FIT Ukrainian Training and Employment Services Hub

As a representative organisation of the technology sector committed to growing Ireland’s tech talent pipeline FIT is utilising its unique resources, expertise and skill set to assist those displaced by the war in Ukraine.

We stand with Ukraine

FIT Ukrainian Training and Employment Services Hub

As a representative organisation of the technology sector committed to growing Ireland’s tech talent pipeline FIT is utilising its unique resources, expertise and skill set to assist those displaced by the war in Ukraine.

We stand with Ukraine

About the FIT Ukrainian Training and Employment Services Hub

As a representative organisation of the technology sector committed to growing Ireland’s tech talent pipeline FIT is utilising its unique resources, expertise & experience to aid those displaced by the war in Ukraine successfully integrate into Irish society and workforce.

The FIT Ukrainian Training & Employment Services Hub is based in FIT’s head office in Glasnevin and is run by experienced members of the FIT Team. All visitors will have access to a native Ukrainian speaker as they explore training and career choices and get advice on housing and welfare issues. The Hub has been equipped with newly sourced laptops and some of the latest equipment being utilised on our programmes.

How can the FIT Ukrainian Training & Employment services Hub help you?

The Hub will provide a safe and friendly space where displaced Ukrainians can meet, share experiences and network with fellow Ukrainians that have recently moved to Ireland as well as communicate to family members and colleagues still residing in Ukraine.

Professional assistance will be available with respect to English lessons, training options, digital skills development, job applications, interview prep and job placement services.  Information and advice will also be provided with respect to access to relevant services and community organisations.

The FIT Ukrainian Hub team is there to help in any way they can, whether that is providing access to free high-speed internet and laptops, helping access employment with your current skill set or advising on routes into our various training programmes.

How to contact us?

The Hub is open Monday to Friday from 10am – 4pm, you can contact us by email, phone or using the form below and if you cannot attend the Hub in person, we are happy to arrange a call or video call to help in whatever way we can. 

Phone us: +353 1 882 5570

Location

The Hub is based in our Dublin Office in 7A Bellevue Industrial Estate, Glasnevin, Dublin 11, D11 YE00 and can be accessed by No.40, No. 220 or No.220A on Dublin Bus.

Other helpful resources


Info for Ukrainians

Immigration services

Click the link below for more information on immigration services such as:

  • More Information on the EU Temporary Protection Directive
  • Who can avail of Temporary Protection?
  • Entitlements for persons granted Temporary Permission
  • Who is excluded from eligibility for Temporary Protection?
  • Registering your immigration permission

Temporary Protection for People fleeing the conflict in Ukraine – Immigration Service Delivery (irishimmigration.ie)


Immigration FAQs

This FAQ page provides the most up to date arrangements for Ukrainian Citizens and their Family members wishing to travel to Ireland.

Click the FAQ link below for the most up to date arrangements for Ukrainian citizens and their family members.

FAQs – for Ukraine Nationals and Residents of Ukraine – Immigration Service Delivery (irishimmigration.ie)


Coming to Ireland from Ukraine

Click the links below for more information on services such as:

  • Visas
  • Immigration and international protection
  • Ukraine Support Centres
  • Social welfare
  • Accommodation and housing
  • Healthcare and medical cards
  • Working in Ireland
  • Education
  • Pets, driving and other issues

Coming to Ireland from Ukraine (citizensinformation.ie)

Information for Ukrainian refugees coming to Ireland (Irish Refugee Council)


Supports for Ukrainians in Ireland

Click the link below for more information on services such as:

  • Supports for Ukrainians in Ireland-duction
  • Information in Ukrainian and Russian
  • Education and childcare supports
  • Looking for work
  • Health
  • Transport
  • Opening a bank account
  • Post, phone and internet services
  • Immigration advice

Supports for Ukrainians in Ireland


Public services for people who have arrived in Ireland from Ukraine

Click the link below for more information on services such as:

