Moving to Suffolk

This page will help you find the services you need if you are moving to Suffolk from abroad.

For broad advice on a range of topics there’s useful information in seven European languages on the Just Landed website (this is an independent website not associated with SCC).

New arrivals to Suffolk from abroad

A drop-in advice and information service for migrants in a number of European languages will be starting soon.  Return to this page for updates.

For other local help and advice, please see the contact details below:    

Citizens Advice  

Address: 19 Tower Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3BE

Telephone advice: (0300) 300 1151

Website: www.citizensadviceipswich.org.uk

Citizens Advice  help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policy makers. There are also offices around the county, find your nearest one at www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htm.

Suffolk Refuge Support

Address: 38 St Matthews Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3EP

Telephone: 01473 400785

Website: www.suffolkrefugee.org.uk

SRS provide advice and support to refugees and asylum seekers living in Suffolk. They are a charity based in Ipswich but help refugees and asylum seekers all over Suffolk. There are drop in sessions in Ipswich on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. 

Health Outreach

Address: 70-74 St Helens Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2LA

Telephone: 01473 341763

The Health Outreach team offer a drop-in service to help those who have not been able to access mainstream health services.

Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality (ISCRE)

Address: 46A St Matthew's Street, Ipswich, IP1 4TE

Telephone: 01473 408111

Website: www.iscre.org.uk

ISCRE runs the Suffolk Law Advice Centre which provides free, confidential legal advice from legal professionals, for a range of issues.