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EU Citizens Rights Advice Project in Wales

Citizens Advice Cymru and EYST (Ethnic Youth Support Team) have been awarded funding by the Welsh Government to deliver the recently launched EU Citizens Rights service to support EU, EEA and Swiss nationals to seek settled and pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) in the UK. Further information and leaflets in a range of European languages can be found here

The Advice Service provides information, guidance and advice with simple settled status applications (OISC Level 1) casework.  Children and young people in care, or children and young people who would like to apply in their own right or through their parents or guardians can use our services.  We can also help families with their applications. 

Referrals to other services, including social welfare advice will be suggested where clients would benefit from further assistance in complex issues.

EYST have a proven track record in working with and engaging community groups and organisations supporting migrant communities, including EU Citizens.  Throught their engagement officers they are undertaking widespred community outreach / engagement activities designed to seek out individuals and groups and encourage the use of and make referrals to the advice services on offer.

The service will cover the whole of Wales until December 2020. Direct advice in relation to settled status and pre-settled status is available through the Citizens Advice Wales helpline on 0300 3309 059.  Please feel free to share this information will your peers, colleagues, family and friends.