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REFUFIN project

Refufin 2023-2025 is a project aimed at providing guidance, counselling, and support services to individuals who fled the war in Ukraine and now reside in Finland. The project also includes training for volunteers and the production of support materials. Project was relaunched in February. 

The project is funded by STEA (Funding Centre for Social Welfare and Health Organisations) 

For people fleeing the war🇺🇦 🇫🇮

Online help
We offer online assistance from our volunteers, who are available to answer any questions and provide support remotely. The chat can be found in the bottom right corner of this page.


Materials and information

We provide access to resources and information that can help refugees better understand their rights and their services. This includes translated materials and online resources.

 

 

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In-person assistance offline 
We are working on a plan to offer in-person assistance, where volunteers can meet with people and provide support directly. 

VOLUNTEERS

Our volunteers are currently responding in chat, contributing to the development of services and helping to find solutions to various problems.

By becoming a volunteer, you not only give your time and expertise but also receive a multitude of personal and professional benefits that can enrich your life in countless ways. Join us in making a positive impact and discovering the rewards of volunteering today!

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Refufin goals 

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Refufin volunteers will provide support and assistance to Ukrainian and Russian speakers who have fled the war. We want to make sure that they receive support and assistance from the Finnish authorities. 

2

Refufin volunteers are capable of recognizing their own abilities, and wellbeing and evaluating their own performance mindfully while volunteering.

Contact information

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Project Manager 
Refufin-Project darya.gulik@houseofhelsinki.fi

Darya Gulik

Nikolay Gofman

Project Coordinator 
Refufin-Project nikolay.gofman@houseofhelsinki.fi

REFUFIN 2022

With the help of REFUFIN volunteers and partners

we safely transported 3000+

Ukrainian temporary protection or asylum seekers

from Poland to Finland, Estonia and Latvia.

Results 2022

3000+

Ukrainian refugees have safely arrived to Finland

70+

Trained volunteers, that provide mental support and guidance

5000+

Ukrainian refugees have been in contact/been guided

71+

Journeys from Poland to Finland primarily via busses, airplanes and cars coordinated

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