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St Andrew Parish Hall

Our donations are sorted and packed at St Andrews Parish Hall, Brooke St, Dumfries, DG1 2JL. We’re open Fridays from 10:30 – 4pm but there’s a good space for donations to be left at other times. There’s a small metal gate to your right as you go into the carpark. Please leave donations behind...

Help  and links from the Scottish Refugee Council

Scottish Refugee Council Information Page Of course we have SRC’s advice helpline and you can ask for a Ukrainian interpreter 0808 196 7274 I’ve seen you have Ukraine Advice Project UK but there is also specific to Scotland: JustRight Scotland – Free, confidential legal advice to Ukrainians and their family from qualified legal advisors. Ukraine Advice...

Citizens UK Webinar

There was an excellent webinar from Citizens UK on Monday 21st March. This is a  link to a recording of the event.  You will need to enter this passcode to access – TM&2py2N

Starting a Business

We know that it can sometimes be easier for New Scots to start a new business than to find employment.  The following is advice from Scottish Enterprise.   Funding and Support Our new funding model is simpler and more inclusive, helping to create jobs and promote a greener economy. We’ll be promoting funding calls...

Free Online Resources for Ukrainians

From free courses in the English language to articles on mental health and wellbeing, here are some free online resources from The Open University. All of the content listed below is free to use, including all of our OpenLearn courses. Every course offers a free statement of participation on completion (which you can download...

Ukrainian Phrasebook

Ukrainian Phrasebook for Helping Refugees by Anna Ohoiko (ukrainianlessons.com) Free ebook and audio online This phrasebook is for everyone helping Ukrainian people ― at the borders, at immigration centers, at humanitarian organizations, in their homes, or at a distance. It includes 20 practical chapters of the most important Ukrainian words and phrases to facilitate communication and demonstrate care....