Bosnia and Herzegovina Community Advice Centre (BHCAC)

Bosnia and Herzegovina Community Advice Centre (BHCAC) is a registered Charity organisation providing practical support, advice, information and guidance on welfare benefit rights, housing, education, community care, health and wellbeing in Serbo-Croat-Bosnian language to around 1800 elderly and disabled people from West Balkan region (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo and Slovenia) living in London. Further information of services and activities at: (

Centre for Armenian Information & Advice (CAIA)

The Centre for Armenian Information and Advice (CAIA) is the main focus of support of London’s 20,000 strong Armenian communities since 1986, specifically for those in poverty and isolation who have arrived to UK from various troubled parts of the world. The CAIA supports their diverse needs through holistic provision of welfare, educational and cultural services from its Hayashen community centre in Acton. (

East European Resource Centre

East European Resource Centre has supported Central and East European communities since 1984. Its core user group comes from the EU 2004 accession countries. The Centre provides information, advice and support to over 3,400 people every year. It specialises in areas key for successful life and work in the UK: employment, housing, welfare support, access to health services, debt and many others. It helps people through casework, outreach, drop-in surgeries and telephone helplines provided in community languages. Last year 87.7% of its casework clients would have become homeless without our support. (

Havelock Family Centre (HFC)

Havelock Family Centre’s services aims to promote positive family support, community cohesion and represent the local community in order to improve the quality of life for individuals, children and families of the London Borough of Ealing, and surrounding boroughs where no equivalent services are provided in key areas of preventative work which seeks to empower service users to access appropriate services.  Being the focal point on Havelock Estate, HFC has an established track-record in working with people with substantial needs since 1984. Further information Tel: 020 8574 2443

Iranian Association

Iranian Association is a registered charity that was founded in 1984. The association helps the ethnic minorities, refugees and migrants integrate into British society by providing opportunities to receive advice, gain new skills, participate in volunteering, find employment, live healthier and become active citizens. Iranian Association is a multi-group organisation and deals with around 14,000 requests for help annually. In the last two decades, over 5,000 people have also gained new skills by completing a range of courses, including accredited training programmes, at the centre. (

Iraqi Association

Iraqi Association is a non-sectarian charity that provides services in three languages, Arabic, Kurdish and English. Since its inception IA has developed an excellent track record in delivering a wide range of services to the Iraqi and Arab communities, under the overall remit of providing help and information to Iraqi and Arabs communities in areas of immigration/asylum advice, welfare and housing advice, education, training and employment, health, older and young people’s needs.(