Together for Ipswich is made up of 84 Churches that was founded as a response to Covid 19 and is now supporting Ukrainian refugees and people who want to sponsor them. They want to network families who are providing homes for Ukrainian refugees and also Ukrainian refugees with the Ukrainians that are already living in rhe Ipswich area. Website here. and Facebook page here
The majority of Ukrainian refugees want to stay in countries neighbouring Ukraine, if not Slavic countries or Russian speaking countries. People fleeing Ukraine. Therefore we need to get aid to the countries where it is needed. Donations can be made to the Disaaters and Emergencies Committe. Website Here.
For those who want to provide accomodation for Ukrainian refugees FAQ’s are answered on the government’s website here. It is best to regester through Reset who are able to pinpoint the most vulnerable and in need . Reset’s website here.
On the form, for people applying to sponsor the local authority is Suffolk County Council
Reset also have a tool kit to help refugees and their sponsoer’s here.
Together for Ipswich are planning to provide help for refugees and sponsor’s find dentists, doctors, unemployment benefit etc. nian refugees with the Ukrainians that are already living in rhe Ipswich area. Website here. and Facebook page here.
Also the global sanctury Foundation are specifically helping Ukrainian refugess find hosts. Website here
The government has put in plenty of safeguards so refugees will be helped rather than exploited and has given guidelines to councils to support Ukrainian refugees and their hosts here.