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Supporting Ukraine

Homes for Ukraine

This local sponsorship scheme for Ukraine will offer a route to those who want to come to the UK who have someone here willing to provide them with a home.

The scheme matches people, charities, businesses and community groups in the UK to Ukrainians who do not have established families in the country, so they are able to come the UK.

Find out more and register your interest to help on the government's website.

Homes for Ukraine

Read the questions and answers on how the Homes for Ukraine scheme will work.

Homes for Ukraine FAQs

You can read about the role of councils in supporting the Homes for Ukraine scheme. Please note Surrey County Council will have responsibility for some areas, including education and social care.

Role of councils in supporting the scheme

Find about how we use your personal data if you are Ukrainian who has come to the borough under the Homes for Ukraine scheme, or if you are a person or family sponsoring a Ukrainian person through the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Homes for Ukraine Scheme Privacy Notice

Home for Ukraine application outcome

We take our responsibility to safeguard Ukrainian refugees through the Homes for Ukraine Scheme very seriously. We are responsible for protecting refugees who come to our borough through the Homes for Ukraine Scheme. We take our responsibility very seriously. Your application may be refused if your household or property does not meet the criteria needed. We will take extra care to review and assess your application if this is the case. We will work with Surrey County Council to make sure that we are being fair and consistent. There is no right of appeal and our decision will be final.

Pairing scheme

The government funded a scheme that offers a matching, training and support services to sponsors and refugees.

Government funded pairing scheme

Support for those affected

Advice and support for British nationals with family members in Ukraine, and Ukrainian nationals in Ukraine and the UK along with information on temporary visa concessions is available on the Government website.