There are a number of organisations which can help you
if you need immigration advice or are seeking asylum in North
UK Border Agency provides support, accommodation and
financial help for asylum seekers whilst their claim is being
considered by them.
UK Border Agency can provide support, as appropriate, to asylum
seekers during their asylum claim and for asylum seekers whose
claim has failed whilst they are waiting to return to their country
Both these have conditions attached and are only for eligible
If you are an asylum seeker, are eligible to and wish to
claim support you may want to seek the assistance of your
nearest One Stop Shop (OSS) service.
In North Somerset this service is provided by
Action (based in Bristol) which receives
a Home Office grant to
provide this service.
The The UK Border Agency
has details about the law and how it applies to you
online information service
can be found on
the Refugee Council
The independent charity Asylum
Aid can also assist refugees and offers free
legal advice and representation.