How you can help refugees coming to the UK

There are ways that you or your organisation can help refugees.


Donate goods, services or your time

You or your organisation can do this. Find out how if you’re based in:

Offer community sponsorship

The Community Sponsorship Scheme allows groups of friends and neighbours, charities, and faith groups to support a refugee family as they restart their new lives in the UK.

If you would like to find out more about Community Sponsorship, email Reset.

You can read guidance on how to apply to become a Community Sponsor.

Offer work

Your organisation can employ refugees and people granted ‘humanitarian protection’ status, as they have the same right to work or claim benefits as people born in the UK.

Read the guide for businesses, with case studies.

Refugees can demonstrate their right to work in the same way as other employees, as explained in the guidance on right to work checks for employers.

Give to charity

You can donate to charities that help refugees in the UK and abroad:


You can volunteer for relief agencies that help refugees in the UK and abroad: