COVID-19 update: Continuing to provide their solidarity fund, food parcels and hot food by takeaway. Mentoring project is continuing over the phone. Borderlands works especially with people seeking asylum in the UK or have become a refugee from other countries; they support people who have been trafficked and trapped in domestic service or the sex industry.
COVID-19 update: Face to face services are currently paused but you can still get advice from Bristol Refugee Rights via email, phone or WhatsApp.
Bristol Refugee Rights provide a place of welcome in Bristol where asylum seekers and refugees can meet and be supported to play a full part in the life of the wider community and also campaign for the human rights of refugees and asylum seekers.
COVID-19 update: They are providing emotional support for women experiencing domestic violence and liaising with Next Link; interpreting of up to date information from the government and NHS; access to medical attention for members. They are working with their network of more settled to support those who are more isolated.
Refugee Women of Bristol (RWoB) is the only multi-ethnic, multi-faith organisation which specifically targets the needs of refugee women in Bristol. They are directly governed by women of the refugee and asylum-seeking community, providing services to disenfranchised groups over and above the generic category of ‘refugee’..
The Haven offers Asylum Seekers across Bristol and South Gloucestershire Primary Care Trusts a comprehensive health assessment, which can include vaccinations and screening for communicable diseases. Patients will then be helped to register with a local GP practice.
Advice on all matters including immigration and benefits. Locations and contact details of local offices. Advice is available in Gujarati, Punjabi, Urdu, Chinese, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Slovak and Slovenian.
The East European Advice Centre (EEAC) is a charity that provides advice and support to people from Eastern Europe. They offer free and independent information and advice to help East Europeans to live independently in the community.