Many organisations and communities across Suffolk are providing information and support for host families and their Ukraine guests.
On this page you can find:
- Local community support groups
- Local language classes and activities
Please note: The events on this page have been arranged by organisations outside of Community Action Suffolk. For more information about these events please contact the organisers directly.
Face to Face and online Ukraine groups
On the map you can find details of both face to face and online / Facebook groups around the county.
Below is a list of regular face to face meetings for Ukrainian guests and hosts. Some are an opportunity to meet socially, and others provide information and support for Ukraine guests.
Ukrainian Support at Number Seventy Two
Tues, Weds, Thurs 0930-1600
Number 72, 72 North Street, Sudbury, CO10 1RF
Staff / volunteers available to help with form-filling, phone calls, job searches, referrals, signposting etc. Children’s play area.
There’s no longer a specific Ukr drop-in – Ukrainians are encouraged to join general drop-ins Tue-Thur and/or make 1-1 appointment.
Woodbridge Ukrainian Hub
St Johns Church, Woodbridge
A place for Ukrainian guests to meet up and chat together, with tea, coffee and cake.
Meet every 4 weeks on a Sunday, 6 – 7.30pm
17 September, 15 October, 12th November
United Reformed Church, Tomline Rd (corner Orwell Rd), IP11 7PA
Mix of social, information sharing + Q&A. Adults & youngsters welcome. Light refreshments provided.
Bury St Edmunds
Ukraine Support Hub “Ukrainian Connect”
Bridge Community Church, 68 Queens Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3EW
Social drop-in with tea & coffee. English languages classes. Half-termly film nights.
Ukraine Advice Hub
Hope Centre 10 St Margaret’s Street Ipswich IP4 2AT
Email: [email protected]
Provides free English classes and community lunch every Thursday
Details of language classes, conversation groups and ESOL courses around the county can be found here
You also can find a list of ESOL providers on the Suffolk County Council website here