helpinleeds.com is a website listing 200 places asylum seekers and refugees can find support in Leeds, as well as places looking for volunteers.
Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers – can help provide casework, and access to emergency accommodation and run a drop in on Wednesdays 10:00 – 13.00 at St Aidan’s Church Community Hall, Elford Place, off Roundhay Road, LS8 5QD
British Red Cross – also offer case work, as well as access to emergency accommodation
Welcome to Leeds – have volunteers who can help you find your way around Leeds
Meeting Point Drop Ins – take place on Mondays 15:00 – 18:00 & Wednesdays 13:00 – 15:00 (Women Only) at Christ Church, Armley Ridge Road, Armley, LS12 3LN. [Up to date info on drop in dates and times can be found here]
Leeds No Borders – organise campaigns, social activities and support for asylum seekers and refugees.
Asylum Justice and Release – is a network of people in Leeds, often from faith communities, seeking to help people currently in detention who have a valid case for applying for bail.
Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network (LASSN) can provide
- emergency accommodation to asylum seekers, but you will need to be referred by British Red Cross or Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
- one to one English classes for people unable to attend mainstream ESOL classes
- befriending support
- useful information on aspects of the asylum process, as well as things to do
Learning English Leeds is a comprehensive list of all the free English Classes available in Leeds
migrationpartnership.org.uk has is a noticeboard containing local info on asylum and refugee services in Leeds.