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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

 

Please find below three documents produced on behalf of the Newcastle City Wide Group, detailing information about the agencies that may be able to offer advice and support to those seeking sanctuary, where to access ESOL, and what drop-ins are on in the City.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty relating to Covid-19 there are likely to be disruptions to the services detailed in the documents below. Please contact the organisation for any updates before planning to attend:

Where to get support

Drop-ins

ESOL

 

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

 

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

 

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.