CLEAR and EU WELCOME continue to operate their advice services fully by phone and email. For your safety, and that of our staff and volunteers, the office will remain closed until the risk of infection is lower.

If you need to contact CLEAR’s Advice or Employment service please either phone 023 8022 1111 or email and leave a message with your name, your phone number and what you need help with.

Casework Advisors are working on Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY.

Employment works Wednesday mornings and Fridays ONLY.

EU WELCOME work Monday-Wednesdays ONLY.

They will prioritise urgent cases.

Thank You for your patience.


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City Life Church awarded over £489,000 by the National Lottery Community Fund to help those in need of refuge

CLEAR (City Life Education and Action for Refugees) has been operating for 20 years helping hundreds of people each year finding sanctuary in the city.

Church Leader, Paul Woodman, said: “I am delighted that our passion to empower and support refugees and asylum seekers has been recognised and that the National Lottery Community Fund are continuing their invaluable partnership with us.


Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK: The Last 20 Years

For CLEAR’s 20th anniversary this month, we take a look back at how policy and attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers in the UK have changed since our beginnings in 2001… [read more]

Six Ways

6 Ways You can Stand Up for Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Advocate, Empower, Learn, Join, Equip, & Support.
Read our really useful way YOU can make a difference.

Mayflower 300100 Year Old Mayflower Commemorative Badges


CLEAR is very proud to have had these badges donated to us to raise money for refugees and asylum seekers in Southampton. They were minted in 1920 for Southampton’s Mayflower Pageant and held by the Rector of Millbrook, the Reverend James Lyne Beaumont James. Read more…


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