Info and advice for Ukrainians in Scotland

We are updating this page as we get information. Please also check the official sources linked on this page for the most up-to-date information.
You can also call our free helpline on 0808 1967 274 or contact us by email at ukraine@scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk  

Online information sessions

We are running free online information sessions for people who have recently arrived in Scotland through one of the Ukraine Schemes. Find out more and book your place here. 

Useful links for people fleeing Ukraine

If you are in Ukraine and are making plans to travel to the UK, you can find more information here.

We've created a factsheet on where to find help if you are from Ukraine. This factsheet is regularly updated and is in the following languages. 

English: Where to find help if you are from Ukraine

The UK government has produced a number of resources including:

The Scottish Government has produced a number of resources for people arriving in Scotland from Ukraine including:

Hope for Justice has put together a live list of Important Information for Displaced People from Ukraine

Rights, entitlements and legal support

Just Right Scotland has created a factsheet on on Legal Routes to Scotland for Ukrainians

We have created a factsheet that covers your rights in Scotland which includes information on immigration documents, housing, money, schools, access to English classes, health, work, and right to interpreters.

English: Your Rights in Scotland,

 

Trafficking Awareness Raising Alliance (TARA) and Just Right Scotland have also produced safety advice on trafficking and exploitation in English, Ukrainian and Russian.

Psychological wellbeing

The Scottish Government has produced psychological wellbeing packs for guests from Ukraine and their hosts.

The pack for guests includes information on:

  • how trauma can affect you
  • supporting your children
  • psychological first aid for everyone
  • how to get help or advice if you need it
  • specific resources for children

Download your copy here

To find advice and support for people who are hosting guests from Ukraine, please check here.