The government has announced the Ukraine Family Scheme and the Local Sponsorship Scheme for Ukraine, which will provide additional support for Ukrainian nationals and their family members.

For full details on application types, visit the website.

If you wish to donate items, please contact the following inde- pendent drop-off point

Macclesfield: Donatable @ Silk FM, Adalaide House, Adalaide way, Macclesfield, SK10 2QS 10:00am and 4:00pm Monday to Friday All enquires 01270 344 344.

Poynton Town Council and Cheshire East Council cannot accept any types of financial support

but urge those wishing to help, to consider donating to one of the organisations below.

  • Disasters Emergency Committee, Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, provides food, water, shelter and healthcare to refugees and displaced families. Donations will be match funded by the government up to a total of £20m – appeal
  • The UNHCR refugee agency, which is funding emergency shelters, repairs for homes damaged by shelling, emergency cash assistance, psychological support and warm clothing – Donate to UK for UNHCR (

Cheshire East Council is collating pledges of support in readiness for possible arrivals to the borough. If you wish to pledge an offer of support, please get in touch by emailing