In this section you will find support for refugees and migrants.


Refugee Council 

The Refugee Council is a leading charity working with refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK. 

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Migrant Help Charity 

Provide independent advice and guidance to assist asylum seekers in the UK. They can help all ages, children in care or care leavers, the elderly, Gypsy/Roma/Traveller communities, victims of Modern Slavery/Trafficking, victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, homeless/rough sleepers, and people with disabilities or serious health conditions.

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Bridgeway Mission 

Assists newly arrived migrants and refugees from the Middle East and Eastern regions to integrate with their local community. They organise regular social events to meet and befriend new Middle Eastern and Eastern background families. As well as providing practical support such as supplying food, clothing donations and finding opportunities for work experience. Based in Colchester.

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Dream for Change 

Organise activities for Colchester and North Essex families who have children with SEND, aged 5-12 years-of-age, of diverse ethnic, national, cultural and linguistic background.  

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RAMA – Refugee, Asylum Seeker and Migrant Action

RAMA supports those who are far from home and who have nowhere else to turn. Offers non-judgemental assistance to individuals and families in need.  They support newcomers in navigating the challenges of a new town, foreign language, job market and cultural norms.

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Welcome to the UK

Set up to support families from overseas to positively engage in their community. Based in Southend-on-Sea but provides helpful guidance on their website. They also offer English Classes.

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