Below is information on local support for Ukrainian guests and their hosts. We’ve broken it down into relevant categories.

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Find out more about being a Ukrainian host or to hear from some of the Ukrainians who have been housed in the borough, by watching our Youtube videos.

Homes for Ukraine Council Tax scheme

A 50 per cent discount from your council tax will apply if you match all of the following criteria:

Apply for a discount

To apply for a discount, please contact the council tax department providing the following details:

  • address of the property
  • date you moved in
  • date the tenancy started
  • full name of all adults living at the property

Please email us at or call the team on 023 9244 6019.

After you’ve applied

After you’ve applied, we will verify the information provided, confirm you are in the UK under the Homes for Ukraine scheme and will issue you with an updated bill.

If you’re on a low income, you may also be eligible for council tax reduction schemes.

Meeting other Ukrainians

Ukraine Connections – a chance to meet others for a friendly chat and a drink and find out about the library service

  • Alton Library. Every Saturday 1-3pm
  • Bordon Library. 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month 11am-12.30pm.
  • Havant Library.  Every Saturday 2-4pm.
  • Hayling Island Library. Last Friday of every month, 1-3pm.
  • Liphook Library. 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month 11am-12.30pm.
  • Waterlooville Library. Every Saturday 2-4pm.

Hart Plain Church offers a space where Ukrainian refugees settling in the Waterlooville area can meet.

Mental health support


English language lessons

Exercise and fitness