Volunteers who have offered to house refugee families from Ukraine are being contacted by Denbighshire County Council.
As part of its on-going commitment to support the UK Resettlement Scheme, the council is contacting all residents who have offered support to those displaced by the conflict.
The council says it has been working closely with Welsh Government and is making the necessary arrangements to start resettling families from Ukraine as soon as possible.
Denbighshire has a long history of accommodating and supporting refugees and over the last five years the Council has resettled 25 families, made up of 95 individuals, predominantly in response to the refugee crisis in Syria and Afghanistan.
Ann Lloyd, the council’s Interim Head of Service for Community Support Services, said: “A number of Denbighshire residents have come forward to offer accommodation to those who have been forced to leave Ukraine due to the ongoing conflict.
“On behalf of the council I would like to thank them for their generosity.
“We are in the process of contacting residents who have offered accommodation to arrange the relevant checks before we can move to the next stage.
“As a council we are also working to ensure the relevant support is available for families once they arrive in Denbighshire.
“Through Home Office funding, we are well placed to provide the necessary support and have a working group to manage the programme, as well as a dedicated team working directly with families, and additional support from partners in the third sector and from local volunteer groups.”
* If anyone has any enquiries, or would like to offer accommodation, they should email firstname.lastname@example.org and for more information visit https://gov.wales/homes-ukraine-guidance-sponsors-html
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