Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS)

Contact details

Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS)
The Trust Centre
Falkner Street

Public phone: 01452 550 528

Email: /

Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Drop-in centre for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants providing a range of services. Advice and information on education, immigration, employment, housing and benefits. Trauma counselling, with interpreters available. Emergency supply of furniture, food and clothing. Visits for detainees and other migrants.

Target group: Refugees and asylum seekers, and other migrants.

Area served: Gloucestershire.

How to contact: Drop In, phone (01452 550 528) or email.


Monday: 10am - 4pm

Tuesday: Appointments only

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: Appointments only

Friday: 10am - 4pm

Weekends: Emergency only

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramped entrance, parking on street, open door during drop-in

Other information

Languages other than English: Arabic, French, Russian, Urdu, access to interpreters and Language Line.

Charity number: 1082388

Year established: 1999

Staffing: 13 full time, 9 part time, 25 volunteers.

Public transport: 10 minutes walk from Gloucester bus and train station

Record last checked: 23 May 2024


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