Supports for Hosts and Host Communities
Training for People Hosting and Supporting Refugees
The Welcome Plan provides a useful framework to hosts and host communities as they welcome, support and integrate a family or individuals into their home and community. The questions and guidance in each section of the Welcome Plan are intended to be used as pointers to help hosts and communities focus on different aspects of the process, from welcome to ongoing support and integration.
Support Sessions for Hosts and Communities
Register for the next session via the link below.
Free Legal Advice Panel
The Legal Advice Panel is available to offer free legal advice to hosts, community support group and resettled families or individuals on a referral basis. The Panel is comprised of four expert legal firms including A&L Goodbody, Mason, Hayes and Curran, Arthur Cox, and Matheson, and is coordinated in partnership with the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA).
A referral can be made by completing the simple online Referral Form below.
Seed funding Support for Hosts
In partnership with Change X, seed funding is available of €1000 per community support group. Groups will be required to sign up and complete 5 simple steps on the ChangeX platform in order to avail of the funding support. The steps include, finding community support group members, completing the Training for Hosts and People Supporting Refugees programme, drafting a Welcome Plan, downloading the Swift Integration App and registering for the online support sessions.
Please follow the link below for more information and to begin the 5 steps.