
Email: supporter.care@savethechildren.org.uk
This is the national contact point but Save the Children has shops and groups in towns throughout the UK


SCOTTISH LEGAL AID BOARD
44 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh SH3 7SW
Tel: 0131 226 7061
Fax: 0131 225 3705
Website: www.slab.org.uk
Email: general@slab.org.uk
Deals with Scottish Legal Aid, Also see Legal Services Commision and Northern Ireland Legal Aid Department


SCOTTISH REFUGEE COUNCIL (Glasgow)
5 Cadogan Square, (170 Blythswood Court) Blythswood, Cadogan Street, Glasgow G2 7PH
Tel: 0141 248 9799
Fax: 0141 243 2499
Website: www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk
FREEPHONE: 0800 085 6087. AREA OF WORK: Dispersal agency. One Stop Service. OPEN: 9.30-16.00 EDINBURGH: for full details see website: http://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/contact


SOUTH LONDON TAMIL WELFARE GROUP (Community Development Office)
65, Clarendon Road, Colliers Wood, London SW19 2DX
Tel: 020 8417 0840
Fax: 020 8417 0840
Website: www.sltwg.org.uk
Email: cds@sltwg.org.uk
Provide immigration advice and visit detainees


SOUTH LONDON TAMIL WELFARE GROUP (Head Office)
36 High Street Colliers Wood London SW19 2AB
Tel: 020 8542 3285
Fax: 020 8542 3289
Website: www.sltwg.org.uk
Email: reception@sltwg.org.uk


UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)
Strand Bridge House 138-142 Strand London WC2R 1HH
Tel: 020 7759 8090
Fax: 020 7759 8119
Website: www.unhcr.org.uk
Email: gbrlo@unhcr.org


WELSH REFUGEE COUNCIL
Phoenix House, 389 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 1TP
Tel: 029 2048 9800
Fax: 029 2043 2980
Website: www.welshrefugeecouncil.org
Email: info@welshrefugeecouncil.org
AREA OF WORK: Dispersal agency. One Stop Service. SWANSEA OFFICE: 3rd Floor, Grove House, Grove Street, Swansea SA1 5DT Tel: 01792 301729


ZIMBABWE ASSOCIATION
Development House 56-64 Leonard Street London EC2A 4JX
Tel: 020 7549 0355
Fax: 020 7549 0356
Website: www.zimbabweassociation.org
Email: zimbabweassociation@yahoo.co.uk
Visit Zimbabwean detainees in the UK


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