Ways you can help

Give local support

Refugee Buddy Project  - become a friend and support a newly arrived person seeking refuge.

The Links Project - Hastings Voluntary Action offers support and advice to asylum seekers, refugees and migrant communities.

Rother Voluntary Action is helping the local Ukraine support hubs across Rother in Battle, Bexhill, Robertsbridge, Burwash and Rye, supporting host families and Ukrainian guests.

Sussex Aid for Refugees - Facebook collects donations for children and vulnerable adults and works with aid convoys.

The Lewes Organisation in support of refugees and asylum seekers (LOSRAS) - promoting the welfare of refugees & asylum seekers in and beyond Lewes District.

Sanctuary Café, Eastbourne - supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Eastbourne.

NetworX – Eastbourne are available to welcome and befriend refugees and immigrants to Eastbourne. Part of the Eastbourne Christian Agencies Network.

The Hummingbird Project supports young refugees, between the ages of 14 and 25, many of whom have arrived in the UK as unaccompanied children.


We know many people in East Sussex want to help Ukraine and its people. Cash donations are the fastest way to help: Red Cross - Why cash donations are better than goods

These national organisations will welcome donations:

Want to offer a home to people fleeing Ukraine?

If you live in East Sussex and you are interested in being considered as a host, please fill out our expression of interest form.