Argyll & Bute Council are inviting offers of help and support from local residents. If you have time, skills, goods or could offer practical assistance, please register with the Council via its Help For Refugees online form. You may also want to contact Morag Brown, Business Improvement Manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01546 604199 for more information.
Bute Welcomes Refugees is a voluntary group on Facebook which aims to share information about those heading to Bute’s shores – their culture, their background, the challenges they face and how local residents can help.
These two Facebook groups organised the collection of donated goods for transport to help people in refugee camps and were active in 2015.
News from Argyll & Bute
26 July 2016 The Buteman – article on how well Syrian refugees are integrating and settling into life on the island
16 September 2015 – Argyll & Bute Council to welcome refugees