If you are an EU citizen and you are at risk of not getting settled status due to your circumstances, check the website by Settled, the EU citizens' outreach charity.


Here for Good

Free advice for vulnerable EU citizens

Citizens' Advice

On preparing your application:

Law Centres Network

Law Centres defend the legal rights of people who cannot afford a laywer.

EU Citizens Hub by the London Mayor

Information provided by the3million; relevant to EU citizens across the UK

Late applications to the EU Settlement Scheme:

Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)

Directory to find an immigration advisor near you:


If you have a criminal record:

Useful one page summary which contains further links:

Independent Monitoring Authority (IMA) 

The IMA was set up to protect the rights of EU and EEA EFTA citizens in the UK and Gibraltar, by monitoring UK public bodies to make sure they implement the rights of these citizens and by identifying any underlying issues. You can report any complaints online on their website.

Official Government page

Apply to Settled Status

View and prove your status

Guidance on view and prove:

Organisations funded by the Government to help vulnerable citizens:

Containing detailed list of 72 GFOs (grant-funded organisations) 

Late applications to the EU Settlement

Government Help

  • EU Settlement Resolution Centre

  • UKVI Resolution Centre (for View & Prove queries)

    •  Telephone: 0300 790 6268 or from outside the UK: +44 (0)203 875 4669

  • Telephone lines are open:

    • Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), 8am to 8pm

    • Saturday and Sunday, 9:30am to 4:30pm

    • See call charges

If you are an EU citizen and need help or would like to speak to someone about how you feel, here is a list of organisations you can contact. 

Samaritans – for everyone


Call: 116 123

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)for men
Or visit the webchat page directly

Call: 0800 58 58 58

         5pm to midnight every day

Papyrus for people under 35


Call: 0800 068 41 41

         Weekdays 10am to 10pm

         Weekends 2pm to 10pm

         Bank holidays 2pm to 5pm
Text: 07786 209697

Childline for children and young people under 19

Call: 0800 1111

         The number won’t show up on your phone bill

The Silver Linefor older people

Call: 0800 4 70 80 90

The AIRE Centre

Simple web app to support any EU citizen who is unsure about the settled status scheme and would like some reassurance as to their eligibilty

Acts 435

Online giving charity, directly connecting those who want to give with those who are in genuine need of their help, through a network of local churches and charities. They have for example helped those who could not afford to apply for new identity documents for their whole family in order to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.