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Pathways Project

At this time we will ONLY be accepting new clients via telephone referral from our advice line.  Please call the advice line (0808 278 7896 (Free Phone number), Mon-Fri 9am – 4:30pm) and one of the team will take some details from you.  Pathways will then call you back as soon as possible. You can also use our Contact Form which you can find here.

Our drop-in service at the Huddersfield Mission remains CLOSED in line with UK Government guidance. 

We are experiencing high demand for our services and we may not be able to get to your case as quickly as we would like.  We ask you for your patience during this time. 

 What is the Pathways Project?

The Pathways Project exists to deliver free information and advice to refugees and asylum seekers.  It is run by both paid workers and volunteers.  We can help you if you are a refugee or asylum seeker, have humanitarian protection, have Discretionary Leave, are an EEA citizen, or are someone wishing to make a family or private life claim.

Please note that we can only give advice and information. We cannot undertake ongoing casework or work on behalf of clients – this is because of demand for our services and limited resources.

How to Contact Pathways

Our drop-in service at the Huddersfield Mission is currently closed in line with UK Government guidance.  Please call the advice line (0808 278 7896, Mon-Fri 9am – 4:30pm) and one of the team will take some details from you.  Pathways will then call you back as soon as possible.

Pathways Can Help With:

  • Applying for travel documents
  • Family reunion
  • Applying for financial support and accommodation while you wait for a decision on your asylum claim (section 94 support)
  • What to do when your leave is expiring
  • Settlement applications
  • British citizenship – registration for children and naturalisation for adults
  • Helping you to understand any Home Office conditions attached to your leave, such as reporting conditions, residence conditions and study conditions
  • Varying conditions attached to your leave, such as having ‘no recourse to public funds’
  • Understanding immigration bail conditions
  • Applying for discretionary permission to work
  • Entry clearance work
  • Administrative reviews and appeals to the Home Office
  • Domestic violence concessions
  • Informing the Home Office about a change of address

We can also give you advice on the process for claiming asylum. If you require legal representation for your asylum claim we can refer you to KCALC’s asylum team for Legal Aid if there is capacity at the time of application.

If you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, we can give you advice on EU settled and pre-settled status and refer you to our specialist team for making an application to the EU Settlement Scheme.  Further information can be found on the EU Settlement Scheme page of our website.

Pathways Cannot Help With:

  • Visas (other than post-flight spousal visas)
  • Passport applications
  • Applications under the points-based system
  • Asylum claim casework (other than one-off advice)

Further Information

You may be able to resolve your issue by using this free information from Citizens Advice.

Local support and information:

Other support and information:

 

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