Help for Ukrainian refugees

Last Updated: 22 August 2022

We are ready to do all we can to help refugees fleeing Ukraine. 

Cumbria County Council are working with partners, including district councils like us, to provide support to refugees and their sponsors.

Refugees in Cumbria

Cumbria County Council is the lead authority for refugee resettlement in Cumbria.

Cumbria County Council are working with partners, including district councils like us, to provide support to refugees and their sponsors.

Homes for Ukraine scheme

Homes for Ukraine is a government led scheme, administered by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). If you want to offer a home to people fleeing Ukraine, you can become a ‘sponsor’ as part of the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

The .GOV website includes Homes for Ukraine scheme: frequently asked questions.

Advice for sponsors and guests

Government advice for sponsors and guests who are four to six months in to a sponsorship arrangement, and for guests looking to rent in England: