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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.
Diabetes UK are the leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK. They campaign for and support everyone affected by diabetes, while funding research which will one day lead to a cure.
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.
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.
The Dorset Race Equality Council inform and educate regarding race and ethnic relations.
They offer activities and support for Minority Ethnic (racialised) people, including community groups, legal support around racial discrimination and more.
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.
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.
Hearing Loss Cornwall support who are living with deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus to benefit from fulfilling lives.
The charity provide information, advice, training and communication support, including British Sign Language interpretation services.
BCA Support Services is a Registered Provider (RP) delivering 24 hour emergency housing with supported accommodation to female adults at risk of homelessness and domestic violence across Birmingham.
Solace offer mental health and wellbeing support for refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking refuge and asylum).
They provide psychotherapy support across Yorkshire and the Humber regions.
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.
GYROS is a charity that supports migrants and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in East Anglia, UK.
They provide free information, advice, guidance and advocacy on a range of subjects, including immigration, housing, Universal Credit, debt, EUSS, rights in the UK and more
The S&P Sephardi Community has three synagogues in London and provides education, classes, a home for the elderly and more services and support.
In England, most working-age adults have to pay prescription charges, though certain groups are entitled to free NHS prescriptions.
West London Buddhist Centre provides Buddhism and meditation resources for the whole of West London area. They have a custom space, with space for tea, book browsing, conversation and discussion, as well as a yoga studio with a range of classes, and a treatment room for massage and other therapies.
A grassroots organisation working at the intersections of oppression, health, healing and liberation practice, that supports People of Colour (racialised people) by delivering workshops, skill shares and trainings to share knowledge and build alternative health provision/ community-led health, rooted in the needs of those marginalised.
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.
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.
Womankind helps hundred of women across the South West every year to improve their mental health and wellbeing so they can experience a better quality of life. They offer counselling, group therapy, befriending as well as a speciality service for deaf women and group for LGBTQIA+ women.
Tarkai works with Punjabi communities to create spaces where all individual can access mental health awareness, education and support to better care for themselves and one another.
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.
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.
FearFree offer support for people experiencing domestic abuse in Scotland who identify as a man or from the LGBT+ community.
Their workers offer a range of support including safety planning, emotional support, mentoring, alongside practical support with housing, employment/education and accessing appropriate benefits.
Working with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities in Newcastle to identify key issues around health and improve information available to them.
HAREF then work with local health services so that they then have a better understanding of what communities need.
Bloody Good Period are partnered with 100+ community partners across England and Wales including food banks, asylum seeker drop-in centres, refuges and homeless shelters.
They have a supply of period products in storage and off them to anyone who needs them.
London Black Women's Project is a specialist and dedicated organisation for ethnic minority (racialised) women and girls. They offer a range of support services to women and girls including refuge, legal advice, domestic violence, healing and more.
For their free 24hr National Domestic Violence Helpline call 020 8472 0528.
Asthma + Lung UK fight for everyone’s right to breathe. They're the UK's leading lung charity and offer support and advice for anyone with a lung condition, alongside campaigning and research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Harbour provide free counselling for death, dying and bereavement in Bristol. They provide individual counselling, couples counselling and group therapy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Council tax exemptions and discounts are available to claim if a mental health condition permanently affects your ability to perform normal daily tasks. If you or someone you live with is diagnosed with a ‘severe mental impairment’, you could be eligible for a council tax exemption or discount.
BAATN is the largest community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean (racialised) heritage in the UK. Visit their website to access support or find a therapist.
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.
CANS is an organisation who support and promote the mental health and emotional wellbeing of people from Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) communities throughout Northern Ireland.
Their services do this through culturally sensitive counselling (in English or common Minority Ethnic language).
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 Green House offers a range of evidence-based individual therapies (12 to 24 sessions) to children and young people up to the age of 18 who have experienced sexual abuse, living in Bristol, Bath and North Somerset, North East Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
Muslim Women's Network UK (MWNUK) is the only national Muslim women's organisation in Britain. They are a small national charity and work to improve the social justice and equality for Muslim women and girls. They campaign, research, advocate and offer regional and local networks.
The 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.
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.
Devon Mind run support groups from gender-specific to mental health condition focussed groups. They have range of courses and an affordable counselling service with reduced rates for students and those on benefits.
