Europia stands in solidarity with Ukraine 

Europia continues to listen to the needs of the communities and is working to develop appropriate support for those affected by the Russian war against Ukraine. 

If you or someone around you needs any support around what is happening in Ukraine, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at: 

If you are looking for free immigration advice for Ukrainian nationals, please get in touch via:


Europia’s response

As an initial response, Europia has set up a Facebook fundraising campaign. The collected funds are divided equally to support NGOs working on the ground in Ukraine, Poland, Romania, and Moldova.


Ukrainian Community Sessions

We run Ukrainian Community Sessions (drop-ins) every Monday from 2Pm until 5PM
at Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD.

Another time and location coming soon! Please follow us on our social media channels to stay updated! 

Join us if you are looking for any advice or support.

Europia offers:

  • Wellbeing and emotional support
  • Welfare benefits, housing, and other advice
  • Free immigration advice
  • Upskilling opportunities
  • Emergency grants

This project is funded by #WeloveManchester & Manchester City Council


Homes for Ukraine

Currently, the Homes for Ukraine scheme is open for applications. If you are able to host for at least 6 months, you may record your interest as an individual or an organisation by following this link: Register interest: Homes

You may find official guidance for sponsors by following this link: Sponsor guidance 

You may find helpful guidance on what to consider before registering to host by following this link:  Things for hosts to consider

Alternatively, it is possible to enter the UK by the Family Scheme route: Family Scheme Visa

If you are considering hosting a refugee with a disability, you may find useful information and contact details by following this link: Independent Living – What about disabled Ukrainians?



Europia’s Emergency Fund

We made Europia’s Emergency Fund available to Ukrainian nationals who need support to buy essential supplies. The application is translated into Ukrainian to make it accessible to everyone who needs it.

Please follow this link for an application form in Ukrainian.

It is also available in English, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian and Russian. 

Click here for general information about Europia Emergency Fund.

Guidance, resources and trusted information

Europia has collated trusted resources and public service information by Greater Manchester Local Authorities, the UK Government and other official bodies.

Click to view the UK Government’s Welcome Guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK. 

Links to information about services in your local authority for Ukrainians and other resources translated into European languages are available free to download from the drop-down menus below.

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