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 Please be aware that these details may be out of date and it is best to check details on their website or by phone.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
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.
Phone: 07802 723066
Abigail Housing – Destitution Project
c/o Inn Churches
116 Caledonia Street
Housing in Bradford for asylum seekers made homeless by negative asylum decisions.
Phone: 07802 723066
95 Roundhay Road,
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
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)
32 Merton Road
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
Main: 01274 322 400
Fax: 01274 322 401
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
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9:30am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm
9:30am to 12:00pm
Bradford Action for Refugees
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
How to access: Drop in
DASH (Destitute Asylum Seekers Huddersfield)
LASSN (Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network)
Main: 0113 373 1759
Fax 0113 373 1758
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.
Armley Ridge Road
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
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.
14 Chapeltown Enterprise Centre,
231-235 Chapeltown Road,
RETAS (Refugee Education & Training Advisory Service)
Roundhay Road Resource Centre
233/237 Roundhay Road
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
St Augustine’s Centre
St George’s Crypt
Great George Street
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
Main 0113 295 4840
Fax 0113 247 0290
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