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calendar icon21 Jun 2024

Refugee Week (17-23 June 2024): find out what financial support is available to refugees and asylum seekers

To mark Refugee Week 2024, we’ve gathered together details of the financial support that’s available in the UK to people who have been forced to flee their homeland.

This year, Refugee Week runs from 17-23 June. The occasion is used to highlight and celebrate refugees’ unique contributions to UK culture, with a programme of cultural, sporting, arts and education events.

It’s also designed to open up a conversation about why people have to flee their native countries in search of safety abroad.

What benefits and support can refugees and asylum seekers get?

Refugees in the UK are allowed to claim benefits. Different rules are in place for asylum seekers, but you’re still entitled to some support.

Find out more in our guide money and benefits support for refugees and asylum seekers.

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Rebecca Routledge

A qualified journalist for over 15 years with a background in financial services. Rebecca is Money Wellness’s consumer champion, helping you improve your financial wellbeing by providing information on everything from income maximisation to budgeting and saving tips.

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