Who they help:
Asylum seekers and Refugees (single adults, families and unaccompanied children). Welcome Centre with community information, maps of Oxford, leaflets, people who can answer questions and help you make appointments, a place where you can pick up letters addressed to you if you do not have a regular place to live.
Advice on the immigration process. There also provide advice for young people. There is also a women’s group where you can make friends, and a men’s group.
Who they help:
Refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants – mainly in Oxfordshire – by providing psychological, social and practical support. They provide the following services:
Specialised counselling and psychotherapy (with interpreters when necessary); Mentoring; A weekly Women’s Group; Services for men; Advice and advocacy. They also work with Citizens Advice Bureau to help you get advice. They also work with Immigration solicitors to ensure your needs are met.
Where they are:
Old Music Hall, 106–108 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JE (Entrance at 54 Marston Street)
Citizens Advice Oxfordshire
The Citizens Advice Bureau is charity with centres in Oxford, Wheatley, Kidlington, Abingdon, Didcot, and Witney. (See locations.) They are places where you can go to get advice about benefits, work, debt, relationships, housing, your legal rights, discrimination, paying tax, and other things. You have to book an appointment.
Help for refugees and asylum seekers in Swindon.
Funding related to COVID-19
Further information about funding sources during the pandemic.