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Contact details of useful organisations

Below are a number of links to organisations where you can find out more about your rights as an EU or EEA EFTA citizen and receive advice and support.

Home Office Settlement Scheme

Find out more information about the EU Settlement Scheme. The scheme closed on 30 June 2021 but the page contains information about making a late application.

Specific support about your rights as an EU or EEA EFTA citizen


the3million is a campaign organisation for EU citizens in the UK which aims to defend and protect the rights of citizens as well as ensuring they are aware of their rights and stand up for them. The organisation is not-for-profit and provides information and advice via their website and social media channels.


Settled is an independent charity providing free information, advice and support in different languages to EU citizens in the UK. Settled is accredited to provide Level 2 immigration advice by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).

The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants supports vulnerable individuals and families with legal advice while challenging laws and practices that restrict rights and lead to discrimination.

Citizens’ Advice

The Citizens’ Advice network can provide tailored advice for individuals on a number of subjects. This includes information about staying in the UK after Brexit.

Location-specific support

EU Citizens Hub by the London Mayor

If you’re in London the European Londoners Hub has information about your rights, types of immigration status and where to go for further support.

East European Resource Centre for citizens in London

The East European Resource Centre provides information, advice and support to people living in London from Central and Eastern Europe from the 2004 and 2007 EU accession countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

EU citizens in Scotland

If you’re an EU citizen living in Scotland, find information about where to access further support.

EU citizens in Wales

Welsh Government is working with a number of organisations in Wales who can offer free additional advice and support for EU citizens. You can also find more information via the Welsh Government’s Sanctuary website.

EU citizens in Northern Ireland

Find information about organisations in Northern Ireland which can provide free, confidential advice and support for EU citizens.

EU citizens in Gibraltar

Citizens’ Advice Bureau in Gibraltar can provide support on a number of different issues relating to citizen’s rights.

The Gibraltar Government’s website also provides information and advice for citizen’s regarding the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Law societies that can help with legal advice

There are three main law societies for England and each of the devolved nations:

The Law Society of England and Wales

The Law Society of Scotland

The Law Society of Northern Ireland

Other organisations providing support and information

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

If you are an EU or EEA EFTA citizen studying in the UK or Northern Ireland, UKCISA provides information about the level of fee you will need to pay and whether you pay a ‘home’ or ‘overseas’ fee depending on your circumstances. You can also find out more about the government student support available across the UK.

Age UK

Age UK provides support to older people and can provide individual advice on a range of subjects. The charity provides support across the UK, including Age Scotland, Age Cymru and Age NI.


Crisis supports people out of homelessness by providing one to one support, advice and courses for homeless people in 12 areas across England, Scotland and Wales.


Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem in England and Wales.


Samaritans offers support to people considering taking their own lives across the UK and also takes action to prevent suicides.


Scope is a disability equality charity in England and Wales, providing practical information and emotional support as well as campaigning to create a fairer society.


Shelter provides individual support with housing issues in England and Scotland as well as campaigning for housing justice. Shelter Cymru does the same in Wales, and Shelter NI is available in Northern Ireland.

Victim Support

Victim Support offers specialist help to support people to cope and recover to the point where they feel they are back on track with their lives.