The Outer Hebrides Welcome Refugees is a project of the Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership and supported by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. They are seeking offers from local residents of time, skills, goods or other practical help to refugees arriving in the Outer Hebrides, to assist with, for example:
- teaching English
- showing people around
They are inviting expressions of interest to be registered via an online form on their webpage.
News from na h-Eileanan Siar / the Western Isles
15 July 2016 BBC News – story about the first Syrian families arriving in the Western Isles
15 June 2016 Hebrides News Today – story about refugee week and the Western Isles
7 September 2015 Island News & Advertiser – story on Council support for the UK taking more refugees