Ukrainian Guests & Host Families

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Ласкаво просимо в Іст-Кембріджшір. Find support and information here if you are a guest from Ukraine, or a hosting family in East Cambridgeshire.



Support from East Cambridgeshire District Council

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Click here if you are looking for support beyond East Cambs:

HAY Cambs Pboro Support for Ukrainian Guests


Community Hubs in East Cambs

The Lighthouse Centre in Ely are hosting a Ukrainian Lifeline Community Hub –  click here to find out more. This runs on a Thursday from 10:00 – 13:00. Guests and hosts are welcome.

Ukraine Lifeline Hub Poster

Burwell Ukraine Lifeline run a Facebook Pageclick here to view.

National charities:

Barnardo’s has a national helpline to support Ukrainian families that can help with:

  • therapy with a qualified psychotherapist – delivered via the phone or online, with access to interpreters;
  • advice on a range of issues including housing, accessing key health services, education, employment and more via trained helpline support workers;
  • practical support – access to digital devices to ensure you stay connected to loved ones, as well as  toys for children, baby equipment and more.

All services include access to interpreters in Ukrainian and Russian.

The Barnardo’s Helpline is open:

  • Mon – Fri 10.00am-8.00pm
  • Sat – 10.00am-3.00pm

You can contact the helpline on: 0800 148 8586  or email: [email protected]

For more info on Barnardo’s Helpline click here.

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Artists in Exile offers artists and creatives who come to the UK through the Government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme help with travel, accommodation and finding work in the UK. Contact via email or find out more on the website.

Activities in Other Languages:

Find out about activities in other languages across East Cambridgeshire by clicking here, including language schools.


Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum offers advice and support to Ukrainians in Cambridgeshire and can help with housing issues, finding a job, ESOL classes, education, access to public services and benefits. If you have any problems and concerns, please email (in English, Ukrainian or Russian) [email protected] or call 01223 655241.


How to contact

Where to go

East Cambridgeshire District Council
Nutholt Lane

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