Refugees and others in the UK for protection - Further information and advice

Last reviewed 14 June 2023

Further information and advice

The following organisations can provide further information and advice to refugees and others who have come to the UK for protection:

British Red Cross - a humanitarian charity helping refugees and asylum seekers.

Asylum Aid - a charity providing legal representation to vulnerable people seeking asylum in the UK.

Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit - an organisation providing advice, support and representation to people subject to immigration control.

The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) - a charity providing legal advice, support and campaigning for justice in immigration, nationality and refugee law and policy. 

Migrant Legal Help - a charity supporting asylum seekers, refugees and victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.

The Refugee Council - a charity providing advice to refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK. 

Scottish Refugee Council - a charity providing advice and services to asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland. 

Welsh Refugee Council - a charity supporting asylum seekers and refugees in Wales.

Refugee Action - a charity providing advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK and campaigning for a fairer asylum system. 

If you need immigration advice ensure that you get the advice from someone who is either registered with OISC to give such advice or exempt from such registration. You can check the OISC website, which lists all advisers and advice organisations that are either OISC-registered or exempt from requiring such registration.


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