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Asylum Seeker and Refugee Support in Swansea 

This is a difficult and challenging time for everyone including if you are an asylum seeker, but there is still support out there for you. Below are the names and ways to contact some of these organisations.   
Migrant Help is also still there to help you in terms of your accommodation or issues relating to your asylum seeker support. 
* Ethnic Minority and Youth Support Team (EYST)  
Offers specific support, advice and guidance for asylum-seekers and refugees. Help with asylum support applications and understanding the asylum system. Help with any issues including housing, education, money etc. 
                If you need support telephone to make an appointment with Aliya or Sophie: 
                    Telephone: 07394 923317   Monday to Friday between 10am – 1pm   
                    Telephone: 07512 792182 Monday to Friday between 1pm – 4pm  
* Welsh Refugee Council 
- Support for newly granted refugees  - Welfare Benefits - Housing  - Asylum support applications (call Migrant Help first)       Telephone calls will be triaged by one of our team and if we are able to help you will be called back by a caseworker. If an interpreter is required we will do our best to have an interpreter on the phone.     This is not a freephone number, and we would suggest people firstly seek help from Migrant Help, Jobcentre Plus or another organisation offering a freephone number.  
                               Tel: 07918 403 666  from 10am - 2pm Monday to Friday  
* Swansea CVS – A Better Welcome to Swansea Project. 
-  Phone mentoring for people seeking asylum in Swansea  -  Signposting and or providing information and help as needed 
Telephone: 07496172896 Monday to Friday 10am-5pm (Call, Texts or What’s App messages) or email


* Swansea Asylum Seekers' Support 
Works with other organisations to provide emergency assistance to asylum seekers.  
Telephone:  07853 717017 if you or someone you know is desperately in need of help.  

* African Community Centre  

 Food parcel referrals - Volunteer drivers for food parcels and other essentials.  - REACH:ME one to one counselling for adult  asylum seekers, volunteers and BAME people - REACH - one to one counselling for asylum seeking children and young people.  - Man Talk - group sessions - Girl Talk -  group sessions 
Telephone: 01792 470298 or email 
* British Red Cross 
Services offered to asylum seekers, refugees and those who are appeal rights exhausted:  
- Destitution support, including applications for Discretionary Assistance Fund, signposting to Foodbanks, referrals to Housing Options for people with NRPF - Cash based assistance to destitute asylum seekers and refugees with no other means of support available, following an assessment  - Remote casework and support  
Telephone: 07715163869 (Lara Danielli) or email – 
* Local Area Coordination  
- Help with shopping   Telephone: 01792 636707    ************************************************************************************  

 You may be finding it difficult to access food and may not have family, friends or community support available to you.  You can discuss your food needs with any of the organisations above.