Please note: our waiting list is now full and we cannot currently accept any new referrals.
We offer workshops and appointments to assist people to make applications for access to public funds.
We also have information about making the application yourself.
When our waiting list is open, we welcome referrals for assistance.
If you would like to sign up for our next workshop or an appointment, or if you would like to refer somebody else, please fill out this form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to fill out the form, please email us at email@example.com instead. We will reply as soon as possible.
We are not a drop-in centre and can see people by appointment only.
Whether you decide to wait for an appointment or decide to make the application yourself, you can use our guide here to prepare.
Other organisations helping with this application:
There are some other organisations that may be able to help - please contact them directly:
Advising Communities: https://advisingcommunities.uk/
CARIS Haringey (if you live in Haringey or have been housed by Haringey Council): http://carisharingey.org.uk/referral
Refugee Women's Action (if you live in Hackney, Islington, Westminster or Lewisham): www.refugeewomen.org.uk
Genesis Advantage, Referral via the advice drop-in on Wednesdays. St Jude's Centre, SE1 6EZ. 020 7620 3753
British Red Cross Essex (for people living in Essex): Contact Janine to make a referral: 01245 291027, (202 New London Road, CM2 9AB).
Wanstead and Woodford Migrant Support Centre (for people living in Redbridge and neighbouring boroughs; Waltham Forest, Newham, Barking and Dagenham and Havering, as well as Essex): https://wwms.org.uk/, firstname.lastname@example.org, 07397 028408, (Broadmead Baptist Church, IG8 8PE).
The Cardinal Hume Centre: https://www.cardinalhumecentre.org.uk/need-help/immigration-advice/ , (3-7 Arneway Street off, Horseferry Rd, London SW1P 2BG).
Outside of London:
Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit. For people living in Manchester only. Referral info here: http://gmiau.org/help-and-advice/services/#referrals
City Life Education and Action for Refugees CLEAR: Southampton based. Book an appointment online https://clearproject.org.uk/advice/ , (James Street Centre, Southampton, SO14 1PJ).
Other sources of advice:
We only assist with Change of Conditions applications for people with NRPF, but you may need advice on other issues. We work with the following organisations to provide this advice, and you can also contact them directly:
Project 17 - http://www.project17.org.uk/ - for people with NRPF facing homelessness and needing emergency ('section 17') support from local authorities.
Maternity Action - https://www.maternityaction.org.uk/advice-2/maternity-care-access-advice-service/ - for anyone with NRPF who needs advice about a debt they owe to the NHS.
Other advice centres for immigration-related advice – please email us if you'd like us to signpost you to another form of advice.