Council staff and partners provide a Welcome Club at Huddersfield Ukrainian Club. It provides support for people who have arrived from the Ukraine on a family visa and those who have arrived through the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Drop-in sessions

Drop-in sessions are available on Tuesday.

People can have an initial discussion about how things are since arrival and see what support may be needed. Guidance may include how to:

  • access benefits - this will take a little time so it's important that they apply for this as soon as possible
  • access a bank account
  • apply for nursery, school and college places
  • register with a GP and dentist
  • learn English
  • progress towards employment when the time is right.

Please allow enough time when you visit as the drop-in sessions are often busy. You may need to wait for the service you wish to see. Alternatively you may wish to make an appointment and return at a later date.

KCALC (Kirklees Citizens Advice and Law Centre)

A representative from KCALC will be at the Ukraine Welcome Club on the first Tuesday of every month between 10:00 and 14:00.

Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) advisor

The DWP advisor will be available at the Welcome Club every Tuesday except for the following dates:

  • 28 May
  • 16 July
Tuesday sessions
Time Session
10am-12pm ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) face to face class
10:30am-12pm ESOL Zoom Pre-Entry/Entry 1 - An assessment will be required to join this session, please contact
10am-2pm Education advice and support from INAT (International New Arrivals Team)
10pm-2pm Housing team - Guidance on accessing benefits and post 6 months move on advice

Huddersfield Ukrainian Club

  • Address Huddersfield Ukrainian Club 7 Edgerton Rd, Edgerton, Huddersfield, HD1 5RA
Huddersfield Ukrainian Club

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