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Steps to Sponsoring a Refugee Family

Community Sponsorship Checklist

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

BUILD A GROUP BECOME OR PARTNER WITH A CHARITY FUNDRAISE FIND A HOUSE LANGUAGE – PROVIDE ESOL CLASSES AND INTERPRETERS BUDGETS, BENEFITS AND BANK ACCOUNTS (guidance to come soon) DEVELOP A SAFEGUARDING FRAMEWORK LINK WITH YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY PREPARE A WELCOME PACK WRITE YOUR APPLICATION FORM (guidance to come soon) SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION SUPPORT THE FAMILY WHEN THEY ARRIVE