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.