Advice and information in Amharic for Refugees and asylum seekers

Our Amharic resource section contains information leaflets for people seeking asylum and refugees who speak Amharic and want to find out more about the asylum process, support, how we can help and their rights and entitlements.

Note that titles of the leaflets are provided in English but the content is provided in Amharic.

Information leaflets

How we help

Legal representatives

Things to consider when going through the asylum process

Things to consider after you receive asylum

How we help

Getting involved in your community - how we can help (300Kb, PDF)

Advice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) refugees in Scotland (574Kb, PDF)

Client Charter (377Kb, PDF)

Scottish Refugee Complaint form (31Kb, PDF)

Legal representatives

Legal representatives contact list - Glasgow  (199Kb, PDF)

Legal representatives contact list - Edinburgh (201Kb, PDF)

Things to consider when going through the asylum process 

Problems with your accommodation (457Kb, PDF)

Problems with your Application Registration Card (ARC) (461Kb, PDF)

Adding an adult dependant to asylum support (452Kb, PDF)

Adding an adult dependant to your asylum support -checklist (394Kb, PDF)

How to use interpreting services (262Kb, PDF)

How to access health care in Scotland (434Kb, PDF)

Life in Scotland (275Kb, PDF)

Section 4

Section 4 support (417Kb, PDF)

Applying for Section 4 if you are pregnant (358Kb, PDF)

Things to consider after you receive asylum in Scotland

Citizenship

Seek advice before applying for British Citizenship (30Kb, PDF)  English only

Family reunion

Family reunion: Refugees or people granted humanitarian protection 488Kb, PDF)

Family reunion; Non-refugees with Indefinite Leave to Remain (528Kb, PDF)

Finding work

Finding work - a guide for Refugees (7Mb, PDF) English only

Housing

A housing guide for refugees in Scotland - rent responsibilities and paying housing costs (466Kb, PDF)

A housing guide for refugees in Scotland - energy cost considerations (562Kb, PDF)

A housing guide for refugees in Scotland - is your accommodation to small (539Kb, PDF)

A housing guide for refugees in Scotland - harassment and hate crime (669Kb, PDF)

A housing guide for refugees in Scotland - repairs (540Kb, PDF)

Banking/managing money

How to open a bank account (462Kb, PDF)

Learn to manage your money in Scotland - Financial Literacy Project (228Kb, PDF)

Budgeting sheet to help you manage your money (205Kb, PDF)