We understand that our clients continue to need support and access to clear information during these challenging times.
In light of government restrictions, we are still largely working remotely. For the services we will be delivering face-to-face, we will implement these 5 simple rules and follow government guidance to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Make friends with social distance!
20 second hand washes
No hi fives!
Stay healthy and happy!
Advice and Advocacy
Under Covid restrictions we are unable to offer face to face appointments at present. However, we are working remotely and would be happy to help/refer when we can.
To make an appointment, please call or text:
Lucy – 074 1595 7976
Alexa – 077 3205 5347
Please note the advice team are only available on mobile on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
If you would like any of the information below explained to you in another language, please call on the numbers above.
Government information on UK lockdown
Changes to the Asylum and Immigration process
Refugee Council are regularly updating a list of Changes to the Home Office Asylum and Resettlement policy and practice in response to COVID-19.
Doctors of the World have translated NHS guidelines into 35 different languages.
Helen Bamber Foundation have set up a Coronavirus support page, listing symptoms, advice and resources on Coronavirus and self-isolating.
Like Salusbury World, most migrant support centres have had to temporary close in response to the outbreak, but some are still providing reduced or remote assistance. Please check each website for the latest information.
Cardinal Hume Centre is operating at a reduced service. Their hours are from 9.30am – 2pm daily. Please call 0207 227 1673 before visiting.
Their medical centre is open from 9.30-12.30 Monday to Friday (except Wednesday) and are offering advice through the window.
Hackney Migrant Centre are running a telephone immigration and advice service. Call 07961 014182 on Mondays, between 10am – 1pm to book a phone appointment later that week.
London COVID-19 Mutual Aid, UK Migrant and Asylum Seeker Support
This community group on Facebook has been set up to help connect individuals and organisations and signpost those looking for help, volunteers or resources. If you are self-isolating and need support, you can post a request on the group itself or ask us to post on your behalf.
It must be noted that this is not an official organisation and is made up of local people who want to help their neighbours with practical issues.
Notre Dame Refugee Centre are offering a telephone advice service. Call 0207 440 2669 to book an appointment.
CORONAVIRUS AND BENEFITS/EMPLOYMENT/BILLS
Citizens Advice – Benefits advice – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/coronavirus-check-what-benefits-you-can-get/
Turn2us – Help for employees – https://www.turn2us.org.uk/get-support/benefits-and-coronavirus-help-for-employees
Entitled To – Benefits advice – https://www.entitledto.co.uk/help/Coronavirus_help
Best Wishes and Stay Safe,
All at Salusbury World