Crisis are the national charity for homeless people (anyone affected by homelessness). If you’re experiencing homelessness, Crisis can offer you expert help to find safe housing, an opportunity to gain new skills plus wellbeing and safety advice.
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The Sharan Project aims to empower, educate and inspire vulnerable women, particularly of South Asian origin.
They offer free impartial, confidential and culturally sensitive support, advice and information including around employment, education, financial, and legal.
Refugee Education UK support young refugees to build positive futures by thriving in education.
Alcohol Change UK is a leading UK alcohol charity. If you're worried that you're drinking too much, there's support available on their website.
London Black Women's Project is a specialist and dedicated organisation for ethnic minority (racialised) women and girls. They offer a range of support services to women and girls including refuge, legal advice, domestic violence, healing and more.
For their free 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline call 020 8472 0528.
Hemat Gryffe provides a range of services including outreach support, culturally sensitive counselling, and support on immigration, domestic abuse, forced marriage or honour based abuse matters. Their support covers women, children and young people in Glasgow. Alongside this, their website is available in English, Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu.
Call their helpline on 0141 353 0859.
PrEPster aims to educate and agitate for PrEP (pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis) access in England and beyond. They offer support, advice and information on PrEP.
Launched to serve as the online BFF for the UK woman of colour (racialised women). Primarily - but not exclusively - for women living in London, Melan Mag features news, information and pieces on notable Black role models, fashion, health and beauty, travel and lifestyle.
Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. They empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.
Student Minds are collating guidance and developing resources to support you with this. This page is updated regularly with new information as it becomes available.
Venture Scotland offers young people, who are struggling with life and are aged 16-30, a personal development course based in the outdoors.
They provide transport, accommodation, food and outdoor clothing and can even help with bus fare.
International Community Organisation of Sunderland support ethnic minorities (racialised people) in the North East.
They offer a wide range of support, information and advice - from employability to welfare rights.
Action Foundation is an award-winning charity based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Through a free English language school, supported housing projects and InterAction Drop-in, they support refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants to integrate successfully into the community and lead more independent and resilient lives.
A Facebook group for people of colour working (or aspiring to work) in journalism, media and the arts to share opportunities, concerns and questions.
Hackney CVS is an umbrella body committed to making Hackney a fairer place. They believe everyone should have the best start in life and the best opportunities to succeed regardless of their background, race, social class, gender, sexuality or disability. They offer advice and training to local community groups, allowing them to influence how the public sector works.
Racial Justice Network is a network of individuals, communities and organisations working together to end racial injustice and address legacies of colonialism.
Together with Migrant Children works with children, young people and families who are migrants, refugees or asylum seekers. They work nationwide, with the majority of their work is in London and the South East. They are a small team of social workers, youth workers and other family practitioners.
Narco SWITCH Project offer education, housing, justice, and health and wellbeing services support people to put in place the things they need to move forwards and build positive futures. They work collaboratively with other services and providers.
Glenshane Community Development Limited provides low-cost workspace, educational and training courses, advice service, migrant support, room hire, luncheon club for the elderly, and a drop-in facility.
Open Door is a drop-in service for refugees and asylum seekers at the East Oxford Community Centre. They offer advice, information, support, recreational activities and a free lunch. They provide a welcoming environment for people to meet, make connections, chat to volunteers and friends, gain training and participate in the preparation of a hot lunch (with halal and vegetarian options).
Communities and Sanctuary Seekers Together (CAST) is a Southend-based community group, committed to bring an end to destitution amongst asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants with no recourse to public funding (NRPF) living in Southend.
Kooth is a child and young adult-centred online mental wellbeing community, where users can seek advice anonymously from the professional admin team.
SAaS aim to create a cultural, social and mutual support for Devon and Cornwall’s South Asian community.
They have a wide membership of people who are drawn from countries surrounding the Indian sub-continent or part of the Asian Diaspora. They provide social welfare, recreation alongside multicultural events.
Aid Box Community provides support, supplies and sanctuary to refugees and asylum seekers in Bristol.
They provide support including a free shop, social groups, community trips and more.
The service seeks to provide increased access and treatment to appropriate and timely mental health services for armed forces personnel approaching discharge and veterans with mental health difficulties in the South West.
SBAS provides free, professional, confidential advice and information to residents of South Bristol seeking help with welfare benefits and debt.
Bristol’s Marriage Care is a Catholic organisation that supports couples by offering free or low cost counselling at times of distress or difficulty. Services are also available to couples at a pre-marriage stage.
St Petrocs works with homeless people in Cornwall to offer accommodation, support, advice, training and resettlement.
STARS is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.
Bharosa is a domestic abuse service for ethnic minority women (particularly those from a South Asian background) living in Birmingham. They provide a free service which is confidential and unbiased for women and young girls over the age of 16.
Chameleons is a social and support group for anyone on the transgender spectrum, their families and friends based just outside Nottingham for people across the East Midlands. Tables and chairs are put out, and people pull up a seat and chat with friends.
Zola is a specialist BAME refuge run by Juno Women's Aid. There are specialist staff members who can support women’s language and cultural needs. They speak Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and English. They support women with issues such as safety, housing, benefits, immigration, finances, children and health.
Hayaat Women Trust run drop-in sessions, offering advice and information to access local health, fitness, arts and education facilities. Their support also includes safe spaces for disabled people and a BME (racialised) women's mental health project.
They hold regular consultations with service users in Cardiff.
Sharing Voices Bradford aims to reduce mental health and related inequalities through community development in partnership with Black Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities and service providers.
They offer counselling, dementia aid, community support and more services.
Leeds Black Elders Association, a neighbourhood network scheme, provides specialised provision for Black elders.
Their website is accessible to speakers of eleven different languages. They offer services from meals on wheels, a health and wellbeing club, home security, a drop-in service, housing support and activity club.
Providing support for Merseyside refugee communities and local support organisations working with refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking asylum and refuge).
With the aim of eliminating violence against women in BME (racialised) communities and a strong focus on cultural sensitivity, Olive Pathway raises community awareness and offers aid through the advocacy, legal aid, interpreting, early intervention and crisis support and outreach.
They have a helpline on 0756 269 8039.
Alcoholics Anonymous have intergroups across England, Wales and Scotland for those over the age of 18 struggling with alcohol.
They have specific Polish speaking groups, and online groups. They include wheelchair accessible, sign language and hearing aid groups.
Frontline Therapist is dedicated to making psychological therapy accessible for Black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals, as well as those from disadvantaged backgrounds. They have a range of eBooks, Planners and E-Courses to help you journey to mental health goodness, as well as a affordable ways of accessing low-cost counselling. They work on a range of topics from addiction to racism and microagressions.
LWA is a domestic abuse charity based in Loughborough, North Leicestershire, and was formerly known as Loughborough Women’s Aid. They provide support to men and women experiencing domestic abuse across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Hundred Houses Society is a charitable housing association operating in Cambridge and the surrounding area. They aim to provide high quality and sustainable housing solutions for people in housing need.
Access East Anglia exists to help migrants settle into their local communities. They work in partnership with stakeholders to promote community cohesion, to offer multi-lingual advice services and to provide practical support to overcome language barriers for their clients.
CLAUK is a coalition of Latin American organisations from the voluntary sector that have come together to raise awareness and understanding of the issues facing the Latin American community in the UK.
Membership is free, and they offer support in education, health, for victims of violence, legal advice, cultural projects and more.
Devon Mind run support groups from gender-specific to mental health condition focussed groups. They have range of courses and an affordable counselling service with reduced rates for students and those on benefits.
Multilingua Devon provide a database of over 300 local interpreters and translators in over 100 languages. Over 99% of interpreters are native speakers with a BA or higher degree from their own country.
They match each case by taking into consideration qualification, experience, age, gender and location.
Cheetham Hill Advice Centre are an independent neighbourhood advice centre, established in 1977. They provide confidential help, advice and support to local residents in Cheetham and Crumpsall and across Manchester. They provide advice on a wide range of subjects such as Welfare Benefits, Money & Debt and Housing/Homelessness.
Assisted Homes provide support valuable support to vulnerable people. They offer support in areas such as Benefits & Employment advice Doctor and hospital letters, and attendance and Counselling.
Step Change is the UK's leading debt charity where you can get expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts
Visit their website if you are in a cash crisis situation and urgently need money for food or other essentials.
For nearly 50 years, St Mungo’s has been at the forefront of efforts to tackle homelessness. They have services in outreach, accommodation, health, recovery, employment and more. They also have two care homes for older people who have experienced homelessness.
23 Code Street empowers women and non-binary people from all walks of life with the skills and confidence to be technical. They aim to give them the tools needed to build our futures, with courses and programmes available on their website.
The Migrant Children's Project offers free initial legal advice on all issues affecting migrant, asylum-seeking and refugee children, young people and families including.
Victim Support believes that all survivors of domestic abuse should be able to get the support they need to move on from the impact of crime. They provide support to people weeks, months and years after a crime.
Sistah Space is a London-based domestic violence charity that provides specialist support services to women of African and Caribbean heritage.
Bawso provides practical and emotional support to Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) victims or for those affected at risk of domestic abuse and all forms of violence. Their services include refuge, floating support, outreach, children and men's support.
Their 24-hour helpline is 0800 7318147.
National AIDS Trust champions the rights of people living with HIV and campaigns for change—shaping attitudes, challenging injustice, and changing lives.
The UK's leading independent race equality think-tank, working to end racism.
Young Minds is the UK's leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. They are working to make sure all young people get the best possible mental health.
Single Parents Wellbeing is a compassionate, empowering and positive approach to being a single parent with a focus on wellbeing.
They run outdoor wellbeing workshops, exercise classes, rambles and general events run by and for single parents, many of which are free, as well as online creativity classes.
Eating Distress North East offers a range of support and help including counselling services, a monthly family and friends support group, health and wellbeing workshops and more.
REWRITE London runs courses, editorial services, book reviews, a magazine and live events for women of colour writers in the UK. Online courses are available around the world.
QTPoC Mental Health is a Facebook page that exists to provide greater access to community healing. They host meditations for queer & trans people of colour and publish original art and writing on www.restforresistance.com.
The Winch is a programme for young people in Camden and their families to access support to challenge injustice which affects them and their communities. They offer youth clubs, projects, holiday programmes, celebrations, creative spaces, after-school clubs and more.
North East Solidarity and Teaching (N.E.S.T) is a student-led volunteer project designed to educate, empower and integrate the forced migration community in the North East of England.
N.E.S.T supports people seeking refgue and asylum with one-to-one English teaching, English classes, sports, creative arts, trips and more.
Young Roots provide one to one casework support to young asylum seekers and refugees between the ages of 11-25 in Croydon and Brent. They help them to access services, accommodation and support.
HERe Ni is a community group and a safe place for lesbian and bisexual women in Northern Ireland.
They aim to create a community space through providing information, peer support and facilitating training.
TransgenderNI are a human rights and community organisation who support trans and gender diverse people in Northern Ireland.
Based in their groundbreaking Belfast Trans Resource Centre, they work to protect and promote the rights and services trans communities need.
The Gatehouse offers free support for adults aged 25+ who are homeless, vulnerably housed, on low income and/or looking for company and community.
Scottish Detainee Visitors supports people detained by the immigration service in Scotland. They offer non-judgmental social, emotional and practical support to people in Dungavel.
The charity also advocates for change and influences the punitive policies around detention.
A Way Out is an outreach and prevention charity which aims to engage, empower and equip vulnerable and excluded women, families and young people.
They offer support for people with substance misuse problems, those involved with sex work, experiencing homelessness and often engaged in offending or victims of abuse.
Run by the Cornwall Islamic Trust, the Cornwall Islamic Community Centre is the first and only dedicated Islamic Centre in Cornwall.
They hold a number of weekly and annual events including prayers, Sunday school, women's groups and other cultural responsibilities.
Bristol Black Carers is an award-winning charity committed to an important mission - to provide culturally appropriate support and assistance for carers and their families within Caribbean, African and Asian communities across Bristol.
Bristol ADHD has a specialist team of doctors, psychologists, occupational therapist and nurses who work exclusively with adults who have ADHD across Avon and Wiltshire.
WECIL is a charity run by and for disabled people in Bristol and the surrounding areas.
They offer a range of services which support over 4,000 disabled people around Bristol every year.
Missing Link is a mental health and housing service for women in Bristol. They support women who are homeless, or have a history of sleeping rough or whose housing is at risk because of their mental health issues.
iSight Cornwall offer a number of services designed to support visually impaired people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Their support includes advice on low vision and assistive technology, benefits, clubs and more.
The Shores in Dorset provides a service to men and women who have experienced rape or sexual assault. They work hard to acknowledge the extra barriers faced by ethnic minorities (racialised people), LGBT+ individuals, and disabled people.
Autism West Midlands are the leading charity in the West Midlands for people on the autism spectrum. They offer community supported living, residential support, community support and helplines.
Trade Sexual Health is a health charity working with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) community of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. They offer a range of free and confidential support and advice services around sexual health and HIV.
Nottingham Arimathea Trust is a small housing charity with a clear mission to support destitute asylum seekers (people seeking asylum), newly recognised refugees and modern slavery/trafficking victims. They have 20 properties housing around 70 residents.
Sikh Council of Wales is an organisation independent of any political or cultural influence or bias but dedicated solely to promote the universal message of 'One God' and 'Equality' among all people through the teachings of 'Guru Nanak to Guru Granth.'
Since 1990, QED have been running projects in Bradford such as ESOL, men's groups and workshops to aid BME (racialised) communities in finding employment.
Culturally Diverse Minds offer support for 10* to 25 year olds (*from school year 6) from culturally diverse communities who are struggling with their mental health. This could be due to identity, place, discrimination or racism.
They offer 1-2-1 support, group sessions and more.
A women-only charity set up to support women asylum seekers, refugees (people seeking asylum and refuge) and survivors of trafficking.
They run weekly drop-ins offering a range of emotional and practical support and activities. They also accompany women to appointments, offer mental health support groups and 1:1 support.
Safety4Sisters works to support migrant women across the North West who have experienced gender-based violence and who have no recourse to public funds or state benefits.
Gendered Intelligence have resources for trans+ and gender questioning young people, as well as for their families.
There are groups across London, Leeds, Bristol and Hertfordshire. This includes age specific groups, a transfemme group, and TPOCAlypse (for trans, gender variant and questioning young POC).
StopWatch is a coalition that leads a campaign against the disproportionate use of stop and search. They work in research and policy, youth advocacy and legal work.
Leicester Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Centre is a voluntary organisation established to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and young people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
They run a range of groups for adults, young people, older people, asylum seekers and refugees, families and more.
The Bridge Plus+ is a Norfolk based Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) organisation.
They offer information on a wide range of issues, from ESOL to healthcare services, advice on benefits, legal immigration support and more.
New Routes supporting refugees, asylum seekers and isolated migrants, and promote cross-cultural integration and community awareness in Norwich.
They work with individuals and families from over 80 countries, speaking 60+ different languages, delivering different activities for women, adults, families, and young people.
Latin American Women's Rights Service are a human rights, feminist organisation run by and for Latin American migrant women in the UK.
Their direct support includes casework for women experiencing gender-based violence, counselling and emotional support, advice on benefits, employment rights, family law and immigration and workshops.
Hikmat Devon is a user-led co-operative working with members of Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities across Devon. They run activity and interest groups, 1 to 1 mentoring, training, signposting, counselling and person centred goal planning.
They speak a range of languages.
Sunrise Diversity are a dynamic grassroots community organisation in a remote rural area. They provide activities, services and events for individuals of diverse identities. They offer online activities, 1-2-1 support, LGBTQIA+ activities, as well diversity workshops. Their website features multilingual resources for adults and children.
Devon Communities Together is an independent charity engaged in a wide range of projects and services that support the vision of dynamic Devon communities shaping their own futures. They offer services around housing, community learning and development.
