Recently I attended a meeting in Worthing arranged by the Worthing Ukrainian Friends Network. It was great to hear from our Ukrainian friends how welcome they have been made to feel, but there was one clear ask they had at the meeting.
There is still a pressing need for more accommodation. Many thousands of people around the country generously opened their homes to take in Ukrainian families at the start of the war, but some are no longer able to house their Ukrainians because of a change in their circumstances and so new hosts are needed.
The Government know it is a challenging time for many people right now and so the amount of financial support given to host families has been increased to £500 a month. If you think you are able to offer some space for at least six months please come forward and let the local council know.