Links to support our fight against discrimination & inequality
Citizens Advice Bureau
Suffolk Refugee Support Forum
The Refugee Council
The Immigration Advisory Service
The Refugee Legal Centre
Voluntary Sector Refugee Network East of England
The Suffolk Foundation
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems. How? By providing free information, advice and by influencing policymakers. CAB give advice from locations other than their offices too, including:
health settings including GP surgeries, health centres and hospitals
by phone, e-mail, on-line & kiosks.
Visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk for more information about their services.Suffolk Refugee Support Forum (SRSF)
is a voluntary organisation which exists to provide support and assistance in several ways for refugees across Suffolk.
For more information you can call the SRSF on 01473 400785, or drop into their offices at 38 St. Matthews St, Ipswich, IP1 3EP.The Refugee Council
is the UK's largest refugee organisation, and provides free advice, information and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees. Through their One Stop Services, you can meet face-to-face with an advisor who speaks your language and discuss any problems you may have as an asylum seeker or refugee.
The Refugee Council One Stop Service in the East of England helps asylum seekers and refugees in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridge, Bedfordshire, and Hertfordshire.
For more information, you can call the Refugee Council's advice line on 01473 297900, or reach them at this address:
1st Floor, 4 - 8 Museum Street
Ipswich IP1 1HT
Telephone: 01473 221560
Fax: 01473 217334
for information about their full range of services. The Immigration Advisory Service (IAS)
is the UKs largest charity providing representation and confidential advice in immigration and asylum law. These services are free to people who are eligible. But they also offer a fee-paying (non-profit) service for those who aren't.
To find out about your eligibility for their services or get more information about the IAS, please contact them directly or visit their website; www.iasuk.org
. The Refugee Legal Centre
(RLC) is an independent organisation offering legal advice and representation to asylum seekers and refugees.
for more information about the RLC's services.
Voluntary Sector Refugee Network - East of England
(VSRN-EE) is an independent network of voluntary organisations and community groups working with refugees and asylum seekers in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk.
The Suffolk Foundation
The Suffolk Foundation is an independent grant-maker for charities and community groups throughout Suffolk supported by the generosity of local donors. The Foundation aims to connect local people who care passionately about Suffolk with grassroots causes that really make a difference to our local communities. Whether you wish to apply for a grant, or simply find out more about their work, please visit their website.
For further information, you can reach the VSRN-EE at:
38 St Matthew's St
Tel/Fax: 01473 406432
Or you can visit www.vsrn-ee.org.uk
to learn more about their services.