Resettlement plan

Resources useful in resettlement planning

Getting Local Authority Consent

Tips on how to identify who to speak to at your Local Authority and how to work with them
**June 2020 Update: we've worked with the Home Office to develop a template Local Authority consent form for your Local Authority to fill out. Yo

Finding accommodation

Ideas and tips to help in your search for accommodation
We know that a significant part of your work in the application process to become a Community Sponsorship Group will focus on housing.  As part o
A note on housing costs We know that finding housing that is within Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates, which is what the refugees' benefits will

Approaching your application

Helping you think about how to begin the application writing process
To be approved for Community Sponsorship, you must first submit an application to the Home Office. There are many ways to approach this task and your

Application Checklist

Tick off your tasks with Reset's application checklist
Reset’s Application Checklist is designed to help your Group visualise the road ahead in the Community Sponsorship journey. We hope that it can assist

Dealing with challenging situations

Guidance on some of the common challenges that can arise when working with resettled refugees, and how to approach them
We've provided advice based on the common challenges that sponsor groups have faced and examples of how they have overcome them, see the doc

Introduction to benefits

Find out more about benefits a refugee family can access
*During the Covid-19 outbreak, benefits appointments and processes will change.  Keep up to date with developments with your local Job Centre*

Working with your SMP

Find help and advice in your region to support your Community Sponsorship journey
Each of the nine English Regions and Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland has a Strategic Migration Partnership (SMP) which is equipped to provide the

Providing a Tenancy Agreement

Access an Arabic translation of a Shorthold Tenancy Agreement
Tenancy Agreements When you are searching for suitable accommodation for the family you will welcome through Community Sponsorship, you should thin

Defining Boundaries and Your Support

As part of your Community Sponsorship Group, you'll need to think about what the support you offer refugees looks like.
It may seem a little strange to set boundaries on the way in which you work with refugees, afterall, you got into Community Sponsorship in order to pr

Registering as a CIC

Find out how Community Sponsorship Groups have received CIC Status
Registering as a Community Interest Company (CIC) In order to be approved by the Home Office as a Community Sponsorship Group, your application mus