Advice Lines

The Refugee Council Advisory Service
This service offers helps with integration, welfare and housing issues.
Chloe Morgan is one of their senior advisors and can be contacted at Refugee Advice Project, Refugee Council, 0207 346 1160 Chloe.Morgan@RefugeeCouncil.org.uk.

They can also provide support to access a legal aid housing solicitor and recommend the following firms: Osbornes Law, Hodge Jones & Allen, Hopkins Murray Beskine, Edwards Duthie (Stratford Office) and TV Edwards.

 

DROP-IN ADVICE: ALL MIGRANTS
Tues 1pm-4pm
Greenwich Migrant Hub

GRiP Offices, 2nd Floor, Royal Sovereign House, Beresford St., London SE18 6BF

Tel: 07742 126160 (Tues Only)

 

DROP-IN ADVICE – immigration, asylum support
REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS ONLY
Monday 11.00am – 4.00pm

Thursday 11.00am – 4.00pm (NEED TO GET THERE EARLY)

Notre Dame Refugee Centre: 5 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BX

Phone: 020 7440 2660  www.notredamerc.org.uk

 

DROP-IN ADVICE: FREE immigration and asylum drop-in assessment service- CALL FIRST
Thursday 10am-12pm
Migrants Resource Centre: Legal Advice Centre, Derry House, 20 Penfold Street, NW8 8HJ

Phone: 02074026750

General enquiries: info@migrants.org.uk

 

DROP-IN ADVICE FOR PEOPLE LIVING, WORKING OR STUDYING IN SOUTHWARK
Southwark Citizens Advice Bureaux Immigration Caseworker: Gary Goddard

 Free legal advice and assistance for people living, working or studying in Southwark

Drop-in: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10am – 1pm

Peckham Citizens Advice Bureau, 97 Peckham High Street, LONDON, SE15 5RS

Tuesday and Thursday 10am-1pm

Bermondsey Citizens Advice Bureau, 8 Market Place, Southwark Park Road, LONDON, SE16 3UQ

Telephone: 0344 499 4134

 

DROP-IN SERVICE – immigration

Alternate Wednesdays from 5.30pm – CALL FIRST

Latin American House

To make appointment for Housing Benefit Advice, Housing Law Advice, Employment Law and Immigration, call 02073725244 / 02073725650; email: info@casalatina.org.uk

10 Kingsgate Place, London, NW6 4TA

Phone: 02073725244

Email: admin@casalatina.org.uk

 

DROP-IN ADVICE
Tuesday and Wednesday 7-9pm; registration begins at 6.30pm and early arrival is recommend due to limit on numbers of visitors to be seen.

Monday 7-9pm –only once a month

Croydon Legal Advice Centre: 79 Park Lane, Croydon, CR0 1JG

Phone: 020876727777

 

DROP-IN ADVICE
ALL MIGRANTS
Monday 1-4pm – CALL/EMAIL FIRST TO CHECK THEY ARE OPEN AND HAVE CAPACITY
Haringey Migrant Support Centre: St John Vianney Church Hall, 386 West Green Road, N15 3QL

07544078332  www.haringeymsc.org

 

DROP-IN ADVICE
REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS ONLY
Tuesday 11-1.30pm – Immigration Legal Advice surgery with Lambeth Law Centre/South West London Law Centre
Refugee Council – Brixton Destitution Project: The Brix @ St Matthew’s, 4th floor, Brixton Hill, London SW2 1JF

Open Tuesdays only 10.00-14.00

Destitute clients can receive practical advice and support, health support, a meal, and emergency provisions at our drop-in destitution services.

Immigration Legal Advice surgery with Lambeth Law Centre/South West London Law Centre from 11:00 – 13.30

 APPOINTMENT ONLY

APPOINTMENT ONLY FOR ALL MIGRANTS
Every TUESDAY 10:00-14:00pm (first 6 people only, phone to book slot) £75 unless eligible for legal aid – then you can claim it back (45 minute slots)
JCWI – Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants: 115 Old Street, London, EC1V 9RT

Phone: 020 7251 8708  www.jcwi.org.uk

 

REFERRAL ONLY – NEED TO BOOK APPOINTMENT
REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS ONLY
Red Cross Refugee Unit
Aztec Row, 5 Berners Road, Angel, London N1 0PW     0207 7045 670

 

ADVICE SERVICE – NEED TO BOOK APPOINTMENT
Monday-Friday, except Tuesday 10am-12pm and 2-4pm
Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network

Referrals can be done by individuals or agencies

11st Floor Parker House, 144 Evelyn Street, London, SE8 5DD

Immigration enquiries:

Phone: 02086940323

Email: ed@lrmn.org.uk

Welfare Benefits enquiries:

Phone: 02086940323

Email: margot@lrmn.org.uk

http://www.lrmn.org.uk

 

REFERRAL ONLY – NEED TO BOOK APPOINTMENT – NOT FREE
ALL MIGRANTS
RAMFEL – Refugee and Migrant Forum of East London

Immigration advice referrals and appointments are subject to charges

020 8478 4513, for the Ilford or Barking office: http://www.ramfel.org.uk/

Ilford

Cardinal Heenan Centre
326 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1QP

Barking & Dagenham

Suite 1 & 2
LCCM House
Kemp Road
RM8 1ST

 

DROP-IN – APPOINTMENT – ADVICE LINE
ALL MIGRANTS – MIGHT BE CLOSED OVER THE SUMMER – CHECK FIRST
Praxis

Phone advice: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2-4.30pm: 020 7749 7608

Form-filling session: every Monday, 10am-1pm and 2-4pm – for help completing forms relating to welfare benefits (applications and appeals), housing, asylum support and some immigration matters. Call us to book a slot during these times, either through our main reception number (020 7729 7985) or through our advice line (020 7749 7608). Please note that if you turn up without an appointment we may not be able to see you on the same day.

