Our wonderful Hertfordshire community is stepping up with great care and compassion to open homes and communities at this time of desperate need. This website aims to be a ‘one stop’ resource, to support the amazing local response of individuals and groups to the growing refugee crisis created by the Russian invasion. https://hertswithukraine.org.uk/ The website...
Category: Ukrainian Support
Driving in UK
You can use your Ukrainian driving licence for the first 12 months after you arrive. You’ll then need to exchange it for a British licence. You will not need to register or tax your vehicle in the UK if all of the following apply: you have arrived in the UK and are coming from Ukraine...
UK Government Links
Guidance on support available to Ukrainian nationals and their family members. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/support-for-family-members-of-british-nationals-in-ukraine-and-ukrainian-nationals-in-ukraine-and-the-uk
Red Cross Information
The British Red Cross supports people from Ukraine who are in the UK. The information on the Red Cross website will help you and your family to find out about services and support that might be available. For any more information about British Red Cross, or for emotional support please call the free British Red Cross...
High Street Methodist Church have started English lessons on Friday mornings. They are currently full, but please enquire for more information here: email@example.com More information regarding online English lessons can be found here: https://www.open.edu/openlearn/supporting-ukrainians
Guide for Ukrainian Hosts
This guide was created for Ukrainian hosts and contains information such as Biometric Residence Permits, bank accounts, interim payments, benefits, school places and much more.
Hertfordshire County Council have put together a welcome booklet with lots of useful information. Including subjects such as Healthcare, Education, Childcare, Employment, Benefits and more.
School Places & Uniform
Please contact the In-Year Officer at Hertfordshire County Council regarding school places in Harpenden and the surrounding area or click here for more information on the Hertfordshire County Council website0300 1234043 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com There are a number of places offering help with School Uniform in Harpenden: James Marshall Foundation can provide grants to Under 25s...
Financial Advice & Funding
There are a number of organisations in Harpenden who are offering advice and funding for Ukrainian individuals and families in Harpenden and the surrounding area. Please contact them using the links below. Harpenden Money Advice Centre – completely FREE and confidential face to face, debt and budgeting advice service. The Harpenden Trust – offering Home...
Local Ukrainian Groups
Here are a number of local groups who are supporting our Ukrainian guests with meet ups and cafe’s.