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JCWI - Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

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JCWI - Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants
115 Old Street

Public phone: 020 7251 8708 / 020 7553 7470


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Campaigns for justice in immigration, nationality and refugee law and policy. Acts as an expert training resource for other agencies who work in the field. Produces handbooks and other publications. Legal advice on immigration matters including 2 advice lines. Irregular Migrant advice line (0207 553 7470) Mon, Tues and Thurs 10am-1pm. Foreign National Prisoners (0207 553 7468) Weds 10-11am.

Target group: Agencies working with people with problems caused by immigration, refugee and nationality law.

Area served: UK.

How to contact: Phone, email or website.


Monday: 10am - 5pm

Tuesday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 5pm

Thursday: 10am - 5pm

Friday: 10am - 5pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Wheelchair user access to reception only. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters and BSL.

Charity number:

Year established: 1967

Staffing: 2 full time, 7 part time.

Public transport: Old Street tube (exit 7). Buses 55, 243.

Record last checked: 16 February 2021


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