  • Accommodation
  • Childcare and education
  • Healthcare and disability services
  • Irish people in Ukraine

https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/5152c-contact-public-services-people-arrived-in-ireland-ukraine/


Protecting Children

Click the link below for guidance for protecting displaced and refugee children in and outside of Ukraine.

https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/guidance-protecting-displaced-children-ukraine


Work Equal/ Dress for Success

Click the link below for information on professional styling, mentoring, workshops, and career consulting services which are free of charge to support women (re)entering the workforce.

workequal.ie


Info for people wishing to help Ukrainians

Click the links below for how people/ businesses can help

How people and community groups can help

How can you accommodate Ukrainian Refugees

DCEDIY and Irish Red Cross launch accommodation pledge register to support Ukrainian refugees


Arriving in Ireland

Click the link below for more information on services such as:

  • What happens when you arrive at Dublin Airport
  • If you arrive in Ireland as an unaccompanied minor
  • If you have arrived in Ireland and have not received your permission letter
  • If you have already arrived in Ireland and want to get a PPSN and apply for income supports
  • Applying for international protection
  • Registering your immigration permission

Arriving in Ireland (Gov.ie)


Social Welfare supports

Click the link below for more information on welfare services such as:

  • Social Welfare supports for those arriving from Ukraine under the EU Temporary Protection Directive
  • Getting public services when you arrive in Ireland
  • Get a Personal Public Services Number (PPSN)
  • Income supports
  • Apply for income supports
  • Getting a payment
  • What to do if you start working
  • Where to go to get government supports

Social Welfare supports for those arriving from Ukraine (Gov.ie)


Click the link below for guidance for protecting displaced and refugee children in and outside of Ukraine

Unicef Guidance for protecting children in and outside of Ukraine


Temporary protection

Click the links below for more information on temporary protection services:

Accommodation (Gov.ie)

Ireland’s response to the situation in Ukraine (Gov.ie)


Accommodation

Click the links below for more information on accommodation services:

Accommodation for you or your family

Ukraine shelter



Employment, childcare and education

Click the links below for more information on services such as:

  • Employment and self-employment
  • Pre-school and childcare
  • Education

Employment, childcare and education (Gov.ie)

Childcare and education (Gov.ie)


Education, Schools and Training Boards

The 16 regional ETBs and will be staffed by existing regionally based education support personnel. The primary role of the REALT is to build on existing regional education support structures and the initial focus will be on assisting families in securing school places. Click the link below for more information.

Regional Education And Language Teams For Ukraine


Children Pre-school

Click the link below for more information on Pre-school services.

Dublin City Childcare Committee


Online Schools & Courses

Ukrainian School is a virtual school created to ensure the adaptation of children to study in another country. Click the link below for more information.

Ukraine School

eCollege is a government-funded online training facility. It provides a range of online learning courses, available any time through broadband internet access. Click the link below for more information.

Free online training courses with eCollege (Gov.ie)


 


Click the link below for more information on healthcare services such as:

  • Healthcare services that are provided
  • Paying for these services
  • Healthcare services for children, women and older people
  • Medical treatment for people with chronic diseases or other emergency illnesses
  • Information in Ukrainian and Russian

Healthcare services for Ukrainian nationals in Ireland

Healthcare (gov.ie)


Finding a GP (Family Doctor)

To find a doctor click the link below:

Find GP Services in your area (hse.ie)


Medical Cards

Ukrainian refugees automatically qualify for a medical card. Click the link below for more information.

Medical Cards (HSE)


Healthcare and Disability services

For accessing public healthcare and disability services click the link below.

Healthcare and Disability services



Bus Services

Click the links below for more information on bus services.

Nationwide bus service

Dublin Bus service


Train Services

Click the links below for more information on train services.

Nationwide train service

Dublin/Wicklow area DART

Luas tram service Dublin city


Driving

Citizen Information – 0818 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm). Click the links below for more information on driving licences.

Information on Driving Licence applications

Read this page in Ukrainian

Читайте цю сторінку українською