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    United Kingdom. I need a safe place or shelter

    We have collected instructions, recommendations and contacts, which can help you in the chosen country and situation.

    What if I have no place where to go? (e.g. home is not safe)

    There are shelters for people affected by domestic violence and temporary housing for people in vulnerable situations provided by local authorities throughout the country. To get a shelter or temporary accommodation, you need a valid visa. If it is not available, contact the migrant assistance funds – they will give advice and provide primary specialist assistance.

    What documents do I need to stay in a shelter or get temporary accommodation?

    Proof of access to government funds (such as a visa) or alternative funding (for more information, contact the helping organizations.

    How long can I stay in a shelter or a place of temporary accommodation?

    If you have refugee status, you can stay there from six months to a year. You may then be able to provide social housing or rental options available to you.

    How to apply for temporary accommodation?

    You can read in detail about how to get accommodation here. Also, you can receive information from charitable foundations working with women and violence.

    Get in touch with local nonprofit organizations

    — Where I can get help?

    Shelter organization advises on this issue throughout the country.

    Your local Citizen’s Advice Bureau.

    Did our instructions help?

    When compiling the instructions, we relied on the help of volunteers and lawyers from different countries. If something went wrong – the organization didn’t respond to you, you found a bug or the instructions weren’t precise enough – tell us about it. Email us at: help@labirint.online

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