The team is responsible for welcoming refugees from Ukraine in Belgium, providing them immediate humanitarian aid as well as supporting their integration here. We are coordinating a number of projects with our partners and local authorities, namely:
Collection and distribution centers in Brussels for humanitarian aid to refugees (clothes, non-perishable food, medicines, baby items, etc.);
Ukrainian Cultural Center
Providing conversational French, Dutch and English language classes, support groups with professional psychologists, art and music therapy lessons, etc.
Professional workshops and info-sessions on a number of topics, including general orientation, healthcare, job search and workers’ rights, etc.
We also serve as the liaison between the Ukrainian Community here in Belgium with the politicians and authorities at a regional and federal levels in Belgium as well as at EU level, advocating the rights of refugees.