British Red Cross - London Refugee Support Team

Contact details

British Red Cross - London Refugee Support Team
Aztec Row
5 Berners Road
N1 0PW

Public phone: 020 7704 5670


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice and casework support on social welfare entitlements for asylum seekers and refugees, including asylum support, welfare benefits, housing and community care. Access to immigration advice and counseling services. Destitution centre in Hackney with shower and laundry facilities, access to computers and telephones. Clothing, food parcels, hygiene packs and other emergency provisions available.

Target group: Refugees (within the first 6 months of the grant for leave) and asylum seekers.

Area served: Greater London.

How to contact: Phone (02077045670)/Email for an appointment, no drop-in service. All referrals through the casework team in Angel.


Monday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)

Tuesday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)

Wednesday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)

Thursday: Closed

Friday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: 

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number: 220949

Year established: 0

Staffing: 8 full time, approx 100 volunteers.

Public transport: Angel tube - 5 minutes walk. Buses 4, 19, 30, 38, 43, 56, 73, 341.

Record last checked: 29 January 2024


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