For refugees Links to helpful organisations For trustworthy information https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/ for women and older girls https://www.baytreecentre.org/ If you are an Asylum Seeker Migrant Help is usually first option BE READY TO QUEUE ON ‘HOLD’ FOR A LONG TIME https://www.migranthelpuk.org/contact Free phone helpline (open 24/7/365): 0808 8010 503 A respected refugee-sympathetic charity with branches in most towns https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/get-help-as-a-refugee RefuNet ask for a volunteer free tutor1 hour a week online English lessons Want to feel some love and welcome? https://andinmyvoicemostwelcomeshallyoube.wordpress.com/ great support and online activities. You have to call and register https://www.jrsuk.net/ Women learn English (beginners, intermediate and advanced) currently on zoom https://www.facebook.com/selamenglishclass items being given away for free. Environmental charity. Keep yourself safe if you are meeting with strangers https://www.freecycle.org/town/CroydonUK download the app to find free food https://olioex.com/ Free meals cooked by volunteers. https://www.foodcycle.org.uk/ Fridays 7 – 8pm collect from SE25 4XG Norwoodjunction@foodcycle.org.uk Youth music project for refugees in Croydon aged 14 – 23 Wednesday evenings https://www.refugeeyouth.org Immigration Legal advice https://swllc.org/get-advice/immigration-and-asylum/ An app. WHerever you are in the UK It tells you the nearby humanitarian organisations https://refaid.com/ If you are detained https://www.gdwg.org.uk/ Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group Refugee Action https://www.refugee-action.org.uk/ campaigns and trustworthy news and information Croydon Voluntary Action run outdoor sport activities. They help if you want to volunteer.