Useful Links

The following links are provided for guidance on the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme. 

Home Office Guide to the Syrian VPR

This document lays out the principles and basic facts behind the Syrian VPR Programme. It is written as a guide for local authorities and partners.

The Age Assessment Guidance 2015

The guidance from the Association of Directors of Children’s Services is written by a group of specialist social workers and practitioners from local authorities and non-governmental refugee and legal sectors and is designed to address the gap there has been in national guidance on this topic by providing user-friendly practice guidance to social workers.


LGIU Policy briefing on resettling refugees.

UK Government Response

This page outline the government response and provides information on how to help, volunteer for or donate to support relief efforts.

Local Government Association 

Information for local authorities on refugees. It provides supporting information on funding, legislation and the role of the LGA.