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⑥ Information for people in the asylum process living in Sheffield

Sheffield City of Sanctuary can advise on phonelines and email help available for refugees and asylum seekers during the Coronavirus crisis.

South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG) can help finding services needed by all migrants in Sheffield: Email:

The Sanctuary centre, Victoria Hall drop-in and Conversation Clubs are closed, but there is online and phone information about support in the asylum process in Sheffield at Asylum Journey for Sheffield.

Vulcan House: The Home Office have said that people who are self-isolating due to coronavirus do not need to attend appointments at Vulcan House (Sheffield Home Office). But you need to call Vulcan House beforehand to tell them.

Testing for Coronavirus is free to all, regardless of immigration status – see this government announcement. There is no check on immigration status for people who need to access this service.

Health information on Coronavirus in 45 languages, produced by Doctors of the World (DOTW) is online here and on this Google document.

The Right to Remain Toolkit is an is online guide through the asylum process.



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