Legal Assistance - Refugee Consortium of Kenya

Refugee Consortium of Kenya



Legal counselling

Representation in courts and police stations

Assistance with work permits applications and license

Representation in SGBV cases

Information about your rights

Information about the asylum procedure in Kenya

Helping filling out legal documents

Accompaniment to legal or administrative appointments for matters related to immigration, SGBV, children

Help preparing for your asylum interview

Legal representation in courts and police stations

Criminal cases

Birth, marriage, death or other personal certificates

Family disputes

Legal services for survivors of violence

Legal services for people in detention

Legal services for people who are stateless

Referrals for lawyers

Eligibility Requirements

All services listed are free of charge

Services are offered to refugees, asylum seekers and survivors of SGBV

Accessibility of Services

Services also available through toll free helplines 0800720262 and 0701414978. Calls can be made outside working hours, for urgent cases. 

Due to COVID 19, legal counselling is made by appointment by calling the helplines or by talking to RCK Protection Monitor. An appointment can be made in person within the working office hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, by Call within the working office hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday to Friday, by Email, or by Calling +254 700865559. Services are available without referrals.

Interpretation for Oromo, Somali, South Sudanese, English, and Kiswahili languages is consistently available at our premises.

Services are available in the following languages by phone interpretation - Oromo, Somali, South Sudanese, English and Kiswahili languages.

Female interpreters are available. 

The entrance to this location has a ramp.

This location has female staff. 

All services listed are free of charge. 

Services are available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5pm for Helplines. Monday to Thursday at RCK office at LWF compound and RCK office Kalobeyei. Thursday at RCK office in Kakuma. This service is closed on public holidays. However, this depends on a case-by-case basis e.g., instances of emergency may arise. 

Feedback Mechanism and Timeframe

Email, Phone call, virtual, or physical. 

As soon as possible