Please find a list of services that we are aware of in the West Yorkshire area. If you know of any more do please contact us with the details. Please be aware that these details may be out of date and it is best to check details on their website or by phone.

  • Abigail Housing – Refugee Project

    Refugee Housing Project
    Woodhouse Community Centre
    197 Woodhouse Street
    Leeds
    LS6 2NY

    Email: refugee@abigailhousing.org.uk
    Web: www.abigailhousing.org.uk
    Phone: 07743 189314

    Temporary accommodation, currently only in Leeds, for those with leave to remain whose Home Office support has just ended, and then help in finding suitable longer-term accommodation.

     

    Volunteering Project.
    Maggie Lolashvili
    Email: maggiel@abigailhousing.org.uk
    Phone: 07802 723066

     

  • Abigail Housing – Destitution Project

    Destitution Project
    c/o Inn Churches
    116 Caledonia Street
    Senior Way
    Bradford
    BD4 7BQ

    Email: asylumseeker@abigailhousing.org.uk
    Web: www.abigailhousing.org.uk
    Phone: (01274) 767 887 / 0790 836 4112

    Housing in Bradford for asylum seekers made homeless by negative asylum decisions.

    Volunteering Project.
    Maggie Lolashvili
    Email: maggiel@abigailhousing.org.uk
    Phone: 07802 723066

  • Archway

    95 Roundhay Road,
    Leeds,
    LS8 5AQ

    Email: archway@renew-leeds.co.uk
    Web: www.archway-leeds.org.uk
    Main: 0113 383 3900
    Fax: 0113 383 3909

    Drop in for people aged 16 to 25.

    Facilities include showers, laundry, internet, crèche for children aged 6 moths to 5 years. Advice for debt, benefits and Connexions careers. Housing support for young people.Social opportunities and English conversation. ESOL classes
    Mondays 10:15am – 12:15pm Opening times
    Monday & Thursday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
    Tuesday: 10:00am – 8:00pm, Fridays: 10:00am – 5:00pm
    Closed Wednesdays

    Drop in times Monday: 12:00am – 6:00pm, Tuesday: 12:00am – 8:00pm,
    How to access by phone or drop in
    Thursday, 10:00am – 6:00pm, Fridays: 10:00am – 5:00pm

  • BEACON (Bradford Ecumenical Asylum Concern)

    Beacon Office
    32 Merton Road
    Bradford,
    BD7 1RE

    Main: 01274 727 525 / 721 626
    Other: 07947 139 243 (McKenzie Friends)
    Fax: 01274 395 324
    Email: beacon@beaconbradford.org
    Web: www.beaconbradford.org

    General advice and emergency accommodation with volunteer households to provide a period of stability and support to destitute asylum seekers.
    Opening times vary as the coordinator works part time and different days each week.

  • Bevan House Primary Care Centre

    14 Piccadilly
    Bradford
    BD1 3LS
    Main: 01274 322 400
    Fax: 01274 322 401
    Web: www.bevanhealthcare.nhs.uk

    Opening times Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:30pm
    Wednesday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm

    Surgery times
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    9:30am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm
    Wednesday
    9:30am to 12:00pm

     

  • Bradford Action for Refugees

    40A Piccadilly
    Bradford
    BD1 3NN

    Main: 01274 762 100
    Fax: 01274 730 761
    Email: admin@bafr.org.uk
    Web: www.bafr.org.uk

    Advice on housing, health care and benefits, language support and befriending.

    Opening times Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
    10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Closed Wednesdays
    How to access: Drop in

  • DASH (Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield)

    Samaritans Huddersfield
    14 New North Parade
    Huddersfield
    HD1 5JP

    Main: 01484 937 999
    Email: info@huddsdash.org.uk
    Web: www.huddsdash.org.uk

    Opening times ‘Tomorrow’ Drop in: Tuesday, 1:30pm to 5:00pm

    How to access: Drop in, phone or email

  • LASSN (Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network)

    1st Floor,
    Ebor Court
    Westgate
    Leeds
    LS1 4ND

    Main: 0113 373 1759
    Fax 0113 373 1758
    Email: admin@lassn.org.uk
    Web: www.lassn.org.uk

    Grace Hosting Project
    Emergency accommodation for destitute asylum seekers with nowhere else to stay.
    Referral by agency only. (Agencies that can refer to Grace Hosting are: Abigail Housing,
    Archway, British Red Cross, Meeting Point, PAFRAS, Refugee Council, St George’s
    Crypt, Solace and York Street Health Practice.)
    Opening times Monday to Friday: 10:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm
    How to access By appointment. Phone or email to refer.

