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Information for residents concerned about the situation in Ukraine - Support for Guests

Information and support for Ukrainians

Ukraine Embassy in London

If you are a resident with friends and family in Ukraine and need information or support about what is happening, please contact the Ukrainian Embassy in London:

For official information on Ukraine travel advice - GOV.UK

Ukraine Family Scheme visa

The UK government has published guidance for family members of British nationals, UK settled persons and certain others to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Family Scheme.

Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme

The UK government has published guidance for Ukrainian nationals and their family members to come to the UK under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme. The Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme allows Ukrainian nationals and their family members to come to the UK if they have a named sponsor under the Homes for Ukraine Scheme. It is free to apply, and Ukrainians can stay in the UK for up to three years. Ukrainians will be able to live, work and study in the UK and access public funds.

Barnardo’s Ukrainian Support Helpline

The helpline is available to anyone fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. It is staffed by English, Ukrainian, and Russian speakers, to offer support to children and families arriving in the UK from Ukraine.
Full details, including opening hours and the phone number, are available on Barnardo’s webpage for Ukrainian Support Helpline

Red Cross help for Ukrainian nationals in the UK

The Red Cross has information and support for people from Ukraine, including a free helpline (with translators available), resources in Ukraine and Russian, and information on how to find missing family in Ukraine.
The UK government has published a welcome guide for Ukrainians arriving in Britain.

The Red Cross has produced advice for Ukrainians arriving in the UK, with translations available:

Yellow Scarf

Yellow Scarf provides regular support groups across the county. They also provide counselling services and support with settlement. YellowScarf

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