IMMIGRATION ADVICE  ( legal aid) & ADVICE LINES & GENERAL ADVICE AGENCIES FOR MIGRANT WOMEN

 

GREATER MANCHESTER IMMIGRATION AID UNIT

1 Delaunays Road
Crumpsall Green
Manchester
M8 4QS
T: 0161 740 7722
F: 0161 740 5172
E: info@gmiau.org             http://gmiau.org/ 

·         APPOINTMENTS
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:  referrals@gmiau.org        or vicky@gmiau.org 

 

BURY LAW CENTER  

First Floor
St John’s House
155 – 163 The Rock
Bury, Greater Manchester
BL9 0ND
T: 0161-272-0666
E:  info@burylawcentre.co.uk           http://www.buryfocus.co.uk/sites/bury-law-centre

Opening Hours
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

15 Drake Street Rochdale OL16 1RE
T: 01706 657 850
E: admin@rochdalelawcentre.org.uk     http://www.rochdalelawcentre.org.uk/

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.

 

BOLTON CAB

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.

Further information

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

·         Email :enquiry@broudiejacksoncanter.co.uk https://www.jacksonlees.co.uk/broudiejacksoncanter/

Ring for appointment for free immigration advice

 

WTB SOLICITORS

601 Stockport Rd,
Manchester M13 0RX
T: 0161 224 3311

http://www.wtbsolicitors.com/

 

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 

Oldham Street

Manchester

Tel : 0161 464 7374

Email :wastmanchestercontact@gmail.com      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
E: info@row.org.uk

http://rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-information/family-law/

We can advise you on

Immigration and asylum law

·         claiming asylum

·         the rights of Europeans and their families in the UK

·         trafficking

·         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

Family law

·         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
Berol House
25 Ashley Road,
London N17 9LJ
T: 020 7354 9631 (Mon-Fri from 9:30am-5:30pm)

https://www.asylumaid.org.uk/

Advice line (Currently Unavailable. Please check here for updates)
T: (020) 7354 9264
E: advice@migrants.org.uk

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                                                                           EEA INFO & SUPPORT

The AIRE Centre 

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 other lawyers and advisers in the voluntary sector

·         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.

 WC1B 5DR 

Tel: +44 20 7831 4276 

Fax: +44 207 862 5765

 E-mail: info@airecentre.org

http://www.airecentre.org/

 

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.