Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support
Global Link offers support, advice and information to asylum seekers and refugees every weekday in the office in the YMCA opposite the bus station.
We can provide access to lawyers, to food, to English and other classes, to volunteering, to social and physical activities and later, for those with Leave to Remain, we can help with finding work, housing, Universal Credit, family reunion and travel documents.
We can provide interpretation in Arabic, Farsi, Sorani, Tigrinya, Pashto, Turkish, Spanish, French and German.
You can also call Zia on 07483 237596 or Sophie on Mondays and Fridays on 07484 686947
We also hold a weekly Lunch for asylum seekers, refugees and friends at the YMCA every Tuesday between 12.00 – 2.00 pm, where we often hold a presentation about life, work and culture in the UK. We also share information about other activities that are happening, for example, parent and baby English classes, art workshops, and walks in the local area.
On the first Tuesday of every month, you can also come to the YMCA for free clothes and shoes.