This section provides useful information about staying in the UK after Brexit, applying for British citizenship, visas, asylum, trafficking and deportation.

The Citizens Advice information site is the best place to start looking for help and advice. Click the button below. 

Search below for contact details of organisations who may be able to help further.


Service Contact number or website Description
Migrant Help 0808 801 0503 

Advice surrounding asylum applications

Child Law Advice (family and immigration) 0300 330 5480 
CVS Settlement 01270 763100 

Help with settlement applications

CWAC Settlement Service 0300 123 7037 

£14 for check and send style of service, settlement applications

Citizens Advice EU Settlement Rights 0300 3309 059 

Free advice by appointment on EU settlement queries

GMU Immigration Advice Unit 0161 740 7722 

Advice/support for clients in the NW of England – either legal aid, or under fee waiver

Immigration Legal Advice Clinic 0113 366 2097 

Based in Leeds, no free service but can help anyone in England with a variety of issues

GOV OISC Regulated Advisers 

Nationwide list of free, and not free immigration advisers nationwide

CHAWREC 01244 400 730 

Free first consultation on immigration matters


Service Contact number or website Description
Law Society - Find a solicitor 
Support Through Court 03000 810 006 

Information, form-filling, company at hearings (Chester)

Law Works 

List of free law clinics


Service Contact number or website Description
Tell us once 
Bereavement Benefits 0800 731 0139 

Helpline for claims and issues

Bereavement Advice Centre 0800 634 9494 
Cruse 0151 645 6604 

Advice on issues surrounding bereavement

Will Aid 

Contact for ‘cheap’ will assistance at the end of the year

Cullimore Dutton Solicitors 01244 729074 

Free initial consultation on estates, trusts, and inheritance tax

Planning and Surveys

Service Contact number or website Description
RICS 024 7686 8555 

Details for surveyors and links to 30 minutes of free boundary advice


Service Contact number or website Description
BDH (Ellesmere Port) 0151 559 8441 

Help thorugh legal aid (potential free session)

Jacobs (Ellesmere Port) 0151 355 8481 

Help through legal aid (potential free session)

Russell and Russell (Chester) 01244 405733 

Different number to family law. Help through legal aid

Nacro - Resettlement Advice Service 0300 123 1999 

Advice and support for offenders/ex-offenders on many issues

Action Fraud 0300 123 2040 

Fraud investigations

Unlock 01634 247 350 

Advice for people facing barriers due to convictions

Victim Support 0808 1689 111 

Support and guidance for crime victims

Court Services (Non-SSCS)

Service Contact number or website Description
Chester County Court 01244 404 200 
Chester Magistrates' Court 01244 405 790 

Community Links

Service Contact number or website Description
Cheshire's Natural Health Service 

Outdoor community activities in nature


Service Contact number or website Description
Frank 0300 123 6600 

Information about drugs, emotional and recovery guidance


Service Contact number or website Description
Local councillors 
House of Commons 020 7219 3000 




Service Contact number or website Description
Friends, Families and Travellers 01273 234 777 

Advice around rights for travellers, multiple subjects


Service Contact number or website Description
ACE 0300 0115 142 

Advice on admissions, bullying, education and school-related issues

Child Law Advice (Education Line) 0300 330 5485 
National Careers Service 0800 100 900 

Guidance on education and work options


Guidance on upper levels of education, multiple numbers on this page for each level

Contact 0808 808 3555 

Advice on issues relating to disabled children

Dept for Education - Coronavirus Helpline 0800 046 8687 

For questions about education during the pandemic

Local Authority Special Education Needs Team 0151 337 6505 

For issues around supporti of disabled/LD children through education

Solicitors with free sessions

Service Contact number or website Description
Russell and Russell 0800 103 2600 


Freeman Jones 01244 893133 


Oliver and Co 01244 312 306 

10 minutes all subjects

Intime Solicitors 01244 220 063 


Setfords 0330 058 4011 

Family, Employment

Jacobs 0151 355 8481 


BDH 0151 355 7171 


Salam Immigration 01244 344 577 


Hunters 0333 444 5291 


Cullimore Dutton 01244 729074 


Chambers Fletcher 01606 780400 

20 minutes all subjects

Susan Howarth 01606 48777 


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