This section will cover addresses for Welcome Hubs, community support sessions and where you can get access to free English lessons.
Wellspring Settlement have an event called Social Space Thursdays from 10am to 1pm. It is an opportunity to meet new people and make friends. No appointment needed.
The Wellspring Settlement, Main Hall, 43 Ducie Road, Bristol, BS5 0AX
Borderlands – Have a social space from 11am to 2pm on a Tuesday. They have board games, an art table and laptops available.
The Assisi Centre, Lawfords Gate, Bristol, England BS5 0RE
Welcome Hubs – offer resettlement support through a weekly rhythm of daytime and evening activities in a community space. They are in 16 locations across Bristol and offer resettlement support as well as coffee mornings and child support.
Refugee Women of Bristol – offers free English classes. Go to their website to contact them for information. For women only.
Oxford International Education Group – offers two free English language courses to displaced people and those fleeing the war in Ukraine taught through the OI Digital Institute: English for culture and English for business
Babbel – is an online language learning platform that offers free self-study lessons to those who speak Ukrainian – the courses offer native Ukrainian speakers the opportunity to learn German, Polish or English.
Translators for Ukraine has a regularly updated list of volunteer translators and interpreters who can help with applications.