Central England Law Center offer free specialist legal advice to those most in need and use legal processes to fight inequality. We advocate for people, challenge unfair decisions, take cases to the highest courts and work in partnerships with other support services.
Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
They have a benefits calculator and tailored advice for young people, older people, migrants, disabled people, people in the criminal justice system and other groups.
Hey Girls gives a box of period products away to young people in the UK from low-income families for every one box that’s sold.
Choose from hundreds of online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.
Asylum Aid provides legal representation to people seeking asylum, including children, survivors of trafficking and stateless people.
LGBTQIA+ homelessness charity, The Outside Project, has set up an online support hub for the community to provide help to those in need, especially those who are homeless or in insecure circumstances. In the group you can request support or offer to volunteer.
The Angelou Centre is a Black-led women’s centre based in Newcastle.
They offer a range of holistic services for Black and minoritised (racialised) women experiencing violence or marginalisation.
As well as frontline support and refuge provision they also work at strategic and national levels ensuring the voices of women are represented and heard.
Solace Women's Aid exists to end the harm done through Violence Against Women and Girls in London. They offer advice, support, accommodation, therapeutic services, rape crisis, training and services for young people. Their helpline is on 0808 802 5565.
Positive East has been on the forefront of HIV service and care for nearly three decades in East London. They support people from the point of HIV diagnosis to longer term care. They have a range of free counselling, support groups, testing as well as groups for women who are refugees or asylum seekers (people seeking refuge or asylum).
A POC (racialised) led campaign group tackling institutional racism within the charity sector.
Mind believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. They'll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner.
The English Outdoor Council is an umbrella body for organisations involved in the provision of outdoor education, recreation and development training. Its work involves lobbying for opportunities for outdoor learning for all young people and funding advice for volunteer organisations.
MESMAC Newcastle works with gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men.They offer free HIV tests, advice and information on many different health issues.
They also have 1:1 support and a 5-day-a-week helpline on 0191 233 1333.
A Brixton based service for the homeless and people in need. They also offer help, support and outreach for those unable to get to them, volunteering and a "Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen" programme offering free legal resources.
Toynbee Hall work to tackle the causes and impacts of poverty in East London. They provide: Legal advice, debt advice, work advice, youth projects, learning programmes and create research and policy reports
Clan Mor Sure Start in Belfast works with organisations, parents and children to ensure every child (and parents of children under 4) have access to advice, information and services.
They offer a range of services from family support, health visiting, midwife support, and much more.
POC Impact is a community recognising, supporting and connecting People of Colour (racialised people) working in the Social Impact sector.
Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) supports asylum seekers, migrants and refugees in south east London.
Their services include advice in welfare benefits, housing, education, employment, health and immigration. They also run a foodbank.
Young Enterprise NI is dedicated to developing the talents and skills of young people to ensure that they leave the education system fully prepared and equipped for life.
They provide children with a diverse range of hands-on entrepreneurship skills programmes.
Inter-Ethnic Forum aims to help Ethnic Minorities (racialised people) in the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area.
The can assist with the process of integration, help with form filling, finding out more about benefits, dealing with racial discrimination and more.
DREAMSAI's objectives are:
1. Promoting teachings of Shirdi Saibaba as set out in Satcharita
2. Supplying food, hygiene items and essentials to homeless & needy people in temporary sheltered accommodation.
3.Raising awareness of the blood donation, bone marrow and stem cells within Indian community.
Provides a range of services for African and other BME communities living in Luton and surrounding areas of Bedfordshire. Services include advice, information, advocacy, help with job search and CV preparation. Training courses and workshops including emergency first aid, health and safety, maths, ICT and English for young people aged 10-15 and ESOL.
Justice First provides legal aid to people living in the Tees Valley area who are seeking asylum in the UK and who have initially been refused leave to stay here.
They also offer community activities and volunteer befrienders.
Devon and Cornwall Refugee Support provides advice, support, education, IT facilities and a friendly communal space for asylum seekers in the region.They also offer emergency food support and a clothing store.
Bristol Hate Crime and Discrimination Services can help you in a variety of ways; from practical and emotional support to legal advice. everything will be guided by you and only with your consent. This service is completely free and confidential.
The Specialised Deaf Service works with deaf people who are experiencing significant mental or emotional distress, both British Sign Language (BSL) users and people who do not use sign language, including those who have become deaf later in life.
The Banes Carers' Centre are based in Bath and North East Somerset. They offer a support line, a weekly mix of online wellbeing activities and virtual meet-ups, telephone groups, and outdoor meeting space.
They have a specific site and service for young Carers (under 25).
Studio Upstairs, based in Bristol and London, provides artistic resources and support to adults experiencing mental or emotional difficulties and in drug and alcohol recovery.
Penhaligon’s Friends supports bereaved children and their families throughout Cornwall. They offer children and young people a chance to meet others and share their experiences, as well as practical resources for children and parents.
BCHA are a major provider of a diverse range of housing, support and learning services for socially excluded people.
They currently deliver services across the South West and South of England, including support on housing, employment and more.
Autism awareness, advice and support for Black, Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and disadvantaged/low income families access to all available services by offering a personalised, culturally aware service.
Notts LGBT+ Network provide information and support to the LGBT+ communities of Nottinghamshire. They offer a place to talk about sexuality and gender, information on the area, a place to talk about sex and sexual health, legal advice and more.
An East Midlands based facebook group for womxn who collect, fundraise to supply quality bras, new knickers, sanitary products and dignity packs for women and girls fleeing war and violence.
The Hindu Cultural Association (HCA Wales) is a charity run by the Indian community in Wales.
They aim to serve mostly pan-Indian community and facilitate seamless integration of the Indian community to the wider community.
A community-run group, BAC Bradford African Community (BAC) supports refugees and asylum seekers to settle and integrate in Bradford.
Services also include a Women's Group, Homework Club, and ESOL classes.
Dosti Leeds is a place where Asian women can meet and form friendships. The service offers individual and group support with staff speaking various Asian languages and with expertise in mental health.
They also offer culturally appropriate activities including 1:1 support, IT and ESOL classes and counselling.
Wirral Change is a Black and Racial Minorities (racialised) outreach service offering information, advice and guidance on jobs, education, training, self-employment, health and wellbeing.
They also signpost to other services for racial minority people on the Wirral.
WomenMATTA is a women's centre in Manchester that provides intense, holistic support to women affected by the criminal justice system and to those at risk.
It is a 'one-stop-shop' offering group work, one-to-one and counselling around domestic and sexual violence, mental health, substance and alcohol addiction, debt or money issues and more.
Brandon Trust are an independent charity supporting around children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both across the South of England. They provide individualised, high-quality support that is genuinely life-enhancing. This ranges from light-touch enabling services through to long-term residential care.
RIFT are the UK's leading tax rebate experts. They offer comprehensive guides on rebates, returns, fees and general tax advice, including a live chat and phone service.
They are able to be your agent in dealing with HMRC, and provide advice on tax debt and mental health.
St Nicholas Church is the fully inclusive and oldest place of worship in Leicester. They believe strongly in a safe and peaceful environment where our open - minded ethos is practised in a community of faith.
All are welcome at St Nicholas’ who an Inclusive Church.
Afroluso is a young fresh African (hip-hop) dance group located in Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.
Their main style of dance originates from Africa with influences ranging from classic artists such as Afrohouse, Funana, Dancehall, Traditional Dancing to modern hip hop mixture.
Norwich International Youth Project supports young people aged 11-25 in Norfolk who are seeking asylum, have refugee status or are otherwise displaced from their country of origin.
They run a youth group, English class, organise trips, projects and other activities.
Latin American Disabled People's Project (LADPP) support disabled Spanish and Portuguese speaking people living in London including their carers, families and communities.
They have a range of services, projects and information such as English classes, a food bank, befriending group, housing support and more.
GARAS support those seeking asylum in Gloucestershire, welcoming them when they arrive, advocating for them, supporting them if they face being sent back as well as helping them adjust to long term future.
Refugee Support Devon support refugees in the community, preserving and protecting wellbeing, providing relief, advocacy, educating the public, and offering training and skills development.
They have a drop-in service, tailored outreach support, refugee resettlement, immigration advice, a women's group, a community garden, events and more.
Gypsy, Roma, Travellers and Boatpeople Bristol is a Bristol City Council. They offer support services in areas such as health. education, accommodation, benefits and emergency services.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.
BLAM Charity provides training, support and resources, and works to improve outcomes for Black people. They champion Black British culture, improve mental health, provide decolonised education and support inclusion through a range of projects including teacher training and resources for educators.
The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) is the UK’s professional body for musicians and subject association for music. Access support via their website, as well as information on grants available.
Amera International have a comprehensive pro bono directory of organisations supporting refugees and asylum seekers (people seeing refuge and asylum) in the UK.
The website provides resources for legal assistance providers and refugees themselves.
Africa Advocacy Foundation empower people to take control of their health and wellbeing through accurate information, advice and guidance. They provide safe, judgment-free and inclusive platforms for community members to discuss and engage in activities that promote healthy lifestyle choices.
Based in Sunderland, African Women Voices is founded on promoting African heritage, and aims to establish a network between African women by providing a range of activities and training.
Women and Girls Network are a free service run by women, for women in London who have been affected by all forms of violence and abuse. They services include a helpline, webchat and other emotional and practical signposting support.
Alongside this, they have specific services for young women and non-binary people aged 11-25.
GMFA is a sexual health project by LGBT HERO. They offer trusted information, advice and support for gay, bi and trans men who have sex with men on all things sex, sexual health, HIV prevention and living with HIV while dealing with issues such as chemsex and general wellbeing.
Race Equality Foundation are a national charity tackling racial inequality in public services.
Rethink are one of the largest charities providing care and support for those living with mental health conditions. They an online hub to provide practical support and information that is useful for people living with or supporting anyone with mental illness.
Time Outdoors has a website with outdoors events listings and a newsletter for UK-wide things to do, places to go and clubs to join.
JET, based in Newcastle, provide support and free ESOL classes for people from ethnic (racialised) backgrounds, refugees and asylum seekers.
They also help searching for work, suitable training and work experience, as well as integrating into society and local communities.
BCRC assists people from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities throughout the Causeway Coast and Glen’s borough.
They do this through ESOL and conversational English classes, a drop-in service, housing support and more services.
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the UK's leading sight loss charity.
They offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers. They also raise awareness of the experiences of blind and partially sighted people and campaign to make society more accessible.
Milk and Honey is an expressive safe space that allows young women and girls who are often deemed as hard to engage to flourish and take ownership of H.E.R (Healing, Empowerment and Resilience) through 1:1 sessions and creative group projects.
May Project Gardens London empowers marginalised groups to address poverty, disempowerment and access to resources and influence. They do this using what they consider universally connecting tools - nature, food and creative arts - to foster people’s personal transformation, which collectively leads to social change.
Sufra NW London is a Community Hub that provides Emergency Food Parcels; a Community Kitchen; Guidance and Advocacy; an accredited Food Academy course; a Refugee Resettlement programme; and a Community Growing Project that provides training in horticulture, school environmental visits and a vocational training course. They address both causes and consequences of extreme poverty, homelessness and isolation.
Shine provide specialist advice and support for spina bifida and hydrocephalus across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
They offer support in a number of ways, including on employment, benefits, advice for carers and more.
Tees Valley Women's Centre is a voluntary grassroots venture providing a one stop shop for women in a non-threatening safe environment, helping to support the wellbeing of local women.
They provide one to one support, advice, guidance, training, education, and employment opportunities.
Trubys Garden Tea Room is an interfaith community cafe run by Muslim women building positive relationships between communities in Milton Keynes
Luton's specialist legal advice charity specialising in Community Care, Housing, Immigration and Asylum
DAR is a voluntary organisation helping refugees assimilate into UK society after being granted asylum.
They have many partners in the North East and are able to help with legal aid, food banks, language classes, transportation and local knowledge to legal aid and form-filling for doctor and dentist registration.
The Cornwall Refugee Resettlement Network is a committed group who are passionate about Cornwall being a place of welcome, refuge and sanctuary.
They offer practical support such as sponsorship, workshops, providing resources, campaigning and running conferences to communicate with the local community.
SARI provide free and confidential support for anyone who is a victim of hate crime across Avon and Somerset. Whether that’s based on race, faith, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or sex.
They have online resources, out of hour emergency, casework support and more.
BASS Autism Services for Adults provide a service to adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and professionals and carers who support them.
The Marmalade Trust in Bristol are a charity dedicated to raising awareness of loneliness and helping people make new friendships.
They provide companionship and joy to those struggling with loneliness, run an annual Awareness Week campaign as well as events.
Bluebell support parents’ mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy, birth and beyond.
They offer a range of services including 1:1 support, counselling groups for dads and more.
The Wave Project works with young people to reduce anxiety and improve confidence through surfing.
A charity and community organisation run by and for Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole's lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community members.
The network initiates and develops lobbying and educational information campaigns, as well as creating community space.
RSVP believes that everyone deserves a life free from sexual violence and abuse. They offer empathic services to support and inspire children and adults of all genders who have been subjected to sexual violence and abuse.
NIDAS are a small, friendly and independent local charity working across Mansfield and Ashfield in Nottinghamshire. They offer a family based approach for people who are living with or have experienced any form of domestic violence or abuse. Helpline: 01623 683 250
EMBA provide help, advice, teaching and training to those with an interest in Buddhism and meditation in the Buddhist community.
Cardiff Reform Synagogue is open to all to learn about Judaism.
From Friday night Chavurah dinners to Passover Communal Seders, to Purim Spiels, to Chanukah parties and the traditional Doughnut Game (you have to see it to believe it), life at Cardiff Reform Synagogue is anything but dull.
WomenZone is a community centre in Bradford.
With ESOL classes, women's health groups, employment support and other services, they identify needs primarily of South Asian women for a women-only safe place.
Solace offer mental health and wellbeing support for refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking refuge and asylum).
They provide psychotherapy support across Yorkshire and the Humber regions.
Asylum Link Merseyside is based in St Anne's Church in Liverpool and supports asylum seekers (people seeking asylum) in casework, destitution support, ESOL, and housing aid.
Back on Track works with adults who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation.
Through training programmes, skills for work, info advice and guidelines, they support people who have been through problems with alcohol or drugs, offending, homelessness and mental health.
Muslim Youth Helpline has a helpline 365 days a year for those at the point of crisis, as well as training and workshops for young Muslims, and undertaking research around the issues facing Muslim Youth.
CAHN is a Black-led organisation set up to address the wider social determinants to reduce health inequalities for people of Caribbean & African in Greater Manchester and beyond. We work with the Black community and cross-sector organisations to build community resilience, relationships and a social movement to reduce health inequalities.
Refugee Roots is a Christian charity that helps asylum seekers and refugees build relationships and navigate the complexities of building a new life in the UK.
They offer a warm welcome, support and friendship through a range of activities like virtual kitchen, art sessions and women's groups.
The aim of the Norwich Wellbeing Centre is to serve and educate local individuals, communities and organisations in the areas of wellbeing and health.
They offer a wide range of therapies, training, events and more.
Ormiston Families take early and preventative action to support families across the East of England to be safe, healthy and resilient.
They work with families who have been affected by the prison system, provide mental health support, a disability group and more.
CASA is an arts organisation whose central goal is to facilitate cultural exchanges between Latin America and the UK and showcase progressive and unique work.
By programming a diverse spectrum of work made by artists based in Latin America, as well as those of Latin American heritage based in the UK, the CASA stage sheds light on theatre, dance, music and film that might otherwise be left unseen by UK audiences.
Black Elders Day Centre is a space for social contact, exercise, activity, craft and more for Afro-Caribbean elders over 55 years in Gloucester.
The Devon Faith and Belief Forum brings believers and people of different faith and belief systems to a greater understanding of each other.
They work through a committee of representatives from different faith and belief groups, a youth group, and supporting local interfaith groups around the county.
