Praxis provides advice, information and casework to migrants on a wide range of issues. Our experienced advice team speaks a range of community languages and interpreters are also available.
Every year our free, independent and confidential advice helps over 2,000 people, and our campaigns for better policies benefit even more.
In any one year volunteers and placement students have fun and learn new skills while making our work possible.
To access advice at Praxis you can come to our drop-in sessions, Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm, or call 020 7729 7985 and ask to speak to an adviser or complete this form here, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Praxis also provides advice for other professionals working with migrants on our advice line, 020 7749 7608, Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.
Praxis can provide advice to migrants who have been victims of crime and is a third-party reporting centre for victims of hate crime.
Rubia, originally from Bangladesh, had been in the UK for some years and had become a British citizen. She did not speak English and was quite isolated from the community as she stayed mainly in the family home looking after her children. Rubia told us her husband was physically and emotionally abusive.A Bengali speaking adviser talked to Rubia and stressed the importance of her safety, offering her options for immediate assistance. Rubia was reluctant to take these offers as she did not feel that she was in immediate physical danger but was unhappy with the situation and unsure what to do and what her rights might be if she took any action against her husband.
The adviser explained to Rubia that she had full rights to benefits as a British citizen and referred the client to a Bengali speaking worker at Victim Support for provision of further information about the different options which might be available to her.