An Urgent Appeal to Islanders: Host a Family from Ukraine
More Ukrainians expected to arrive in PEI
We are appealing to Island residents to consider becoming hosts for Ukrainians fleeing the war in their country. With winter in full swing and much of the heating and water supply infrastructure no longer functional in Ukraine, many who thought they could stay in their country with the ongoing war are now forced to flee.
IRSA is expecting more Ukrainian families and individuals to arrive in PEI soon. We hope to find temporary accommodation with host families for them.
Most Ukrainians are arriving under the federal CUAET measures and therefore do not get all the support that refugees arriving in Canada usually do, such as financial assistance for housing.
Need more information?
If you or someone you know has available accommodations to offer and needs more information about what to expect, what a host is responsible for, how long the commitment is, and so on, please contact us:
Ready to sign up?
If you are ready to sign up as a host, please fill out the Crisis Response form on our website to register. Please note that, as a host, we will kindly ask you to undergo criminal record screening to ensure our clients' safety.