Govan Community Project - Advice and Advocacy

Delivered by Govan Community Project
Note: this service is only for refugees or asylum seekers
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Human rights advice
  • Immigration advice

Our Advice and Advocacy team provide advice, information and support on a variety of issues and help our service users to access their rights and entitlements.  Our organisation is registered with the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) to provide advice on asylum and protection matters.

Our doors are open to all, however, our advice service is primarily for those in the asylum process.

To speak to an advisor or book an appointment, please call us on our free phone line: 0800 310 0054.  

Our opening times are Monday - Thursday 10am - 1pm.

Examples of what the Advice and Advocacy team can do are:

- Advice on support options available
- Applying for Home Office support, including helping with gathering destitution evidence for the application
- Appealing refusals or discontinuations of Home Office support applications
- Help with accessing emergency accommodation
- Help with problems with ASPEN cards or other asylum support related issues
- Applications for destitution grants
- Finding foodbanks in your local area
- Free food parcels for people who are destitute
- Accessing English classes
- Accessing social groups
- Accessing healthcare
- Finding volunteering opportunities
- Finding an immigration solicitor
- Orientation advice for newly arrived asylum seekers
- Signposting to other relevant services

Service availability

Monday
10am to 1pm
Tuesday
10am to 1pm
Wednesday
10am to 1pm
Thursday
10am to 1pm

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