British Red Cross – Refugee Support

British Red Cross – Refugee Support

2 Armley Court Armley Road Leeds, LS12 2LB

Coronavirus update: during COVID-19 lockdown and until our offices re-open,  calls sent to our landline (0113 201 5267) will automatically be re-directed to mobile numbers of casework coordinators.

British Red Cross supports:

  • Asylum seekers
  • Refugees
  • Refused asylum seekers

We provide the following services:

  • Assisting refugees and asylum seekers to find a route out of destitution;
  • Providing short-term emergency provisions in the form of supermarket vouchers, food parcels, toiletries and clothing;
  • Guiding service users to legal advice and representation;
  • Signposting and referring service users to other organisations, services and local facilities; providing emotional support;
  • Linking with other support groups and refugee community organisations;
  • Helping service users access the healthcare they need;
  • Advice on volunteering opportunities;
  • Referring service users to other Red Cross services such as mobility aids and hand, arm and shoulder massage


Drop In’s 

PAFRAS/British Red Cross drop-in Leeds

  • Wednesday 10am-1.30pm
  • St. Aiden’s Community Church and Centre, Elford Place West, Leeds, LS8 5QD

Bradford Red Cross drop-in

  • Tuesday (10am-2pm)
  • Address: Millside Centre, 131 Grattan Road, Bradford, BD1 2HS

Family Reunion Support Project: for free help or advice with refugee family reunion visa applications. Please note that capacity is limited and we do not operate a waiting list.
Contact Sarah on 0113 201 5277

Sunlight Men’s Group: Orientation group: holds weekly sessions with activities for men including sports, excursions, films, informal English class.

By referral only. Contact Sleman 0113 201 5270

Surviving to Thriving provides support to young unaccompanied or separated asylum seekers, refugees and those who are undocumented.
One-to-one casework for young refugees aged 15-24 and group sessions for people aged 15-21.
Age-disputed young people will also be able to access the service.

Contact Kim on 0113 386 2209

Oak House, 2nd floor, 94 Park Lane, Leeds, LS3 1EL

International family tracing and family reunion travel assistance
Contact Olivia on 0113 201 5242

We’re currently looking for volunteers: Click here to find out more

Phone, visitors by appointment only


Opening Times:

Monday: Office hours
Tuesday: Office hours
Wednesday: Office hours
Thursday: Office hours
Friday: Office hours
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