Cabildo de Tenerife

Información para

Comisión Española de Ayuda al Refugiado (CEAR)

The Spanish Commission for Refugee Assistance (CEAR) in Tenerife offers advice on legal matters such as refugee status, asylum seeking, immigration law, as well as sociocultural intermediation.

Other services Guía Insular de recursos para la inmigración en Tenerife

Services offered

  • Legal assistance for asylum seekers, displaced persons and immigrants
  • Primary health care
  • Neighbourhood Refugee Centre (CAR)
  • Shelter for foreign minors (CAME)
  • CEAR Canarias work placement agency for refugees, asylum seekers, displaced persons and immigrants residing in the Canary Islands
  • Documentation services for information on asylum, human rights and immigration law
  • Volunteer services
  • Awareness-raising and public opinion services, offered in the CEAR-Canarias main office
  • International cooperation for development projects in the home countries of the asylum seekers, refugees and displaced persons who arrive to the Canary Islands.
  • Multicultural education projects organised in collaboration with the Department for Education of the Government of the Canary Islands
  • Assistance for people in situations of extreme social exclusion with urgent accommodation needs


  • Defend and protect rights to asylum and defend the rights of refugees and asylum seekers who flee for fear of persecution as a result of violations of Human Rights
  • Offer social and legal assistance to foreigners who arrive to Spain fleeing violations of human rights and offer specific assistance programs.
  • Promote peace processes, democracy, sustainable economic development and respect for Human Rights.
  • Offer on-site legal, social, financial and humanitarian aid to refugees.

Applications, contact details and information

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