New Roots Hull - Refugee Council

New Roots Hull

An integration service for refugees living in Hull, delivered in partnership between HCAS, Goodwin Development Trust and the Refugee Council. Part funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund.

Please note that this service is coming to an end on 31 December 2023.

What we offer

The Refugee Council delivers the following services:

Connect—English and social integration
  • Volunteering advice
  • English conversation club
  • Life in the UK
  • Social activities
  • General advice
Aspire—Employment advice
  • Employment advice
  • Employability workshops
  • Application and job interview support
  • Working in the UK
  • Qualifications
  • Volunteering
  • Work placements

HCAS and Goodwin Development Trust deliver the following services:

Engage—Housing, welfare and benefits support

Goodwin Development Trust:

  • Housing advice
  • Housing benefit applications
  • Council tax applications


  • Managing finances
  • Welfare benefit applications
  • Immigration advice (OISC Level 1 (A&P))
  • Health and wellbeing

For all of these services, please contact the Refugee Council at

Who it's for

This service is available to:

  • Refugees
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • ILR (Settlement)
  • DLR (Over 12 months, as a result of an asylum claim)
  • Resettled refugees and family reunion

Please bring your BRP or Home Office letter as proof of eligibility to access the service.

How to access this service

Please enquire about making a referral by contacting us at the email or phone number below. Your enquiry should clearly specify eligibility and that you wish to make a referral to New Roots Hull.

Contact Details