Organisations supporting Ukrainian guests in the district

This is a list of local organisations and groups who are able to offer support to Ukrainians. 

The Ukrainian Support Helpline, set up by Barnardo's, is available to anyone fleeing the conflict in Ukraine. The free helpline number is 0800 148 8586. The helpline is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 8pm and on Saturday from 10am to 3pm. There are English, Ukrainian and Russian speakers, to offer support to children and families arriving in the UK from Ukraine.

Charities such as the Royal National Institute of Blind People and Guide Dogs is offering free advice, support and assitance to Ukrainians in the UK. Please call the sight loss advice helpline on 0303 123 9999 from 8am to 8pm on weekdays and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays. An interpretation service is also available.

If your community group would like to be added to this list please contact us with the relevant information.

Organisation Support offered Age group Contact E-mail Telephone
Citizens' Advice Advice and support. All Sarah Henke-Monti


01883 348385

The Westway

25 Chaldon Road, Caterham CR3 5PG

Collection point for donations.

Emergency food / bedding.

Welfare fund (financial support for families, maximum limit £200)

Help to arrange appointments, transport.

Social group including people where English isn't their first language.

Open house, the centre and kitchen can be available at no cost for social group activities.

Volunteering opportunities.





01883 347230

The Westway

25 Chaldon Road, Caterham CR3 5PG

Hairdressing service on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Book in advance. Any Pam Duce or Claire Richards


Oakhall Church

181 Chaldon Road, Caterham CR3 5PL

Children and Adult English lessons with two qualified English teachers.

Every Thursday from 10am to Midday. 

There is also a coffee shop onsite which offers free refreshments to Ukrainian guests and their hosts.

Any Kerry Mansfield  

Caterham Bowling Club

Queen's Park Road, Caterham, CR3 5RB

A morning of green lawn bowling for Ukrainian people, including free tuition. There is also refreshments and a chance to chat. 

Every Tuesday from 10am to midday.

Any   Please book by e-mailing with your name and contact number of your host.  
Wellbeing Prescription Service

Support with issues affecting health and wellbeing such as weight management, emotional or social issues.

18 years and over   Contact them through their website. 01883 732787

Hurst Green Evangelical Church, 

Hurst Green Road, Oxted RH8 9AJ

Providing accommodation, general pastoral support. Any Keith Dickson 01883 712017

David Gresham House care home

2 Oak Close, Oxted RH8 0BA

In house fund raising.

Small hand knitted cardigans for 0-2 year olds.

  Pam Packham 01883 715948

Home-Start East Surrey

3 Cromwell Road, Redhill RH1 1RT

Weekly emotional and practical volunteer support in the home for six months. Families with children under the age of 12. Anna Durbridge 01727 770220

SEND Advice Surrey

Consort House, Third Floor, 5 to 7, Queensway, Redhill RH1 1YB

Free, confidential and impartial advice, information and support on SEND (Special educational needs) 0 to 25 years SEND Advice Surrey 01737 737300

Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre

High Street, Lingfield RH7 6AB

The centre facilities can be used for social group activities. Booking ahead is essential. All  Claire Thomas 01342 833893
United benefice of Lingfield and Dormansland

Community events.

Faith support

Pastoral care.

Help with transport such as lifts to appointments.

Child care and babysitting. 

Any Reverend Ian Whiltey 07961 382293
Lloyd Hall, Outwood A venue for social gatherings or language lessons.   Michelann Pollard  

Soper Hall, Caterham

Harestone Valley Road, Caterham CR3 6HY

  • Weekly Wednesday Coffee Morning 10am to 12pm.
  • Volunteers and an interpreter in place. 
  • Hall for hire by the hour for community activities.
  • Drop in centre includes donated clothes, toys and books. Job Club, CAB and the Eastern European Resource centre. English classes, advice and much more.
Ukrainian guests and their hosts.

Hilary Hopkinson 07788 461754

The Arc, Caterham

39 Weston Drive, Caterham CR3 5XY

  • A free play pass to the soft-play area for under 10’s.
  • Access to the baby corner for under 2’s.
  • Free snack/meal for qualifying Ukrainian guests.

Please book and confirm the offer to make sure of availability.

Children 10 and under 01883 330380
Oxted hair and beauty businesses Participating businesses will be offering a free service, such as a cut and blow dry, barbering service, manicure or pedicure. Any   All participating businesses will be displaying a poster – a passport will be required to book a service.  
East Surrey Domestic Abuse Service (ESDAS) Experiencing domestic abuse. Any 01737 771350
Oxted Job Club

Oxted Job Club volunteers are very keen to help Ukrainians in Tandridge find employment.

They offer help with understanding the job market in the UK, drafting CVs, preparation for interviews, writing application forms, and helping to build confidence. Could they help you? Please contact Richard by e-mail at 07883 908190

Hurst Green community centre

4 Oak Close, Oxted RH8 0BA

The centre can be used for social activities such as gardening club, tea and chat.

There are two halls, one has a capacity of 200 with a stage. There is also a kitchen and secure outdoor area for children to play in.

All Lisa Sturges 07976 917071
Oxted and Warlingham Ukraine Support group
  • Free English lessons in Oxted every Thursday evening, 7pm until 9pm. English language tuition for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels in a fun and very friendly atmosphere. The classes are in a local school and there are childcare facilities too. 

    There is a free bus, calling at: Bletchingley, Woldingham, Tatsfield, Limpsfield and Oxted centre and home again afterwards. 

    E-mail for more information.
  • Free access codes for DUOLINGO PLUS, to help with learning English online (normally £60). E-mail Oxted and Warlingham Ukraine Support group for access.
Adults (limited childcare available)  
Job help from Reigate and Banstead Youth Hub

Help for 18-24 year olds with CV and cover letter writing, job searches and applications. 

Even if you're already working but looking to change careers, the Youth Hub could help.

Ages 18-24