Welcome: a guide for new refugees

The government has produced Welcome: a guide for new refugees

This is a guide book for adults who have been granted asylum in England to access public services and make the most of the opportunities in the UK.


  • Chapter 1: Introduction to the UK
  • Chapter 2: Once you’ve been recognised as a refugee
  • Chapter 3: The first month
  • Chapter 4: Employment and Benefits
  • Chapter 5: Housing and Services
  • Chapter 6: Education
  • Chapter 7: Legal Rights and Responsibilities
  • Chapter 8: Healthcare
  • Chapter 9: Useful Phrases, Contacts and Further Information