HIVE Directory: Asylum Seekers / Refugees

British Red Cross Find Missing Family

COVID-19 Update: All face to face appointments have been suspended. Only Telephone and Video appointments are possible at this time.

Get help to find missing family abroad through our international tracing service if you have been separated by war, natural disaster or migration. We may be able to help in other circumstances where there is a humanitarian need. For example, if you have suddenly lost contact with an elderly relative abroad.

388 Commerical Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 4BT
02392 894214

British Red Cross Refugee Support Portsmouth

We offer help with the urgent needs of refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants. The help we can offer will depend on where you are. It can include:

338 Commercial Road
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 4BT
02392 894 215

British Red Cross Support for Young Refugee's Portsmouth

The service supports refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants aged 15 to 25

338 Commerical Road
Portsmouth
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 4BT
02392 894215

Ethnic Minority Achievement Service (EMAS)

EMAS works in partnership with the majority of Portsmouth schools and Early Years settings. Bilingual Assistants provide in-class support to children who have English as an additional language and also support schools with parental engagement. Advisers support schools with teaching strategies, resources, assessments etc. We also work with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and young people and offer support with school and Early Years admissions for families also seeking asylum.

We support children and young people in Portsmouth schools and Early Years settings.

Civic Offices, Floor 1 Core 6
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2AL
02392 733130

Friends Without Borders

Friends Without Borders is a charity that provides support for asylum seekers, refugees and immigrants within the Portsmouth area.

Commercial Road
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 4BT
07546 502143

Journeys Festival International - Portsmouth

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice

The Festival will bring international sounds and global inspired artwork to the city, sharing the art work of exceptional refugee and asylum seeker artists.

02393 870181

Kurdish Community in Portsmouth

A support community for Kurdish people living in Portsmouth

Moving on Project Hampshire

The Medaille Trust operates the Moving on Project Hampshire
The service is completely free to any woman over 18 living in Hampshire

Portsmouth City of Sanctuary

Portsmouth is a city proud to offer safety and sanctuary to anyone fleeing violence and persecution or who is isolated and seeking safety. With dignity and compassion, we welcome all people seeking sanctuary, and we are committed to building work streams of action to offer support accordingly.

Portsmouth groups and citizens have come together to form a City of Sanctuary, sharing a vision to confidently demonstrate inclusiveness, openness and participation. The group formally launched in June 2019 at Portsmouth Guildhall, and is now a registered charity needing your support, including volunteering! PCoS is part of the national non-political/religious City of Sanctuary movement, has full Portsmouth City Council endorsement and the support of around 120 local organisations.

The Refugee Sanctuary Hub meets at St Lukes Church, Greetham Street, Southsea PO5 4LH every Monday 10.30am - 12.30pm. Orientation paperwork, support for survivors of trafficking, support for women working in the sex industry, OISC immigration advice and baby provisions

https://portsmouth.cityofsanctuary.org

Lower Ground Floor, Central Library
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2DX
07584 293033

Salvation Army : Lighthouse Community Hub

Currently open and working

84 Albert Road
Southsea
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO5 2SN
02392 821164