South London Refugee Association (previously Merton and Wandsworth Asylum Welcome)
Woodlawns Centre, 16 Leigham Court Road
Public phone: 0203 490 3443
Website URL: http://www.slr-a.org.uk/contact-us/
Service offered: Drop-ins (Please check website for most up to date information, face to face services limited during coronavirus pandemic) for refugees and asylum seekers providing advice, advocacy, information, positive activities, counselling and emotional support. Advice & information on housing, welfare benefits, immigration and consumer/debt issues. Help with accessing health care services. ESOL classes. Drop-ins (Please check website for most up to date information, face to face services limited during coronavirus pandemic) at St Mary's Church, Balham High Road, Balham, SW12 9BS on Mondays (10 AM to 2 PM) and Holy Trinity Church, 234 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1SB on Wednesdays (10 AM – 1 PM). Youth support service and outreach. Youth drop-ins (Please check website for most up to date information, face to face services limited during coronavirus pandemic) at the main office on Thursday afternoons, offering advice and support to young people. Youth club on Tuesdays 3.30 PM – 6 PM and Thursdays 4.30 PM – 7 PM at Knights Youth Centre, 27 Streatham Place, SW2 4QQ
Target group: Refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants.
Area served: London Boroughs of Merton and Wandsworth.
How to contact: Phone (0203 490 3443) or email (staff email contacts on website). Open Mon-Fri 9am - 6pm
Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 9am - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm
Thursday: 9am - 6pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Parking for disabled drivers. Loop system.
Languages other than English: Amharic, Arabic, French, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Urdu, Tigrinya
Charity number: 1102814
Year established: 1996
Staffing: Director, 1 youth casework manager, 4 youth caseworkers, 1 office/drop-in coordinator, 1 adult advice manager, 1 fundraiser, 1 immigration advisor, 1 Adult caseworker, 2 p/t counsellors, 1 foodbank manager, 1 youth Worker, 1 youth services manager, 1 Community Engagement Coordinator.
Public transport: Nearest train station Streatham Hill, buses 250, 118, 333, 159, 57.
Record last checked: 10 November 2021