How to join the Homes for Ukrainians Sponsorship Scheme  

If you are interested in hosting Ukrainians you can join the 'Homes for Ukraine' Sponsorship scheme. This bespoke scheme will offer a route to those who want to come to the UK who have someone here willing to provide them with a home. It will enable individuals, charities, community groups and businesses to volunteer accommodation and provide a route to safety for those forced to escape their homeland.  

Homes for Ukraine scheme: frequently asked questions.   

Homes For Ukraine Scheme - Support Project 

Warwickshire Community and Voluntary Action (CAVA) is currently working in collaboration with Warwickshire County Council (WCC) to establish a directory of new offers of help and support from local organisations. The main goal of the directory is to enable signposting of individuals to the appropriate groups and organisations who are actively involved in supporting Ukrainian guests and host families. 

Visit Homes For Ukraine Scheme - Support Project page to find out more information.  

View the Directory of Community Support in Warwickshire. 

What to expect when you apply for the scheme 

The council will carry out checks to ensure Ukrainians refugees will be safe whilst hosted by you. This will include:  

Accommodation check:  

Accommodation checks are performed by your local district and borough council If you are unsure who is responsible for your home, please see the Find your local council page




Stratford-on-Avon District 

More information about Resettlement and Refugees on the Stratford-on-Avon District Council page 

Warwick District 

More information about Support for Ukraine on the Warwick District Council page

Rugby Borough 

More information about Support for Ukraine on the Rugby Borough Council page

North Warwickshire 


More information on the North Warwickshire Borough Council page 

Nuneaton and Bedworth 

More information about Support for Ukraine on the Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council page

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check:

The council will request an enhanced DBS check (or status check if you are registered with the service) to confirm the eligibility to register for the scheme and to ensure the safety of those coming to live in the UK. 

Further information on DBS checks can be found on the GOV.UK website

If your circumstances as a sponsor have changed (eg you are no longer able to host, your guest is no longer arriving, there is a change to the number of guests arriving) please either update or withdraw your application online or call the visa Home Office helpdesk for support:  

  • Telephone: + 44 808 164 8810 – select option 1   

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Calls are free of charge.  

If you cannot contact UK 0808 numbers, you can use another number instead. You may have to pay – check with your phone provider if you are not sure.  

  • Telephone: +44 175390 7510 – select option 1   

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.  

Please note that all personal data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. For details of how we use your personal data and how you can exercise your information rights please see our Privacy Notice page: Privacy notices for our services – Warwickshire County Council. 

How to contact Warwickshire County Council 

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