A hosting scheme is where destitute sanctuary seekers are placed with volunteer hosts for anything from 1 night to several months. Several City of Sanctuary groups are involved in or run hosting schemes.
We always recommend that anyone thinking of starting a hosting scheme consults the resources available through NACCOM. NACCOM and Homeless Link have created a Hosting Toolkit – it is designed to support the establishment of new schemes and promote good practice in existing schemes
Refugees at Home is a UK based charity aiming to connect those with a spare room in their home with asylum seekers and refugees in need of accommodation.
A hosting scheme in Swindon aims to combat the effects of destitution by placing guests with volunteer hosts
Bolton CoS have launched a hosting scheme to try to keep up with the numbers of destitute asylum seekers in Bolton