Specific Community Support
Irish Travellers Movement
For Traveller, Gypsy & Roma communities, Irish Travellers Movement in Britain offers guidance and advice to Irish and English Gypsy and Roma communities.
ITMB have an excellent website here. Telephone advice is available on 020 7607 2002, Address; The Irish Travellers Movement, The Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N76PA Email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Chinese Information & Advice Centre
For people of Chinese heritage Chinese Information & Advice Centre provides free legal advice and representation on immigration and nationality law, as well as domestic violence support. They also provide advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers.
Their staff work in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka, Shanghainese, Malay, and Fujian.
Telephone Helpline on 08453 131 868 Mon to Fri: 10.00am to 6.00pm. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holidays. Advice drop-in centre at; Lower Ground Floor, London Chinatown Market, 71-73 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0NE.
Eastern European Advice Centre
Offers information and advice to people from Eastern Europe living and working in Greater London. They provide free, high quality and impartial information, advice and practical help to refugees and migrants of East European origin in the areas of Welfare Benefits, Housing, Immigration Law, Debt, Education, Employment Law and Health.
Telephone Advice for LPT staff and offenders (English, Russian & Polish spoken)on 020 8741 1288, Mon to Fri between 2.00pm – 15.30 pm Appointments/ Drop - In: POSK, 238-246 King Street, London W6 ORS Mon and Fri 10.00 am – 15.00 pm.
BARKA assists Eastern European immigrants, particularly Polish nationals, in certain London Boroughs, who want to consider returning home. BARKA have a network of communities in Poland for returning Polish nationals to stay in, who would otherwise be destitute on their return.
Telephone on 0207 275 7768.