Support for asylum seekers who have been refused asylum and have no recourse to public funds.
Home 7 Overbury Street, Liverpool L7 3HJ home
Asylum Link has a food store where destitute asylum seekers can get 2 bags of non-perishable food and a small cash grant weekly. Asylum Link can also offer advice regarding asylum claims (certified to OISC level 3). Please see Asylum Link’s entry in the Support & Advice and Practical Help sections also.
Opening Hours: Monday- Thursday 9am-4pm.
Some services are only accessible on specific days – please contact for details.
Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP) aims to reduce destitution amongst asylum seekers by protecting their legal rights to food and shelter. ASAP offers the following:
- Free legal representation and advice to asylum seekers appealing against UKBA’s decision to refuse or withdraw their support.
- Asylum support, advice and training to frontline organisations, advice agencies and legal practitioners working with with asylum seekers.
- Policy, lobbying and litigation to improve policies and procedures on asylum support.
Please also note that ASAP does not give immigration advice and ASAP is unable to give advice to individual asylum seekers.
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 2-4pm only
Home 1st floor, 110 Oldham Road, Manchester M4 6AG home
The Boaz Trust offer practical help, advice and support to destitute asylum seekers in Manchester. After Boaz Trust have taken on a client they are able to provide for a range of needs – e.g with accommodation, food, legal issues, advocacy and pastoral support.
Home Phone: 07761238613home
Refuge offers a range of services including counselling, housing for destitute asylum seekers, Christian teaching and Bible study, some clothing, ongoing friendship and support, and help with legal issues. Please telephone Shirley Renwick on the number above for more information.