Not from UK: useful links

Legal advice

Migrant Children’s Project provides free legal advice on all aspects of the rights of children and young people affected by UK immigration call. The advice line number is 0207 636 8505 or you can email [encrypted_email text=””][/encrypted_email].

General Support organisations

Refugee Council gives non-legal support to asylum-seekers and refugees. There is a special team working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

Scottish Refugee Council gives non-legal support to asylum-seekers and refugees in Scotland. It has offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Welsh Refugee Council gives non-legal support to asylum-seekers and refugees in Wales. It is based in Cardiff.

Migrant Help offers advice and support to migrants across the UK.


Find out how you can access support with this issue by contacting the Coram Voice free Advocacy Helpline for Children and Young People on 0808 800 5792 or visit


Young People’s Support organisations

The Children’s Society offers support to young refugees and migrants across the UK.

Just for Kids Law provides youth advocacy services in London.


UK Council for International Student Affairs provides information and advice, on its website and by telephone, for all non-UK nationals accessing further and higher education.

Let Us Learn is a campaigning organisation led by young people denied student finance for university because of their immigration status.

Health and mental health

Doctors of the World provides health care for vulnerable migrants in London.

Helen Bamber Foundation offers psychotherapeutic clinical care.

Freedom From Torture offers psychotherapeutic clinical care.

Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile offers psychotherapeutic clinical care.