SWVG cannot match people to Ukrainians who need homes in the UK.

If you might want to offer a home, register your interest on the Government “Homes for Ukraine” scheme website. This does not commit you to housing a family. Do read the frequently asked questions.

Government information and guidance

Answers to frequently asked questions (also in Ukrainian and Russian) which is regularly updated: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/homes-for-ukraine-scheme-frequently-asked-questions

Factsheet that explains how Ukrainians can apply to the Homes for Ukraine scheme, with translations in Ukrainian and Russian. It includes advice on eligibility for the scheme, how to apply, and preparing to travel: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/homes-for-ukraine-factsheet-for-ukrainians

Welcome guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK, with Ukrainian and Russian translations. It includes information about what your guests need to know in the first few days and about getting used to life in the UK, including how to access essential public services: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/welcome-a-guide-for-ukrainians-arriving-in-the-uk

Other sources of information

The situation is changing all the time. This is what we could find on 3 April 2022.

Southampton City Council information and advice.

Information from our partner CLEAR about how you can help.

Winchester City of Sanctuary First Aid partnership info here

Hosting guidance resources here

Resources for supporting Ukrainian refugees here 

Access to healthcare for refugees locally here 

Access to resources for Ukrainian refugees, including info about finding legal help, health resources, travel assistance, translation resources, info for employers and missing family info. here.

Schools admissions here 

National organisations include RESET and Sanctuary Foundation.If you are interested in hosting a refugee or asylum seeker from other places, not only from Ukraine, contact Refugees at Home.
Ukrainians coming to the UK – sources of information