Asylum Seeker Support Initiative – Short Term (ASSIST)

ASSIST gives small weekly grants to asylum seekers in Sheffield for food and essential living costs. We also give free bus passes for travelling to medical, legal and Home Office appointments.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

Asylum seekers in Sheffield. 

ASSIST prioritises people who are unwell, elderly or pregnant.

How to apply?

Contact ASSIST for more information, or visit the website.

Other information

ASSIST offers other kinds of support:

  • We provide a night shelter for those sleeping rough.

  • We arrange temporary accommodation with host families or in other houses.

  • We give information about other sources of assistance

  • We support clients to pursue their asylum claim

Contact details

Victoria Hall Methodist Church
Norfolk Street
South Yorkshire
S1 2JB

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