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Asylum support

Who does what?

What does the government do? What is Middlesbrough Council?

Places to get help for asylum seekers

Organisations which can offer help and advice for asylum seekers.

Other places to get help and information

Where to go for advice, to find a job, or to get benefits; find a doctor or a dentist.

Immigration advice

The different kinds of immigration advice; where to find an immigration adviser.

Leave to remain and citizenship

How and when you can get 'indefinite leave to remain'; how you can apply for British citizenship.

Waiting for a decision

Where you can get support while you're waiting for a decision on your application for asylum.

A negative decision or deciding to return home

Deciding to return home and getting a negative decision.

A positive decision

Opening a bank account, claiming benefits and Universal Credit, housing, education, health.

Living in Middlesbrough

History of Middlesbrough, Useful information about Middlesbrough and how to stay safe.