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Directory of services: 

InformationNow has a wide range of up to date information about support for asylum seekers and refugees in Newcastle:

Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees – Information Now


Online Training module: 

Please find below a link to a free City of Sanctuary online training module aimed at front line professionals, volunteers and anyone else wanting to get a simple overview of migration in Newcastle. You will need to sign up to access the course:

City of Sanctuary Training Course


Newcastle Council of Sanctuary Strategy: 

Please find below to Newcastle Council’s Sanctuary Strategy. The strategy was informed by research with teams across the City Council, with partners across the voluntary and community sector and with people seeking sanctuary in Newcastle.

Newcastle City of Sanctuary Council Strategy


Translated information: 

Please find below a number of documents, with translation for some of the most commonly spoken languages, detailing information about the agencies that may be able to offer advice and support to those seeking sanctuary:

Newcastle CofS Agency Info – English

Newcastle CofS Agency Info – Amharic

Newcastle CofS Agency Info – Arabic

Newcastle CofS Agency Info – Farsi

Newcastle CofS Agency Info – Kurdish Sorani


Health Information:

Please find below a Health Access Card. These leaflets are an important resource to provide factual information in an easy to use way, about how to use NHS services:

Newcastle Health Access Card


We endeavour to keep information up to date and relevant but, unfortunately, this is not always possible. If you would like to add, update or change any of the information please contact us.