We are working with The Executive Office and other government departments to support the arrival of Ukrainian refugees to our local district.
Ukraine Assistance Centre
As part of this work, we have opened a Ukraine Assistance Centre at Newry Lesiure Centre to provide welcome information and signposting services for newly arrived refugees.
The Newry centre is open on from 9.30am to 1pm on the following dates:
- Wednesday 26 October
T: 0330 137 4026
Other Regional Assistance Centres
There are four other Assistance Centres located in Belfast, Dungannon, Dery and Carigavon. For opening days/times please visit www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/ukraine-assistance-centres
Advice and Support
Anyone attending will be welcomed by our staff and a range of partners who are coming together to offer support and assistance on a wide range of issues including:
- Benefits and support payments
- Immigration and legal advice
- Employment information
- Health information