Stories tagged Application
Ruth leads the Ripon City of Sanctuary Community Sponsorship group. Here she tells us all about preparing the application form, finding a house for the family, and sourcing free furniture thanks to the generosity of people in Ripon.
Ripon City of Sanctuary decided in March 2021 to set up a Community Sponsorship group so that they could welcome a refugee family to their city. Ruth Foulds, who is leading the group, explains why they decided to sponsor a refugee family and how they got the group off the ground.
Once you have submitted your application to the Home Office and it has been checked, they’ll get in touch to schedule your pre-approval meeting (PAM). A ‘meeting with the Home Office’ sounds a little intimidating so here are our top tips for getting ready for it.