Author: Zoe Atkins

Housing Search Platforms for Ukrainian Newcomers

Housing Search Platforms for Ukrainian Newcomers

by on March 30, 2023

Welcome Connect: A platform to connect Ukrainian with a U.S. Sponsor I Can Help.Host: Search free accommodations by location Host 4 Ukraine: Locate free accommodation, plus jobs, supplies, and services Ukrainia Space: Locate hosts and accommodation by area HopeStay: Connecting Ukrainians with host families Accommodation Help & Shelter: A public Facebook group dedicated to finding…

Ukrainian Sponsorship Manual

by on March 8, 2023

Download Manual  The Ukrainian Sponsorship Manual is a comprehensive guide for private sponsor groups partnering with CWS to welcome Ukrainians through Uniting for Ukraine. Sponsorship is transformational work – both on an individual and community level – and CWS is excited to support you as your provide long-term integration support and a warm welcome to…

Demystifying the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

by on February 21, 2023

What will this webinar cover? This webinar will be useful for those seeking to understand the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) resources for resettlement agency case managers, refugee service providers, state refugee coordinators, and landlords and property managers interested in learning how to apply for HUD resources to serve refugee populations/clients….

Ukrainian Sponsor Groups

by on December 16, 2022

CWS Private Sponsor Groups – Uniting for Ukraine The Role of Sponsor Groups Unlike other refugee populations, Ukrainian humanitarian parolees are not eligible for certain resettlement services that local agency offices provide, Instead, private sponsors provide these services, which includes help with finding housing, benefits applications, school enrollment, and making appointments, among other tasks. Private…

Welcome to Your New Home – An Illustrated Guide

by on December 16, 2022

Download PDF – English Download PDF – Russian This has been written as a collaborative effort between the African Community Center in Denver, Colorado and Mercy Housing, Inc. Illustrations and conceptual design have been provided by Carol Kimball. The African Community Center is a program office of the Ethiopian Community Development Center (ECDC) based in…

Ukrainian Housing Resources

by on December 16, 2022

This downloadable one-pager includes seven resources for folks looking for housing as a Ukrainian or supporting a newcomer.   ORR: Find Local Resources Office of Refugee Resettlement – Find local resettlement agencies and resources in your state. This housing platform allows you to search affordable housing units in your area HUD: Resource Locator U.S….

Renting to Ukrainian Newcomers

Renting to Ukrainian Newcomers

by on December 15, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions Why Rent to Ukrainian Newcomers?   You can make a difference in your community by renting your property to a Ukrainian. Housing is the foundation for stability and newcomers looking to establish themselves are often long-term tenants. Most Ukrainians entering the U.S. have an American tie or sponsor that is able to…