Notre Dame Refugee Centre, 5 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7BX   T. +44 20 7440 2668   F. +44 20 7437 3838

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Notre Dame Refugee Centre is an independent charity in the heart of London’s West End. We specialise in support for French-speaking asylum seekers and refugees but our doors are open to all.

On May 16th we will be taking part in the 2016 London Legal Walk to raise money for our activities. Please join us and or sponsor us at



Our Aim

To work with asylum seekers and refugees so that they can play a full role in society and achieve a better quality of life.

How We Help

Our staff and volunteers welcome visitors and offer advice on:

  • Asylum and immigration
  • Housing
  • Benefits and social services
  • Debt and managing money
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Administrative problems

We also offer English language support on a Drop In basis, basic literacy ESOL (English as a second language) classes and a counselling service.

Project London (Doctors of the World) clinic is currently under review.

Where and When

We run a Drop-In Café on Mondays and Thursdays 11-4pm offering a warm welcome and a meal. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, advice is available by prior appointment.

The Café’s street address is:
Maison Pierre Chanel
16 Leicester Square
London WC2H 7LE
T. 020 7440 2668

For more information contact:

The Director Notre Dame Refugee Centre 5 Leicester Place London WC2H 7BX

T. 020 7440 2668 F. 020 7437 3848 E.