Support for migrants

Organisations and community groups supporting migrants and people seeking asylum in Leeds.

  • PAFRAS – Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
    Emergency provision and crisis intervention, OISC regulated casework, integrated mental health support and dedicated young person’s service for people seeking asylum.
  • Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network – Social, practical and wellbeing support through befriending and English at Home. Grace Hosting where volunteers can offer spare room for asylum seekers who are destitute.
  • RETAS: For refugees – integration, employment, education and 28 transition project for newly granted refugees.
  • The Refugee Council: Children Section, New Roots integration project (Leeds)
  • British Red Cross: Casework, family tracing, Surviving to Thriving youth group
  • Leeds Refugee Forum: social & wellbeing groups, ESOL, community support, IT facilities
  • St Vincent’s Support Centre: Groups, ESOL, community support, immigration advice drop-in
  • Manuel Bravo: Free legal advice for asylum seekers and refugees who can’t get legal aid
  • The Children’s Society: Hearts youth group for young migrants and employment support 
  • Give A Gift: Destitution and poverty alleviation 
  • Leeds Unity Centre: Practical support and solidarity for reporting at the Home Office
  • Ashiana: Support for survivors of trafficking 
  • Micro Rainbow: Housing and social inclusion support for LGBTI asylum seekers 
  • Rainbow Hearts: Weekly group for women seeking asylum
  • Yorkshire St Pauli: Football for All sessions 

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