organisations supporting refugees and asylum seekers
GCP is one of many organisations that supports refugees and asylum seekers in Glasgow. Listed below are details of organisations that support refugee and asylum seeking communities in Glasgow, including the services they offer, contact information and opening times. Click here for a PDF containing all of this information, which you can print and share. This information was updated in June 2021.
Supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland with emergency, one-off or long-term casework.
Phone number: 07590 445367
Monday; 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.00
Tuesday; 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.00
Thursday; 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.00
Friday; 09.30 – 13.00
-Open for hot take-away food (breakfast: 10-12, lunch: 1-4pm, Monday-Friday)
-Women's Group online 12-1pm Tuesdays
-New Glaswegian Bible Study online 2-3pm Tuesdays
-Zoom ESOL classes Beginners Group & Intermediate/Advanced Group 10.30am Thursdays
Call Adam on 07949032903 or Helen on 07496112203 to join our groups or to connect with us.
Provide free clothing and household goods to asylum seekers and people in the local community experiencing hardship. We also provide toiletry packs to people newly referred to the shop.
-Phone: 0141 387 0978 (line active only during open hours, email preferred to answering machine)
Opening times (please check Facebook for most recently updated hours): Monday - Friday 10:00AM-16:00PM for customers, as well as Friday 10:00AM - 16:00PM for donations.
Provide emergency response for people who are worried they might be facing eviction or being targeted by immigration raids. Also provide mobile phone top-ups and general support for migrants.
Provide 24/7 accommodation for destitute asylum seekers, together with meals, casework and support to access other vital services and rights.
To refer someone, please fill out this form
Phone us on: 07818372130
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (monitored Mon-Fri only) OR email@example.com (monitored 24/7)
Provides accommodation for up to two weeks for people with no recourse to public funds and who are destitute (subject to availability). Welcomes transwomxn and sex-workers to our shelter and support services. Offers help with legal support, mental health and wellbeing support, and advocacy.
24-hour emergency accommodation line: 07570877817
Non-emergency line (Monday-Friday 10-6): 07553491900
Providing learning opportunities and advice for refugees, asylum seekers and people from other countries in Glasgow.
Phone number: 0141 774 3344
Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm
Advice on applying for Home Office support and emergency accommodation and information on foodbanks, online English classes, online social groups.
Free phone number: 0800 310 0054
Monday 9:30-1; CLOSED in the afternoon
Offers advice on how to claim asylum, applying for asylum support, reporting problems with your accommodation, problems with your ASPEN card and making complaints.
Phone: 0808 8010 503, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The number is free and interpreters are available.
Advice on asylum, housing and benefits, Home Office support and accommodation, homelessness, social housing, private housing, Universal Credit, EU Settlement Scheme.
Phone: 0141 353 2220, Monday-Thursday, 9.30 am-4.30 pm
Network of organisations providing support and services to refugees, asylum seekers and other migrant communities in south east Glasgow.
Phone: 07749902684 or 0141 4238856
Open Monday-Thursday 10-5
Offers information, support, advice and advocacy to asylum seekers and refugees. We can signpost, refer or offer you services directly.
Freephone helpline 08081967274 for clients, 0141 223 7979 for agencies or through our website contact section or chat. Opening times:
Monday - 10am to 1pm ; 2pm to 4pm
Tuesday -10am to 1pm ; 2pm to 4pm
Wednesday - 2pm to 4pm
Thursday - 10am to 1pm ; 2pm to 4pm
Friday - 10am to 1pm ; 2pm to 4pm
Hosts free, fun, family-friendly events for New Scots that aim to provide a warm welcome to Glasgow and reduce loneliness and social isolation at the weekend. All events are currently being held on Zoom and data top-ups are provided for people who don't have access to WiFi.
Phone/text/WhatsApp: 07511 044814
Offer one-to-one support, emergency food provision, help with making destitution grant applications, enrolling on English college courses, help with looking for volunteering opportunities, online group support and signposting to other services.
Online social group on Zoom every Tuesday at 5.30. Contact Hannah on 07448 127 120
For support with enrolling into college, one to one digital skills support or food parcels - contact Firdaus on 07503 691 854 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Email: email@example.com. Phone: 07503 691 854.
Tuesday 10- 4.30
-Online English classes, Online English Conversation: Mondays 5pm, MIN Voices Online Group: Tuesdays 6-7pm
-Joyous Choir Online Group: Fridays at 4pm
-Creative Writing Online Group – For womxn: 3rd Monday of every month at 4pm
-Knit for Unity Online Meet up: Wednesdays 1.30pm -Weekly wellbeing check-ins
Phone: 01419469106, Monday to Friday, 10am-12:45pm, 1:30pm-3:45pm
Provide mobile phone top-up and food support.
Phone: 07465757303 or 07598880045
Open Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am to 4pm
Deliver one-off support packages of food/toiletries/
entertainment packs. You can no longer refer yourself for this, requests must be made by partner organisations only. The text message request system has also closed.
Partner organisations can request a pack through this online form where they will be guided through the new pack request service.
Offers support and solidarity to asylum seekers and migrants.
24-hour phoneline: 0141 427 7992
Centre is open Monday 9am-12pm for food bank voucher distribution
Supports asylum seekers to report housing repairs and issues to Migrant Help and Mears. This includes relocations and support for asylum seekers threatened with eviction. Puts people in contact with other charities and organisations. Empowering asylum seekers on their accommodation rights and responsibilities.
Repairs & housing issues: 07736 646197
Women’s support: 07306 349886
Evictions advocacy: 07986 740 645