Other Organisations That Help

Asylum Seeker Housing Project

Support for asylum seekers in Scotland reporting housing repairs and issues.

ASH (Asylum Seeker Housing) Project runs a drop-in session on Thursdays 10.30am – 12 noon at The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS

Phone: 07736646197 (interpreters available, open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm)

Email: contact@ashproject.org.uk


BJO Amara Association

BJO Amara Association works with people seeking asylum and civil unions. They can arrange temporary accommodation pre-S98. They offer a foodbank, sewing classes and children’s activities.

Contact details – +44 7450939946

19 726 Maryhill Road

G20 0EF


British Red Cross

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 – 16.15
  • Tuesday: 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.15
  • Wednesday: CLOSED
  • Thursday: 09.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 16.15
  • Friday: CLOSED

Community Info Source

Community Info Source works with marginalised communities in Glasgow, primarily with asylum seekers and refugees, to put their ideas into action and to secure their rights.

Phone: 0141 258 2773

Email: info@infosource.org.uk

Address: The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS


Cranhill Development Trust

Providing learning opportunities and advice for refugees, asylum seekers and people from other countries in Glasgow, and especially in the east of the city (G31, G32, G33, G34, G40, G69 postcodes).

  • Monday to Friday: 9am – 5pm
  • Phone number: 0808 196 8331 (freephone) or 0141 774 3344
  • Email: info@cranhilldt.org.uk
  • Address: 109 Bellrock Street, Glasgow, G33 3HE
  • https://cranhilldt.org.uk/

Thursdays 9am-5pm: Advice & Advocacy service for those in the asylum process run by Govan Community Project. This is an appointment service – please call 0141 774 3344 to book an appointment.

CWIN (Central and West Integration Network)

One-to-one support, integration services, ESOL, emergency food provision, community meals, help with making destitution grant applications.

Tuesdays 12.30-2.30: Drop-in service for people in the asylum process who are struggling to access opportunities due to language barriers or digital skills.

  • Monday 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm
  • Phone number: 0141 573 0978

Email: firdaus@cwin.org.uk for ESOL and drop-in sessions, vivien@cwin.org.uk for drop-in sessions, community meals and knitting classes, jennymac_gcfn@outlook.com for gardening, antoinette@cwin.org.uk for classes in Townhead and Maryhill, phil@cwin.org.uk for the food hub, roque@cwin.org.uk for exercise classes, christine_kyr@yahoo.gr for art classes.

Address: Garnethill Multicultural Centre, 21 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RE


Glasgow City Mission

Support for people affected by homelessness and poverty. A free hot lunch is served 1-2pm and a free hot dinner is served 6.30-8pm, Monday-Friday.

Advocacy project workers are available for support with housing, mental health, addition, benefits or court cases from 11am-1pm and 2.15pm-4.15pm, Monday-Friday.

The Gathering is a weekly informal and interactive church service. They meet for lunch at 1pm and the Gathering starts at 2pm every Friday.

Phone: 0141 221 2630

Email: info@glasgowcitymission.com

Address: Glasgow City Mission, 20 Crimea Street, Glasgow, G2 8PW


LGBT Health & Wellbeing

Support services for LGBT people in Scotland.

Tuesday & Wednesday 12-9pm

Thursday & Sunday 1pm-6pm

Phone: 0300 123 2523


Maryhill Integration Network

Online and in person activities and community groups, including ESOL, gardening, MIN Voices peer-support and advocacy group, activities for children and families, women’s creative writing group, men’s group, choir.

Phone: 0141 946 9106

Email: hello@maryhillintegration.org.uk

Address: Maryhill Integration Network, 35 Avenuepark Street, Glasgow, G20 8TS


Maslow's Community Shop

Maslow’s is a volunteer-run second hand goods shop, with profits going back into the community. They provide free clothing and household goods to asylum seekers and people in the local community who are experiencing hardship.

  • Monday 10am – 4pm
  • Tuesday 10am – 4pm
  • Wednesday 1pm- 4pm
  • Thursday 10am – 4pm
  • Friday 10am – 4pm

Phone: 0141 387 0978

Email: maslowscommunity@gmail.com

Address: 70 Shaw Street, Govan, Glasgow, G51 3BL


Maslow's Community Hub

Free community classes and activities, including internet cafe and computer classes, music classes, CV writing and arts & crafts.

Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm.

Phone: 0141 387 0978

Email: rubymaslows@gmail.com 

Address: 94 Langlands Road, Govan, Glasgow, G51 3BQ



Migrant Help

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.

MORE (Migrants Organising for Rights and Empowerment)

A grassroots campaign group of asylum seekers, refugees and local allies in Glasgow.

Phone: 07465757303

Email: migrantempowerment@prontonmail.com


PAIH (Positive Action in Housing)

Advice on housing and homelessness, destitution support, advice on the EU Settlement Scheme, advice on money and debt, digital support.

Phone: 0141 353 2220 or contact Christine (0141 353 7962, Christine@positiveactionh.org) for information about digital support.

Email: home@positiveactionh.org


No Evictions Network

A campaign organising to support people in asylum accommodation in Glasgow against evictions.

Facebook: facebook.com/noevictions/

Instagram: @no_evictions


People can choose items such as clothing, food, entertainment, toiletries, prams and other household goods free of charge from the Refuweegee Shop. Appointments are required to visit the shop and must be requested by a partner organisation. Contact the Govan Community Project helpline for a referral.

The Refuweegee hang out space is open 10am-4pm Monday-Friday (except Wednesdays) for tea, coffee and snacks, free wifi, and meeting other people. Booking not required.

Deliveries of one-off support packages with food, clothing, toiletries, entertainment, and other household items.

Phone: 0141 401 0756

Email: enquiries@refuweegee.co.uk

Address: Refuweegee, 249 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 4QE


Safe in Scotland

Provide 24/7 accommodation for destitute asylum seekers, together with meals, casework and support to access other vital services and rights.



Scottish Refugee Council

Information, support, advice and advocacy for asylum seekers and refugees. SRC can signpost, refer or offer you services directly.

  • Monday 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 9am – 5pm
  • Wednesday 1pm – 5pm
  • Thursday 9am – 5pm
  • Friday 9am – 5pm

Phone: 0808 196 7274 (freephone helpline) or 0141 223 7979 (for agencies)

Or get in touch online using the website contact section or web chat.


Scottish Detainee Visitors

Support for people in Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre.



SEIN (South East Integration Network)

Network of organisations providing support and services to refugees, asylum seekers and other migrant communities in south east Glasgow.

  • Monday 10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday 10am – 5pm
  • Friday 10am – 5pm

Phone: 07749902684 or 07955083385

Email: info@seinglasgow.org.uk 

Address: 539 Victoria Road, Langside Lane, Glasgow, G42 8BH


Simon Community Access Hub

Support for people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness, including connecting people to legal services, addiction teams, healthcare and other resources.

Phone: 0800 027 7466, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Email: hello@simonscotland.org 

Address: The Access Hub, Anderston House, 389 Argyle St, Glasgow G2 8LR



Women & Asylum Seeker Housing Project

W-ASH (Women Asylum Seeker Housing) Project runs a women only drop-in session on Tuesdays 10.30am – 12 noon at The Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS

Phone:07734742900 (interpreters available, open Monday-Friday 10am-4pm)

Email: contact@washproject.org.uk


Ubuntu Women Shelter

Provides emergency accommodation and support for destitute women and people of other marginalised genders who have no recourse to public funds and insecure immigration status in Scotland. Welcomes transwomxn and sex-workers to the shelter and support services. Offers help with legal support, mental health and wellbeing support, and advocacy.

24-hour emergency accommodation phone line: 07570877817

Non-emergency phone line (Monday-Friday 10am-5pm): 07835160913

Email: info@ubunto-glasgow.org.uk



Weekend Club - Interfaith Glasgow

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.

Phone/text/WhatsApp: 07511 044814

Email: weekendclub@interfaithglasgow.org

Address: Flemington House (2nd Floor), 110 Flemington Street, Springburn, G21 4BF


Need advice?

Call our helpline

0800 310 0054

Our helpline is open:

Monday: 10-1pm
Tuesday: 10-1pm
Wednesday: 10-1pm
Thursday: 10-1pm
Friday-Sunday: Closed


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