Information for sponsors welcoming a Ukrainian person or family

Additional information to guide you on how the Homes for Ukraine scheme will work in Essex and your role as a sponsor.

If you decide to withdraw

Sponsors can withdraw at any point in the process.

If you are a sponsor and wish to withdraw, please contact Please let us know which guests you are withdrawing from sponsoring and what the guests are now planning to do, if known.

We may need to direct you to the home office.

Any payments you receive through the scheme will stop once your guest moves out.