Capital City Partnership (CCP) and the Department for Work and Pensions DWP are part of the Edinburgh Conflict Oversight Group that meets daily to link to the wider support efforts, led on by The City of Edinburgh Council (CEC). This is where all our intelligence on numbers and details comes from.
CEC has established a Welcome Hub at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Gogarburn that all arrivals to Edinburgh Airport will be transferred to for assessment and support. Initial hotel accommodation is provided there before refugees are moved into more sustainable accommodation.
The Job Strategy Group is working with partners to support the arrival of Ukrainian refugees. We have a weekly meeting of core partners and Joined up for Jobs providers. The group will flex and grow as the demand for services becomes clearer.
We are planning three satellite centres of support over the coming weeks.
- Satellite One – Ukrainian Community Centre (AUGB Edinburgh) at 14 Royal Terrace to provide social, cultural and well-being support.
- Satellite Two – Advice Centre High Street to provide benefits advice and claims alongside partners from DWP and Social Security Scotland
- Satellite Three – FUSE Employability Hub at St James Quarter. To provide employability support sessions, training, and job matching.
The City of Edinburgh Council has collated information on support for people from Ukraine including the 'super-sponsor scheme', contact details for the Ukraine Consulate and other support services. Click the link below for further details.
We will attach information as it becomes available and try to coordinate messages.
This is an ever-changing situation, and this page will be updated on a regular basis accordingly.
Citizens Advice Downloads
Get in touch
Last updated: 28 April 2022.