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.
The Red Box Project work to ensure that every young person has access to the period products that they need when they’re at school. Their mission is to ensure that no young person misses out on their education due to their period.
Sistah Space is a London-based domestic violence charity that provides specialist support services to women of African and Caribbean heritage.
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.
MESMAC Newcastle works with gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men.They offer free HIV tests, advice and information on many different health issues.
They also have 1:1 support and a 5-day-a-week helpline on 0191 233 1333.
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.
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.
Khaas, based in the South West, provides service to BAME (racialised) children with disabilities and additional needs and their carers and families.
Chandos is a treatment centre for men in Bristol who recognise that alcohol and/or other substances are a problem for them and need support.
Knowle West Health Association are a wellbeing organisation serving the community in Filwood, Knowle and surrounding areas.
Their main support includes a community kitchen and free 'as long as you need' counselling service.
Through gardening and growing, People and Gardens in St Austell enables people with learning disabilities or emotional impairments to be able to develop as individuals, to learn work and social skills and to have equality of choice and opportunity in the workplace.
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.
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.
Back on Track works with adults who are going through a process of recovery or rehabilitation.
Through training programmes, skills for work, info advice and guidelines, they support people who have been through problems with alcohol or drugs, offending, homelessness and mental health.
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.
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.
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.
Hosted by three friends - Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey, and Assanté - The Friend Zone is a podcast exploring mental health and mental hygiene. New episodes every Wednesday.
A discrete offshoot of Brighton Migrant Solidarity. They are the only organisation in the Brighton area providing housing support to destitute migrants who are not allowed to work or have no recourse to public funds. They take referrals directly from organisations such as Brighton Voices in Exile. In addition to accommodation, they also provide financial, practical and emotional support to locally based migrants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rainbow Noir is a volunteer-led social, peer support and community action group, which celebrates and platforms people of colour who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer and/or Intersex (LGBTQI+).
They hold monthly social spaces both online and in person.
Ebony provide a support group, sitting service, monthly meetings and counselling for Black and Minority Ethnic (racialised) carers in Gloucestershire.
BRASS supports refugees and asylum seekers in Bedfordshire, UK. They provide advice on a range of issues, English language tuition, and social activities
A Bloody Good Cause collect sanitary products for women experiencing homelessness.
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.
Government website where you can input your postcode to be directed to the nearest outdoor recreation spaces, opening hours, accessibility information and guidelines.
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.
May Project Gardens London empowers marginalised groups to address poverty, disempowerment and access to resources and influence. They do this using what they consider universally connecting tools - nature, food and creative arts - to foster people’s personal transformation, which collectively leads to social change.
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.
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 Junction Project in Bristol is an accommodation-based drug and alcohol service. They provide good quality housing combined with individual support to men and women whose lives have been directly affected by alcohol or substance misuse.
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.
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.
Trade Sexual Health is a health charity working with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) community of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. They offer a range of free and confidential support and advice services around sexual health and HIV.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous have intergroups across England, Wales and Scotland for those over the age of 18 struggling with alcohol.
They have specific Polish speaking groups, and online groups. They include wheelchair accessible, sign language and hearing aid groups.
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.
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.
Victim Support believes that all survivors of domestic abuse should be able to get the support they need to move on from the impact of crime. They provide support to people weeks, months and years after a crime.
The Mental Health Foundation has an online resource hub for looking after your mental health. A great resource for mental health tools generally, the Mental Health Foundation has collated a list of information and statistics looking at the impact that issues such as racism and discrimination has on ethnic minority communities.
London Buddhist Centre teaches meditation and Buddhism in a way that is relevant to contemporary life. They offer a full schedule of classes and events available online. They also run yoga classes, PoetryEast, school visits, two charity shops, fairs, festivals and classes for people under 25 - all in an atmosphere of community and friendship.
MindOut is a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people. They work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern
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.
Help Counselling offers a range of low-cost, long-term talking therapies both face-to-face in London and online countrywide.
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Counselling Hub in Nottingham promote emotional health and wellbeing through inclusive and accessible counselling at a cost that reflects the economic circumstance of the client.
They employ a diverse workforce including BAME therapists.
Practical and Social Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (people seeking refuge and asylum), Meeting Point Leeds provides English classes, a women's group and weekly drop-in sessions with hot meals and food aid.
