Guidance

Welcome: a guide for new refugees

A guide for adults who have been granted asylum in England to access public services and make the most of the opportunities in the UK.

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This is a guide book for adults who have been granted asylum in England to access public services and make the most of the opportunities in the UK.

Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the UK
  • Chapter 2: Once you’ve been recognised as a refugee
  • Chapter 3: The first month
  • Chapter 4: Employment and Benefits
  • Chapter 5: Housing and Services
  • Chapter 6: Education
  • Chapter 7: Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Chapter 8: Healthcare
  • Chapter 9: Useful Phrases, Contacts and Further Information
Published 12 August 2019
Last updated 23 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added an English only version of the guide.

  2. We have published web accessible versions of the guide.

  3. First published.