Hull prides itself as a City of Sanctuary and has a strong history of working with partners to welcome and support those fleeing persecution.
Refugees who arrive in the UK as asylum seekers may be able to access support from the council's Refugee Integration Service. You can access information on the service using the link below.
In addition the Council has long supported and participated in the national refugee resettlement programmes such as the -
- Gateway Protection Programme
- Vulnerable Person's Resettlement Scheme
- Afghan Relocation Assistance Programme
Information on resettlement programmes can be found using the link below.
Support for Ukraine
Information on how to support Ukraine is now available.
Voluntary organisations supporting refugees and asylum seekers
There is a network of voluntary organisations across the city providing support to refugees and asylum seekers.
Offers of help
If you would like to volunteer your time to support refugees and asylum seekers please visit the websites of our partner organisations above to find information on volunteering opportunities.
Donating clothes and or household items
Hull Help for Refugees, Open Doors and Welcome House are currently able to receive donations. Please check these organisations websites for details.
Welcome House would be especially grateful for donations of toiletries, nappies and feminine hygiene products.
Hull Help for Refugees are especially looking for small and medium mens clothing and shoes, as well as pull along cases, mobile phones and rucksacks.
Offers of property to rent
If you want to offer a property to rent please complete and submit the form below, if we believe that the property you are offering may be suitable to meet the needs of an Afghan family, we will contact you.