Practical information for Ukrainian citizens in Hvidovre

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You can be granted a temporary residence permit under the Special Act section 1 if you:

  • are an Ukrainian citizen and have left Ukraine on 24 February 2022 or later, where you have resided when you departet,
  • on 24 February 2022 were a recognized refugee in Ukraine and have left Ukraine on 24 February 2022 or later, or
  • are an Ukrainian citizen or on 24 February 2022 were recognized as a refugee in Ukraine have resided or have had another residence permit in Denmark on 24 February 2022

Once you have received a residence permit, you can apply for a job, get a bank account, go to school, to a doctor og hospital etc.

Ukrainian citizens who have been granted a residence permit and have been placed in Hvidovre can live at Belægningen/Retræten.
If you do not want to live at Belægningen or with private hosts, you can apply for rental housing via the municipality. This is done via Hvidovre Municipality's website (link below)

Until you get a temporary residence permit in Denmark, you can apply to Hvidovre Municipality for money for food. The municipality provides food tickets for Ukrainians: DKK 60 per. adult per day and DKK 40 per. children pr. day.

The Red Cross in Hvidovre offers Ukrainian refugees accommodated in Hvidovre to pick up free second hand clothes, childrens clothes and equipment in the Red Cross shop on this adress:
Strandmarksvej 21, Hvidovre.
Mondays and Tuesdays are the best days to visit the shop. Opening hours: 10-17. Saturdays 10-13, Sundays closed.

Call Med­ical Helpline 1813 if you have suffered an injury or you have suddenly become ill.

Medical care clinics for Ukrainian citizens have opened on four locations i the Copenhagen area. Here you can get prescription medicine, wound care, treatment and care for pregnant women, vaccinations etc.

Amager clinic
Adress: Sundbyvestervej 97, 2300 København S
Opening hours: Monday and Friday 16-20
Mail: fremskudt-laegeklinik.akutberedskabet@regionh.dk

Baldersgade clinic
Adress: Baldersgade 24, 2200 København N
Opening hours: Wednesday-Thursday 16-20
Mail: fremskudt-laegeklinik.akutberedskabet@regionh.dk

Hillerød clinic
Adress: Østergade 8, 3400 Hillerød
Opening hours: Monday and Friday 16-20
Mail: fremskudt-laegeklinik.akutberedskabet@regionh.dk

Skovlunde clinic
Adress: Meterbuen 19, 2740 Skovlunde
Opening hours: Tuesday-Wednesday 16-20​​
Mail: fremskudt-laegeklinik.akutberedskabet@regionh.dk

For basic health care you can also go to the Red Cross Health Clinic in Copenhagen. See link for more information below.

Call men­tal he­alth ser­vi­ces in the Ca­pi­tal Re­gion of Den­mark in in case of mental health problems. 
Консультативний телефон відкритий для українців

Experiencing war or being a relative of people at war can be a great mental strain.
If you or one of your relatives has been exposed to mental stress and needs advice or guidance, you can contact the experienced psychiatric staff.
Telephone number + 38 64 13 00 (Danish, English and Ukrainian). 
Monday to Wednesday 9-16
Thursday 11-17
Friday 9-15

When you have a residence permit and a place of residence in Denmark, you are entitled to free treatment in most of the healthcare system.

If you have just arrived in Denmark, you can get a free Covid-19 test in test centers in the Copenhagen area.
Register at this website: covidresults.dk - here you will also get the answer to your test.

It is easy and free to get vaccinated. You can show up at all vaccination centres without making an appointment first.
The Danish Health Authority recommends that you get vaccinated because:
• the vaccines protect you from becoming severely ill from COVID-19
• you protect your family, friends and others from becoming infected
• vaccination is crucial for us to control the epidemic.

Travellers with permanent residence in Ukraine can travel for free on DSB’s international trains that cross the Danish/German border. The only formal requirement is that passengers are able to show a Ukrainian passport or driving licence or documents stating that the passenger is a resident of Ukraine.

DSB, Metroselskabet and Movia offer a special ticket for Ukrainian refugees in Denmark. The special ticket is valid for Region Zealand and the Capital Region. Ukrainian refugees can get the special ticket through the public authorities. The ticket can be ordered and printed for a selected zone area with a validity of 1-14 days based on the user's travel needs. The price for the ticket is DKK 0. 

At "The Meeting place" you can meet other Ukrainians in Hvidovre and local volunteers from eg. Red Cross, participate in different activities, groups etc. 

Address: Filmbyen 14D, Hvidovre
Opening hours: Daily from 10 am to 8 pm 

Here you can find information on how to find a job in Denmark as a displaced person from Ukraine.

​​People arriving in Denmark from Ukriane with pets​ are asked to fill in a form and send it to the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration as soon as possible. Read more here:

Call men­tal he­alth ser­vi­ces in the Ca­pi­tal Re­gion of Den­mark in in case of mental health problems. 
Консультативний телефон відкритий для українців

Experiencing war or being a relative of people at war can be a great mental strain.
If you or one of your relatives has been exposed to mental stress and needs advice or guidance, you can contact the experienced psychiatric staff.
Telephone number + 38 64 13 00 (Danish, English and Ukrainian). 
Monday to Wednesday 9-16
Thursday 11-17
Friday 9-15

You can call the Danish Refugee Council if you need advice on legal matters, job, family, study, etc. You can contact the volunteer counseling by e-mail: raadgivning.odense@drc.ngo or by phone: +45 60268101 (phone hours: Monday-Friday 9-12).
You can call this number if you want to talk about experiences and feelings in connection with difficult life circumstances: +453373 5314. The counsellors speak Ukrainian. The phone is open every weekday at 9-10 and at 17-18.

Help and support from Red Cross in Denmark:

https://www.rodekors.dk/ukraine/saadan-hjaelper-rode-kors-i-danmark

Help and support from Danish Refugee Council: 

https://drc.ngo/da/vores-arbejde/ydelser-og-losninger/integration-i-danmark/ukraine-faq-og-hotline/

Train your Danish language skills online:

https://boblberg.dk/sprogland