If you are looking for general information about CSAN’s involvement with community sponsorship of refugees, please see our introductory page.

This page is for lead sponsors in the Community Sponsorship Scheme working with CSAN.



The Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS) publishes safeguarding policies that apply to all Catholic organisations in England and Wales.

CSAS has produced additional policy and procedure templates for the Community Sponsorship Scheme:


Volunteer Handbook

Lead sponsors are free to re-use the following templates, adding their own organisational logo and contact details. These links open PDF files.

Complete Volunteer Handbook in ZIP format (1mb)