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Last Updated: Friday, 24 March 2006, 13:46 GMT
Help and Advice
If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in the series, Britain's Streets of Slavery, the following organisations may be able to provide help and advice or you can phone the BBC Action Line on 08000 566 424.

Samaritans
Provides confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)
Website:
www.samaritans.org

Carers UK
A campaigning, policy and information organisation for carers.
Website:
www.carersuk.org

Crossroads
Provides practical support for carers in England and Wales by enabling them to take a short break from their caring responsibilities.
Website: www.crossroads.org.uk

Anti-Slavery International
UK human rights organisation working against slavery and related abuses.
Website:
www.antislavery.org

Citizens Advice Bureau
Online Citizens Advice Bureau service that provides independent advice on your rights.
Website: www.adviceguide.org.uk

Albanian Youth Action
Helping young Albanian speaking refugees adapt to life in the UK.
Website:
www.albanianyouthaction.org.uk

AFRUCA
Africans Unite Against Child Abuse aims to promote the welfare of African children in the UK.
Website: www.afruca.org

Child Abuse Investigation Command
Investigates child abuse and deals with paedophile issues across London, working closely with other child protection agencies.
Website: www.met.police.uk/scd/units/children

ECPAT
A network of organisations and individuals working together to eliminate the commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Website: www.ecpat.net/eng/index.asp

National Missing Persons
UK charity dedicated to helping missing people and supporting their families while they wait for news.
Website: www.missingpersons.org

NSPCC
UK charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.
Website: www.nspcc.org.uk

Refugee Arrivals Project
An independent charity set up to assist newly arrived asylum seekers and refugees.
Website: www.refugee-arrivals.org.uk

Refugee Council
UK organisation working with asylum seekers and refugees to offer help and support.
Website: www.refugeecouncil.org.uk

UNICEF
Organisation working specifically for children to provide emergency relief and long-term development programmes in areas such as health, education and child protection.
Website: www.unicef.org.uk

United Nations
An association of countries set up in 1945 to promote peace, security and co-operation between nations.
Website: www.un.org

Human Rights Watch
Human rights organisation based in the United States. Researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses across the world.
Website:
www.hrw.org

Immigration Advisory Service
UK charity providing confidential advice and representation in immigration, asylum and nationality law.
Website: www.iasuk.org

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants
An independent national voluntary organisation, campaigning for justice and combating racism in immigration and asylum law and policy.
Website: www.jcwi.org.uk

Kalayaan
Charity established in 1987 to provide advice, advocacy and support services in the UK for migrant domestic workers.
Website: www.kalayaan.org.uk


Britain's Streets of Slavery will be broadcast from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 March 2006 at 0915 BST on BBC One.




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