Ukrainian refugees – want to help?
There are a number of ways you can help support Ukrainian refugees.
The Government has announced a new sponsorship scheme called Homes for Ukraine. You can find out how you can offer a home to a Ukrainian family and register your interest on opens in a new windowthe Homes for Ukraine website.
You can find FAQs about the Homes for Ukraine scheme on opens in a new windowthe Gov.uk website.
If you’re not able to sponsor a family but are looking for other ways to support Ukrainian refugees, you can find out about what to consider when donating and where to donate on opens in a new windowthe Gov.uk website.
Local charities include:
opens in a new windowCharis Refugees
opens in a new windowRefugee Aid from Taunton (RAFT)
opens in a new windowTaunton Welcomes Refugees (TWR)
opens in a new windowLangport Area Refugee Action (LARA)
opens in a new windowRefugee Action in Somerset East (RAISE)
This is a fast moving situation, but you can stay up to date with the latest developments in Somerset at opens in a new windowwww.somerset.gov.uk/refugee-resettlement.