Advice agencies


Afghan Academy

Counselling, advice and information on immigration, housing, benefits, health and education. Provides educational and cultural activities. Publish Afghan Magazine.  
PO Box 1570, Hanwell, W7 3ZJ
Tel: (020) 8579 8436
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

Centre for Armenian Information and Advice
Advice and information to the Armenian Community on housing, immigration, legal matters and welfare benefits.
1O5a Mill Hill Road, Acton, W3 8JF
Tel: (020) 8992 4621
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm appointments only.

Ealing Somali Welfare and Cultural Association
Advice and information on housing, immigration, education, health, benefits, domestic violence, racial harassment, asylum.
71a Northcroft Road, Ealing W13 9SS
Tel: (020) 8840 7413
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm

Eritrean Community in Hammersmith and Fulham
Supports the Eritrean community in Hammersmith and Fulham.
Palingswick House, 241 King Street, Hammersmith W6 9LP
Tel/Fax: (020) 8748 0547 

Iranian Association

Advice on education, immigration, benefits and housing.
241 King Street, Hammersmith, W6 9LP
Tel: (020) 8748 6682
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm

Kurdish Association
Provides information and assistance on immigration, housing, benefits, interpreting, translation, referral service, employment and training. Runs a children's section and elders project. Health officer to assist people with disabilities regarding information and advice.
Palingswick House, 241 King Street, Hammersmith W6 9LP
Tel: (020) 8563 7918 Fax: 020 8563 1918
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm

Migrant Advisory and Advocacy Service
Town Hall, High Street, Southall, UB1 3HA
Adviser: Mr Amir
Hours: Sat 9am-1pm appointments only, Thur 4pm-8pm
drop-in session but ticket system operated, tickets are issued at 4pm  

Ogaden Community Association
Offers advice on housing, benefits and immigration for the Ogaden community. Also runs English language classes and IT training.
The King's Hall, South Road, Southall UB1 1RB
Tel/Fax: (020) 8571 4308 

Refugee Aid and Development
Offers advice and general information on immigration, housing, benefits.
Manor House, 8 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BJ
Hours: Wed 10am-4pm first come first served.
Outreach work: Town Hall, High Street, Southall UB1 3HA
Hours: Tue & Thurs 9am-1pm

Refugee and Asylum Advice Group
Offer advice and general information on immigration, housing, benefits, employment and training.
Priory Community Centre, Acton Lane, Acton, W3 8NY
Tel: (020) 8993 1237 ext 25 or 15
Hours: Monday 10.30am-5pm

Society of Afghan Residents in the UK
Provides services to improve quality of life of Afghan refugees.
West Acton Community Centre, Churchill Gardens, Acton W3 0JN
Tel: 020 8993 8168 Fax: 020 8993 2129
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Somali People with Disabilities
Provides advice on housing, immigration and welfare benefits.
Priory Community Centre, Acton Lane, Acton W3 8NY
Tel: 020 8993 8780

Somali Women's Refugee Centre
Provides advice on housing, immigration, education, welfare, benefits and employment
Priory Community Centre, Acton Lane, Acton, W3 8NY
Tel: (020) 8752 1787
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm

Southall Black Sisters
Provides advice, information and a resource centre for women concerning domestic violence, rape, sexual abuse, matrimonial, immigration and welfare matters. Counselling service provided for clients.  
21 Avenue Road, Southall, UB1 3BL
Tel: (020) 8571 9595
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 10am-4pm (closed 12pm-1.30pm for lunch). Weds closed, will take emergency calls only.  

Southall Day Centre
Provides advice to members of the centre on pensions, welfare benefits, health etc. English language classes, lunch club, exercise sessions.
Shackleton Road, Southall, UB1 2QH
Tel: (020) 8843 1893
Hours: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

Southall  Day Centre
Provides advice, information, advocacy and counselling on a range of issues. runs law for all surgeries and health surgeries. Wed Housing Officer gives housing and council tax benefit advice.
20 Western Road, Southall UB2 5DX
Tel: (020) 8574 0902
Hours: 10am-6pm

Southall Rights
Legal advice and assistance.
54 High Street, Southall, UB1 3DB
Tel: (020) 8571 4920
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-12pm, 2pm-6pm
Hours: Mon & Wed 5.30pm-7pm general legal issues, ticket system maximum 20. Fri 5.30pm-7pm immigration, ticket system maximum 20 people.