IMMIGRATION ADVICE ( legal aid) & ADVICE LINES & GENERAL ADVICE AGENCIES FOR MIGRANT WOMEN
GREATER MANCHESTER IMMIGRATION AID UNIT
Mon-Fri 10:00am to 4:30pm
If you need advice we may be able to help you if you come to the drop-in advice service on Tuesday morning. We open the door at 8 am and can only see approximately fifteen people. Please arrive early in order to avoid disappointment.
SAFER LIVES PROJECT
0161 0161 740 7722
Direct: 0161 740 Refer through email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
BURY LAW CENTER
Telephone advice line and in-person visits: open from 9:30am - 5pm. Closed for lunch between 12:45pm - 1:45pm.
IMMIGRATION ADVICE: Thursdays 2pm (get there a bit earlier)
ROCHDALE LAW CENTRE
Asylum Advice Line
Our Asylum & Immigration advice line is open from 10 am - 12 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please feel free to telephone during these times on 01706 657766.
26-28 Mawdsley Street Bolton BL1 1LF
Tel: 0300 330 9071. http://www.boltoncab.co.uk/Advice--Information/Immigration--Asylum/
Face-to-face We operate a Social Welfare Drop-In session on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday where you can come into our offices and speak to an adviser about the issue you may have, regardless of what subject area it falls into.
Mon:Drop-in closed. Pre-arranged appointments/ support only
Tue: 10:00 - 15:15 Social Welfare Drop-In (Immigration 10 - 1pm)
Wed: 10:00 - 15:15 Social Welfare Drop-In (Immigration 1 - 3.15pm)
Thu:Drop-in closed. Pre-arranged appointments/ support only
Fri: 10:00 - 15:15 Social Welfare Drop-In (Immigration 10 - 1pm)
Advice Line Telephone -We operate a contact centre which is available from ten o'clock, five days a week where we have advisers available to assist with your problems on 0300 330 9071.
Mon: 10:00 - 16:00
Tue: 10:00 - 16:00
Wed: 10:00 - 16:00
Thu: 10:00 - 16:00
Fri: 10:00 - 16:00
Immigration & Asylum
At Citizens Advice Bolton, all our initial advice is free - including Immigration Advice.
In addition to this advice service we can also offer casework support with any applications.
This additional casework is available through two means – the first one is through the Legal Aid service and the second is via a fee paying service.
Legal Aid Unfortunately, changes to the legal aid system means that only a small amount of Asylum applications as well as Victims of Domestic Violence are able to have a case funded by the legal aid servic
BROUDIE, JACKSON AND CANTER SOLICITORS
· Phone: 0161 468 1234
· Address: 111 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2H
· Hours: Mon - Fri 9:00 - 17:00 Hours subject to change
Ring for appointment for free immigration advice
601 Stockport Rd,
Manchester M13 0RX
T: 0161 224 3311
REFUGEE ACTION IN GREATER MANCHESTER
GREATER MANCHESTER ASYLUM CRISIS Project
· Supporting Asylum seekers in Greater Manchester who need housing and food while their asylum claims are being resolved.
PREVENTING ASYLUM HOMELESSNESS project
· supporting Asylum seekers in Greater Manchester who are at risk of being homeless.
Address: 179 Royce Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5TJ
Phone: 0161 831 5420
WAST – Women Asylum Seekers Together
Drop in / self help support group for Women Asylum seekers -Fridays 11-3
Methodist Central Hall
Tel : 0161 464 7374
Email :firstname.lastname@example.org Website ; www.wastmanchester.com
RIGHTS OF WOMEN -HELPLINES
A women’s charity working in a number of ways to help women through the law. Our vital services aim to provide women with the legal advice and information they need to understand and use the law and their legal rights. We also work to improve the law for women and increase women’s access to justice.
52-54 Featherstone Street,
London, EC1Y 8RT.
T: 020 7251 6575
We can advise you on
Immigration and asylum law
· claiming asylum
· the rights of Europeans and their families in the UK
· immigration law including domestic violence, long residence and family life
· financial support options including for women with no recourse to public funds*
Call 020 7490 7689 Monday 10am – 4pm, Thursday 10am – 4pm
· domestic violence and abuse
· divorce, finances and property on relationship breakdown
· cohabitation, finances and property on relationship breakdown
· parental responsibility and arrangements for children
· lesbian parenting
Call 020 7251 6577 Monday – Thursday 7pm – 9pm, Friday 12pm – 2pm
The line is closed on BANK HOLIDAYS
Please contact us for professional, friendly advice. Where possible, we offer fixed fees to help you plan your budget and ensure that there are no surprises at the end of your case. You may be eligible for advice on asylum through legal aid.
T: 020 7456 9750 (Advice line open Mon- Thurs 10-12 pm)
ASYLUM AID (NOW A PART OF THE MIGRANTS RESOURCE CENTRE)- LONDON
Migrants Resource Centre has worked for over 30 years to help migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers overcome the barriers that prevent them from fully participating in British society. In this time, we have helped tens of thousands of people secure protection in the UK, regularise their immigration status, learn English, and find work. We have helped people who are stateless and have other nationality issues secure more certain future.
Migrants Resource Centre
25 Ashley Road,
London N17 9LJ
T: 020 7354 9631 (Mon-Fri from 9:30am-5:30pm)
Advice line (Currently Unavailable. Please check here for updates)
T: (020) 7354 9264
EEA INFO & SUPPORT
is a specialist charity whose mission is to promote awareness of European law rights and assist marginalised individuals and those in vulnerable circumstances to assert those rights. We do this by:
· Taking cases to the European Court of Human Rights
· Providing legal advice to individuals directly
· Carrying out training and drafting reports and other publications.
The AIRE Centre
Room 505. Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.
Charles Clore House.
17 Russell Square.
Tel: +44 20 7831 4276
Fax: +44 207 862 5765
PUBLIC INTEREST LAW UNIT – LONDON EEA Advice Project
http://www.pilu.org.uk/eea-advice-project/ 0207 840 2000
NRPF NETWORK LONDON
A network of local authorities and partner organisations focusing on the statutory duties to migrants with care needs who have no recourse to public funds
http://www.nrpfnetwork.org.uk/information/Pages/default.aspx These pages contain general information relevant to people with no recourse to public funds (NRPF), and organisations advising this group. Practitioners in local authorities providing assistance to people with NRPF will also need to refer to our detailed practice guidance.