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Windrush Compensation Scheme

The Windrush scandal, the home office established a Windrush Help Team, to assist the Windrush Generation directly with evidencing their right to live and work in the UK. If you need more information: call the Windrush Help Team for free!

0800 029 1633
0800 029 1633

Monday to Friday during 9am to 5pm



  Windrush Compensation is   available to people of all   ages and nationalities,  
including those from 
African,  Asian and 
Caribbean backgrounds. 

Who can now claim compensation?

  • You may be able to claim compensation if:.

  • You or your parents came to the UK from any Commonwealth country before 1973

  • You came to the UK from any country before the end of 1988

Some grandchildren and close family members may also be able to claim compensation

Download this Booklet for
more information.
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For more information: +44 (0)800 029 1633

English not your first language?

The Home Office has made it even easier for you to access information. Watch these video which have specially produced to convey the message about The Windrush Scandal, who it may affect and how you can apply for compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

If you require additional support please contact our RAFFA Windrush Representative on: 

+44 (0)800 029 1633

Click on the links below to for
more information.

SHARING UK STORIES: Windrush Compensation Scheme

Take part in our interview series:

We are looking for people to take part in our Sharing UK Stories series which shares their stories & experiences of those within the Black community who have gone through similar situations. If you would like to take part, please send an email to with the subject line 'SHARING UK STORIES'

Listen to Anthony share is experience of going through to the Windrush Scheme to sort out his battle for his British Passport for over 20 years.

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