Tel: 020 7723 1216   Email: info@onewestminster.org.uk

Chinese Information and Advice Centre

Basement
2 Gerrard Place
London
W1D 5PB
United Kingdom
Phone Number: 0300 201 1868
info@ciac.co.uk
Beneficiaries: Chinese community, Refugees and asylum seekers, Women, Children and families, Disabled people, Older people, Homeless or at risk of, rough sleepers
Activities: Advocacy/representation, Health information and signposting, Welfare and benefits casework
Description:

We are a registered charity and social enterprise providing free legal advice and support for the disadvantaged Chinese people in the UK.

Our four core services are:

Immigration Advice and Support - we give advice and support on caseworks regarding entry clearance, visa applications, family reunion Refugee & Asylum Support - we help people with some forms of leave to remain with their benefit applications, as well as assistance in finding schools, GPs; Women's Support - our women adviser provides support for victims of domestic violence including referrals for refuge, interpreting, advice Information Development - we aim to bridge the gap for the Chinese community living in the UK with the provision of translation and interpreting services (one-off or on partnerships), dissemination of information, cooperation with other organisations to hold informative workshops and so on.

We are also involved in community activities via fundraising events.