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Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS)

Contact details

Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (GARAS)
111 Barton Street
Gloucester
GL1 4HR

Public phone: 01452 550 528

Email: info@garas.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.garas.org.uk

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 or email.

Availability

Monday: 10am - 4pm drop-in and phone

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm phone and appointments

Wednesday: 10am - 5pm drop-in and phone

Thursday: 10am - 4pm phone and appointments

Friday: 10am - 4pm drop-in and phone

Weekends:

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking. Ramped entrance. Home visits for people unable to attend the centre.

Other information

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

Charity number: 1082388

Year established: 1999

Staffing: 3 full time, 4 part time, 15 volunteers.

Public transport: 10 minutes walk from city centre bus and train stations.

Record last checked: 11 January 2018

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