Black and Minority Ethnic Support

Muslim Community Helpline

An independent emotional support service for Muslims provided by experienced former-MWHL counsellors. This service provides spiritual counselling, referrals to consultants and all forms of help. The service is religiously and culturally sensitive to the needs of Muslim women of all sects. Men may also approach this helpline.

Helpline open 10am-1pm Mon-Fri (extended to 3 pm according to staff availability)
Tel: 0208 904 8193
Tel: 0208 908 6715


Asian Family Counselling Service

Provides marital and individual counselling within the Asian community. Based in London and Birmingham but can offer telephone counselling for those outside these areas.

Open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Tel: 020 8571 3933

Or 020 8813 9714

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

General information line for individuals and organisations without a franchise for general information on immigration, nationality and Asylum law. Callers can also be put in touch with designated helplines for undocumented migrants and foreign national prisoners if necessary.

Opening hours, 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

Tel: 020 7251 8708

For legal enquiries on immigration matters, you can also email:

115 Old St, London, EC1V 9RT


Chinese Mental Health Association

Offers support for carers and those with mental health related problems from the Chinese community. Based in London but can offer counselling over the phone or via Skype for those outside London. Counselling can be offered in English, Mandarin or Cantonese.

Open Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm

Phone: 020 7613 1008

Last Updated: October 2015
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