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Asylum Welcome

 Asylum Welcome is an OISC L2 registered charity located in Oxford.  Asylum Welcome offers information, advice and practical support to asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants living in Oxfordshire. We help adults, young people and families to feel safe, respected and understood as members of…

 Asylum Welcome is an OISC L2 registered charity located in Oxford.

 Asylum Welcome offers information, advice and practical support to asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants living in Oxfordshire. We help adults, young people and families to feel safe, respected and understood as members of our diverse community.                                

Patrons: Dr. Uwe Kitzinger CBE; Rt Rev Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford

Registered charity no. 1092265 • Company no 4361627

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Almas Farsi (Navid)
Contact Position
Head of Services
Telephone
01865 722082
E-mail
office@asylum-welcome.org
Website
http://www.asylum-welcome.org/
Notes

What we do: We provide information, advice, practical support and referral through a range of services.

Adult and Family Advice includes legal and immigration issues, health needs, housing, welfare and benefits.

The Youth Service provides individual casework support, a youth club and also holiday activities. 

The Education and Employment Service offers support with education and employment and provides 1:1 English lessons run by qualified volunteer teachers.

The Europa Welcome Service enables people with EU citizenship to make application for settled status.

We have a Food Bank and a Hardship Fund and can provide weekly supplies of food, essential toiletries and small grants for essential living needs. We can also provide bikes and laptops through recycled Bike and Laptop Projects.

The Refugee Community Organisation Project offers support to local refugee community groups.

The Huntercombe Project offers information and advice to migrant prisoners in Huntercombe Prison.

The Schools Advocacy Project provides support to migrant parents and children as they apply and join schools.

The Afghan Hotel Programme provides support to people, arriving from Afghanistan and staying in hotels while they are re-settling in the UK.

The Ukraine Programme:  Asylum Welcome works with the six councils in Oxfordshire, sharing information and organising training for hosts. They also support learning and activities and the many informal community groups. 

Advocacy works to improve conditions for refugees, asylum seekers and undocumented migrants.

Where to go

Name
Asylum Welcome
Address
Unit 7, Newtec Place
Magdalen Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX4 1RE
Notes

There is a small amount of parking space and some on street parking nearby. There is a bus stop on Iffley Road, at the end of Magdalen Road.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday 9.30 - 4.30
 
On Mondays and Thursdays the centre is open for pre-booked appointments only.
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Open 9.30-4-30. Adult and Family and Youth Services on Tues,Weds and Fri. Education and Employment and Europa Welcome Services on Mon and Thurs
We have had to move to an appointment based system so there are no drop-ins except for emergencies.

Other Details

Availability

Additional Information

Providing services to
16 + years
Adults

Notes

We can provide Interpreters for most common languages

Last checked on 10/06/2022

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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