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January 2018

2018 The Future is CLEAR!

Over the last month we’ve been able to announce big changes with the structure of EU Welcome.  Please click here for details.

Change is always challenging but we are excited about the future of EU Welcome and look forward to continuing to run a friendly, people centred and professional service.  

For Dave Adcock who has been Project Manager for 12 years, it is the start of a new phase as he will now serve EU W as a volunteer. He  reflects What started as just a job for me, has become an important part of my life, and I could not just leave EU Welcome, our clients, volunteers and friends who have supported us.  I have always been part-time in the organisation and I will be continuing my other paid work projects, but I will give time to EU W at least for the next 12 months, and will still be available to spend time helping our clients through the challenges and opportunities that life gives us.  As the year goes on the organisational side will no longer be my responsibility, and I look forward to that, as it will free me to concentrate on what I love -; seeing people achieve their potential.’

From February, in order to fulfil the conditions of our funding we will need to ask clients for a few personal  details. These will be stored on a secure data base, and confidentiality will be assured. 

As part of the changes, we have stopped running the Kids Planeta playgroup on Tuesday mornings.  Numbers for this were down and we believe that families now are more confident to attend existing groups. 

As 2018 progresses and (presumably) BREXIT approaches, EU Welcome will be there for you!

Happy New Year!

EU Welcome – How to Find Us!

We do not work from ONE office, but offer our services from different places throughout Southampton

Mondays 10am to 2.30pm CLEAR, James Street Centre 2 James Street SO14 1PJ General enquiries

Tuesdays 10am to 2.30pm Citizens Advice, 3 King’s Park Road, Southampton, SO15 2AT. General enquiries.

Tuesdays 10am to 12 Noon.  EU Welcome Play Group, St Boniface Church Hall , Shirley High Street SO15 3JD, a chance for  parents and pre-school children to meet together.

Wednesdays 9.30am to 11.30am  we work with Southampton Advice and Representation Centre  (SARC) in Woolston to offer specialist help regarding benefits and employment issues.  Appointments essential.  Call 07917 879259


We also offer 3 evening sessions per month for general issues

1st Thursday  of the month 6pm to 7pm Freemantle Community Centre Randolph Street Southampton SO15 3HF

2nd Wednesday of the month 7.00pm to 8.00pm The Polish Club 507 Portswood Road so172th.

3rd or 4th Friday of the month 6.00pm to 7.00pm St Edmund’s Lodge, The Avenue SO17 1XJ

For other times and opportunities to meet contact;

Dave 07786 392886

Anna 07928 362088

Adriana  07917 879259

Click on our website

We also update information on Twitter @EUWELCOME and for regular information become our friend on Facebook                   

EU WELCOME Jak do nas trafić !

Nie pracujemy z jednego biura , ale oferujemy nasze usługi z różnych miejsc w całym  Southampton.

Poniedziałki  od 10.00 do 14:30 CLEAR, James Street Centre 2 James Street SO14 1PJ  Pytania ogólne

Wtorki 10.00 do 2.30pm. Citizens Advice (CAB) 3 King’s Park Road SO15 2AT. Pytania ogólne.

Środy od 9.30- 11.30  współpracujemy z SARC  na Woolston oferujemy  specjalistyczną pomoc w zakresie zasilkow  i kwestii zatrudnienia . Prosimy wczesniej o zadzwonienie na numer  07917 879259 w sprawie umowienia wizyty.
Oferujemy również 3 dyżury wieczorne w ciągu miesiąca, podczas których udzielamy ogolnych porad:

W każdy pierwszy czwartek miesiąca od  godziny 18.00 do 19.00  Freemantle Community Centre przy ulicy Randolph Street, Southampton SO15 3HF

W każdą drugą środę miesiąca w godzinach od 19:00 do 20:00 w Polskmi Klubie, 507 Portswood Road, so172th .

W każdy trzeci albo czwarty piątek miesiąca od 18:00 do 19:00 w zakrystii kosciola katolickiego St Edmund, The Avenue SO17 1XJ.


Dave 07786 392886 ,
Anna 07928 362088
Adriana 07917 879259

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Mamy również aktualne  informacje na Twitter @ EUWELCOME i regularne informacje stają się naszym przyjacielem na Facebooku


Thanks for choosing our website! EU Welcome exists to provide help and support to migrants in the Southampton area from EU and other European countries.

