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During lockdown, individuals and families may be exposed to various challenges. In this section, we have curated the main support organisations for children and families.
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Try and keep a mobile phone with you at all times if possible. The police are a key service when in immediate danger. Do not be afraid to call 999 in an emergency.
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.
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.
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.
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
Aapna in Middlesborough offers services including care, counselling, dementia and advocacy support for people from ethnic minority (racialised) backgrounds.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Kowetha West Cornwall is a community Facebook group for parents raising children of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) origins in West Cornwall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Acacia provides free support to help recover from symptoms associated with pre and postnatal depression and anxiety in the Birmingham area, as well as with other family members.
They have specialist support for BAME (racialised) parents and LGBTQ+ services.
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.
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.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.
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 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+).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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,.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Khaas, based in the South West, provides service to BAME (racialised) children with disabilities and additional needs and their carers and families.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHAYN is a global volunteer network addressing gender-based violence by creating intersectional survivor-led resources online.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Which? is the UK's consumer champion. They research consumer issues that matter, with impartial expert advice. They also do product reviews.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Harbour provide free counselling for death, dying and bereavement in Bristol. They provide individual counselling, couples counselling and group therapy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The S&P Sephardi Community has three synagogues in London and provides education, classes, a home for the elderly and more services and support.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Jamia Masjid & Islamic Centre Slough offers a range of services and classes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Providing support for Merseyside refugee communities and local support organisations working with refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking asylum and refuge).
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The charity for single parent families. They provide expert advice and practical support for single mums and dads in England and Wales.
Sistah Space is a London-based domestic violence charity that provides specialist support services to women of African and Caribbean heritage.
Mermaids supports gender-diverse children and young people under the age of 20, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides information, help and support in a culturally sensitive environment; advances the education of individuals and the community as a whole in Suffolk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Educational apps specially designed to support children with special educational needs, including autism and Down syndrome.
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.
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.
SLOW in London offers support for bereaved parents and siblings through support groups, sibling workshops and resources for others working with bereaved families.
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.
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.
Specialist counselling and therapy services offered to women 16+ who have experienced domestic violence in Middlesbrough.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.
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.
Ebony provide a support group, sitting service, monthly meetings and counselling for Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) carers in Gloucestershire.
Carers UK provide unpaid carers with expert information, advice and support. They also campaign to make the lives of carers better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Age UK is the leading charity for older people. They offer help, information and advice on their website.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For most PCOS women, their GP is their only source of information on the subject. To be made to feel guilty and responsible for your condition makes makes it much harder to continue engaging with any healthcare professional.
In this piece Neelam, founder of Cysters discusses Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and her journey with the condition.
In the UK, there is a racial debt gap meaning that Black and Asian households are more likely to be affected by debt.