Immigration

Immigration related services in North East Lincolnshire

Open Door

Aims to maximise access to health and social care services to groups who find accessing traditional mainstream services difficult, in order to promote their health.

Working with Refugees, Asylum Seekers, other new migrants, and homeless people. Staff have access to language line.

Open Door GP Surgery: Monday-Friday: 8am-6.30pm (Lunchtime closing 12.30-1pm)

Albion Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DY

01472 722000 

http://www.opendoorcare.co.uk/

Refugee Council – Yorkshire & Humber

One Stop Service provides advice and information surrounding many issues regarding asylum and refugees.

0113 244 9404

http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/contact/1982_yorkshire_and_humberside_office

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI)

JCWI is an independent national charity established in 1967. Our mission is to promote justice, fairness and equality in immigration and asylum law and policy.

020 7251 8708

http://www.jcwi.org.uk/

Helplines run by JCWI:

UNDOCUMENTED MIGRANTS

If you are in the United Kingdom without documentation and would like free and confidential legal advice then please phone our specialist irregular migrant helpline (funded by Trust for London) on: 020 7553 7470 between 10am and 1pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

FOREIGN NATIONAL PRISONERS

If you are in prison and need immigration advice please contact our free and confidential helpline on 020 7553 7468 every Wednesday between 10am-11am. You can also fax your enquiry to Fax: 020 7251 8707.

UNISON HELPLINE

We run a specific helpline for UNISON members and provide free initial advice on all aspects of immigration law. The helpline runs on Tuesdays from 10am-3pm. Members should contact Unison in the first instance and ask them to contact us to arrange a phone call.

Migrant workers helpline

Migrant Workers Helpline now running. Only in Polish at present.

0344 847 6128

Monday - Thursday 9.30am-3.30pm

UK Border Agency

UK Visa and Immigration - responsible for handling Visa applications to come to the UK, applications to extend a stay in the UK on a temporary and permanent basis, applications for asylum, appeals, correspondence and sponsor management. Immigration Enforcement - responsible for investigating immigration offences, detaining and removing individuals with no right to be in the UK, preventing abuse of the immigration system.

Most applications are now completed online see: http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/

To report terrorist related activity call the Anti-Terrorist helpline: 0800 789 321

To report suspicions of Smuggling: 0800 595 000