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“Our Philosophy at EU Welcome is to help our clients help themselves. We want to see EU migrants functioning as a well-integrated part of Southampton society.”

Here are just some of the things we help our clients do;

  • Fill in forms
  • Create CV’s
  • Apply for jobs
  • Enrol for training and language lessons.
  • Find volunteer roles to broaden experience
  • Deal with difficult landlords and employers
  • Write official letters
  • Understand rights regarding employment, benefits, housing etc.
  • Use the NHS appropriately
  • Access legal help
  • Take decisions about the future: Stay in UK? Go back home? Apply for British citizenship?
  • Ensure children are well integrated into the school system, and that parents understand their responsibilities
  • Make contact with appropriate authorities; City Council, police etc.
  • Get help and support from other local advice services such as: Southampton Advice and Representation Centre, Women’s Aid, No Limits, C.A.B. and other members of Southampton Advice Services Alliance.

We work flexibly and are generally contacted through telephone or internet but we also hold regular ‘drop in’ advice sessions throughout the city.

We are particularly keen to help people who have housing difficulties and who face possible homelessness, and we work closely with agencies that work with ‘street homeless’ people. We also support victims of domestic violence helping them to access available services.

We help people access employment that reflects their qualifications, training and passions.

We wish to ensure that all clients understand their rights in the UK, and can play their part to make Southampton an even better place in which to live and work.


EU Welcome provides information and support for arrivals in Southampton from the newer EU countries including Poland, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Romania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Slovenia. We are able to offer help, advice and support for those speaking Polish, Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian & Hungarian.

EU Welcome zapewnia wsparcie i informacje dla nowoprzybylych mieszkancow Southampton pochodzacych z nowych krajow Unii Europejskiej, w tym Polski, Estonii, Litwy, Wegier, Rumunii, Lotwy, Bulgarii, Republiki Czeskiej, Slowacji i Slowenii.
EU Welcome teikia informaciją ir paramą atvykusiems i Southamptoną iš naujųjų ES šalių, taip pat Lenkijos, Estijos, Lietuvos, Vengrijos, Rumunijos, Latvijos, Bulgarijos, Čekijos, Slovakijos ir Slovėnijos

EU Welcome (“Teretulemast EL-i”) annab uutest Euroopa Liidu liikmesriikidest kaasa arvatud Poolast, Eestist, Leedust, Ungarist, Rumeeniast, Lätist, Bulgaariast, Tšehhi Vabariigist, Slovakkiast ja Sloveeniast Southamptoni saabujatele informatsiooni ja toetust. 

EU Welcome; предоставляет информацию и поддержку для прибывшим в Саутгемптон из новых стран ЕС включая Польшу, Эстонию, Литву, Венгрию, Румынию, Латвию, Болгарию, Чехию, Словакию и Словению 

‘EU Welcome’ zo Southamptonu poskytuje podradenstvo pre ludí, ktorí sa tu rozhodli žiť a pracovať. Ľudia z Poľska, Slovenska, Česka, Maďarska, Rumunska, Bulharska, Slovinska, Litvy, Lotyšska a Estónska tu nájdu pomoc a radu ako aj kontakty, ktoré im pomôžu rýchlejšie sa adaptovat na nové prostredie.

EU Welcome oferă informaţii şi sprijin la sosirea în Southampton, din ţările mai noi ale Uniunii Europene, incluzând Polonia, Estonia, Lituania, Ungaria, România, Letonia, Bulgaria, Republica Cehă, Slovacia şi Slovenia.”

EU Welcome piedāvā informāciju atbraucējiem uz Southamptonu no jaunajām ES valstīm ieskaitot Poliju,Igauniju,Lietuvu,Ungāriju,Rumāniju,Latviju,Bulgariju,Čehiju,SLovakiju un Sloveniju
EU Welcome tájékoztatást és támogatást nyújt az új EU országokból (Lengyelország, Észtország, Litvánia, Magyarország, Románia, Lettország, Bulgária, Csehország, Szlovákia és Szlovénia) Southamptonba érkezők számára.