Checklist: Essentials of sponsoring refugees

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You will need to complete the following steps to become a community sponsor. There is no perfect order - but the very first step should be to build a strong group. As you can see from the number of steps, this is a big project, and not one you can do alone.

Click on each step for resources and advice

  1. BUILD A GROUP
  2. BECOME OR PARTNER WITH A CHARITY
  3. FUNDRAISE
  4. FIND A HOUSE
  5. LANGUAGE – PROVIDE ESOL CLASSES AND INTERPRETERS
  6. LEARN ABOUT THE BENEFITS SYSTEM
  7. DEVELOP A SAFEGUARDING FRAMEWORK
  8. LINK WITH YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY
  9. PREPARE A WELCOME PACK
  10. SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE HOME OFFICE
  11. SUPPORT THE FAMILY WHEN THEY ARRIVE

 

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