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**Please note that Covid has affected some of these services. Please visit the websites or call the numbers provided**

Homelessness Support

Homelessness Support

 

Migrant Help Cardiff
 

What:
NASS Applications and Appeals 

         

When : Monday to Friday 

         

Where: 385 Newport Road, Cardiff 
 

Contact:
Asylum Helpline (Advice): 0808 8000 630

Asylum Helpline (Support Applications): 0808 8000 631

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Home4U Cardiff

 

What:
Temporary accommodation for asylum seekers who are destitute.

When: Call ahead or make referrals 

www.home4ucardiff.org

Contact:

029 2067 9833

suzy.youngman@home4ucardiff.org

The Huggard

What:

Homelessness support

When: Everyday 9am - 7pm

Where: Huggard Centre Huggard Buildings Hansen St Cardiff CF10 5DW

Contact:  029 2064 2000

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Legal Advice

Asylum Justice
 

What:  Free legal advice

When:  

Monday evenings between 6 and 8pm, please call: 07983176230 or 07395959299

Thursday evenings between 6 and 8pm, please call: 07983176230 or 07752274065

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Asylum Justice | Get Help

Migrant Legal Project

 

What: Free Legal Advice

 When: Call ahead

Where: 20 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2DY OR 113- 116 Bute St, Cardiff CF10 5EQ

Contact: 029 2000 3050


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Legal Aid

 

For a list of lawyers,

please visit:

 https://find-legaladvice.justice.gov.uk/

 

Practical Support: Food and Clothing

Oasis
 

What: Free space with some meals provided

When: Monday to Friday -  9:30am - 5pm

Where: 69B Splott Road, Cardiff, CF24 2BW

Contact: 029 2046 0424  

 

Other activities:

Activities – Oasis Cardiff

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Trinity Centre

 

Activities have been limited due to Covid-19. 

Call 07561 648964  if you have a problem or if you want to say hello to Space4U.

Call  07561 611812 if you need clothes or if you need an appointment.

Where: Four Elms Road, CF24 1LE

Contact: 029 201 155011


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Red Cross Destitution Drop-in Group

What:  Destitution Support

When: Times to be confirmed when social distancing eases.

Where: 120-122 Broadway Cardiff, CF24 1NJ

Contact: 01633 245774

 To find a foodbank center, search here: https://cardiff.foodbank.org.uk/get-help/foodbank-vouchers/

 

BAWSO

What: Support for women and girls who experience(d) domestic abuse, violence, trafficking, female genital mutilation (FGM) and more.

Where: Clarence House, Clarence Road, Butetown
Cardiff, CF10 5FB

Contact 24 hour helpline: 0800-731 8147

Visit: Information, Advice and Support for Black & Minority Ethnic Women in Wales (bawso.org.uk)

Women Seeking Sanctuary Advocacy Group

 

 What : Women Support Group 

 When : Second and forth Saturday of each month 

Where : 3 North Church Street, CF105HB

Contact :  02921 32063

 

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For Women Only

 

WRC in Trinity Center

What: Stay and Play Drop-in (Mums and Toddlers)

When: Contact for details

 Where: Four Elms Road, CF24 1LE

       

Contact: 029 201 155011 Drop in schedule Here  www.trinitycentre.wales  

Oasis Cardiff

What : Activities for children 

When : Contact for details

Where : 69B Splott Road, Cardiff, CF24 2BW

Contact : 029 2046 0424

 www.oasiscardiff.org/regular-activities  

Displaced People in Action

What: Regular children and young people’s activities

When: Contact for details

Where: 18 Harrowby Lane, Cardiff, CF10 5GN

Contact: 029 2048 2478

or 07967 054973

or   email louise@dpia.org.uk

Tros Gynnal Plant

What : Training and volunteering opportunities for Asylum seekers under 25 and advocacy in some situations.

Visit: https://www.tgpcymru.org.uk/what-we-do/young-asylum-seekers-and-refugees-programme/)

When : Call ahead

Where :  TGP Cymru, 12 North Road, Cardiff, CF10 3DY

Contact : 07931 507786
Email: shona.ure@tgpcymru.org.uk

Birth Partner Project

What: Pregnancy, birth and postnatal support for women who would otherwise birth alone

When: As needed

Where: Cardiff and Vale area.

Referrals through midwife, or contact the project directly. 

 Contact: 078 7191 1415 info@birthpartnerproject.org

Growbaby Cardiff

What: Supplies for children under 5, also a stay and play session

 

When : Contact for details

Where : Cardiff Vineyard Centre, Off Eastmoors Road, Ocean Way, CF24 5EE

Contact: growbaby@cardiffvineyard.org  029 2000 2827

For Children and Families

 

For ESOL

WRC Free

ESOL Classes

What : ESOL Classes  

When : Click the link below for the schedule 

 

Where : 120-122, Broadway Cardiff, CF241NJ

 Contact: 02920 489800 www.wrc.wales/what-help-do-you-need/i-want-to-learn-and-earn   

Student Action

for Refugees

What: English conversation group 

 

When: Call for details

 

Where: Four Elms Road, CF24 1LE

       

Contact: 02921 321 120. Drop in schedule Here  

www.trinitycentre.wales

Space4U

What: English Classes

 

When: Call for details 

Where: Four Elms Road, CF24 1LE

 

Contact: 02921 321 120. Drop in schedule Here  

www.trinitycentre.wales

 

For Emotional Support/Support after Trauma

BAWSO Cardiff

What: Support for victims of trafficking, FGM, domestic violence etc.

 

When: Call ahead

 

Where: Clarence House, Clarence Road, CF10 5FB

 

Contact:  029 20644 633, info@bawso.org.uk

Mind Cardiff

What: Support for anyone suffering from mental health problems         

 

When: https://shop.mind.org.uk/help/mind_in_your_area/40                                                

Where: 166 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 1DL

Contact:   02920402 04  admin@cardiffmind.org

Hoops and Loops Cardiff

What: Support group for LGBT+ Asylum Seekers  

      

 When: Call ahead

 

Where: Call ahead

 

Contact: wearehoopsandloops@gmail.com

CCAWS

 What: Free counselling and advocacy available in several languages         

          

When: Contact for appointment

         

Where:  62 Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, CF14 3LX

 Contact:  02920 345 294

The Living Room

What:  Support with recovery from addiction (inc. drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex addiction and food addiction)                             

 

 When: Contact for more information

 Where:  58 Richmond Road,  CF24 3AT

 

Contact:  2049 3895