Please note that Wales is now in Lockdown. Many agencies, services and activities may continue to be closed due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus. 

Substantive Asylum Interviews have started again for those living near Home Office centres and are undertaken via video-conferencing.

Those wanting to make Further Submissions should not travel to Liverpool as they can now submit them via post or email.

Cardiff Services:

Oasis Cardiff

Oasis Cardiff is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm. Social distancing and hygiene measures are in place. 
Takeaway lunch is available 12:30-1pm Monday to Friday to all clients. Tanes and destitute clients continue to be provided meals 7 days a week. 
ESOL classes are available in person and online. Sports activities and day trips have begun including football on a Tuesday afternoon. Women's Session runs from 10am to lunchtime on Mondays and there are also a range of family activities. There are also toiletries available for anyone in need.
Oasis are working with the Red Cross for those who are destitute.
See their social media for updates: @OasisCDF

Trinity Centre

Trinity has suspended some of it’s activities, however Space4U's sessions are slowly restarting! The Food Distribution, Clothes Bank and Help & Advice Desks have restarted. All are currently by appointment only, so please contact Space4U directly or Trinity Centre on 02921 321120 for more information.

WRC (Welsh Refugee Council) offices are closed:

WRC are now on a telephone only system. The phone line will be available from 10am – 2pm. If you, or someone you are supporting, needs to speak to one of the team please call on their national number: 0808 196 7273

The call will be triaged by one of the team and if they are able to help, you will be called back by a caseworker. If an interpreter is required they will do their best to have an interpreter available on the phone.

The Sanctuary at the Gap Centre, Newport

They are providing online support and landline/wifi from 1pm to 4pm Monday through to Friday.


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