A free TFL resource which outlines free and discounted travel opportunities for different people.
The Resourcing Racial Justice fund is a coalition of people of colour (racialised communities) innovators, change makers, activists, artists and social leaders dedicated to social change. They have a UK wide-funding pool to support individuals and communities working towards racial justice.
Which? is the UK's consumer champion. They research consumer issues that matter, with impartial expert advice. They also do product reviews.
Good Finance is a collaborative project to help improve access to information on social investment for charities and social enterprises. It has curated a list of over 60 grants and funds that social enterprises and charities in the UK can apply to.
Are you a refugee looking for support with finding a job? Breaking Barriers provides support to refugees (people seeking refuge) in London with finding a job, understanding the UK job market, employability skills and education.
The Ashiana Network offers a range of services including specialist counselling, advice and advocacy, and professional training. They support ethnic minority (racialised) women between the ages of 16 and 30 who are at risk of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Apna Ghar provides services for women by women from ethnic minority (racialised) communities in South Tyneside.
Their offers include courses for ESOL, health and social care and more. They also have lunch groups, advice sessions and leisure activities.
Interpreting services are available for members and for statutory agencies.
Karma Nirvana is a charity supporting victims and survivors of honour-based abuse and forced marriage. Their helpline is on 0800 599 9247.
A health charity that exists to challenge health inequalities and support individuals, families and communities to improve their health and wellbeing.
Find out more about their services for health and wellbeing, sexual health and community engagement.
West London Buddhist Centre provides Buddhism and meditation resources for the whole of West London area. They have a custom space, with space for tea, book browsing, conversation and discussion, as well as a yoga studio with a range of classes, and a treatment room for massage and other therapies.
SkateboardGB is a membership-based and not-for-profit organisation set up to improve, support and develop skateboarding across the UK.
They help community groups get local skate parks built, create accredited coaching courses, run competitions and events, and much more. They also have an app for Skateboarders.
Asian Women's Centre in London offers information, advice and meeting spaces for different generations of Asian women. Their services include advice, youth groups, multi-lingual homecare, older women's groups and domestic abuse support.
Support for refugees, asylum seekers (people seeking asylum and refuge) and other migrants in need through the provision of free advice on immigration, welfare and health.
Strabane Ethnic Community Association aim to identify and respond to the needs of Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities.
They also seek to raise awareness and understanding within the local community as Northern Ireland become more diverse.
A home of Fugitive Black Study. Anti-colonial and healing education. They exist to radically imagine transformative worlds.
Migrants Organise is an award winning, grassroots platform where migrants, refugees connect, build common ground, organise for dignity and justice for all.
C4WS Homeless Project, based in Camden, North London, is a Winter Night Shelter operating through local churches. As well as providing somewhere to sleep, C4WS offers people support in other ways, for instance through a Friday Drop in Club, English Classes, a Mentoring and Befriending Scheme and a Jobs Club.
Sentinus aims to promote, engage and encourage the development of children within the educational core subjects Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Sentinus offers an array of programmes available for children in primary school all the way to the upper sixth form/college.
The Scottish Refugee Council is dedicated to supporting people that are in need of refuge and protection.
Through their direct services, they provide practical support, advice and a listening ear to help people rebuild their lives in a sustainable and meaningful way.
The words "Aik Saath" mean "Together As One" in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. Aik Saath believe in working together for positive social change. Their mission is to work with people from all communities, faiths and backgrounds to promote and encourage conflict resolution and community cohesion through training, campaigns and projects.
BRASS supports refugees and asylum seekers in Bedfordshire, UK. They provide advice on a range of issues, English language tuition, and social activities
Friends of Drop-In Sunderland provides a safe and friendly environment for asylum seekers and refugees.
They offer services including drop-in support, internet access, a women's group, a bike project which repairs and gives bikes to people seeking asylum and more.
BRSG (Bude Refugee Support Group) arrange Community Sponsorship, support refugees to rebuild their lives and resettle through English teaching, training and employment support, childminding, driving theory and much more.
Off The Record Bristol is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
They have specific LGBTQ+, trans* and people of colour (racialised) networks. All services are free and confidential.
The Willow Tree Centre provides a free confidential and unbiased one-to-one listening and support service for women (and their partners) experiencing difficulties related to unplanned pregnancy and after all types of pregnancy loss
The Trust aids young people aged 16-25 fighting cancer, or affected by cancer, throughout Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and Devon.
They do this with the provision of grants which can be used towards relieving physical or financial needs.
The Bristol Eating Disorder Peer Support Group has been running for over twenty five years.
They aim to provide a space for people with eating disorders (aged 18 years and over) and for friends/families/carers to support one another.
Bosence Farm offers residential rehabilitation and detox support for people struggling with alcohol or drug addition.
Based in Hayle, they run a rehab, detox and stabilisation centre, as well as a dedicated young person's unit.
Space runs regular, free youth groups all across Dorset, in Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester, Weymouth, Beaminster, and Sherborne, for every LGBT+ person regardless of race, religion, or social background.
The BAMEed Network is a movement initiated in response to the continual call for intersectionality and diversity in the education sector. They connect, enable and showcase the talent of diverse educators so they may inspire future generations.
The Race Equality Centre provides support and advice to individuals, groups and organisations from racialised minority backgrounds, which is designed to enhance their ability to proactively participate in political, social and economic activities.
The NCWA is a local voluntary sector charity providing services for Chinese people, especially older people. They offer housing assistance, home visits, translation, help with forms, counselling and physical health support.
The African Community Centre is operated b the African/African community in partnership with Indigenous Welsh people throughout Wales.
They have a wide range of services, including English classes, young people’s projects, group activities and an Asylum Seekers Community Transport scheme.
The Jyoti Service is a specialist service for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) women and girls.
They offer a culturally sensitive approach to dealing with issues around rape and sexual violence, in a range of languages and interpretation. Call their helpline on 01274 308 270.
Created in mind for ethnic minority (racialised) communities in Leeds to have an outlet to grieve and receive support after the passing of a loved one, in particular babies and miscarriages.
Hope offers multi-lingual counselling services, workshops, counselling and coaching among other things.
Sahir House has been offering HIV support, prevention, information and training across Merseyside since 1985.
Sahir House increases HIV and sexual health knowledge, reduces stigma and campaigns for the rights for those living with HIV and related intersectionalities (gender, sexuality, asylum status).
The Pakistani Resource Centre in Manchester helps provide support to South Asian communities in mental health, welfare rights, counselling, domestic violence, learning disabilities and the criminal justice system.
Maternity Action support the health and wellbeing of pregnant women, partners and young children – from conception through to the child’s early years.
They offer free advice on work, benefits and NHS maternity care, as well as specialist services for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
MIN brings refugee, migrant and local communities together through, art, social, cultural and educational groups and projects, offering people a chance to learn new skills, meet new people, share experiences and take part in worthwhile activities to improve their lives and the life of their communities.
Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum offer practical advice, information, support and friendship to people seeking asylum or refuge.
They have a community centre, offer advice and support (including for LGBTQIA+ communities) and run trainings. They also have different activities in their groups for women, youth and gardening.
Community of Namibians in Great Britain (CNGB) is a non-profit organisation that provides social interaction opportunities to all Namibians that reside in the United Kingdom (UK), Europe and the Diaspora.
They run workshops, offer bereavement support, provide information, advice and more.
BME Support Group is a non-profitable organisation, providing practical support for Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) families and individuals, in North-West Ipswich and it's district.
Established in 1997, ILAMS is the first and only organisation dedicated to the study, performance and promotion of Iberian and Latin American classical music in the UK. There are packages for artists, members, and corporates as well as individuals.
Ebony provide a support group, sitting service, monthly meetings and counselling for Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) carers in Gloucestershire.
Julian House run a large number of projects and services across the South West for all communities including special services for refugees and travelling communities covering health, housing, education, domestic violence, addiction support and more.
The Bridge (East Midlands) is a charity working for the community since 1993, they deliver a number of specialist housing related advice, support, and assistance services and accommodation options to homeless and vulnerably housed people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Citizens Advice is a network of independent charities offering confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.
No5 Barristers Chambers have written an in-depth guide on how to appeal results.
Grants Online is the UK's most comprehensive and up to date UK grant funding information service.
Xenia brings migrant, refugee, asylum-seeking (people seeking asylum and refuge) and British women together to connect, share and learn together.
Asian Women's Resource Centre is a voluntary sector grassroots organisation, based in Harlesden. They provide services for women who are, or have been experiencing domestic abuse.
Services also include information for survivors of domestic abuse in multiple languages, including Bengali, Guajarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Farsi and more.
The Halo Project in Middlesborough supports victims of honour-based violence, forced marriages and FGM by providing appropriate advice and guidance to Black and minoritised (racialised) women. Call their helpline on 01642 683 045.
Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW) is a feminist organisation that supports the work of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales. They also raise awareness and understanding of sexual violence and abuse in all its forms.
Their helpline for women and girls is 0808 802 9999.
The Other Box educate and empower people to work and live more inclusively through training, consultancy and brand partnerships. They run a Facebook group that provides a supportive online community for people and parents of colour (racialised people).
The Manchester Buddhist Centre is part of a community in Manchester. They offer courses, classes and other events.
BBC Asian Network is a British Asian radio network.
Project One is dedicated to the inclusion, increase and support of Black And Minority Ethnic (racialised) people within UK climbing.
They offer free and subsidised climbing sessions at indoor climbing gyms, as well as supervised courses, instructor training and sessions on how to safely transition outdoors.
SLOW in London offers support for bereaved parents and siblings through support groups, sibling workshops and resources for others working with bereaved families.
Crisis night shelter for the LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer) community who feel endangered, who are homeless or 'hidden' homeless.
They run recovery groups, African-specific groups, social events, as well as referral-only arts and exercise groups.
CREST is a user-led charity working to promote racial equality, and social justice by improving the social and economic position of BME (racialised) communities.
From food parcels to grant support, they have an array of support available.
Abianda is a London-based enterprise working with young women affected by gangs and county lines, and the professionals who support them. They offer services to young women aged 10-25 and training for those who work with them.
Aapna in Middlesborough offers services including care, counselling, dementia and advocacy support for people from ethnic minority (racialised) backgrounds.
ELS is a not-for-profit organisation that provides interpretation and translation services in the North East and beyond.
They offer language support for non-English speakers 24 hours a day 365 days a year, through sign and face to face interpretations, telephone interpreting and translation of any document into any language and format.
Volunteer group campaigning against racism, the hostile environment, detention and deportations.
Voices in Exile supports refugees, asylum seekers and those with no recourse to public funds. Advice covers NRPF, food & fuel poverty, asylum support, housing & homelessness, immigration support (people seeking asylum).
The Zainab Foundation reaches people through its bookshops, which provide a large range of Islamic books and ornaments bought from the UK and around the World. They have also donated books to be used for the National Curriculum. During the month of Ramadan the charity provides clothing and rations for those in need.
Anglo-Chinese Cultural Exchange provides a supplementary school, benefits for the elderly, translation support, health and wellbeing information, free immigration legal advice, seminars, workshops and certified volunteering opportunities for teenagers
St Rollox Community Outreach offers a range of support and services to local residents, asylum Seekers, and refugees in North Glasgow.
The organisation has a drop-in café available which is available for anyone to come in and have a coffee and meet friends.
Black Voices Cornwall work with communities and organisations, providing education, support and training on anti-racism including free services to survivors of hate crimes.
Bristol Law Centre is a charity providing free legal advice on benefits, immigration, housing and more.
Mothers for Mothers is run by women and birthing people who have have experienced depression, anxiety or isolation during pregnancy or after the birth of one or more babies.
They offer support in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire including 1:1 groups and calls.
Womankind helps hundred of women across the South West every year to improve their mental health and wellbeing so they can experience a better quality of life. They offer counselling, group therapy, befriending as well as a speciality service for deaf women and group for LGBTQIA+ women.
SWEDA engage with people across Somerset and Wessex who are affected by eating disorders, including family, friends and carers.
They offer a range of support services to empower recovery, covering adults and young people.
First Light is a charity supporting people in Cornwall, Devon and Wiltshire who have experienced domestic violence and domestic abuse.
From support through the court system, to counselling and creating safe plans for individuals to rebuild their lives, they offer a wide range of services.
MyUmbrella LGBT+ is a volunteer led project of Reading Pride to raise awareness of the lesser known identities across the sexuality, gender, romantic and fetish spectrum's collectively known as LGBT+.
CBO offer information, advice, assistance and self help within local communities and primarily the Bangladeshi and other BME community throughout the Borough of Sandwell. They offer information, advice and guidance on welfare, immigration, ESOL, skills and employment, education, women and young people's services, and much more.
Dosti (Friendship), provides a South Asian and Middle Eastern LGBTQIA safe space to talk about common issues, make friends and get involved in cultural activities and celebrations across Leicester and Leicestershire.
Diverse Cymru provides support, services and advice to Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people throughout Wales who are affected by mental ill health through support, services, advice and advocacy for those aged 4 and up.
BAME Helpline Wales can signpost you to relevant organisations, provide specialist employment advice.
Their support also covers information on topics (in a range of languages) including health, work, welfare entitlements, education, housing and personal safety.
BEAP seeks to empower members of the Bangladeshi community in Bradford.
They offer support including a Women's Group, The Job Club, sports activities, older people's day care and more.
Black Health Initiative is a community engagement organisation working towards equality of access to health and social care within Leeds and the surrounding areas for disadvantaged communities.
They offer community initiatives, senior support groups and counselling.
Manuel Bravo is a Leeds-based organisation providing free legal advice and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees who have been unable to receive legal aid.
MaCO is a community-led group which has been set up to support Congolese asylum seekers and refugees in Manchester.
They offer free and confidential advice, assistance, representation, advocacy, translating and interpreting services. This includes support around welfare, health, social education (culture), academic development, employment, finance management and life in the UK.
Grandparents Plus connect kinship carers together in their national community and network of local support groups, so they don’t have to face the fight alone. They help professionals understand kinship families and improve support for them.
WEN works with a vibrant coalition of organisational and individual members to transform society – no one organisation alone can deliver equality. Their work sits under three pillars, connecting, campaigning and championing women.
The Nottingham Buddhist Centre are a friendly community of Order Members and volunteers who run meditation classes, yoga sessions, Buddhist talks, retreats and festival days that are open to people from all walks of life and levels of experience.
Norwich Malayalee Association (NAM) was formed by people from Kerala, South India who live in Norfolk mainly in Norwich. Most of the members include doctors and nurses in the NHS and IT.
As a group they aim to promote an awareness of the culture and language of Kerala.
Down’s Syndrome Scotland is a member-led charity and the only charity in Scotland dedicated solely to supporting people all through life with Down’s syndrome and their families and carers.
Latin Elephant is a charity that promotes alternative and innovative ways of engaging and incorporating migrant and ethnic (racialised) groups in processes of urban change in London.
They organise activities to bring communities together, organising workshops and activities.
Insight Gloucestershire are a local charity dedicated to supporting those living with sight loss or blindness.
They offer outreach, mobile phones, IT courses and training, clubs and groups, sport clubs and a range of other support.
Swindon Chinese Community is a voluntary community organisation run by volunteers. SCC provides Chinese tradition and culture related services to schools, other communities and organisations. They work hand in hand with Swindon Borough Council.
Devon & Cornwall Refugee Support is a refugee support center that provide specialist, impartial advice to asylum seekers in Devon and Cornwall. They work closely with health services, solicitors, local charities and partner organisations to provide a comprehensive package of support for their service users.
The Debt Advice Foundation is a charity that provides information and a helpline. They offer support to understand the array of options that can be considered such as a debt management plan, bankruptcy, IVA and debt consolidation.
The UK’s biggest and most established business support organisation for small businesses and the self-employed offers advice and resources.
