Need more information or advice if you are a refugee or asylum seeker?

There are local services that can provide advice and support for young asylum seekers and refugees:

DePaul can help with accommodation for young people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. T: 020 7278 4224.

Islington Law Centre can provide advice on asylum, immigration and human rights law. T: 020 7288 7630.

For more information on these services look in the Related services section.

Other organisations providing information and advice:

Refugee Council has information on all aspects of asylum and immigration matters, including benefits, identity and travel documents, and refugee community organisations. Their website has various resources for asylum seekers and refugees. If under 18 and looking for advice, contact the Children's service on T: 020 7346 1134 (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm), or email

The GOV.UK website has information on how to apply for permission to stay in the UK.

Children’s Legal Centre can provide information for migrant children about their rights and their education in the UK.

Citizens Advice Bureau has information on immigration on their website.

Or contact the Islington Citizens Advice Bureau T: 0808 278 7836. The Adviceline is open from Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm, and calls are free.

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