The London Catholic Worker

The London Catholic Worker
49 Mattison Road
N4 1BG

020 8348 8212


The Catholic Worker Farm and Mary House provide accommodation, food, English lessons, counselling and other services for 21 destitute female asylum seekers and their children, at no charge.


Free food, clothing and accommodation.

Access to shower, clothes washing and cooking facilities.

Free English tuition (when available).

Help with acquiring solicitors and medical care.

Citizenship classes and counselling.

Support with finding voluntary work.

Cost: free accommodation, food and toiletries.

Eligibility Criteria: priority given to forced migrants and people in particularly difficult situations. Homeless individuals accepted by referral from outside agencies.

Referral Procedure: land line: 01923 777201 or on Scott’s mobile: 07983477819
Online referral form also available.

UK Visas and Immigration

Watford Borough Council
Hempstead Road
Town Hall
WD17 3EX


The government body responsible for making decisions about who has the right to visit or stay in the country, with a firm emphasis on national security.


Information regarding housing in the Watford area, including:

  • Homelessness.
  • Housing applications.
  • Low cost ownership.
  • Legal, financial and emotional concerns regarding accommodation.

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: people seeking to make applications/enquiries about Visas and their right to reside in the UK.

GOV.UK: Asylum Support Info

Information for those seeking asylum or who's claim for asylum has been refused.


Application service for asylum.

Can provide funded housing and income for successful applicants.

Access to state education and NHS facilities.

Cost: free to access.

Eligibility Criteria: individuals seeking advice about claiming asylum or their options after asylum have been refused.