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Practical information for support




UK Immigration Rules 

Ukraine Scheme: This Appendix sets out 3 routes for those affected by the conflict in Ukraine – the Ukraine Family Scheme, the Homes for Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme and the Ukraine Extension Scheme.

UK visa support for Ukrainian nationals:

Government website:

See also UK legal advice. A group of UK lawyers and activists have established a fast and easy way for Ukrainians to seek free UK legal advice from qualified lawyers in the current emergency.

Apply for a Ukraine Family Scheme visa: 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 Scheme Status in the UK

Homes for Ukraine:

Government website:

See also the following organisations in the UK:

Refugees at Home Refugees at Home is a UK charity which connects those with a spare room in their home to refugees and asylum seekers in need of somewhere to stay. 

Room for Refugees Room For Refugees is a community hosting network that offers safe, temporary homes and pastoral support for insecurely-housed refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable groups - families, the sick, the elderly and unaccompanied asylum seeking children with no recourse to public funds. 


Welcome Guide:

Guidance in English

Guidance in Ukrainian

Guidance in Russian

Housing Rights:

Arrivals from Ukraine- Housing Rights Information

Primary Care:

Arrivals from Ukraine- Advice for Primary Care

Benefit Claims:

Arrivals from Ukraine- Benefit Claims


Arrivals from Ukraine- Education


Refugee Employment




Refugee-related initatives in Cambridge:

See our website:


University of Cambridge - VC statement


On-line Schooling

In light of the conflict in Ukraine, My Online Schooling would like to support young people and families who have been affected by the war. Millions of families have been displaced from their cities, towns and villages, with families separated and children's education interrupted. We would like to contribute to the support offered to Ukrainian families impacted by providing free education to young people, from Year 3 (age 7) to Year 9 (age 13). We also have spaces available in our new English as an Additional Language (EAL) classes with Lingua Connect. We have a page set up on our website with more information on the places available and the criteria for eligibility. If you know of any Ukrainian young person, not already enrolled with My Online Schooling, who would benefit from this support, please point their family in the direction of the dedicated page on our school website.



Statistics UK Visas

Statelessness and Ukraine refugees



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