Refugees Resources

In the East of England, there are a number of agencies which work directly with Asylum Seekers and Refugees - see also the page on refugee resettlement for casework teams for that programme:



Bedfordshire Refugee & Asylum Seekers Support -
Yarls Wood Befrienders -


Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum -


Suffolk Refugee Support -

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

British Red Cross provides casework support to irregular migrants, people seeking asylum and refugees.  Please email or call 01582 589 081 on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays between 10am-12pm.


Refugee Council Children's Panel - Refugee Children's Panel Voluntary Resource Centre, 15 New Bedford Road LU1 1SA t: 0207 346 1136


British Red Cross - 11 Prince of Wales Road NR1 1BD t: 01603 623041
The Bridge Plus -


British Red Cross - Crescent House 1st Floor, 46 Priestgate PE1 1LF

Support for New Refugees

Once a someone is granted refugee status, they are now entitled to support from Migrant Help's partner agency, Reed in Partnership. Reed in Partnership have little presence in the East of England, so this service is being delivered by the following agencies under contract to Migrant Help:

  • Bridge Plus, Norwich
  • Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum
  • Gyros, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft
  • New Routes Integration, Norwich

Regional ESOL mapping and resources for resettlement programmes - 2017

Download the latest report here.

Please follow this link to access a range of ESOL apps for refugees to use on their smart phones and support their language learning at home.

Integration Up North - Guidance Booklets

This series of 11 booklets provide an introduction to migration in the UK, on a theme by theme basis and should be useful for those working with migrant communities in the public sector. Please follow this link to access the booklets: Integration Up North booklets