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Other places to get help and information

Restrictions are starting to ease, but you must still remember: Hands. Face. Space. Fresh air. Check the current rules.

Citizens Advice

Get independent face-to-face help or advice over the phone on:

  • money
  • housing
  • employment
  • benefits
  • family problems
  • immigration law/visas

Go to the Citizens Advice website to find the address, phone number, and opening times for Middlesbrough Citizens Advice.


Free Wi-Fi is available in all of Middlesbrough's community venues. See the list of places with free Wi-Fi in Middlesbrough.

Job Centre Plus

Job Centre Plus is a government department which will help you to:

  • look for work
  • get free training to help you get a job
  • claim benefits while you are looking for work

Go to the Job Centre Plus website to find your nearest Job Centre Plus.

Go to the Find a job website to look for jobs.

Learning English in Middlesbrough

You can take classes to help you learn English. These are called ESOL classes, which means 'English for Speakers of Other Languages'.

You can look a map of ESOL classes in the area to find a class near you.

Not all of the classes shown on the map are formal classes, which means that you might not get a certificate at the end. But English conversation classes are still a great way to learn English, and to make friends as well.

Middlesbrough adult learning

Middlesbrough Community Learning looks after adult learning in Middlesbrough. If you have refugee status, or if you are an asylum seeker who arrived in the UK more than six months ago, they may have courses which are available to you. Please contact the Strategic Cohesion and Migration Manager if you would like to be referred to Middlesbrough Community Learning for ESOL or maths classes.

Go to the Middlesbrough Community Learning website.

Middlesbrough Council

The Middlesbrough Council website (our website) will give you information on:

  • activities and places to visit
  • deaths, births, marriages
  • housing
  • information on schools and childcare
  • jobs
  • social care
  • taxes
  • and more!

Go to the Middlesbrough Council website.

NHS Choices

A government website all about the National Health Service (NHS), including:

  • where to find doctor's practices (GPs) and dentists
  • information on using health services in England
  • general advice on health, medical conditions, and healthy living

Go to the NHS Choices website.


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