Useful Links

Help and tips on welcoming your family

This is an excellent guide to the Ukraine culture, including how to welcome guests:

An excellent article from someone who has welcomed a Syrian refugee and what to ask, and more importantly, what not to ask:

A guide on how to communicate when someone doesn't speak your language.

Links to other useful Information

A very helpful set of Government FAQ's on the 'Homes for Ukraine' scheme.

Homes For Ukraine : Government Sponsor Guidance

Youtube video of the Sanctuary Foundation – very useful information about the hosting process and how to welcome families


The Times – article on hosting


Free language courses – learn some Ukranian!


If the family wish to bring a pet


The Farnham Lions can support by providing essential household furniture