GCP is one of many organisations that supports refugees and asylum seekers in Glasgow. Listed below are details of organisations, including the services they offer, contact information and opening times.This information was updated in June 2021.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.