TERN supports refugee entrepreneurs in the creation and development of their businesses, providing services throughout three stages of entrepreneurial process: business exploration, business start-up and business growth.
CIAC is a free information, advice and support to Chinese people who are disadvantaged and living in the UK. They offer support on navigating immigration, home and housing help, legal assistance and more.
Endeavour in Bolton aims to end domestic abuse for people and their pets. They have a free service for Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (racialised) people who are victims and survivors experiencing domestic abuse and/or violence.
Respect is an advice line for male victims of domestic abuse. Call on 0808 801 0327, or use email or webchat.
A community for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) change makers to uplift, inspire and learn from each other.
An organisation that works through the Church of England’s local parish networks, with churches and alongside other faith-based and secular organisations, to bring about positive change in communities.
They run neighbour networks, as well as working with people to navigate financial and social justice issues.
Diabetes UK are the leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK. They campaign for and support everyone affected by diabetes, while funding research which will one day lead to a cure.
YES Outdoors are a charity that support young people from the London boroughs of Islington, Camden, Hackney and Haringey.
Their projects include challenging activities, mentoring from inspiring role models and employment support for young people experiencing homelessness.
The 4Front Project is a youth-led organisation supporting young people of colour (racialised people) with experiences of violence and/or in contact with the criminal justice system to fight for justice, peace and freedom.
The Trust is accountable for the distribution of safe and effective health and social care services to a population of approximately 470,000, the single largest resident population in Northern Ireland.
The Trust also provides services to Rathlin, the only inhabited island off the coast of Northern Ireland.
The Chinese Welfare Trust meets the needs of poor, elderly, vulnerable and victims of racist abuse amongst the Chinese community living in the UK. TCWT also works with different housing associations helping them cater to the needs of their Chinese residents and signposting those seeking sheltered housing and extra-care homes to housing schemes.
Sangini is a Black and minorities (racialised) women-led multicultural women’s organisation based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.
They seek to improve the quality of women’s lives by increasing their physical, mental and spiritual health. Classes include cooking, art, storytelling for young people, henna, creative writing and more.
JCWI work toward a vision of a better Britain by challenging unjust laws and practices, fighting against the politics of hate and fear, supporting vulnerable individuals & families with reliable, high-quality legal advice
Housing Justice train and support night shelters, run a pan London hosting scheme for asylum seekers and forced migrants, and provide mentoring and befriending training and support. They also work in Wales.
First Housing Aid and Support Services is a voluntary sector non-profit making organisation which provides professional advice on housing in Northern Ireland and solutions to people who find themselves in housing difficulties.
They offer an array of services from accommodation services, floating support services and addiction support.
A discrete offshoot of Brighton Migrant Solidarity. They are the only organisation in the Brighton area providing housing support to destitute migrants who are not allowed to work or have no recourse to public funds. They take referrals directly from organisations such as Brighton Voices in Exile. In addition to accommodation, they also provide financial, practical and emotional support to locally based migrants.
Health Watch are the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. They’re there to make sure that those running services, put people at the heart of care.
Provides information, help and support in a culturally sensitive environment; advances the education of individuals and the community as a whole in Suffolk.
The Edinburgh Muslim Community Association’ is a non-sectarian grassroots organisation formed in 2004 by a group of committed converts to Islam and Muslim youth of Scotland.
They aim to establish positive community cohesion between Scottish Muslim communities and the general public, provide practical assistance, care and promote unity.
Pentreath run a Community Development Worker service for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) mental health needs in Cornwall.
They provide support to BAME (racialised) people including migrant workers and Gypsies and Travellers, who are struggling with their mental health.
Nilaari are a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) led charity with over 20 years experience delivering social care support, talking therapies and training to adults and young people.
Their services are available to all communities across Bristol.
ARA provides structured treatment, counselling, housing support, education, training and employment guidance, as well as many other interventions to promote recovery and a healthier life.
They are a major provider of supported housing services in Bristol.
SARSAS provide support to people who have experienced rape or any kind of sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives through counselling, live chat and other specialist support. They are open to all; girls, boys, women, men, trans and non-binary individuals.
1625 Independent People is a charity that supports young people who are experiencing homeless or at risk of homelessness in the South West.
They find secure homes, teach life-skills, offer advice, help access training and job opportunities.
Hearing Loss Cornwall support who are living with deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus to benefit from fulfilling lives.
The charity provide information, advice, training and communication support, including British Sign Language interpretation services.
Purbeck Good Neighbours is a volunteer group who can help older people over 50 with small or difficult one-off tasks in their home. They can help with; clearing rubbish, filing, moving furniture, helping with paperwork and letters, changing lightbulbs and batteries, and more.
Anawim exists to support women and their children, especially women vulnerable to abuse, trauma, and exploitation including prostitution. It seeks to provide wider positive choices to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential as part of the wider community.
Quest exists to provide pastoral support to LGBT+ Catholics. They provide information, run an annual conference, and have opportunities for worship, spiritual retreats and supportive fellowship through regional groups.
DPIA works with asylum seekers (people seeking asylum) and refugees throughout Wales to become more confident, more integrated and self-sufficient. They have a range of projects, including advocacy and projects specifically for children and young people.
Khidmat Centres in Bradford address inherent inequalities in services for the most vulnerable members of the community from minority ethnic (racialised) backgrounds.
Support includes older people services, education classes, health and wellbeing, welfare benefits advice, a women's group, learning disability groups, carers groups, Muslim Women in Prison Projects and more.
WIFCOS offers a free, confidential counselling service in safe and comfortable surroundings. Where necessary, home or hospital visits can be arranged.
The organisation also offers advice, information and advocacy and, if unable to help, will ensure you are appropriately referred.
MICAH Liverpool is a social justice charity - set up by Liverpool Cathedral, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King and St Bride’s Church - aim to support Liverpool residents experiencing social injustice and poverty.
They run projects to combat unemployment and deliver emergency food aid and affordable food.
Rainbow Noir is a volunteer-led social, peer support and community action group, which celebrates and platforms people of colour who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer and/or Intersex (LGBTQI+).
They hold monthly social spaces both online and in person.
This nation-wide charity aims to tackle young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness on a case-by-case basis, providing accommodation, family support, progression coaches for career training, among other services.
GIRES is a volunteer operated membership charity that, in collaboration with the other groups in its field, hears, helps, empowers and gives a voice to trans and gender non-conforming individuals, including those who are non-binary and non-gender, as well as their families.
The East Midlands Money Advice Partnership is a network of organisations across the East Midlands who provide free, confidential debt advice to members of the public who are facing debt problems.
Norwich Chinese Community Centre is a non-profit making, non-political UK community club.
Cassiltoun Housing Association is the oldest community ownership Housing Co-operative in Glasgow, and is managed by a voluntary Board which is made of local people and professionals from the housing, education and political sector.
They offer support on applying for a home, reporting a repair and more.
NAZ is a sexual health charity working to address sexual health inequalities in Black, Brown and Global Majority communities.
They offer care and support around HIV, sexual health prevention, clinical services and research.
The Family Haven in Gloucestershire help parents and their pre-school children by providing a warm, caring and supportive day centre where assistance and encouragement is available to help them to improve the quality of their lives.
They offer a nursery and client centre for parents.
Hindu Samaj Swindon are a charity carrying out voluntary activities for the community since 1973 and representing Hindu faith, community and culture.
They run youth development and sport activities, community groups and forums, classes in language and ethnic culture, and more.
Voices in Exile works with refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants with no recourse to public funds in East and West Sussex and Surrey. They offer practical and legal support including generalist advice and specialist immigration casework for those who would otherwise be unable to access justice.
Money Helper offers free and impartial money advice, set up by the Government. It includes support covering debt and borrowing, homes and mortgages, budgeting and saving, work and benefits, pensions and retirement, family and care, cars and travel and insurance.
The Ubele Initiative are an African diaspora led, infrastructure plus organisation, empowering Black and Minoritised communities in the UK, to act as catalysts for social and economic change.
They work with community leaders, groups, and organisations in the UK and beyond, run events and advertise funding opportunities.
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education and training. Find out about their programmes if you want to start a business, get a job or grow your confidence.
Child sexual exploitation is when a young person is being used or tricked into doing something sexual, sometimes by receiving something in return like money, drugs, alcohol of affection. If you are worried about how healthy your relationship is, take this quiz. If you are a young person worried about yourself or a friend, get in touch with NWG Network.
EACH was founded in 1991 as Ethnic Alcohol Counselling in Hounslow. It was the first Asian specific community-based alcohol service to be established in the UK.
They now offer counselling and support to help anyone affected by drugs and alcohol, mental health issues, violence and abuse, as well as social and peer activities.
Saheli gives Black, Asian and Minority (racialised) women and children a chance to get away from violent domestic abuse situations by providing an environment which is safe, culturally familiar and helps them come to decisions about their next steps.
Information and advice is available in multiple languages to help make positive decisions for themselves and their children. Their helpline is on 0161 945 4187.
Galop is the UK's only specialist LGBTQIA+ anti-violence charity. They support all LGBTQIA+ people who've experienced hate crime, domestic abuse, sexual violence, as well as a service for young people aged 16-25 in London and a dedicated Trans Advocacy Service.
Fuse is a global creative platform – hosting events, showcasing projects and creative people, highlighting opportunities and more; all for underrepresented creatives.
MCB are a diverse national umbrella body for over 500 Muslim organisations nationwide, empowering Muslim communities towards achieving a just, cohesive and successful British society.
Asthma + Lung UK fight for everyone’s right to breathe. They're the UK's leading lung charity and offer support and advice for anyone with a lung condition, alongside campaigning and research.
Climbxr is a community and club with social climbing dates and meet-ups in London for Black and underrepresented communities in climbing.
Youth Realities is a youth-led organisation based in Barnet addressing teenage relationship abuse through creative education and specialist, survivor-centred support. They offer 1:1 support, workshops, dance classes, manhood programmes and other bespoke and creative projects.
A member-led, campaigning union taking action to transform the housing system and win homes for people, not private profit.
The Monitoring Group was established in Southall, by community campaigners and lawyers who wished to challenge the growth of racism in the locality. They work with and support victims of race hate crime on mental health and rights. You can report crimes on their website.
Assisted Homes support adults who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness, and who may also need to overcome a dependence on addictive substances. They do this in a number of ways with: Outreach work, supported housing, resettlement support
Doctors of the World's vision is a world where everyone can see a doctor when they need to. They provide free healthcare, advice and practical support to people who struggle to access NHS services, while working to tackle the barriers to healthcare they face. They believe everyone has the right to healthcare, regardless of their immigration or housing status.
MindWise seeks to raise awareness, challenge the stigma, and campaign for changes to be made within the mental health sector.
They have an array of services, offering advice, training, counselling and signposting to other organisations like housing support.
MCNI advocates for the rights of migrant workers in NI, tackles racism, aims to eliminate barriers against migrant workers and more.
They have three offices across NI, in Belfast, Lurgan and Derry~Londonderry and offer bilingual services, immigration advice, records and reports on hate crimes.
Sanctuary Hosting (formerly Host Oxford) is a project which matches destitute sanctuary seekers to those people with spare rooms and open hearts in the community who are prepared to allow someone to stay with them rent free for a pre-defined period of time.
Slough Refugee Support – SRS – is a registered charity focused exclusively on the needs of refugees and asylum seekers. SRS has built up a deep stock of experience of working with refugees and helping them with the many obstacles they face in their efforts to settle, contribute and thrive in the UK.
Provides information, advice and support to individuals and families who have experienced, or are experiencing, discrimination/harassment. They also provide training to service providers.
Unity in the Community works to provide practical support and solidarity for people in need in our communities, especially asylum seekers.
As an organisation they offer many different services from English lessons, access to food banks, unity allotment community, bike workshops, LGBTQIA+ friendly.
Kowetha West Cornwall is a community Facebook group for parents raising children of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) origins in West Cornwall.
One25 are a Bristol-based charity that support women through crisis and trauma.
They offer an outreach van for women on the streets at night, a daytime drop-in centre, a casework team, as well as specific teams for those with experience of child-removal and those in recovery.
Bristol Drugs Project (BDP) is a charity providing harm reduction and treatment services for people who are experiencing a negative relationship with drugs and/or alcohol.
They offer free and confidential services including translation support, groups for 11-19 year olds, older people, and LGBT+ communities.
Headway have just over 40 years experience in helping survivors of brain injury live as independently as possible.
They provide social and cognitive rehabilitation for adults with brain injury across Bristol, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.
Crossroads is a transgender support social group based in Wick, near Bristol, who meet on the 4th Saturday of each month.
Trelya provides positive interventions into the lives of the hardest to reach children and young people in West Cornwall through the development of their life skills, motivations and aspirations.
They deliver a range of high-end creative and arts-based projects across the year.
Trans Central is a (MtF), or Male to Female transgender community support group providing practical help and peer support to the local trans community, and creating the opportunity for individual members to take part in community programs and events.
BCA Support Services is a Registered Provider (RP) delivering 24 hour emergency housing with supported accommodation to female adults at risk of homelessness and domestic violence across Birmingham.
The Inter Faith Forum for Leicestershire was developed in July 2008 as a network to promote greater understanding and awareness of religion, faith and belief. It brings together representatives from faith communities, along with other interested individuals.
Tai Pawb promotes equality and social justice in housing in Wales, for Black and Ethnic minority groups, disabled people, LGBTQ people, trans* people, diverse older and younger people. They believe that all people have the right to access good quality housing and homes in cohesive and safe communities.
Staying Put are a Bradford-based charity supporting women, men and children who are survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.
Their helpline is on 0808 2800 999.
Part of Leeds Student Union, QTIPOC runs social and community events for LGBTQIA+ people of colour (racialised people).
Manchester City of Sanctuary provides opportunities for integration into the community, as well as volunteering opportunities.
They aim to bring together refugees, asylum seekers (people seeking asylum and refuge) and local Mancunians for shared understanding, fun, friendship and wellbeing.
Migrants Support are a voluntary organisation based in Manchester.
They provide art and craft workshops, integration, a Latin American Support Network, a cafe, a radio station, solidarity volunteering and a drop-in service.
Manchester Parents Group is a voluntary organisation which supports families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT).
Their online forums are run by parents of LGBT children. There's also a section advising children to communicate with and come out to their parents.
HfT is one of the largest and longest-established charities supporting people with learning disabilities. Services range from residential care and day opportunities to supported living/domiciliary care at home – from a few hours a week to 24 hours a day.
Hub Cymru Africa is a partnership supporting the Wales Africa Community, bringing together the work of the Wales for Africa Health Links Network, the Sub Saharan Advisory Panel and Fair Trade Wales. They offer advice, mentoring, training and resources on their website.
Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women’s supports Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and London-wide.
They offer emotional and mental health support, old people's outreach, English language help and support for Grenfell survivors.
The Norwich Liberal Jewish Community (NLJC) represents Liberal Judaism in Norwich and Norfolk, UK. They aim to provide a warm, welcoming, and inclusive environment for Jews of all kinds and their friends.
They offer Hebrew classes, bereavement services and more.
Pregnancy Counselling and Care provide practical and emotional support to anyone struggling due to childbirth, pregnancy, miscarriage or infertility in Scotland.
They offer counselling services and a baby bank. All services are offered free to anyone in need regardless of background, experience or ability to pay.
Voades UK specialises in emotional health for Spanish and Portuguese speaking people.
Their trained volunteers offer specialist help and support by organising events, workshops, and activities for increased community interaction.
Young Gloucestershire is a countywide charity that supports young people who are facing challenges.
They offer counselling, a substance misuse support group, a chat and drop-in service as well as training and mentoring for young people including those not in education, employment or training.
Black Families in Bath promote racial equality in the education system and ensure that Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) families have access to information, advice and support.
They also offer activities for young people, as well as supplementary schools during Saturdays and holidays.
United Welsh is a not-for-profit organisation that builds homes, creates communities and transforms lives.
