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HelpforHosts

Checklist for new Guests

Non Financial Actions 1. Register the family with a GP 2. Register with a dentist (if you can find one) 3. Apply for a National Insurance Number for the adults and for anyone else over age 16 https://www.gov.uk/apply-national-insurance-number 4.  Get a UK phone number (free vodafone sim) 5.  Adults and any children over age 14...

Ukraine Psychological Wellbeing Advice Pack

The information here is intended to help new arrivals cope with mental health issues which may arise from their experiences. Currently only in English Ukraine psychological wellbeing advice pack: guidance for Ukrainian arrivals – gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

Offer of Employment

We’ve had a message from Sasha at Talento about a firm that is keen to employ refugees.  Shortridge Laundry is a company who has been around for over 100 years.  Sasha O’Neill is recruiting a number of people for Laundry Operative positions on a permanent basis. There are currently 16 members of staff working...

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....