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Welcome guide for Ukrainian refugees

A guide has been published by the government to help you settle into life in the UK. 

The guide covers:

  • what you need to know in your first few days 
  • getting used to life in the UK 
  • how to find a home 
  • access essential public services such as health care 
  • find work
  • childcare
  • education services 
  • information for those arriving using the Homes for Ukraine scheme

Welcome guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (English)

Welcome guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (Ukrainian)

Welcome guide for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (Russian)

Information about St Helens

We have produced a local welcome guide with information about the borough of St Helens.

Welcome to St Helens guide (English) (PDF) [761KB] (opens new window)

Welcome to St Helens guide (Ukrainian) (PDF) [786KB] (opens new window)

British Red Cross guide

You can also download a document produced by the British Red Cross, which contains information to help Ukrainian nationals who have recently arrived in the UK understand their rights and find out about services they can access.

British Red Cross information for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (English) (PDF) [308KB] (opens new window)

British Red Cross information for Ukrainians arriving in the UK (Ukrainian) (PDF) [363KB] (opens new window)