Destitute Asylum Seeker Service

Who is this service for? 

The Destitute Asylum Seeker Service (DASS) assists refused asylum seekers who are known as ARE (Appeal Rights Exhausted) to find a route out of destitution and resolve their situation.

This service is a partnership with Scottish Refugee Council, British Red Cross, Refugee Survival Trust, University of Strathclyde Law Clinic, Glasgow Night Shelter, Fasgadh and  other small partners

What support can I get from this service?

  • A holistic assessment of your needs including legal, health, education, social connections and volunteering
  • Information and advice about rights and entitlements
  • Information on the support options available to you
  • Support with collecting destitution evidence for Section 4 applications
  • Support with applying for Section 4 support and responding to Home Office correspondence
  • Access to Refugee Survival Trust destitution and travel grants

Find out more

If you would like more information about this service or to access it, please call our advice line on 0141 223 7979 or call our reception on 0141 248 9799.

Our face-to-face services are provided by appointment only. Details of our opening hours are below.

  • Monday 9am - 5pm 
  • Tuesday 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 1pm – 5pm (closed morning)
  • Thursday 9am - 5pm
  • Friday 9am - 5pm