Ukraine: Your Rights in Scotland

We are running free online information sessions for people who have recently arrived in Scotland from Ukraine.

Our sessions are run by our experienced advisers and provide an overview of people’s rights in Scotland and information on how to access essential services such as housing and health.

Hosting, What’s Next?

Would you like to find out more about next steps when your private hosting arrangement comes to an end? Scottish Refugee Council invites you to our free information session to find out more about your rights and options.


  • new dates to be announced


Housing Right & Options

Scottish Refugee Council invites you to attend our free housing information session about your rights and options for your next accommodation.


  • new dates to be announced


About our online information sessions

Sessions take place on Zoom and run for approximately 2 hours. The sessions are held in English but interpreters can be provided.

Each session will include essential information on the following areas:

  • Legal – immigration status and documentation
  • Housing – rights and options
  • Money – how to claim benefits if you need to, how to access bank accounts
  • Health – how to access urgent care and medication, access to GP
  • Schools – how to enrol your children in schools
  • English language – how to access English classes if you need them

You will be sent links to information in Ukrainian after the session.

Register here to join one of our online information sessions by filling in this form.

If you would like an interpreter, please specify what language when booking your place. 

Please note, these sessions are NOT for professionals. They are for people affected by the conflict in Ukraine who have recently arrived in Scotland through one of the Ukraine Schemes.

Download our Your Rights In Scotland factsheet in English, Ukrainian: Ваші права в Шотландії: українські схеми, or Russian: Ваши права в Шотландии: украинские схемы

For more information contact our helpline: 0808 196 7274

Information for people in Scotland affected by the crisis in Ukraine

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