Northeast Services

Comfrey Project – The Comfrey Project is a registered charity which works with refugees and asylum seekers on allotment sites across Newcastle and Gateshead with the aim of improving their conditions of life and general wellbeing.

http://thecomfreyproject.org.uk/

Solicitors

Newcastle Law Centre

1st Floor
1 Charlotte Square
Newcastle
NE1 4XF

Telephone: 0191 230 4777
Fax: 0191 233 0295
Email: info@newcastlelawcentre.co.uk

Map
maps.google.co.uk/places/gb/newcastle-u…

Advice session:
Immigration and Asylum drop-in: Thursdays 10 am
(must arrive early – before 9 at least as only 12 places

David Gray Solicitors

Old County Court
56 Westgate Road,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
Tyne And Wear
NE1 5XU
0191 232 9547
davidgray.co.uk

maps.google.co.uk/maps?oe=utf-8&rls=com.ubuntu:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=david+gray+newcastle&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=david+gray&hnear=newcastle&cid=0,0,6870606188286581452&ei=T1zMS7znOdXL-QaI—juBA&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CAoQnwIwAA

Brar & Co

Brar & Co Solicitors and Estate Agents
240a Chillingham Road
Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 5LP

0191 2766880 (tel)
0191 2766882 (fax)
enquiries@brar.co.uk

Map
pininthemap.com/4890f8b2579e4d17e

Info on joining libraries here: www.multikulti.org.uk/en/education/welcome-to-your-library

Map showing location of Newcastle city library here maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&rlz=1B3GGGL_en___GB231&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=newcastle+city+library&fb=1&gl=uk&hq=city+library&hnear=newcastle&cid=0,0,16706647565119782858&ei=aorVS-9foLLSBIzBoeUN&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CAcQnwIwAA Opening hours Mon-Thurs 8.30-8, Fri-Sat 8.30-5.30, Sun 11-5, Free Internet access, info on different area’s libraries.

North of England Refugee Service: Advice, language services, etc. www.refugee.org.uk/welcome.htm

Regional Refugee Forum: Coalition of refugee organised community groups. Extensive list of groups. www.refugeevoices.org.uk phone 0191 233 2000

NHS: Welcome packs, translated appointment letters and links found here www.newcastlepct.nhs.uk/services/community-health-services/health-development-and-improvement/health-development-service/newcastle-refugee-and-asylum-seekers-health-action

Council offers free legal advice and includes multi-lingual services and ‘Refugee move on service’ Phone 0191 277 1144 or visit council offices here www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=424431&y=568292&z=0&sv=NE3+1JL&st=2&pc=NE3+1JL&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf

Food, shelter and support offered for free by the People’s Kitchen: Evening meals 6.30 – 8.30 pm in the centre on Bath Lane, 8.45- 10.00 pm on Trafalgar Street, Breakfasts at Eldon Square at 8.30am and Westgate Road Cemetary from 10.00 am. More info Here www.peopleskitchen.co.uk/index.html

List of homeless shelters found here www.newcastle.gov.uk/core.nsf/a/nhf_nhlp (Link to it on the blog, assuming someone on a blog has internet, print out details of a few for leaflet?)

Where to eat for free leaflet www.newcastle.gov.uk/wwwfileroot/regen/… some of it is out of date…

Free English Language class at Star and Shadow Cinema, Ouseburn!!

East Area Asylum Seekers Support Group – charity in east end of Newcastle offering support and info. Also has a clothing and bric a brac store for anyone in need.
EAASSG, ‘Common Ground’, Churchwalk House, Churchwalk Centre,Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 3DH.
Tel : 0191 262 2522
Fax : 0191 263 8281
www.eaassg.org.uk

West End Refugee Service – registered charity working with refugees and asylum seekers living in the West End of Newcastle. Regular drop-in, clothing store, emergency hardship fund, befriending scheme, counselling service.
St Philip’s Vicarage, St Philip’s Close, Arthur’s Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5JE
Tel: 0191 273 7482
www.wers.org.uk

Advice claiming benefits: Tyneside Claimants Union

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