The National Debtline is a charity giving free and confidential debt advice to people in England, Wales and Scotland.
Impact Hub King's Cross run New Roots - a free business incubation programme supporting people who identify as BAME (racialised) in breaking the barriers into entrepreneurship! Find out more and apply here.
Enterprise Nation provides expert support and resources for small businesses. Whether you’re launching a new business or developing an existing one, Enterprise Nation connects you to the resources and expertise to help you succeed.
The charity for single parent families. They provide expert advice and practical support for single mums and dads in England and Wales.
Enfield Muslim’s Women’s Aid provides relief for women and their dependent children who suffered or who are at risk of suffering domestic violence or abuse through the provision of accommodation, support and advice.
Their number is 020 8920 3565.
A refuge for women and children fleeing domestic abuse in Liverpool. The service offers temporary accommodation for families, providing support, understanding and access to additional services when required.
They prioritise the needs of Black and Racial Minority (racialised) women and children but will take referrals from all sections of the community.
The Suzy Lamplugh Trust offer online tools, services, advice and help if you're worried about being stalked. Their helpline is 0808 802 0300.
Mutual Aid is a list of local support groups established during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Whether you're self isolating and are in need of help, or you have time available and want to help others you can use this website to find a group local to you.
An UK platform connecting Muslims who can give Zakat with those who should be receiving it locally. You can access their website to find out more or to apply for Zakat.
They offer support through four funds - Hardship Relief Fund, Housing Fund, Work Fund, and Education Fund.
The National Eczema Society are dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers. They offer expert information and advice.
Black Girls Hike is non-profit organisation providing a safe space for Black women to explore the countryside with like-minded individuals, with an emphasis on well-being and sisterhood. They host nationwide group hikes, outdoor activity days and training events.
Sikh temple offering education, community groups, classes and a place for worship in Newcastle.
London Buddhist Centre teaches meditation and Buddhism in a way that is relevant to contemporary life. They offer a full schedule of classes and events available online. They also run yoga classes, PoetryEast, school visits, two charity shops, fairs, festivals and classes for people under 25 - all in an atmosphere of community and friendship.
Girls Rock School Northern Ireland is a platform that is set out to encourage and empower women and girls of all ages to get more involved in the world of music, specifically rock and roll.
They offer workshops and mentoring in electric guitar, bass, drums, and vocals.
The Advocacy Academy is a transformational Social Justice Youth Organising Movement for young people from South London who are passionate about creating a more fair, just and equal society.
NACCOM represents a network of organisations seeking to prevent destitution amongst migrants with no recourse to public funds. Member organisations provide accommodation and support to asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable migrants, and NACCOM provide resources and support for our members.
CHAYN is a global volunteer network addressing gender-based violence by creating intersectional survivor-led resources online.
The Rainbow Project is a health organisation that aims to improve the physical, mental, emotional health and well-being of LGBTQIA+ people in Northern Ireland.
Based in Belfast city centre Foyle, L’Derry, they offer a range of services from free sexual health checks to counselling.
RISE is an independent, Brighton-based registered charity that helps people affected by domestic abuse. They offer practical help ranging from direct advice to refuge accommodation for those whose lives are at risk.
The aims and objectives of the association are to provide welfare services to the Pakistani community in Slough. We promote racial harmony, provide assistance and guidance to our members, hold social events and celebrate national days and liaise with local authorities, with a view to resolve various matters concerning the Pakistani community in Slough, Berkshire.
Specialist counselling and therapy services offered to women 16+ who have experienced domestic violence in Middlesbrough.
Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events and learning opportunities.
The Dorset Race Equality Council inform and educate regarding race and ethnic relations.
They offer activities and support for Minority Ethnic (racialised) people, including community groups, legal support around racial discrimination and more.
St Pauls Advice Centre offers specialist advice, information and casework services on welfare benefits, debt and money, employment, housing, immigration, discrimination and other community care issues.
They offer independent, impartial, confidential, non-judgemental and free advice.
Chandos is a treatment centre for men in Bristol who recognise that alcohol and/or other substances are a problem for them and need support.
Kinergy is a specialist counselling agency offering support for survivors of sexual abuse and sexual violence in Bristol.
They're inclusive of all genders, 18 years and above. The website features help guides, leaflets, apps and information on other support available.
Non-Binary South West is a peer support group for trans* people in the South West of England (or beyond) with non-binary gender identities.
They host a secret Facebook group, and have regular meetings in central Exeter.
Through gardening and growing, People and Gardens in St Austell enables people with learning disabilities or emotional impairments to be able to develop as individuals, to learn work and social skills and to have equality of choice and opportunity in the workplace.
The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is a charity run by disabled people, for disabled people. Working across the West Midlands and South Staffordshire, they offer a variety of services to help improve the lives of disabled people.
Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation works to improve mental health outcomes through counselling, computer lessons, support for bereaved carers, ex-offenders project, user forum, carer support, family and outreach support.
Leicester Council of Faiths promotes trust, understanding and cooperation among the city’s faith communities, speaks up for their viewpoint on significant issues, and provides reliable information to civic authorities, service providers, educational institutions and local media. They also run a range of dialogue groups and interfaith projects.
The Welsh Refugee Council have been successfully empowering asylum seekers (people seeking asylum) and refugees to build new futures in Wales for almost 30 years. They offer support in a range of languages through advice, advocacy, casework, English classes, family support and more.
Working with Churches, Bradford-based TLG reaches out to some of the most vulnerable children in the UK.
With expertise in school exclusions, emotional wellbeing and holiday hunger, TLG is one of the UK's fastest growing children's charities.
Practical and Social Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (people seeking refuge and asylum), Meeting Point Leeds provides English classes, a women's group and weekly drop-in sessions with hot meals and food aid.
Manchester Refugee Support Network is a grassroots organisation directly managed by refugee communities in Manchester.\
They provide practical support to those fleeing persecution, conflict, and various forms of injustice and abuse.
Heart & Parcel teaches ESOL to women from different backgrounds, working on communication skills by coming together to cook dishes from around the world, sharing recipes, stories, experiences and connections along the way.
The Bengali Hindu Cultural Association aims to promote and benefit communities in Greater Manchester and the neighbouring areas. Their support, in particular, is for those of the Bengali Hindu origin.
Hidayah offer support and support groups for LGBTQI+ Muslims through monthly events in cities across the UK, a wellbeing and spirituality WhatsApp group, retreats, mentoring, educational workshops, emotional support, social media, confidential emails and volunteering.
Safer Wales protect, support and empower groups of people aged 12 and above who are often invisible. They support men experiencing domestic abuse, young females, women in the criminal justice system and those experiencing sexual exploitation and in sex work.
Freedom from Torture provide specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture recover and rebuild their lives in the UK.
They also provide training for professionals working with torture survivors.
The NNMA works actively to promote tolerance and understanding. They are a member of the Norfolk County Council; this binds together Muslims from different backgrounds and strands of Islam.
The Brittle Bone Society is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). They offer general, financial, grants, NHS and information support for either adults or children.
The S&P Sephardi Community has three synagogues in London and provides education, classes, a home for the elderly and more services and support.
InfoBuzz offers therapeutic and practical support for families and young people with complex needs in Gloucestershire.
They have a wide range of services including around criminal justice, community mental health and more.
Bath Ethnic Minority Senior Citizens Association (BEMSCA) provides support and services for Ethnic Minority (racialised) communities.
They run a weekly lunch club and provide advocacy and outreach support.
A specific resource on How to get a wheelchair. How and where you get a wheelchair depends on your situation and needs. You may be able to get a wheelchair from the NHS or through grants, charities or fundraising.
Bloody Good Period are partnered with 100+ community partners across England and Wales including food banks, asylum seeker drop-in centres, refuges and homeless shelters.
They have a supply of period products in storage and off them to anyone who needs them.
From personal development and employability, to starting a business, managing your personal finance and looking after well-being, Barclays Life Skills has a range of resources, training and free tools available.
Escape the City provides support for individuals who want to quit their corporate jobs, change their career or start a business. Alongside webinars and an online community forum, they also are providing support to people facing redundancy.
The NSPCC is the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. Amongst a range of resources, they have a helpline for adults, children and young people.
FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development) is an African women-led organisation working to end violence against women and girls.
They tackle abuse and discrimination through a range of services, including emotional support, FGM specialist clinics, safe spaces, leadership programmes for young women and more.
Rochdale Women Welfare Association support women from Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) backgrounds and their children who experience or are at risk of domestic violence.
Rights of Women work in a number of ways to help women through the law, providing legal advice and information on family law, criminal law, immigration and asylum law, and sexual harassment at work.
Amaliah is an online content platform dedicated to amplifying the voices of Muslim women.
The All Ways Network works to empower small charities working with Muslims.
They support small charities via a range of services from webinars, focused group sessions on topics such as bid writing, to an annual meet the funders event and more.
Praxis is a charity for migrants and refugees (people seeking refuge). They have direct support services in London and training and campaigning nationally and internationally. Alongside this, they also provide help for people navigating the complexities of immigration law and safeguard their future. They run online and phone advice services.
Pride Sports is a sports development and inclusion organisation that aims to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport and improve access to sport for LGBT+ people.
Their website includes a LGBT+ club finder and a calendar of events.
A support club combatting the under-representation of People of Colour (racialised people) in birdwatching by organising birdwatching walks and events. The community includes experienced birders and enthusiastic first timers.
The Inclusive Mosque Initiative is dedicated to creating safe and inclusive places of worship and spiritual practice, to the promotion of inclusive Islamic principles, and to centring and uplifting the voices and experiences of marginalised people within communities, including sexuality, gender, class and disability. They have a range of resources and events.
Southall Black Sisters provides an advocacy service for women affected by gender based violence. They offer specialist advice, information, casework, advocacy, counselling and self-help support services in several community languages, especially South Asian languages. Whilst their focus is on the needs of black and minority women, we will not turn any woman away who needs emergency help.
SOAS Detainee Support attempts to break the isolation of immigration detention, and supports people to take control of their cases and resist their imprisonment and deportation. They visit people held in Immigration Removal Centres and London prisons under immigration powers.
Haringey Migrant Support Centre provides a weekly drop-in service for migrants. The drop-in offers free immigration advice from legal professionals, and advice and signposting services on welfare and health issues.
Black Cultural Archives is the home of Black British History. They use their mission to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in the UK and to inspire and give strength to individuals, communities and society. At their HQ they run a series of gallery exhibitions, educational programmes and public engagement events. They provide free access to their unique set of archives, museum objects and reference library.
Extern works alongside children, young people, and families. They support people experiencing or facing homelessness, those dealing with mental health issues, people experiencing problem drug and alcohol use and people living with problem gambling.
They also support refugees, the Traveller community and people living with an offending past.
Brighton & Hove Muslim Forum is a non profit organisation hoping to serve the religious, social, and cultural needs of the Brighton & Hove Muslim Community. Their primary aim is to provide support and weekend activities for Muslim children and to work and assist with projects for Muslim women.
Safe Passage is a campaign that advocates for the safe passage and access to legal routes for child refugees throughout Europe.
They work with Refugee Welcome groups and individuals from Glasgow to Totness to ensure the UK continues to be a welcoming country to refugees.
Route2 is an initiative offered by My Sister's Place that offers one-to-one help, education, advice and support to rehabilitate men who are behaving abusively towards family and want to change in Middlesbrough.
The Refugee Survival Trust in Scotland provides refugees and people seeking asylum with practical support when it is most needed.
They offer housing support, a travel fund and bus passes for new or soon-to-be mothers in the Glasgow area who are seeking asylum.
Dhek Bhal provides a range of services to the South Asian community in Bristol and South Gloucestershire, including respite services for carers of South Asian elders, a day centre for frail and disabled elderly individuals, outreach support schemes, carer support groups, women's and men's projects and more.
Keeping Bristol Safe Partnership offer support and resources for Bristol residents including on anti-racism, domestic abuse, FGM, homelessness, mental health and more.
The Junction Project in Bristol is an accommodation-based drug and alcohol service. They provide good quality housing combined with individual support to men and women whose lives have been directly affected by alcohol or substance misuse.
The Bridge is a sexual assault referral centre who offer medical care, emotional and psychological support, and practical help to anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted across Bristol and Weston.
The Hope Project in Bristol provides short-term emotional and practical support for men aged 30-64, specifically those who are in psychological distress or have recently self-harmed, but are not currently engaged with other mental health services.
Home-Start Kernow offers free, confidential support, friendship and practical help to parents of children under five in the county of Cornwall who are going through a difficult time.
They offer group support and referrals.
Patti Gift Therapy aim to embed African centred psychological thinking as the foundation for all the work we do. To promote self-knowledge and the potential in people, so helping to build healthier communities.
Tarkai works with Punjabi communities to create spaces where all individual can access mental health awareness, education and support to better care for themselves and one another.
Tuntum is a BME (racialised) led Nottingham based housing association. They offer culturally sensitive support services. Their support includes specialist services for teenage parents, and separate temporary housing for young people, men and women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Wrexham Muslim Association is an umbrella organisation for Muslims living in Wrexham and the adjacent areas of North Wales. They offer a range of religious, educational and cultural services to Muslims in Wrexham and the surrounding areas.
With their Refugee Project in Leeds and Destitution Project in Bradford, Abigail House is a West-Yorkshire based charity dedicated to providing support and homes to destitute refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking refuge and asylum).
Part of the Leeds Crisi-led Survivors Service, Sisterhood BAME Women’s group runs on Monday every week between 1:30pm – 4:30pm at the Reginald Terrace. Alternate weeks run remotely over Zoom.
LISG Manchester was set up in 2007 as successful anti-deportation campaign for a lesbian from Sierra Leone. As more lesbian asylum seekers began contacting the group, they have continued as a general support group for lesbian and bisexual asylum seekers and refugees.
Heywood Baptist Church (HBC) is a community of people of all ages from a wide variety of backgrounds. They run a scheme called The Cellar Door, which provides support to the Iranian community and teach ESOL (sections of the website are in Farsi for ease).
Essex Pride is an annual celebration of LGBT+ life in Essex and beyond.
Social Support for Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Trans Muslims. Imaan supports LGBT Muslim people, their families and friends, to address issues of sexual orientation within Islam. It provides a safe space and support network to address issues of common concern through sharing individual experiences and institutional resources.
Serendipity is an internationally connected diversity-led arts and heritage organisation that actively changes the UK artistic and cultural landscape with an innovative and inspiring high-quality programme. Serendipity fosters innovative new work from artists, both emerging and established, bringing diversity to the forefront of cultural experiences for all.
Formed in November 2017, the Malawi-UK Business Group brings together key organisations and individuals in the UK engaged in business and trade with Malawi. It exists to support, facilitate and develop business flow, create new investment opportunities and integrate Malawi-UK co-operation in the global market.
Society Alive in Norwich seeks to inject live and vitality to every aspect of the community. It is open to all irrespective of race, gender, sexual affiliation or religious inclination, inclusivity and selfless service to mankind.
Their support includes wellbeing workshops, a cafe and more.
FearFree offer support for people experiencing domestic abuse in Scotland who identify as a man or from the LGBT+ community.
Their workers offer a range of support including safety planning, emotional support, mentoring, alongside practical support with housing, employment/education and accessing appropriate benefits.
Offers activities to Latin American elders in Islington (50+) such as yoga, Tai Chi, handicraft workshops, painting, dancing, English and journalism classes, talks, walks, workshops and fact sheets.
Gloucestershire Chinese Women's Guild provides free language support, home visits, advocacy, interpretation, advice on benefits and education and training.
Their staff speak Cantonese, Hakka, Mandarin, Shanghainese and English.
The Bath Islamic Society is the only Mosque in Bath. They run prayer groups, women's groups, youth groups and inter-faith programmes.
Freedom Power Chairs is A Sussex Charity Helping to Make Mobility Independence Available to Everyone. Their main focus is to provide affordable mobility solutions for those on lower incomes.
