Asylum Seeker Mental Health and Wellbeing Project

Published date: 
Wednesday, 17th November 2021

Boloh Helpline has extended its offer to support the mental health and wellbeing of adult asylum seekers across the UK. The Helpline will offer advice, signposting, emotional support and 8 free sessions of therapy by qualified Barnardo’s therapists. The Helpline will offer phone, webchat and email. This project is funded by the Home Office until 31st March 2022.

How they can help with:

  • Helpline advisors are there to listen to you and provide emotional support,
  • Helpline advisors can provide specialist advice on a range of issues you might be experiencing,
  • They can provide free counselling to adult asylum seekers,
  • Helpline advisors can support you to access help from other organisations.

You can call them for free on 0800 151 2605 - Staff speak different languages or can provide an interpreter who speaks your language.

Talk to them on webchat at - Click on the icon on the bottom right. The helpline is open: Monday to Friday 10am - 8pm and Saturday 10am - 3pm

Mental Health

Services supporting children and young people's emotional health and wellbeing, from one-to-one counselling to group work and schools-based programmes. We have centres where children and young people can visit and have a trained worker they can trust and talk to. We help them build their confidence and get to the root of their difficulties.

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Refugee/asylum seeker services

Supporting families and individual children including foster services for children and young people who arrive here on their own, help children get the healthcare and schooling they need while they are in the UK and giving parents practical support

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