Manchester 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.
Mind in Somerset provide peer support, art and gardening groups, alongside support groups and one-to-one sessions for adults, and young peoples networks.
Hey Girls gives a box of period products away to young people in the UK from low-income families for every one box that’s sold.
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.
Learning Through Landscapes are a UK charity dedicated to making lives better through connection with nature.
Working with educators, parents and carers, designers and funders to encourage and inspire outdoor learning and play.
Youth Realities is a youth-led organisation based in Barnet addressing teenage relationship abuse through creative education and specialist, survivor-centred support. They offer 1:1 support, workshops, dance classes, manhood programmes and other bespoke and creative projects.
Doctors of the World's vision is a world where everyone can see a doctor when they need to. They provide free healthcare, advice and practical support to people who struggle to access NHS services, while working to tackle the barriers to healthcare they face. They believe everyone has the right to healthcare, regardless of their immigration or housing status.
Glenshane Community Development Limited provides low-cost workspace, educational and training courses, advice service, migrant support, room hire, luncheon club for the elderly, and a drop-in facility.
Mind Bristol is a mental health resource for people in Bristol and surrounding areas providing support helplines, virtual drop-ins, offer advocacy services, refugee support and more.
The Southmead Project provides free counselling and support for survivors of abuse and addiction across Bristol and surrounding areas.
The Bristol Eating Disorder Peer Support Group has been running for over twenty five years.
They aim to provide a space for people with eating disorders (aged 18 years and over) and for friends/families/carers to support one another.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bipolar UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting people with bipolar, including their families and carers. They also run an e-community - an online forum to access information and support.
Working On Our Power Is A Transformative Leadership Programme For Trans*, Non-Binary And Cis Women Of Colour. They run facilitated workshops, workbooks, meditations and yoga, healing spaces and more. There is a range of accessibility support such as bursaries, child care assistance, language translations, closed captions and more.
Open Door is a drop-in service for refugees and asylum seekers at the East Oxford Community Centre. They offer advice, information, support, recreational activities and a free lunch. They provide a welcoming environment for people to meet, make connections, chat to volunteers and friends, gain training and participate in the preparation of a hot lunch (with halal and vegetarian options).
Pentreath run a Community Development Worker service for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) mental health needs in Cornwall.
They provide support to BAME (racialised) people including migrant workers and Gypsies and Travellers, who are struggling with their mental health.
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.
Diverse Cymru provides support, services and advice to Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people throughout Wales who are affected by mental ill health through support, services, advice and advocacy for those aged 4 and up.
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.
Muslim Youth Helpline has a helpline 365 days a year for those at the point of crisis, as well as training and workshops for young Muslims, and undertaking research around the issues facing Muslim Youth.
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.
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.
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.
Access Adventures is a community of outdoor adventurers and a non-profit organisation providing adaptive adventure camps for people with a physical disability.
They host regular camps and sessions on waterskiing, wakeboarding, alpine skiing, kiting, biking, paddlesports and yoga.
An ecosystem builder centring the experience of Black people and People of Colour (racialised) through an anti-capitalist, reparative justice framework. LION hold workshops and events to strategise and network-build while consistently documenting their activities through writing, photography and video.
Haringey Migrant Support Centre provides a weekly drop-in service for migrants. The drop-in offers free immigration advice from legal professionals, and advice and signposting services on welfare and health issues.
TransgenderNI are a human rights and community organisation who support trans and gender diverse people in Northern Ireland.
Based in their groundbreaking Belfast Trans Resource Centre, they work to protect and promote the rights and services trans communities need.
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.
SWAN in Bristol offer low-cost counselling primarily to those suffering from addiction, however they won't turn anyone away if they think they can help (over 18). The therapy they offer can last for up to 2 years.
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.
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.
The Race Equality Centre provides support and advice to individuals, groups and organisations from racialised minority backgrounds, which is designed to enhance their ability to proactively participate in political, social and economic activities.
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.
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.
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.
Black Elders Day Centre is a space for social contact, exercise, activity, craft and more for Afro-Caribbean elders over 55 years in Gloucester.
EACH was founded in 1991 as Ethnic Alcohol Counselling in Hounslow. It was the first Asian specific community-based alcohol service to be established in the UK.
