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Asylum Seekers Support Trust

About this service

ASST works to create a safe and supportive environment for all asylum seekers.

They provide access to information, services and resources so asylum seekers may effectively pursue their refugee status, and thrive in their new home. ASST can advocate on behalf of asylum seekers with Work and Income, Housing NZ, and other government departments. A place to stay, food to eat Auckland Refuge have three committed part-time staff, a hostel that houses up to 14 people, and three transitional homes for families, offering a measure of safety and stability.

From a limited budget Asylum Seekers Support Trust provide food parcels and other necessities to tide asylum seekers over, English language lessons, and medical attention where necessary.


Some charges apply for hostel accommodation, other services are free.

Services at this location

  • Advice
  • Advocacy
  • Emergency
  • Accommodation
  • Food parcels
  • Medical Care
  • Education programmes

Contact Information


3/4 Warnock St, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021



Phone number(s)

09 378 7434


Mon - Fri: 9am - 3pm

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