Activities for asylum seekers and refugees – list to download

Free English classes in Leeds current - list to download

*updated September 2014* – many of these classes continue to be run. For a comprehensive list of places to learn English in Leeds visit Leeds City Council’s website here or just download the most up list of classes and venues by clicking here.   

The Asylum Journey – updated October 2013 – Find out more about the asylum system by looking at this PowerPoint presentation we use on our volunteer training. The presentation includes information about:

      • Where refugees come from
      • Where refugees go
      • Migration in the UK
      • The Asylum process in the UK
      • Look at the notes pages for facts and figures


Directory of Services in Leeds for Asylum Seekers and Refugees –  5th Edition – Information from 113 organisations providing advice, drop-in services, etc.




We are looking for a volunteer to help transform this directory to an on-line version see information here


Transition guide – Local information and practical advice to help refugees deal with the complexities of moving from NASS accommodation and support into the mainstream housing and benefits system.

Immigration Law Practitioner’s Association – On this page you will find the most recent Update and most recent Information Sheets provided by ILPA’s Information Service.  The Service provides information of interest in immigration, asylum and nationality law, policy and practice, and is designed for non-lawyers (although many lawyers also use the information).  Updates set out on one page a very short note of recent developments.  Information Sheets set out on two pages some more detailed information on a specific issue.

Asylum Support Appeals Project – fact-sheets covering topics such as Section 95, Section 4, and pregnant asylum seekers

UKBA Asylum Support – guidance for UKBA staff. Includes information on assessing destitution, family reunion, health care needs and pregnancy, asylum support and section 4.