Face-to-face advice:

Housing advice drop-in: every Tuesday 10am-12.30pm

Welfare benefits advice drop-in: every Thursday 10am-12.30pm

Immigration advice drop-in: every Friday 10am-12.30pm

General advice queries: advice@praxis.org.uk

Pott Street, London E2 0EF

 

APPOINTMENT ONLY – CALL FIRST
ALL MIGRANTS – HAVE TO BE HOMELESS IN LONDON
Cardinal Hume: The Centre provides free and accredited advice on basic as well as complex immigration matters. In addition, we can also provide representation at appeal for those who cannot afford legal assistance and are suffering from poverty and homelessness due to their lack of status.

1-2 month waiting list 020 7227 1673 to see if we can help and arrange an appointment.

New clients to the Centre have to be registered through the Advice and Assessment Team. Priority is usually given to people with a link to Westminster, however, non Westminster residents who are destitute and/or with no recourse to public funds will be seen.

The Advice and Assessment Team are available to see potential users of the Centre from

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:   9.00am to 1.00pm lunch 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Wednesday:                                    9.00am to 1.00pm lunch 2.00pm to 6.30pm

Friday:                                            12.30 to 4.00pm

Clients can register for services by using the Assessment Team entrance on Medway Street SW1P 2BA.Their telephone number is 020 7227 1673.

On site interpretation services is available in Spanish, Portuguese and French on Wednesdays.

 

APPOINTMENT ONLY SERVICE – TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE
ALL MIGRANTS
Afro-Asian Advisory Service

Appointment only – No drop-ins, Mon-Fri 9am – 1pm

53 Addington Square, London SE5 7LB

Telephone: 020 7701 0141

In emergency cases an advice worker will see a client for a few minutes in order to assess the urgency of the case and make an appointment as necessary

Advice line: Call 0845 618 5385 Monday – Friday 2pm-5pm

Free Specialist Advice in immigration/asylum & nationality law and a support and referral service to other advice agencies where advice workers do not have the appropriate specialist knowledge

 TELEPHONE ADVICE

Refugee Council: advice for new refugees. 0207 346 1166

Migrant Help: free helpline can help you apply for a national insurance number and
benefits 08088000630/1

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE
UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS
Free and Confidential Phone Advice for Undocumented Migrants Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 10:00am-13:00pm
JCWI – Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

115 Old Street, London, EC1V 9RT

Phone: 020 7553 7470  www.jcwi.org.uk

 

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE
ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEES ONLY
Tuesdays between 1.00pm – 4:00pm
Asylum Aid

Asylum and Immigration Advice line: 020 7354 9264  www.asylumaid.org.uk

 

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE
ALL MIGRANTS
Friday – 11am – 1pm
Hackney Community Law Centre

Asylum and Immigration Advice line open: Phone: 0208 985 8364  www.hclc.org.uk

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINES
ALL MIGRANTS – CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Monday – Friday 10am-6pm
Migrant Children’s Project advice line

Free legal advice and info on all issues affecting migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children. Phone: 0207 636 8505  www.childrenslegalcentre.com

 

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE
EUROPEAN MIGRANTS
Mon – Fri 10am-6pm – Note that they are unable to give out advice over the telephone, so when you call we will take down your query and then get back to you, usually by email.
AIRE (Advice on Individual Rights in Europe) EU MIGRANTS

If you want to get advice from us, or want to find out whether we can help, you can either email us or you can call us from Monday to Friday, between 10am and 6pm on 020 7831 4276. info@airecentre.org  http://www.airecentre.org/

 

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE
ALL FEMALE MIGRANTS – WOMEN ONLY
Mondays 12-3pm Thursday 10-1pm
Rights of Women

020 7490 7689

Immigration advice line:

– the rights of EEA nationals and their family members

– claiming asylum in the UK

– trafficking

– domestic violence and immigration law

– no recourse to public funds

Family Law advice line

– domestic violence and abuse

– divorce and civil partnership dissolution

– relationship breakdown

– issues relating to children, including parental responsibility, child contact and residence

 

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE – FOR ADVISERS ONLY

DROP- IN ADVICE at HACKNEY MIGRANT CENTRE (once a month – call to find out)

DESTITUTE FAMILIES – NO RECOURSE TO PUBLIC FUNDS
Call our advice line for advisers on 07963 509 044

Mon, Tues, Thurs 10-5pm – Leave a message and they’ll call you back.

Project 17

Offers advice for families with children.

Project 17 works to end destitution among migrant children. We work with families experiencing exceptional poverty to improve their access to local authority support.

Who is it for? Advisers assisting migrant families – who have no recourse to public funds – on housing and financial issues

http://www.project17.org.uk
info@project17.org.uk
Tel 07963 509044

 

TELEPHONE ADVICE LINE – APPOINTMENT ONLY SERVICE
ALL MIGRANTS
Call 0845 618 5385 Monday – Friday 2pm-5pm to discuss your asylum, nationality and immigration matter with a caseworker
Afro-Asian Advisory Service

An independent voluntary organisation based in the London Borough of Southwark providing a free specialist legal service to all migrants.

Call 020 7701 0141 to book an appointment at:

53 Addington Square, London SE5 7LB

APPOINTMENT ONLY

 

FYI You can always try your local law centre or citizens’ advice bureau to get some information about what help is available to you

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