Daily life

Free bus travel in Scotland for under 22s

All young people and children aged 5-21 years are supposed to be able to access Free Bus Travel Scheme from 31 January. But sadly the system blocks asylum seekers and those not born in the U.K., sending them on a fruitless merry go round.

Appointment Clinics and Outreach Surgeries

Free, independent and multilingual advice and information for people from BME, refugee and migrant communities.

Free food

Links to food banks

Get some tech

Fill out this form to request a smartphone or laptop

Education funding options for young refugees and asylum seekers

An overview of providers of grants to support young people's education, including the cost of fees, travel, resources and equipment. Please visit each provider's webpage to confirm eligibility criteria and application deadlines.

Britain Explained

Britainexplained.com was set up earlier this year because many aspects of daily life in Britain might be difficult to understand for people moving from abroad.

Register your child for school

Every child has a right to a free place at school.

Get a bicycle

Fill out this form to request a free bicycle

How do I find a job?

Find full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales.

Get Zoom

Video calls and meetings

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