Support for Chagossians/Useful Links
In November 2022, the UK government launched a new British nationality route for individuals of Chagossian descent. It allows them to become British citizens free of charge, and to build their future in the UK should they wish to.
The Home Office is working with ‘We Are Digital’ to help you with your application if you need assistance. Please follow the link:
Support and Enquiries for Citizenship Applications from Gov.UK
Relocating to the UK: Gov.UK Advice
Citizens Advice is an independent organisation specialising in confidential information and advice to assist people with legal, debt, housing, consumer and other problems in the United Kingdom
The Orchard, GLENEAGLES COURT, 1-2 Brighton Rd, Crawley RH10 6AD
Crawley Borough Council is a district council responsible for some public services in Crawley including housing, council tax, waste and recycling, community development and community facilities, business development
Sussex Community Foundation provides funding for local projects in Sussex addressing poverty, community cohesion, wellbeing, health and the environment. It has a fund to support Chagossian community groups and projects in Crawley and Sussex.
Social prescribing links patients with non-medical support to improve their physical and mental wellbeing. It can help people with nutrition, housing, employment issue, and much, much more.
Social prescribing works for a wide range of people, including those:
- who are 18+
- with one or more long-term conditions
- who need support with anxiety or depression
- who are lonely or isolated
- who have complex social needs which affect their wellbeing.