PAFRAS works closely with a number of local partners on both formal and informal baseis. Our aim is to draw together some of the services that are essential for our service users and house them under the roof at our twice-weekly drop-in.

Partners with a presence at the drop-in include the British Red Cross, York Street Health Practice, Skyline, Touchstone and the Refugee Council.

York Street Health Practice

The York Street Health Practice is a specialist service for people who are homeless, temporarily housed or seeking asylum. Once each week a nurse and client support worker form the practice attend PAFRAS’s Thursday drop-in to help register service users who do not have a GP and provide support, advice and appropriate referrals to existing patients.

The practice employes GPs, a nursing team, a drug service, mental health nurse and client support workers. It aims to provide an holistic service catering specifically to the needs of its client. To this end they also have a solicitor and a benefits adviser who hold clinics at the practice on a regular basis.

NHS interpreters are available if English speaking or comprehension is difficult.

People can access the service by telephoning on 0113 2954840 or calling in to make an appointment. The practice is open from 9.00 to 4.30 on Mon, Tue. Wed and Fri on Thur it is open from 10.15 to 4.30