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Help for new refugees

Migrant Help has lots of information about what happens after a positive decision and how to access housing and financial support.

Your local Citizens Advice Bureau will be able to give you advice about housing and benefits. There is also lots of information on their website about after you are granted refugee status.

The Bond Board gives interest free loans (and easy payment terms)  to people who are homeless and / or new refugees.

The Refugee Council has information for people recently granted refugee status including an information pack (2015). They also have advice services in London and Barnsley.

The Refugee Council employment services help refugees in Greater London access training, volunteering and employment opportunities plus a programme for Refugee Health Professionals

The Restart Refugee Support (RRS) programme aims to help professional refugees support themselves through cost and interest-free loans for activities which lay the groundwork for durable economic integration.