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Home contents insurance

If you have moved into your own home, or are thinking about doing so, it may be worth considering taking out contents insurance. This is insurance that will protect the contents of your new home against things such as fire, water leaks and burglary. Should something like this occur, and it is covered by your … Continued

UPDATE on Ukraine Scheme

Changes to the Ukraine Schemes 19/02/24 • Existing Ukraine scheme guests can, in the last 3 months of their permission to stay in the UK, apply to a new permission extension which can grant an additional 18 months permission to stay in the UK. o For some, this could mean 4.5 years total stay in … Continued

UK Pension Guidance

The following guidance has been provided by Citizens Advice: Auto-Enrolment Workplace Pensions Workplace pensions are schemes that help to save money towards your retirement. Those who meet certain criteria while working here in the UK will be automatically enrolled into a workplace pension scheme. They are those that: • Are over the age of 22, … Continued

Updated resources

  You can find the details of the most up to date support available online:   Ruth Hayman Trust – Providing educational grants to adults whose first language is not English.   Ukraine hub | Migration Yorkshire – Resource hub for Ukrainians   STEP Ukraine – Ukrainian v.3.jpg – Google Drive – Intense English Language … Continued

Summer Trips

As part of our programme of activties, we provided 3 summer trips avaliable to the Ukrainian Community. These Trips were funded by harrogate District of Sactuary and we had over 40 Ukrainian people attend each. We visited Thorp Perrow, Fountains Abby and Whitby!   These trips would not have been possible without the amazing community … Continued

Eurovision Fundraiser

We worked in Partnership with Harrogate District of Sanctuary to throw our Ukrainian refugees and the community that supports them a Eurovision Party The party was located at the Majestic Hotel; featuring Nick Handcock from Your Harrogate who was our MC for the evening. The event was attended by 170 people and as part of the night we were … Continued

Moving into your new home

What you need to know before moving into your new property: We have highlighted below the things you must consider when renting a property in the England, with further guidance on who to contact within the Harrogate District to set up payments. Exemptions If you are renting a room or in shared accommodation, your bills … Continued

Financial Support with Driving Lessons

To help working-age adults living in North Yorkshire to get into paid employment or to remain in paid employment, the council will provide a payment towards the cost of driving lessons with a professional driving instructor.  This applies to families arriving through the Homes for Ukraine Scheme   The payment for driving lessons is in … Continued

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