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The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America – Western New York Branch (UCCA-WNY) will be coordinating our refugee relief efforts. UCCA-WNY includes Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse

UCCA-WNY is working with the UCCA in Washington DC, New York City and Chicago to deliver correct, timely and consistent information.  We are also working with the Ukrainian American Bar Association (Ukrainian Lawyers) and the US State Department.

ESL classes: https://www.upskill.org/learn-english 

You can open a financial account at the credit federal credit union at the new pro building 562 Genesee St. in Buffalo without a Social Security number please call 716-847-6655 or go to their website

To apply for your family member to come to USA, you'll have to fill out I-134 form online at Declaration of Financial Support | USCIS, create account here and fill it up

Instructions how to fill it up and what documents you'll need find out at this link I-134, Declaration of Financial Support (uscis.gov)

Humanitarian Parolees are eligible for Medicaid, Food Stamps and Cash Assistance.

You can contact UCCA-WNY contact for Refugee Relief Mark Houghton at (716) 990-5943 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The UCCA-WNY office is at 207 Military Road Buffalo, NY 14207. Next door to the UACC. Or you can call Ms. Kaamalal Robinson at Jewish Family Services with contact information shown below.

Kaamalal Robinson, Refugee Services Manager, Jewish Family Services of Western New York, 70 Barker Street, Buffalo, New York 14209. Tel:  716.883.1914 ext. 367, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website: www.jfswny.org

If want to host refugees or displaced people from Ukraine, please fill out an Application Form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

President Biden to Announce Uniting for Ukraine, a New Streamlined Process to Welcome Ukrainians Fleeing Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

If you want to Volunteer, or have a general question, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Immigration Attorneys:

Shestopalko Law Firm, (585) 506-7356, https://shestopalkolaw.com

Berger, Berger & Sobieski Law Firm, (716) 634-6500, www.USAvisa.net


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US-Mexico Border Instructions for Ukrainians by Murtha Cullina Attorneys

Visa Options for Ukrainians April 2022 by Murtha Cullina Attorneys

Will Buffalo see a Ukrainian refugee influx? Not for a while - Jerry Zremski, Buffalo News, 3/22/22

International Resources for Ukraine Refugees

NY City Immigrant Resources in Ukrainian language

NY State Budget provides more aid to refugees in Buffalo 11April2022

Ukraine Refugee Update 11March2022 from the United Nations

USA Temporary Protected Status TPS

URGENT - Action Items

Upcoming Events - #SupportUkraine

Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine
Гуманітарна Допомога

 The Ukrainian American Freedom Foundation (UAFF) is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit charity. UAFF has partnered with the PayPal Giving Fund to accept online donations to provide Humanitarian and Medical Aid to War Victims in Ukraine. 

Donate with PayPal Giving Fund

Or you can mail donation with check payable to: "Ukrainian American Freedom Foundation" or simply "UAFF", 562 Genesee St. Buffalo, NY 14204 USA. In the check memo section write "Humanitarian Fund" - Questions: (716) 847-1281

Click HERE to download, print and share a PDF flyer for donations 

Glory to Ukraine! Glory to her heroes! Слава Україні! Слава Героям! 

Ukraine needs YOUR Help

We must fight the war against Russian lies and disinformation.

Click the links below for sample letters, addresses, phone numbers and emails:  

  1. US President and White House
  2. US Senator Charles Schumer
  3. US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
  4. US Congressman Brian Higgins
  5. US Congressman Chris Jacobs
  6. Local and National Media

Click here for samples and details.

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