This directory was created by Liverpool Cathedral with the aim of equipping churches who want to help asylum seekers by signposting organisations that offer practical help, advice and expertise.
Welcoming the Stranger – A Guide
A ground-breaking document written by the Justice and Peace Commission in conjunction with other church leaders is published today.
The innovative guide – Welcoming the Stranger – is intended for churches and other groups to help them find a way to respond positively to the refugee crisis. With easy to read sections and important factual information the guide busts myths that have grown up to describe this national and global crisis. Importantly the document offers clear guidance and support to help church communities, and others, offer practical help as they seek to welcome the stranger.
Read it online here
For a general guide providing information and advice about the specialist needs of asylum seekers please visit the following link and download “Working with Asylum Seekers and Refugees”, a guide published by Liverpool PCT.
For more information about the asylum process visit the website of the UK Border Agency
Support for asylum seekers who have been refused asylum and have no recourse to public funds.
Practical support including food, accommodation advice, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and opportunities to socialise and meet other asylum seekers.
Legal advice, pastoral and medical care, counselling and other forms of advice to asylum seekers.
Practical help, advice, support and social activities to asylum seeking women and children.
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