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.
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Gender Jam supports and bring together young trans, non-binary, questioning, and intersex people together and create resources to help the community in Northern Ireland. GenderJam NI has an array of advice and services such as: housing, education, healthcare and other issues that affect the trans community in the region.
Wah Hep which means “Chinese self-help", is a community development association that represents and provides services for the Chinese community in Armagh county. The organisation 'Wah Hep' has a drop in centre which provides key information, English classes, After School clubs, Chinese language and library, a 50+ group and more.
Young at Art is one of Northern Ireland's leading children's arts not-for-profit companies and it is also home to the prestigious Belfast Their ethos is that 'every child should have the right to access exciting and original creative experiences, regardless of who they are or where they come from. They offer projects and programmes with that aim to encourage young children to express themselves freely.
Volunteer group campaigning against racism, the hostile environment, detention and deportations. To find out more please visit the webite
A home of Fugitive Black Study. Anti-colonial and healing education. They exist to radically imagine transformative worlds.
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.
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.
The Rowan is the regional Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Northern Ireland, providing a number of different services for individuals who have been raped or sexually assaulted. The service is open to a range of users and had a 24-hour advice helpline on 0800 389 4424. If you were assaulted in the past or recently the company offers a wider range of support for individuals and their specific needs.
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.
A zine by and for South East and East Asian people of marginalised genders in the diaspora. The zine is a platform to build community, provide space for underrepresented voices and narratives, critically examine and respond to structural inequality, and build radical and educational resources by and for South East and East Asian people
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.
Inter-Ethnic Forum is an organisation that aims to help ethnic minorities within the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area. The aim is to assist with the process of integration as this can often seem difficult and daunting to new comers, as well as promoting positive community cohesion the Inter-Ethnic Forum also platforms other cultures n the local community.
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 support club combatting the under-representation of People of Colour in birdwatching by organising birdwatching walks and events. The community includes experienced birders and enthusiastic first timers. Flock Together began in London but chapters have already opened in Toronto and New York, and they are open to new chapters in the UK.
The 4Front Project is a youth-led organisation supporting young people of colour with experiences of violence and/or in contact with the criminal justice system to fight for justice, peace and freedom.
Outdoor Resource Hub offers resources and support for participants and leaders in an attempt to make the outdoors accessible for all and has a great collective list of outdoor and adventure sport groups for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups.
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 plus advice on sports.
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. They have free outdoor learning online support groups during COVID-19, one for families and one for educators and teachers.
Asthma UK provide expert help and support for people living with Asthma through a helpline, WhatsApp support, reports and access to the best information and advice on their website.
BBC Asian Network have created videos in which Doctors explain Coronavirus in a range of South Asian languages. Click the link below to go to the video:
Rethink are one of the largest charities providing care and support for those living with mental health conditions. They have set up an online hub to provide practical support and information that is useful for people living with, or supporting people with mental illness. They have over 200 mental health services and over 140 local peer support groups.
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. Mind has built a Coronavirus Information Hub, which includes specific advice on what to do if you are worried about your wellbeing. There are around 125 local Minds in England and Wales.
SBAS provides free, professional, confidential advice and information to residents of South Bristol seeking help with welfare benefits and debt.
Sacro is a Scottish community justice organisation which works to create safer and more cohesive communities across Scotland. Sacro provides a wide range of services spanning all aspects of the community justice continuum. These range from conflict resolution to prevent disputes escalating, to supporting prisoners on release.
The Brittle Bone Society is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). They offer general, financial, grant, NHS and information support for either adults or children.
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, your rights in the UK, police, education, employment and health.
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.
Our Naked Truths is a creative wellness series celebrating the bodies and stories of Black and POC femmes and non-binary individuals via life art, holistic therapy, meditation and conversation.
BAME Helpline Wales can signpost you to relevant organisations, provide specialist employment advice, provide information in a range of languages on health, work, welfare entitlements, education, housing and personal safety.
Sisters For Change is an international non-governmental organisation that works to combat violence against women and girls through legal empowerment programmes, legislative reform, technical assistance initiatives and legal advocacy.
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+.
Filwood Hope is a walk-in centre which provides the local community of Knowle West with advice and support on benefit, debt and housing. This service also provides counselling on a daily basis. They also host advisers from Age UK offering advice to those over 55.
Knowle West Health Association are a voluntary organisation to promote, protect and preserve good health and wellbeing in and around Knowle West.
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.
Bristol Homeless Connect is a website which has information about how people can get help, find out how to help, or find out more information about rough sleeping in Bristol. They offer support on topics including healthcare, laundry, gambling support, work and training, drug/alcohol support, food and much more.
St Pauls Advice Centre offers specialist advice, information and casework services on welfare benefits, debt and money, employment, housing, immigration, discrimination, domestic violence and other community care issues. They offer independent, impartial, confidential, non-judgemental and free advice.
SARI are there for any victim of hate crime from the Avon and Somerset area. They have online resources, out of hour emergency service, casework services, training, education and more.
Aid Box Community provides support, supplies and sanctuary to Bristol’s refugees and asylum seekers.
The Dorset REC inform and educate regarding race and ethnic relations including raising awareness, challenging prejudice, informing minority ethnic individuals of their rights, and work with partner organisations to influence policy and combat racial discrimination and racial violence.
The main aim of this society is to create a cultural, social and mutual support network for Devon and Cornwall’s increasingly large South Asian community. SAaS has a wide membership base of people who are drawn from countries surrounding the Indian sub-continent or are part of the Asian Diaspora. They provide social welfare, recreation alongside multicultural events.