The Red Box Project work to ensure that every young person has access to the period products that they need when they’re at school. Their mission is to ensure that no young person misses out on their education due to their period.
The Brighton-based BMECP is an infrastructure organisation that runs training and events as well as a range of community services including a food bank, a 50+ group, a Chinese Elders group and a range of drop-in sessions on topics such as interpreting, money and yoga.
The ScaleUp Institute collaborates with policy makers, corporate partners and educational establishments to help businesses scale up and grow.
Educational apps specially designed to support children with special educational needs, including autism and Down syndrome.
IMECE supports women from ethnic minority (racialised) backgrounds, in particular supporting Turkish, Kurdish and Cyproit Turkish. They work with all those who self-identify as women. Services include counselling, advice and information, and training.
Humraaz Support Services in Blackburn provides confidential specialist support to Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) women who are experiencing domestic abuse and all forms of harmful traditional practices.
As well as a refuge, they also offer advocacy, support and peer support for professional women.
LGBT Foundation is a national charity delivering advice, support and information services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBTQIA+) communities.
Black Ballad is a UK based lifestyle platform that seeks to tell the human experience through eyes of Black British women.
Jewish Care is the largest health and social care organisation serving the Jewish community in London and the South East. They provide care for older people and support for their families.
Outward Bound is educational charity that helps young people to defy limitations through learning and adventures in the wild.
They offer free workshops, reports and events, subsidised training and graduate opportunities. They also offer free day trips for those qualifying for school meals.
LGBT Health and Wellbeing works to improve the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.
You can find their physical activity groups and other services and support for LGBTQIA+ people of all ages on their website.
Working with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities in Newcastle to identify key issues around health and improve information available to them.
HAREF then work with local health services so that they then have a better understanding of what communities need.
Keshet UK's mission is to ensure that Jewish LGBT+ people and their families are included throughout Jewish life in the UK. Jewish LGBT+ people exist in all walks of life. Keshet UK aspires to work with all UK Jewish communities, including Liberal, Masorti, Orthodox and Reform, cross-communal and non-denominational organisations.
Black and Asian Lawyers and Activists working together for justice and opposing racism.
Radical Housing Network is a London-wide alliance of 30+ groups and campaigns fighting for housing justice. They are currently lobbying the government to extend the eviction ban.
Glass Door Homeless Charity coordinates the UK's largest open-access network of emergency winter shelters and support services for people affected by homelessness.
The Muslim Bereavement Support Service is a non-profit organisation serving the Muslim community by supporting bereaved women who have lost a loved one. They also work with other organisations, the NHS and hospices in particular, to give a spiritual context to the bereavement support services they offer.
Law Centre NI offer free, independent and specialist legal advice, casework and representation in the areas of social security, employment and immigration.
Their advisors provide free, confidential and specialist advice and legal support on social security, employment and immigration issues.
Black Butterfly's mission is to work with Black and ethnic minority communities to begin a systems change - a rethinking and rebalancing of systems from an economy of oppression and exclusion, to an economy of care and inclusion.
Rooms for Refugees helps those who are seeking sanctuary to rebuild their lives. They connect those with a spare room in their home to refugees and asylum seekers in need of somewhere to stay.
Harbour works with families and individuals in the North East who are affected by abuse from a partner, former partner or other family member.
They also offer security measures and help with housing for refugees.
CWIN is a Scottish charity that supports asylum seekers, refugees, migrant workers and Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) people to access resources that improve their standard of living.
They offer a wide range of services, from drop-ins to ESOL classes, community meals and workshops.
BSWN are a Black-led racial justice organisation based in Bristol that supports the development of dynamic, independent, and strong Black and Minoritised (racialised) communities, businesses, and organisations to flourish whilst challenging systemic barriers.
Their work covers enterprise and innovation, cultural inclusion, as well as research and knowledge.
BOSH provides an outreach service providing anything they reasonably can to make lives more comfortable for people experiencing homelessness.
They also provide advocacy, advice, one to one support and help settling in to a new home and maintaining a tenancy.
The Southmead Project provides free counselling and support for survivors of abuse and addiction across Bristol and surrounding areas.
The Green House offers a range of evidence-based individual therapies (12 to 24 sessions) to children and young people up to the age of 18 who have experienced sexual abuse, living in Bristol, Bath and North Somerset, North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
Filwood Hope is a walk-in centre which provides the local community of Knowle West with advice and support on benefits, debt housing and food bank referals. They also provide counselling, with host advisers from Age UK offering advice to those over 55.
Children’s Hospice South West has three children’s hospices in Devon, Somerset and Cornwall. Respite and short breaks, emergency care, palliative care and end of life care is provided alongside bereavement support.
RMC have a team of qualified and experienced caseworkers that offer a wide range of support to clients who include asylum seekers, refugees, EU migrants, undocumented people and those with uncertain immigration status. Service provides casework, advice and guidance on immigration.
Muslim Women's Network UK (MWNUK) is the only national Muslim women's organisation in Britain. They are a small national charity and work to improve the social justice and equality for Muslim women and girls. They campaign, research, advocate and offer regional and local networks.
The Centre exists to promote mutual understanding between people of different faiths/beliefs and none and to build respect between people as fellow human beings across cultures. The Centre is a shared space where people are invited to speak freely and fearlessly.
Bangladesh Welfare Association Cardiff was established in 1985. They run a range of training and education programmes, as well as campaigning both in Wales and abroad.
AJAR is a network of people in Leeds, often from faith communities, supporting people currently in detention who have a valid case for applying for bail.
They support asylum seekers who've been detained beyond reason, are struggling with support and would live in the area if released.
Path provides free ESOL courses, and run The Hive Online, a safe space for migrants to practice English conversations while learning about the British culture, local services, opportunities, and share their cultural identities and stories.
Based in Manchester, the African Rainbow Family (ARF) is a non-for-profit charitable organisation that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender intersexual and queer (LGBTIQ) people of African heritage and the wider Black Asian Minority Ethnic (racialised) groups.
Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit offers free legal immigration advice, representation and support services to people seeking asylum, refugees, children and vulnerable adults. This includes a Women at Risk section.
Outhouse East provide opportunities for LGBTQ+ people in Essex. Their mission is to develop and promote a sustainable, fair and equal society where all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can achieve their full potential.
Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.
The Nottingham Liberal Synagogue is a supportive and inclusive community sharing with and caring for our members throughout life’s journey. They promote a modern Jewish life guided by the values and ideals of Liberal Judaism, encompassing all shades of practice and lifestyle; one which offers an open-minded approach to Judaism through education, practice and prayer.
Filipino British Society Milton Keynes hosts parties and an annual Summer Festival for the Filipino community and other communities to socialise and raise money for different charities across the World.
Gentle/Radical is a Wales-based artist organisation that create projects that work across different communities, art forms and spaces.
Activities include pop-up events, exhibitions, performances, installations, sung works, published works, film screenings, symposia, walks, talks, meals, readings, gatherings and other actions that bring people together.
Sacro is a Scottish community justice organisation which works to create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland.
They provide a wide range of services spanning all aspects of community justice. These range from conflict resolution to prevent disputes escalating, to supporting prisoners on release and housing.
Latino Life is the UK's widest reaching and most established Latin media outlet.
They offer a comprehensive guide to what’s on in the UK and a magazine packed with interesting articles, interviews, reviews and columns about Latin America, Spain, Portugal and their diasporas.
The Exeter Hindu Temple provides a place for worship and community, as well as an ashram for yoga, meditation, exercise, culinary courses, Ayuverdic medicine, Eastern arts and youth engagement.
SWALLOW is based in Bath and North East Somerset and aims to enable teenagers and adults with learning disabilities.
They offer support on housing, work skills, independent living training and much more.
Sufra NW London addresses both the causes and consequences of extreme poverty, homelessness and social isolation in the community. Their emergency interventions and innovative courses provide a life-line to people in crisis – empowering them to improve their wellbeing, learn new skills, find work and become financially stable.
A Bloody Good Cause collect sanitary products for women experiencing homelessness.
Action for Race Equality champion fairness, challenge discrimination and pioneer innovative solutions to empower Black, Asian and mixed heritage (racialised) people through education, employment and enterprise. They do this through a range of projects and programmes for people aged 11-30.
London Business Hub brings together the best of the capital's huge business support in one convenient place.
Carers UK provide unpaid carers with expert information, advice and support. They also campaign to make the lives of carers better.
Imkaan is a UK-based, feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against Black and minoritised (racialised) women and girls. As well as research and training, they offer strategic advocacy, and consultancy services. They are not a direct service provider.
Anah Project provides support for women experiencing any form of abuse in Bradford in various languages. They aim to educate women on their human rights, increase their confidence and self-esteem and regain their independence. Their website is available in English, Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi, Gugarati, and Hindi. Their helpline is on 08459 60 60 11.
Burnt Roti is a South Asian lifestyle magazine dedicated to showcasing the best and brightest in the community. They also have a directory for women of colour (racialised women) therapists in London.
The Sikh Helpline is a free professional and confidential telephone counselling and email inquiry service, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The offer support on issues around mental health, discrimination, and more.
YHA England & Wales has over 150 properties, open to anyone from schools, to families, couples and backpackers. They also run subsidised trips for disadvantaged children and families on low incomes to experience travel and adventure.
Birmingham LGBT are passionate about creating and developing a thriving and vibrant LGBT community. They have a range range of support services including fitness activities and classes, counselling, sexual health services, refugee groups and other places signposted via their website.
A grassroots organisation working at the intersections of oppression, health, healing and liberation practice, that supports People of Colour (racialised people) by delivering workshops, skill shares and trainings to share knowledge and build alternative health provision/ community-led health, rooted in the needs of those marginalised.
Sarbat is a volunteer led group addressing LGBT issues from a Sikh perspective. They organise regular events to encourage discussions, tackle homophobia/biphobia/transphobia and build bridges within and beyond their communities.
NERS is an independent and charitable organisation which exists to meet the needs and promote the interests of asylum seekers and refugees who have arrived or have settled in the North of England.
They offer housing support, translation and interpretation, asylum applications, and integration services.
Autism NI is Northern Ireland’s longest serving autism charity and training provider. They work to provide life changing services for over 35,000 autistic people and their families through Northern Ireland.
Their support includes a helpline, early intervention and groups.
Community sporting initiative welcoming members of ethnic minorities (racialised people) in order to bring communities together.
They run competitions, with money going to organisations like One Ummah, an Islamic charity working with people affected by the Syrian conflict.
The National Children's Bureau is an organisation that seeks to address and reduce the inequalities that prevent children from achieving their lives to the fullest and reaching their full potential in and around Northern Ireland and England.
From its base in Belfast’s city centre, Young at Art coordinates not only an international festival, but also a wide variety of projects that encourage children and young people under 18 to enjoy the arts.
A member-led community organisation which celebrates, empowers, promotes and supports Asian, Black, Latin, Middle Eastern people, and people from other diverse ethnicities, living and connected to St Leonards and Hastings. They aim to decolonise power structures, oppose discrimination and to provide welcoming and inclusive safe spaces.
The Jamia Masjid & Islamic Centre Slough offers a range of services and classes.
Bright Sky is a free-to-download app that people experiencing domestic violence are able to download.
Available in five languages (English, Urdu, Punjabi, Polish and Welsh), this app offers a UK-wide directory of specialist domestic abuse support services with contact details.
The Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society is a faith-based (Shī’a Ithnā ʿAsharī ) organisation working to meet the needs of the Scottish Shia Muslim community.
They engage communities and faiths; strengthening ties in an effort to create a setting for religious and racial harmony, equality, and diversity.
Khaas, based in the South West, provides service to BAME (racialised) children with disabilities and additional needs and their carers and families.
The Homeless Health Service in Bristol drop-in clinics, offering a holistic approach to healthcare covering emotional, physical and mental health needs.
You can go to them with any health problem and list a full timetable on their website.
SWAN in Bristol offer low-cost counselling primarily to those suffering from addiction, however they won't turn anyone away if they think they can help (over 18). The therapy they offer can last for up to 2 years.
The Harbour provide free counselling for death, dying and bereavement in Bristol. They provide individual counselling, couples counselling and group therapy.
Milestones Trust in Bristol support people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, dementia and complex behavioural needs.
They have a wide range of services including caring support, a cycle scheme, community projects and more.
Cornwall Hospice Care supports patients with life limiting illnesses from the age of 18 onwards. The charity also extends that care to their families and friends.
BID supports people who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired or have a dual sensory loss. Their specialist service areas include advocacy, employment, befriending, British Sign Language interpreting and training, rehabilitation and housing related services.
The Purpose of All Ladies League, Birmingham and West Midlands Chapter is to empower women to accomplish their unfulfilled dreams, be economically stable and leave a legacy to the younger generation.
Himmah is a Social Justice Organisation, with a mission to tackle food poverty, racism and educational inequalities. As well as operating the largest independent food bank in Nottingham.
Chinese in Wales Association (CIWA) is a charitable organisation dedicated to making a positive difference to the lives of Chinese residents in Wales.
They offer services including language support, advice, advocacy, case referral, and social, cultural, and educational activities.
ASSIST Sheffield works with people who are seeking sanctuary and who have been refused asylum.
They provide accommodation, information and other support to people in Sheffield and the surrounding area.
Touchstone provide health and wellbeing services to over 10,000 people across Yorkshire every year.
They work with Black and ethnic minority (racialised) communities, providing a BME Dementia Service as well as Sikh Elders Service.
Savana are a Stoke-based organisation offering free counselling and support services for anyone from the age of 4 who have been affected by sexual violence and abuse.
Cornerstone in Manchester is a day centre providing services to prevent people becoming homeless, secure safe accommodation for those who are homeless, and the support that people need to make a new home.
They have free breakfast, hot showers, a range of activities, 1:1 support and advice, as well as access/signposting to other agencies.
A group for ladies of all nationalities who get together along with their children under school age. It offers refreshments, art activities as well as a playgroup for the children.
Naz and Matt Foundation exists to empower and support LGBTQI+ individuals, their friends and family to work towards resolving challenges linked to sexuality or gender identity, focusing on where religion heavily influences the situation.
The Bridge delivers a number of specialist housing related advice, support, and assistance services and accommodation options to homeless and vulnerably housed people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Filipino LGBT UK promotes the rights of Filipino LGBTQ+ people both in the UK and the Philippines so that they can live without fear of persecution or prejudice simply because of who they are.
Tambai Promotions specialises in music and dance workshops and performances of African Music in Norfolk.
They are led by Anna Mudeka, a renowned musician who is recognised internationally. Tambai Promotions run an African music and dance group, as well as workshops for schools and more.
Friends, Families and Travellers are the only national charity working on behalf of all Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities regardless of ethnicity, culture or background.
They offer health support, provide accommodation services through casework and outreach teams, support children and young people with schoolwork and more.
Dorchester Islamic Centre is the first Masjid in the area. They run prayers, celebrations, Qur'an, Tajweed and Arabic classes.
This also includes groups for children and women, interfaith meetings, supporting community members with special needs and difficult circumstances, an after school club and more.
Mind in Somerset provide peer support, art and gardening groups, alongside support groups and one-to-one sessions for adults, and young peoples networks.
Rainbow Migration provide practical and emotional support for LGBTQIA+ people seeking asylum to help improve their confidence and self-esteem and reduce isolation. They also offer specialist legal information and advice, and campaign to improve the treatment of people seeking asylum.
The Brighton & Hove Food Partnership is a non-profit organisation helping people learn to cook, eat a healthy diet, grow their own food and waste less food.
The Trussell Trust provides emergency food and support. They support a nationwide network of food banks to work with people locked in poverty. If you cannot afford food, they can direct you to a local food bank and emergency food. If you can afford food but are unable to get it, they can point you to your local council or Citizens Advice.
