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City of York Council – Information on Support for Ukrainian Refugees

York City of Sanctuary, in partnership with City of York Council, has set up a sponsorship matching register and support network for Ukraine refugees coming to York.

Link   https://york.cityofsanctuary.org/ukraine-york-council

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Homestay and Befriending Programme

Homes for Ukrainian People

Under the Government Homes for Ukraine scheme, people are being asked to sponsor Ukraine refugees by name. As this is not easy for many people, in partnership with City of York Council, we are matching accommodation with Ukraine refugees known to the wider community in York. People will need to register on the National site as well, but we will match people from York with refugees wanting to come here . If you have spare accommodation that you are able to offer on a temporary basis (up to 6 months) for one or more people.

if you have accommodation and would like to sponsor a refugee from Ukraine, please fill out the form and register your interest.

Link   https://forms.office.com/r/SgkLXUAyCv

Also get in touch if you are from the Ukraine and living in York or the surrounding areas and want to help family and friends join the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Befriending Ukrainian People

If you would like to volunteer on our befriending project, offering newcomers support, advice and friendship.

If you would like to volunteer please register your interest here: –

Link   https://forms.office.com/r/SgkLXUAyCv Same link as above

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English Teaching and Language Support

We are looking for people interested in teaching ESOL or offering one-to-one English conversation support to refugees and asylum seekers, especially teaching ESOL to classes for 17–18-year-olds on Fridays.

If you would like to volunteer please register your interest here: –

Link   https://forms.office.com/r/2xm7SZyRbE

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