South Ayrshire Council has agreed to participate in the UK Government’s refugee resettlement scheme. It has supported 16 Afghan families to move to the area and is committed to working to assist people from Syrian identified by through the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme. The local authority expect around 42 people from Syria to come to South Ayrshire in the five years up to 2020.
If you would be interested in supporting the Syrian families with their integration and welcome, please contact South Ayrshire Council, or find out if there are any volunteer opportunities by visiting the website of Voluntary Action South Ayrshire.
You can find out more about the Ayrshire Interfaith Forum by visiting their page on the Interfaith Scotland website or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also learn more about upcoming meetings and events on the Facebook page.