British Red Cross - London Refugee Support Team
5 Berners Road
Public phone: 020 7704 5670
Website URL: http://www.redcross.org.uk
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. Conducting assessments remotely over the phone, during coronavirus period.
Monday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)
Tuesday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)
Wednesday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)
Friday: 10am – 4pm (By Appointment Only)
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
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: 10 November 2021