  • Meeting Point

    Christ Church
    Armley Ridge Road
    Armley Web
    Leeds
    LS12 3LE

    Main: 0113 279 6700
    Email: meetingpoint.leeds@live.co.uk
    Web: www.meetingpointleeds.wordpress.com

    The drop in provides a range of activities in a safe environment for children and adults; a hot meal, food packages; informal English classes in basic level reading, writing and conversation.

    For support and advocacy help, make an appointment on Wednesdays 10:00am to 2:00pm. Accompanying people to appointments available on request.
    Opening times Drop in: Mondays 3:00pm to 6:00pm (term times)
    Appointment: Wednesdays 10:00am to 2:00pm
    How to access Phone for appointment or drop in

  • PAFRAS (Positive Action For Refugees and Asylum Seekers)

    St Aidan’s Community Hall
    (behind St Aidan’s Church)
    Elford Place West
    Harehills
    Leeds
    LS8 5QD

    Main: 0113 262 2163
    Email: pafrasemail@yahoo.co.uk
    Web: www.pafras.org.uk

    Provided are hot meals, food parcels, clothing and other essential items for destitute asylum seekers. Help with moving out of destitution. Assessment and referral to appropriate mental health services, if required; crisis and short term counselling. Complementary therapy and group support.

    Office address:
    14 Chapeltown Enterprise Centre,
    231-235 Chapeltown Road,
    Leeds
    LS7 3DX

  • RETAS (Refugee Education & Training Advisory Service)

    Roundhay Road Resource Centre
    233/237 Roundhay Road
    Leeds
    LS8 4HS

    Main: 0113 380 5630
    Fax: 0113 380 5631
    Email: info@retasleeds.org.uk
    Web: www.retasleeds.org.uk

    Opening times Office: Tuesday to Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
    Phone: Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Assessments: Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
    How to access: Appointment by phone or email

  • St Anne’s Resource Centre

    66 York Street
    Leeds
    LS9 8AA

    Main: 0113 243 1894
    Fax: 0113 241 6887
    Email: starc@st-annes.org.uk
    Web: www.st-annes.org.uk

    Services provided include toilet, shower and laundry facilities.
    Opening times Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Except Tuesdays, 10:30am to 4:30pm
    How to access: Drop in

  • St Augustine’s Centre

    Hanson Lane
    Halifax
    HX1 5PG

    Main: 01422 352 492
    Other: 01422 342 719
    Email: denise.keenan@staugustinecentrehalifax.org.uk
    Web: www.staugustinescentrehalifax.org.uk

    Food vouchers for destitute asylum seekers, general advice, social support.

    Opening times: TBC
    How to access: Drop in, phone or email

  • St George’s Crypt

    Great George Street
    Leeds
    LS1 3BR

    Main: 0113 245 9061
    Fax: 0113 244 3646
    Email: admin@stgeorgescrypt.org.uk
    Web: www.stgeorgescrypt.org.uk

    Day centre offers a meal or food parcels. Advice and practical support regarding access to housing, health and personal wellbeing available.
    *Access to overnight accommodation is by referral from Leeds Housing Options.
    Opening times Monday to Friday, 11:00am – 1:30pm
    How to access: Drop in / *by appointment

  • York Street Health Practice

    68 York Street
    Leeds
    LS9 8AA
    Main 0113 295 4840
    Fax 0113 247 0290
    Email yorkstreet@nhs.net
    Web www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.uk/yorkstreet

    Primary health care for destitute asylum seekers, covering general health, mental health, alcohol or substance misuse issues.
    Opening times Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    How to access Phone, fax or email for appointment