Resources for children, unaccompanied minors, teenagers  and families

The organizations listed provide resources for children, unaccompanied minors, teenagers and families to get advice on the asylum-process, mental-health support, help with homework, access to education, and find a community and friends.


Mental Health Support


Caras (Tooting, London): Study Group: help with young peoples’ homework, application forms… info: +44 (0)208 767 5378

Socializing and English Classes

  • Caras (Tooting, London): Mentoring: High skills volunteers paired to work for a year with children and young people. Supportgreater wellbeing, a sense of belonging, and help people to settle into their new area info: call +44 (0)208 767 5378/

  • Caras (Tooting, London) (during school holidays): Family activity day: creative workshops for parents and children, where they can meet other families, eat a meal together, cook… info: call +44 (0)208 767 5378/ email

  • Barnet Refugee Service (Barnet, London) (Thursdays) (12-18 yo): Weekly Social Club: table football, table tennis, pool outdoor football, run cooking sessions, outings, fun psycho-social activities (Contact info:, at Middlesex University)

  • Refugee and Migrant Network Sutton (Sutton, London): Monday Toddler Group (Mondays, 9:30 to 10:45): parents with babies and toddlers who want to start to learn English with their children (contact info: Address: Trinity Church Hall, Hill Road, Sutton, SM1 1DZ)