Charity helping Ukrainians find UK hosts to scale back rematching work

October 3, 2022 3:39 pm

Observer, 2 October 2022 – Refugees at Home says it is taking action as government scheme is unworkable

A leading charity that has been helping the government with rematching Ukrainian refugees with UK hosts after initial placements end or break down is to scale back its work because it says the scheme is unworkable.

Refugees at Home is one of five voluntary and community organisations listed as “recognised providers” on the gov.uk website to help match and rematch Ukrainian refugees with UK hosts.

Hosting arrangements are for a minimum of six months and many are coming to an end after the scheme opened in March. As fewer UK hosts are now coming forward, rematching requests from Ukrainians are increasing.

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