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. The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland offers a comprehensive pathway to join orchestras, jazz bands, training ensembles, and an ever-expanding outreach programme.
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 & learning opportunities.
Aberdeen Solidarity with Refugees is an organisation that provides a coordinated platform for those of us in Aberdeen and North-East Scotland who wish to support refugees, with an immediate focus on the European refugee crisis.
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.
Access 2,500 free online courses from 140 leading institutions worldwide.
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 today.
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: Immigration, asylum and nationality law; Support and accommodation; Age assessment; Education, work and training; Health care
London Business Hub brings together the best of the capital's huge business support in one convenient place. During the pandemic, they have brought together essential resources to help your business manage and mitigate its exposure to the impact of coronavirus.
The ScaleUp Institute collaborates with policy makers, corporate partners and educational establishments to help businesses scale up and grow. The ScaleUp Institute has developed a Covid-19 resource hub curating resources from across the private and public sectors.
StartUp Britain is a campaign by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. They offer inspiration, resources and guidance to help people start and grow their own business. They also provide online support which may be useful during this time.
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. They also have an online COVID support hub.
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. They also have a Covid-19 resource hub with tools and resources for operations, remote working and navigating funding.
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.
P.H.O.E.B.E is an Ipswich-based charity offering advice, information, advocacy support and counselling to ethnic minority women and children, including domestic abuse support. Their number is: 01473 231566
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 & free tools available.
Which? is the UK's consumer champion. They research consumer issues that matter, with impartial expert advice. They also do product reviews.
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.
IFAN has mapped the UK's independent food banks on an interactive map, of which there are at least 1007. They campaign on food poverty across the UK.
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church. They provide a range of outreach support services for youth and children, families, older people, those experiencing homelessness and more. You can find your nearest Salvation Army here.
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 foodbank 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 National Debtline (0808 808 4000) is a national charity giving free and independent over the phone and online, as well as offering debt advice factsheets, budgeting tools and more. Go to the Coronavirus hub for the latest information and advice on the help available on: paying bills, managing debt, paying your mortgage / rent.
The Money Advice Service offers free and impartial money advice, set up by government, covering debt and borrowing, homes and mortgages, budgeting and saving, work and benefits, pensions and retirement, family and care, cars and travel and insurance. You can call them on 0800 138 7777, or you can contact them on WhatsApp.
The Debt Advice Foundation is a charity that provides information and a helpline to help you understand the array of options that can be considered; such as a debt management plan, bankruptcy, IVA and debt consolidation.
Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. They have tailored advice for young people, older people, migrants, disabled people, people in the criminal justice system and many other groups.
Use their free and easy-to-use Benefits Calculator and Grants Search tools to check what benefits you might be able to claim and what grants you might be able to apply for.
Hosted by Zeba and Fariha, both are writers who offer an interesting take on pop culture news.
Hosted by three friends - Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey, and Assante - The Friend Zone is a podcast exploring mental health and mental hygiene. New episodes every Wednesday.
Home of the largest community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean Heritage in the UK. Visit their website to access support or find a therapist.
Established over 25 years ago, The Sikh Helpline has developed itself to be a trusted point of contact for members of the community in dealing with a range of issues, especially those linked to cultural and social taboos, from hate crimes to mental health and addiction. Coronavirus Support: free professional and confidential counselling over telephone or email.
BIMA is a democratic, national organisation that aims to unite, inspire and serve Muslim healthcare professionals across the UK, and promote a better understanding and appreciation of Islam amongst all healthcare professionals. During the pandemic, they put together an information leaflet to help inform the decision making for those responsible for administering religious burials.
Christian Aid, a global movement of people, churches and local organisations, exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. Find out more about their Coronavirus Emergency Appeal here.
The UK's leading independent race equality think-tank, working end racism. Follow them for updates on their work and research.
Launched to serve as the online BFF for the UK woman of colour. Primarily (but not exclusively) for women living in London, Melan Mag will feature news, information and pieces on notable black role models, fashion, health and beauty, travel and lifestyle, all with an appreciation for the black person, culture and experience.
Dialogue Books, spearheaded by publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove, is the home to a variety of stories from illuminating voices often excluded from the mainstream. Follow them on Twitter to stay posted on new releases.
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. This video also explains what to do if you’re worried about your financial situation.
Hosted by Alesia, Fatima, Aurelia, and Ramou - four amazing black women getting together to talk about pop culture through the lens of the representation (or lack of) black women in media.
gal-dem is a new media publication, committed to telling the stories of people of colour from marginalised genders. With an online and print magazine, they're addressing inequality and misrepresentation in the industry through platforming the creative and editorial work of our community across essays, opinion, news, arts, music, politics and lifestyle content.
Burnt Roti is a South Asian lifestyle magazine dedicated to showcasing the best and brightest in the community. They also have a directory for WoC therapists in London.
Black Ballad is a UK based lifestyle platform that seeks to tell the human experience through eyes of black British women.
Amaliah.com is a online content platform dedicated to amplifying the voices of Muslim women. Amaliah have come together with Islamic Relief UK to create the Amaliah guide to getting through a lockdown Ramadan. Filled with the duas you need, how-tos, some soulful inspiration
A non-profit organisation, community and platform dedicated to creatives of colour in Greater Manchester, working towards a racially diverse and inclusive creative industry. They now have chapters across the UK including Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge, Leeds, Brighton, London, and abroad.
Helping female leaders think bigger, join their Facebook group for a collaborative online community for female entrepreneurs