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You may find some of these sites useful.

Multi-lingual Information
Please note: these links are outside the Multikulti site, we cannot guarantee the quality of the translations.

Adviceguide
NACAB's Adviceguide gives basic advice and information on social security matters as well as how to contact local CABx for more detailed advice.
Department for Work and Pensions
An online directory of advice services and solicitors, legal information and advice from a range of websites. Some information is provided in community languages.
Community Legal Service Direct
An online directory of advice services and solicitors, legal information and advice from a range of websites. Some information is provided in community languages.
Lingua
Specialist multi-lingual software supplier.
The Refugee Council
The Refugee Council is the largest independent organisation in the UK providing assistance to asylum seekers and refugees. Advice and information for asylum seekers and refugees in various languages.
Women's Aid
Women's Aid website information pages in languages other than English, including information about experiencing domestic violence, how to get help, legal rights and finding a safe place to live.

General Information

Asylum Aid
A charity which provides free legal advice and representation to refugees and asylum-seekers seeking safety in the UK from persecution. Also campaignfor the fair treatment of refugees in the UK.
Child Poverty Action Group
Details of all CPAG's activities including campaigns, publications and training. Also includes selected features from the Welfare Rights Bulletin and copies of briefings.
Electronic Immigration Network
EIN aims to link major information providers, advice workers and practitioners dealing with immigration, refugee and nationality law and practice inthe United Kingdom.
EnrichUK
EnrichUK is the gateway to a lottery-funded collection of 150 sites fuelling the online learning revolution. EnrichUK ranges across culture, history, social and economic development, science and art as well as regional and national 'sense of place' from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Equal Opportunities Commission
The Equal Opportunities Commission works for a society that guarantees equality for women and men. The website provides advice for individuals and advice workers about their rights relating to equal pay and sex discriminationin employment, education and consumer affairs.
Homelessness in the UK
Resource Information Service provide practical information, legislation, discussion and statistics on homelessness, plus London advice agencies.
Joint Council for Welfare of Immigrants
JCWI provides free advice and casework, training courses, and a range of publications including the Immigration, Nationality and Refugee Law handbook and Immigration factsheets.
London Advice Services Alliance (Lasa)
Multikulti is a Lasa project. This is our home site providing information on IT, welfare benefits (including training), and policy work in the UKadvice sector. There are also details on our Advice and Information Management System software - AIMS, and our publications.
Low Pay Unit
Information and advice on the rights of low paid workers.
National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux
Directory of local bureaux, details on languages offered, email advice, social policy.
New Opportunities Fund
The New Opportunities Fund distributes National Lottery money to health, education and environment projects across the UK with a particular focus on disadvantage and improving quality of life.
NHS Direct
Gateway to health information on the internet.
Open Government Website
Details of hundreds of local and central government departments, including the Benefit Agency.
Rightsnet
Lasa's rightsnet site provides support and information about welfare rights to advice workers and includes a selection of leaflets for the public.
Shelter
Shelter is a national organisation working to improve the lives of homeless and badly housed people.
Balkan Cultural Centre
Promotes cultural exchange amongst individuals from Balkans countries and the UK without distinction of political affiliation, religion or ethnic background. bccinfo@eudoramail.com
London Elects
Londonelects.org.uk informs people of all ethnic groups and nationalities what the London elections are for, how, where and when to vote, as well as how the elections are being organised and publicised. The information is available in 20 languages.