The Black Young Professionals Network connects Black professionals to job opportunities, events, and each other. The website includes a filterable jobs board, content hub, events and more
Free Movement provides updates, commentary, training and advice on immigration and asylum law. They offer consultations, tutorials and topical newsletters.
Age UK is the leading charity for older people. They offer help, information and advice on their website.
IKWRO support Middle Eastern and Afghan women and girls who are at risk of ‘honour’ based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic violence.
They provide direct services including advocacy, training and counselling, while offering support in Kurdish, Farsi, Arabic, Dari, Pashto, Turkish and English.
Apna Haq is a survivor-led organisation supporting Black and minority women and girls (racialised) in Rotherham to escape violent situations.
They welcome women from from any religion or no religion, and of any sexuality, including women who identify as lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTQIA+).
akt supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the UK who are facing or experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile environment. They have support and services available on their website.
GirlDreamer is a non-profit organisation that supports the personal, professional and communal development of young women of colour (racialised women) to tackle social inequality and pursue their dreams.
BAATN is the largest community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean (racialised) heritage in the UK. Visit their website to access support or find a therapist.
The YET is an independent, educational charity seeking to promote safe and responsible expeditions. They champion and encourage active, challenging and safe expeditions involving young people.
It does this by providing advice and support to expedition leaders and all expedition providers, as well as by advocating the value of youth expeditions.
The Pride Sports LGBT+ Sports Club finder lets you search the club map by clicking on any of the icons in the area you are interested in.
An ecosystem builder centring the experience of Black people and People of Colour (racialised) through an anti-capitalist, reparative justice framework. LION hold workshops and events to strategise and network-build while consistently documenting their activities through writing, photography and video.
Working On Our Power Is A Transformative Leadership Programme For Trans*, Non-Binary And Cis Women Of Colour. They run facilitated workshops, workbooks, meditations and yoga, healing spaces and more. There is a range of accessibility support such as bursaries, child care assistance, language translations, closed captions and more.
A non-profit organisation which prioritises and advances the representation of Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds within psychiatry and psychology. They host events and provide a network.
ASCERT is a charity provides support to reduce alcohol and drug-related harm in communities across Northern Ireland.
They do this by offering support to adults, young people and families a directory of services in the area and a resource hub.
Martha House provides temporary accommodation for forced migrants who have become destitute. Food and accommodation are provided for our guests who have no recourse to public funds and are not allowed to work.We take referrals from agencies who work with migrants.
Midaye Somali Development Network was originally the Somali Mothers and Under Fives group, to serve mothers with young children. The Midaye Somali Development Network advocates on behalf of the community across a broad spectrum of needs.
Bryson Intercultural is an organisation that seeks to empower Ethnic Minority (racialised) communities and their families throughout Northern Ireland.
They support and work with a wide range of communities such as the indigenous Irish Travellers, refugees and asylum seekers by promoting and supporting racial and ethnic integration.
WE ARE HERE is a celebration of Black British history and a recognition of Black presence in the UK spanning centuries. WE ARE HERE is specifically focussed on the coastal communities of Hastings and Rother, down on the south coast of England.
Ashford BME Association is part of Kent’s local ‘See, Hear and Respond’ partnership, coordinated by Barnardo’s, for working with young people who may be experiencing harm or difficulties during the coronavirus period.
ARCH Teesside is a specialist sexual violence service offering free and confidential support, help and advocacy to people in the Teesside area who have experienced rape and sexual abuse, at any point in their lives.
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland is an organisation that gives the opportunity for students aged between 8 and 25 to experience the complete orchestral experience.
They offer a comprehensive pathway to join orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an ever-expanding outreach programme.
Refugee Women of Bristol (RWoB) is the only multi-ethnic, multi-faith organisation which specifically targets the needs of refugee women in Bristol, and are directly governed by women of the refugee and asylum-seeking community.
The offer everything from drop-in services, to a lunch club and befriending group.
Borderlands has been supporting refugees, asylum seekers and those with insecure immigration status in the wider Bristol area since 2011.
They help refugees, asylum seekers and those with insecure immigration from exclusion to belonging with mentoring services, drop-in support and more.
Located in the Weston-super-Mare, Western Counselling is a residential treatment centre providing detoxification and rehabilitation for those struggling with drug and/or alcohol use, gambling, food disorders and co-dependency.
They also offer additional free aftercare for ex-clients in recovery.
Heart to Heart Bristol is a low-cost counselling service. They offer counselling with a qualified or student counsellor to anyone over the age of 12, including couples counselling.
The Beehive Centre aims to reduce social isolation and connect communities in Whitehall and St. George. The Centre hosts social events and activities and many activities are tailored to the needs of older people (55+ years).
Mosaic offers a pathway of support and guidance for bereaved children, young people and their families across Dorset. They also offer support to those facing the death of a loved one.
Cysters is a grassroots charity, dedicated to supporting individuals and improving the health, education and welfare of those with reproductive and mental health issues.
They aim to educate the public about reproductive health and education.
Impact Pathways is a ‘map’ of provision designed to help people who live and work in the West Midlands access support they might need. It allows the public and professionals to search in their area for the resource, knowledge and expertise of statutory agencies.
Autism East Midlands has a range of adult and child services for those with autism. Their Building Better Opportunities project works specifically on those with additional barriers to work including those from ethnic minority communities.
The Centre for African Entrepreneurship is a South-Wales based charity that aims to inspire, support and promote Ethnic Minority (racialised peoples) entrepreneurship.
They were created to tackle poverty, inequality, and the issues and challenges faced by migrants in the UK.
In response to the doctor shortage in our NHS, this scheme looks to help refugee doctors regain employment in the UK.
They also offer family support and housing, as well as retraining and refreshment courses to build confidence and secure jobs.
Levelling the Playing Field uses the power of sport to engage and improve health and life outcomes for ethnically diverse (racialised) children who are at risk of entering, or already involved with, the criminal justice system (CJS).
LTPF operates in London, West Midlands, South Yorkshire and Gwent.
NESTAC work to empower the disadvantaged population within the Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, particularly refugees, asylum seekers and other immigrants from the new emerging communities in Greater Manchester.
They promote social integration, equality, diversity and human rights, with support for women and young girls who are gender-based violence survivors.
Boaz Trust in Manchester provide shared accommodation and specialist 1:1 support for people who have become homeless after claiming asylum.
They host recreational and vocational activities, and help with essentials such as a small food allowance and clothes donation.
The Asian Community serves the needs of the Asian Community, setting up capacity building group activities and promoting community cohesion. It also helps people access other services across the city.
WAY is a UK charity that offers a peer-to-peer support network for anyone who's lost a partner before their 51st birthday – married or not, with or without children, whatever their sexual orientation.
Nepalese British Community UK (NBC-UK) aim to promote socio-cultural activities and social integration.
They run events including yoga, mental health awareness programs, Zumba dancing classes, and cultural events.
The Neesa Project are an all-inclusive, Muslim-led group who provide both social and educational activities for women and children in Norfolk.
They arrange a monthly social event for women and children, hold weekly sewing classes and organise cooking sessions, sporting events and activities for children.
The Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Bristol website has useful telephone numbers and information on accessing services such as health, education, accommodation, benefits and emergency services.
They support the community through form filling, benefits advice, council tax, planning issues, health care services and equality issues.
Dorset Indian Association (DIA) is a socio-cultural organisation based in Bournemouth and Poole.
They run festivals, offer educational opportunities to children and adults who would like to develop a deeper understanding of Indian art, culture and heritage, and more. They also conduct workshops on health and wellbeing within the community.
Devon Communities Together provide a range of projects and services which support communities throughout Devon.
They offer programmes and advice on a range of topics such as benefits, money, business, health, affordable housing and more.
On the last day of each month Trans Fem donate to five transfem groups or individuals working within the UK.
Oxford Food Hub is a centre of surplus food redistribution in Oxfordshire, rescuing surplus food from wholesalers, supermarkets, restaurants and more, and redistributing it to charities and community organisations across Oxfordshire.
IFAN has mapped the UK's independent food banks on an interactive map, of which there are at least 1172 across the UK. They also campaign on food poverty.
Voyage is a social justice charity tackling racial imbalance in London. They empower and enrich the lives of young Black people and transform disadvantaged communities.
They run workshops, offer mentoring and have a Young Leaders for Safe Cities (YLFSC) initiative.
Migrant Help is a charity supporting asylum seekers, refugees (people seeking asylum and refuge) and victims of human trafficking and modern slavery. They offer support, resettlement assistance and interpreting.
Call their free asylum helpline on 0808 8010 503.
Action on Addiction is a UK addictions charity. They provide life-saving treatment for individuals and families affected by all kinds of addiction including alcohol, drugs (prescribed and non-prescribed), gambling, gaming, sex and love, and some food-related disorders.
Jewish Women's Aid supports Jewish women and children affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence. They also have resources to help individuals support someone they suspect is going through domestic abuse.
Their helpline is on 0808 801 0500.
Panahghar provide free dedicated BAME (racialised) multilingual support, advice and advocacy and access to safe refuge for victims and their families of domestic abuse, sexual abuse or gendered abuse in Coventry and Leicester.
If English is not your first language, contact them on their 24-hour helpline on 0800 055 6519.
Mermaids supports gender-diverse children and young people under the age of 20, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care.
Hosted by three friends - Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey, and Assanté - The Friend Zone is a podcast exploring mental health and mental hygiene. New episodes every Wednesday.
Government website where you can input your postcode to be directed to the nearest outdoor recreation spaces, opening hours, accessibility information and guidelines.
Investing in People and Culture (IPC) is a registered charity that promotes the social and economic inclusion of people who are seeking asylum, refugees, and other new and emerging minority communities in the North East of England.
A project providing young Africans with reliable information and training on migration issues and social media to make informed decisions and be aware of safer migration options to Europe.
A Black-led community for People of Colour on Facebook to explore the healing power of nature, environmental justice and land-honouring ancestral traditions.
INQUEST is the only charity providing expertise on state related deaths and their investigation to bereaved people, lawyers, advice and support agencies, the media and parliamentarians. Their specialist casework includes deaths in police and prison custody, immigration detention, mental health settings and deaths involving multi-agency failings or where wider issues of state and corporate accountability are in question.
Disability Action is a Northern Ireland charity that works with people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, sensory disabilities, hidden disabilities, and mental health disabilities.
This organisation offers up a range of services from advice, advocacy, driving support, education and training, transport, legal and work advice.
Commonweal works with Praxis Community Projects to run a no recourse to public funds (NRPF) housing project in London.
The Bernie Grant Arts Centre is a Tottenham based arts venue championing Black artists telling their own stories.
YMCA North Down is a faith-based volunteer organisation that seeks to support the local community, including young people and families, across North Downs. They work with all groups, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, religion, culture, or race.
MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. They work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern
Locally, in Dover, Samphire runs a community engagement project working with migrant and British communities to improve social cohesion, and better inclusion of migrants into Dover and surrounding areas of Kent.
Open Door North East provide support and integration for asylum seekers and refugees (people seeking refuge and asylum).
Their services include ESOL lessons, refugee housing support and a women's group
Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offers free and confidential emotional and practical support, information and advocacy to women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people and young people aged 12-18 in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian, who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.
Bristol Muslim Cultural Society aims to empower the Muslim community in Bristol and the surrounding area.
They offer advice and information, community groups, women-specific services and more.
Caring in Bristol deliver projects around homelessness that support people experiencing homelessness and help prevent people becoming homeless.
Projects include a floating support service for people aged 16-25, 1:1 advice and group training.
Hawkspring is a community rooted organisation based in Hartcliffe supporting drug and alcohol recovery. They provide confidential support to both adults, children and young people.
Help Counselling offers a range of low-cost, long-term talking therapies both face-to-face in London and online countrywide.
Carefree works with young people aged 11-25 who are in and leaving care across Cornwall. They engage in positive social education activities, events and projects, as well as a personal advisor service for about half of Cornwall's care leavers.
They also support separated children seeking asylum.
Carer Support Dorset is a charity that supports unpaid carers in Dorset. They help carers access services, information, education and training, respite and breaks from their caring role. They have a dedicated service for under-18s.
Nehemiah Housing's mission is to build successful, sustainable and diverse communities by providing housing and well-being services in a culturally sensitive way, in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton. They serve the multicultural African Caribbean, Asian, Irish and European communities.
Specific Faith based councelling for Muslims within Birmingham. This type of counselling explores all aspects of counselling in a humanistic framework; which focuses on the (fitrah) natural disposition of mankind.
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Counselling Hub in Nottingham promote emotional health and wellbeing through inclusive and accessible counselling at a cost that reflects the economic circumstance of the client.
They employ a diverse workforce including BAME therapists.
Glitter Cymru is a monthly social meet-up group for individuals who identify as Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (racialised) and LGBTQIA+ in Cardiff.
Open Doors Hull in Hull provide a range of activities and resources for asylum seekers, refugee and migrant workers (people seeking refuge and asylum).
Their weekly drop-in service includes food, small cash support, clothes, classes, immigration/benefit advice and worker support.
HEMCC aims to advance the education and training of members of ethnic minorities (racialised people) within Hull.
They support people to find a community and provide English Language classes in both ESOL and IELTS.
Mustard Tree Manchester supports people experiencing poverty and homelessness.
They help people secure better accommodation and economic wellbeing, while providing practical support, friendship, connections into work and improvements to health and wellbeing.
BRASS provides support for asylum seekers and refugees (people seeking refuge and asylum) in Bolton.
They offer advice, support and information to access public services, English classes, workshops on UK life, opportunities to develop skills, and various well-being activities.
The Cambridge African Network (CAN) group organises events for the benefit of our members as well as the general public in Cambridgeshire. These include capacity building and recreational events to promote personal development and social inclusion.
Jami enriches and saves lives impacted by mental illness in the Jewish community.
They guide people through the challenging journey of navigating mental health services, providing emotional support and expert advice. They also offer family support and training services.
Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid (BSWA) supports women and children affected by domestic violence and abuse through a helpline, drop-in centres, refuge accommodation, housing, legal and family support, and youth engagement. They also campaign, educate and train.
Cambridge City of Sanctuary aim is to empower the Cambridge community to use its resources to support refugees.
The Zimbabwean Community Norwich aims to offer support, advice and assistance, including prison visiting, to members and relevant others of African origins who are in distress.
They run community events, an internship programme and more.
Latin American Women’s Aid runs the only refuges in Europe and in the UK by and for Latin American women and children fleeing gender-based violence.
They also offer holistic and intersectional services for Black and Minoritised (racialised) women. They are proud to be LGBTQIA+ inclusive.
The ICAD are a spiritual centre for all communities and religious backgrounds in Dorset. They're a space for integration, cultural and spiritual exchange, and a place providing community service.
They also run events to bring together people celebrating Indian festivals and national occasions.
Young Devon is a young people’s charity in the South West They work with over 2000 young people a year with skills, wellbeing, advocacy and accommodation,.
In England, most working-age adults have to pay prescription charges, though certain groups are entitled to free NHS prescriptions.
Refugee Women of Bristol (RWoB) is the only multi-ethnic, multi-faith organisation that specifically targets the needs of refugee women in Bristol, they are directly governed by women of the refugee and asylum-seeking community.
Feeding Britain run a network of emergency food programmes across the UK to protect children and their families from hunger, including school holiday programmes, community food centres, fuel banks and advice and advocacy. Hot meals and food packages are being made available, through a combination of home deliveries and collection points.
Social Mobility Foundation provides opportunities and networks of support for young people in the years prior to - and during - university. This service is for young people who are unable to get support from their schools or families.
The Refugee Council works directly with thousands of refugees (people seeking refuge) each year. They support them from the moment they arrive in the UK with crisis advice, practical support and mental health counselling.
Find out everything you need to know about drugs, their effects and the law. Go to Talk to Frank for facts, support and advice on drugs and alcohol.
