There are many good national charities working for asylum seekers in the UK that offer a wealth of information and services – here is a selection:
  • Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP) – A small national charity which aims to reduce destitution amongst asylum seekers by protecting their legal rights to food and shelter.
  • Asylum Aid – A charity providing advice and legal representation to asylum seekers and refugees
  • NACCOM – A network of organisations across the UK supporting destitute asylum seekers by providing some form of accommodation
  • Refugee Action – A charity helping people who’ve fled persecution and violence rebuild their lives, through advice, support and campaigns
  • The Refugee Council – A leading national charity supporting refugees to rebuild their lives, offers a series of excellent information sheets.
  • City of Sanctuary Founded in 2005, this national movement works through local networks to build a culture of hospitality and welcome for refugees seeking sanctuary from war or persecution. The website includes a comprehensive list of local groups and contacts, plus a useful resources section including advice on how to set up your own group.

 

 Pages in this section:

About asylum

Asylum facts

Asylum resources

Asylum stories

What’s an asylum seeker?


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