Resettlement

The refugee resettlement process

When the family you support arrive in the UK, they will be beginning a new chapter in their lives. But to get to this point, the family will have been going through a process to be resettled for years. In this page, we will give you an idea of the behind-the-scenes process that is involved…

Understanding the UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS)

Community Sponsorship Groups have welcomed families under the UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS) since early 2021.  This new resettlement scheme replaced the Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme (VPRS), Vulnerable Children’s Resettlement Scheme (VCRS) and the Gateway programme which closed having welcomed over 20,000 people to UK.  UKRS offers a broader global scope than the previous scheme,…