Kiran Support Services is an Asian women organisation based in Walthamstow. They offer support for people seeking refugee, immigration advice, help for women in abusive relationships and more.
They also provide safe, temporary accommodation to Asian women and their children.
P.H.O.E.B.E is an Ipswich-based charity offering advice, information, advocacy support and counselling to ethnic minority (racialised) women and children, including domestic abuse support.
Their number is 01473 231566.
London Friend's offers counselling, support and community services delivered by a team of over 100 trained LGBT volunteers. They cover mental health, sexual health, social support, drugs and alcohol as well as a specific support system for refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking refuge or asylum).
Two Brown Girls is a pop culture, film, and television podcast hosted by writers and critics Fariha Roisin and Zeba Blay.
The Mental Health Foundation has an online resource hub for looking after your mental health. A great resource for mental health tools generally, the Mental Health Foundation has collated a list of information and statistics looking at the impact that issues such as racism and discrimination has on ethnic minority communities.
Learning Through Landscapes are a UK charity dedicated to making lives better through connection with nature.
Working with educators, parents and carers, designers and funders to encourage and inspire outdoor learning and play.
Newcastle Women's Aid is a confidential service run by women, for women. They provide a range of specialist domestic abuse services which include refuge accommodation, recovery programmes, outreach support and children and young people’s support.
Their helpline is on 0800 923 2622.
A friendly, safe meeting place offering practical assistance to all asylum seekers and refugees in Croydon. They offer refreshments, information, essentials, language classes and more.
A Facebook group for any people of colour who want to live with other people of colour in/around the city of London. It's queer and trans friendly.
Article 39 is a small, independent charity which fights for the rights of children living in state and privately-run institutions (children’s homes, boarding and residential schools, mental health inpatient units, prisons and immigration detention) in England. They campaign, offer legal support, run groups for young people and advocate in policy.
Be is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. They work to improve the lives of trans and non-Binary people throughout the North East and West of England and beyond through their weekly drop-in sessions, peer support groups and social events.
REAP is an independent refugee-led charity in West London that aims to support refugees as they rebuild new lives in West London, and to live as valued and equal members of British society.
Refugee Women empower refugee and asylum-seeking women to speak out, become leaders and advocate for change. Through English lessons, drama and other activities they support women to build their confidence and skills.
CANS is an organisation who support and promote the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people from Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities throughout Northern Ireland.
Their services do this through culturally sensitive counselling (in English or common Minority Ethnic language).
Asylum Welcome welcomes asylum seekers, refugees and detainees who have fled persecution and danger in their own countries and seek refuge in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Aberdeen Solidarity with Refugees is an organisation that provides a coordinated platform for anyone in Aberdeen and North-East Scotland who wish to support refugees.
MAP Middlesbrough offers practical support and social opportunities to those seeking asylum in Middlesbrough, and to refugees.
Their support includes a meet and chat group, donated household goods, a football club, keep fit classes, wellbeing activities and more.
The Multi-Cultural Family Base Scotland works with families from minority (racialised) communities and new migrants who are experiencing difficulties.
They offer a range of services including practical housing support or around financial problems. They also provide support on dealing with discrimination.
The Chinese Community Wellbeing Society exists to support the health and social care needs of the Chinese speaking community across the South West of England.
They provide assistance, advice, representation and services, as well as facilities for recreation and leisure time.
Resolve West provides and promotes services which empower people experiencing conflict or crime.
They offer a range of restorative services to individuals, communities, neighbourhoods and organisations which includes restorative justice, conflict resolution, mediation and coaching.
Brigstowe in Bristol offer specialist, confidential and free support, advice and information to anyone living with or affected by HIV.
They run a specialist service for migrants and asylum seekers, as well as a specialist service for those living with Type 2 Diabetes.
Knowle West Health Association are a wellbeing organisation serving the community in Filwood, Knowle and surrounding areas.
Their main support includes a community kitchen and free 'as long as you need' counselling service.
disAbility Cornwall & Isles of Scilly are a user-led charitable company with a mission to represent, include, support and empower people living with a long term health condition or disability, their families and carers.
Their support includes offering accessible information and advice, with self-help information, resources and guides.
Dorset Parent Carer Council (DPCC) is a group of parents of children and young people with a disability or SEND living in Dorset. They offer help, advice and support to parents and communicate with different agencies to improve services.
Birmingham Ethnic Education and Advisory Service (BEEAS) is a organisation whose purpose is to improve the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged communities in Birmingham. They organise English as a Second Language classes, provide guidance and advice on education and training, provide opportunities, and more.
Walsall Black Sisters Collective is an organisation advocating and ensuring that local people are directly involved in decision-making processes which affects their lives. They run elderly day care, mental health support groups, after school club, befriending, women empowerment and more.
Al-Hurraya Nottingham was founded in response to an emerging need of a service which works directly with minority communities. They offer "culturally-wise" counselling, community building, addiction support, family support, education and prevention, early intervention and women's groups.
Ethnic Minorities & Youth Support Team was set up by a group of Ethnic Minority (racialised) young people in Swansea.
They aim to fill a gap in provision for young BME people aged 11-25 by providing a targeted, culturally sensitive and holistic support service to meet their needs.
DASH hosts drop-in days providing hot meals, a safe social space, casework and referrals (not legal aid).
They also liaise with housing providers, help with form-filling for health and education institutions, offer a food bank and advice on settling in to life in the UK.
HANA promotes the wellbeing of Black minority (racialised people) and migrant communities throughout Hull and Humber.
They advocate for BAME and migrant communities, alongside providing community support like a food bank, breakfast club and more.
Support and Action for Women Network promote education, community space, immigration advice, FGM awareness and engagement for Black African and BME (racialised) women in Greater Manchester.
Accessible to speakers of nine different languages, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre is an independent neighbourhood service in Manchester.
They can advise on welfare benefits, money and debt, housing/homelessness, employment, access to adult immigration/nationality issues and more.
The objectives of the Cambridge Chinese Community Centre are to promote the benefit of the community of Cambridge, to promote racial harmony, to provide some facilities for recreation and leisure-time occupation as to improve life style and to improve general welfare of its members
Khulisa reduces reoffending and transforms young people's lives. They provide behaviour changing programmes in prisons, schools and the community to equip them with skills and strength to choose alternatives to violence and crime.
The Ethnic Minorities Network (EMN) is a platform for advocating the opinions and welfare of the ethnic minority students within Loughborough University. EMN operates in a safe environment and puts the interests of its members first in all of our activities. Recognising the culturally rich environment here in Loughborough, the EMN will also help to promote and support various events that the ethnic minority societies hold.
ICS was established in 2002 to serve the ethnic Indian community in East Anglia. The foremost aim of the society is to promote the richness and diversity of Indian art and culture amongst the local people in Cambridgeshire, UK.
GYROS is a charity that supports migrants and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in East Anglia, UK.
They provide free information, advice, guidance and advocacy on a range of subjects, including immigration, housing, Universal Credit, debt, EUSS, rights in the UK and more
Latin American House works for the integration, social inclusion and well-being of Latin American and other Spanish and Portuguese-speaking migrants in London.
They offer legal and social welfare advice, a nursery, children's education, adult community learning, a community centre and EU settlement assistance.
The Bournemouth Interpreters' Group have a local interpreter register for public sector and voluntary organisations in the area.
They offer translation services into and from English, while providing advice on approaching such translations and on many other community language issues.
VOYC works with children and young people aged 0 to 25 in Devon to create a vibrant, diverse and sustainable community. They offer learning, practical help and create networks across Devon.
Council tax exemptions and discounts are available to claim if a mental health condition permanently affects your ability to perform normal daily tasks. If you or someone you live with is diagnosed with a ‘severe mental impairment’, you could be eligible for a council tax exemption or discount.
Struggle care is a resource that outlines tools and approaches for care tasks for those with hidden illnesses, chronic illnesses or mental health challenges. Care tasks describes any task, chore, or errand that is required to care for self and keep life going.
Olio is a mobile sharing app where you can give away, borrow or lend things in your community for free. The app connects you to neighbours with spare food or household items and others nearby who wish to pick up those items.
EmployAbility provides resources, support and opportunities for disabled and dyslexic students and graduates, and consultancy for employers and professionals. Their support for students, graduates and disabled people is free.
Refugee Action is a UK-wide charity supporting refugees and people seeking asylum since 1981.
They support refugees (people seeking refuge) to access housing and support, provide training to organisations and run campaigns.
Drink Aware provides independent advice, information and tools to help people make better choices about their drinking. If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol there is lots of help available. They have support on their website, as well as an online chat option.
KMEWO is an organisation that works with women from Kurdish, Middle Eastern and North African backgrounds, supporting those fleeing civil war and gender based violence through one-to-one support, bilingual counselling and confidence building, education, training and volunteer opportunities.
Shakti Women’s Aid Edinburgh helps ethnic minority (racialised) women, children, and young people experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse from a partner, ex-partner, and/or other members of the household. Working closely with the Scottish Government, Police Scotland, and NHS Scotland, they also provide training and consultancy. Their helpline is on 0131 475 2399.
Terrence Higgins Trust is the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain. They have a range of information, online and phone support services.
Dialogue Books, spearheaded by publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove, is the home to a variety of stories from illuminating voices often excluded from the mainstream.
Access Adventures is a community of outdoor adventurers and a non-profit organisation providing adaptive adventure camps for people with a physical disability.
They host regular camps and sessions on waterskiing, wakeboarding, alpine skiing, kiting, biking, paddlesports and yoga.
Darlington Association on Disability provide support, information, advocation and services for disabled adults and children in Darlington.
DAD offer services such as youth support, peer support, hate crime support, direct payments, advocacy and an independent living hub.
ACSONI is a community-based organisation who provide support and representation to people from the African and Caribbean diaspora communities in Northern Ireland.
They work collaboratively to preserve, promote and platform the cultural heritage of those from the Afro-Caribbean diaspora through various drop-in support services and comprehensive programmes.
A Facebook group for people of colour working (or aspiring to work) in campaigns to share opportunities, concerns and questions.
Juvenis offers bespoke support and training enabling young people who are having difficulties at school, at home or in the community to turn around their lives and (re)engage with employment, education or training on a range of topics.
An award-winning bridge organisation fostering cultural access points for Black young people.
A team of professionals dedicated to support and promote the educational achievement of Black and Ethnic Minority (racialised) students.
They work with schools to support pupils who speak English as an additional language (EAL), and Traveller, fair and circus pupils, to access high-quality education.
Refugees at Home is a UK charity which connects those with a spare room in their home to refugees and asylum seekers in need of somewhere to stay.
The Chinese Welfare Association in Northern Ireland is a community support group. They support Chinese communities through community development, youth and children work, education, welfare rights, race relations and training and interpreting.
The Oxford Food Bank collects surplus fresh food from local supermarkets and wholesalers and supplies it for free to over 100 charities in Oxford and Oxfordshire.
WTRRP offers support to refugees, asylum seekers and non-European migrants with no recourse to public funds in West Hertfordshire. Their mission is to help provide access to the advice and services needed, often providing long term support (i.e. basic needs including food, ESOL, befriending etc) until statutory services are in place. WTRRP does not provide accommodation but finds ‘ways and means’ to help source emergency accommodation.
FFLAG is a national voluntary organisation and charity dedicated to supporting families and their LGBT+ loved ones.
They also offer support to local parents groups and contacts in the effort to help parents and families understand, accept and support their LGBT+ children with love and pride.
The Devon and Cornwall Chinese Association is a non-political, non-religious organisation formed to serve and represent the interests of those members of the Chinese community.
They run a Chinese language school, elders’ group, women’s group, business group and recreational group.
Mind Bristol is a mental health resource for people in Bristol and surrounding areas providing support helplines, virtual drop-ins, offer advocacy services, refugee support and more.
They provide a range of domestic abuse support services to women and children, including safe houses, children’s services, dedicated Black and Ethnic Minority (racialised) services, resettlement and outreach services, and a crisis response service.
Their freephone is on 0808 2000 247.
Shire Advice Service offer advice, information and advocacy covering welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment rights, consumer issues, family issues and more. They are fully accessible and based in North Bristol.
Vine Counselling Services is a charity based in Congresbury offering affordable (donation based) professional counselling to adults and young people in the community who need help to cope with anxiety, stress, bereavement, depression, bullying, trauma, loneliness, abuse, family problems.
Intercom Trust is an LGBT+ charity working across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West.
They provide help and support, advocacy, counselling, training, information, groups including domestic abuse support.
My Time works to support young Carers across the South.
They make it possible for young Carers to have a break and balance their mental and physical wellbeing. The charity provides respite adventure breaks in a residential outdoor centre in the Isle of Purbeck.
Himaya Haven is a leading Birmingham-based organisation who work with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) Communities, supporting families of loved ones in custody and prison. They offer support, guidance, groups, mentoring, court support and advice, and more.
The Bridge (East Midlands) deliver a number of specialist housing related advice, support, and assistance services and accommodation options to homeless and vulnerably housed people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
BAC-IN 2life is a Nottingham based, specialist drug and alcohol recovery support service for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. They offer 1:1, family and mental health support, counselling, recovery coaching, mutual aid meetings, peer mentoring, training.
Women Connect First was established to empower Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) women in Cardiff and South East Wales by offering a range of services and training.
They run after school clubs, health groups, English classes, an older women's group and more.
BEACON hosts a range of support for asylum seekers and refugees (people seeking refuge and asylum).
This includes McKenzie friends, who provide mentoring and legal assistance, hosting support and their weekly drop-in ESOL session, CHAT.
York Interfaith aim to contribute to the promotion of mutual respect and understanding between faith communities. They also aim to respond to the new and changing ethnic and faith mix of population in York, offering newsletters of events, updates and opportunities.
Wirral Multicultural Organisation supports members of the local BME (racialised) community by providing language support, advocacy, social support and activities, assistance to access primary care services and more.
Wai Yin Society provides support for Chinese women and their families and other communities in need in the North West of England.
They have a range of employment, education and community services for Chinese men and women and for other ethnic minority groups, including Somali, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Indian and many European nationalities.
CECF provides a cultural diversity service that helps promote an understanding between people from different ethnic groups and help them be a natural part of Cambridge life. We give special social, cultural, moral and practical support to groups and develop particular projects where needed.
Boloh is the Barnardo's COVID-19 helpline for those aged 11+ from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups. They offer a phoneline and online chat services to talk to a specialist psychotherapist about a range of topics.
DFEMA seeks to offer a platform for mutual support, to encourage diversity and inclusion, and to affirm local action relating to people from the global majority, as well as to look at ways to help nurture and encourage potential leaders. It also seeks to help those who struggle to feel part of the church.
Cambridge Immigration Legal Centre provides advocacy and representation to the UK immigration authorities as well as information and advice on all aspects of UK immigration, nationality and asylum law.
English+ are a Christian charity supporting new communities in Norwich to learn English, form friendships and making the city home.
They welcome anyone who finds themselves isolated by lack of English language including refugees and asylum seekers; beginners and advanced; young and old; all faiths and none.
IRMO is a community-led organisation that provides Latin Americans with tools and information in an empowering process to build fulfilled, independent and integrated lives in the UK using a rights-based approach.
Their work spans education, training, employment, advice, case-work and immigration and wellbeing support.
PDREC provides advocacy, advice, information and support services for BME (racialised) people and others who have been victims/witnesses of racial/religious hate crime incidents, abuse, discrimination or prejudice in Devon.
Issues addressed include domestic violence, safeguarding, housing, health, isolation, unemployment, poverty and destitution, identity and education.
Inclusive Exeter work with grassroots groups in Exeter and surrounding areas, to run a range of projects for the benefit of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities.
They offer support including a community centre, drop-in service and ESOL classes.
Filwood Hope is a community organisation that supports the communities of Knowle West.
Watford and Three Rivers Refugee Partnership offer practical and emotional support to asylum seekers and refugees in West Hertfordshire.