They now offer counselling and support to help anyone affected by drugs and alcohol, mental health issues, violence and abuse, as well as social and peer activities.
QTPoC Mental Health is a Facebook page that exists to provide greater access to community healing. They host meditations for queer & trans people of colour and publish original art and writing on www.restforresistance.com.
The Gatehouse offers free support for adults aged 25+ who are homeless, vulnerably housed, on low income and/or looking for company and community.
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.
Missing Link is a mental health and housing service for women in Bristol. They support women who are homeless, or have a history of sleeping rough or whose housing is at risk because of their mental health issues.
The African Community Centre is operated b the African/African community in partnership with Indigenous Welsh people throughout Wales.
They have a wide range of services, including English classes, young people’s projects, group activities and an Asylum Seekers Community Transport scheme.
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.
Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.
Bath Ethnic Minority Senior Citizens Association (BEMSCA) provides support and services for Ethnic Minority (racialised) communities.
They run a weekly lunch club and provide advocacy and outreach support.
Keeping Bristol Safe Partnership offer support and resources for Bristol residents including on anti-racism, domestic abuse, FGM, homelessness, mental health and more.
Carers UK provide unpaid carers with expert information, advice and support. They also campaign to make the lives of carers better.
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.
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.
A Brixton based service for the homeless and people in need. They also offer help, support and outreach for those unable to get to them, volunteering and a "Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen" programme offering free legal resources.
Community sporting initiative welcoming members of ethnic minorities (racialised people) in order to bring communities together.
They run competitions, with money going to organisations like One Ummah, an Islamic charity working with people affected by the Syrian conflict.
DREAMSAI's objectives are:
1. Promoting teachings of Shirdi Saibaba as set out in Satcharita
2. Supplying food, hygiene items and essentials to homeless & needy people in temporary sheltered accommodation.
3.Raising awareness of the blood donation, bone marrow and stem cells within Indian community.
Located in the Weston-super-Mare, Western Counselling is a residential treatment centre providing detoxification and rehabilitation for those struggling with drug and/or alcohol use, gambling, food disorders and co-dependency.
They also offer additional free aftercare for ex-clients in recovery.
1625 Independent People is a charity that supports young people who are experiencing homeless or at risk of homelessness in the South West.
They find secure homes, teach life-skills, offer advice, help access training and job opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
CAHN is a Black-led organisation set up to address the wider social determinants to reduce health inequalities for people of Caribbean & African in Greater Manchester and beyond. We work with the Black community and cross-sector organisations to build community resilience, relationships and a social movement to reduce health inequalities.
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.
Insight Gloucestershire are a local charity dedicated to supporting those living with sight loss or blindness.
They offer outreach, mobile phones, IT courses and training, clubs and groups, sport clubs and a range of other support.
FORWARD (Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development) is an African women-led organisation working to end violence against women and girls.
They tackle abuse and discrimination through a range of services, including emotional support, FGM specialist clinics, safe spaces, leadership programmes for young women and more.
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.
A non-profit organisation which prioritises and advances the representation of Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds within psychiatry and psychology. They host events and provide a network.
Trubys Garden Tea Room is an interfaith community cafe run by Muslim women building positive relationships between communities in Milton Keynes
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.
Unique Minds BAME Men's Support Group meet weekly as part of the Leeds Survivor-led Counsel Service.
Call 0113 260 9328 or email Patrick at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
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.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.
The Specialised Deaf Service works with deaf people who are experiencing significant mental or emotional distress, both British Sign Language (BSL) users and people who do not use sign language, including those who have become deaf later in life.
Age UK is the leading charity for older people. They offer help, information and advice on their website.
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.
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.
Crisis night shelter for the LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer) community who feel endangered, who are homeless or 'hidden' homeless.
They run recovery groups, African-specific groups, social events, as well as referral-only arts and exercise groups.
Young Roots provide one to one casework support to young asylum seekers and refugees between the ages of 11-25 in Croydon and Brent. They help them to access services, accommodation and support.
Health Watch are the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. They’re there to make sure that those running services, put people at the heart of care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Providing support for Merseyside refugee communities and local support organisations working with refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking asylum and refuge).
GIRES is a volunteer operated membership charity that, in collaboration with the other groups in its field, hears, helps, empowers and gives a voice to trans and gender non-conforming individuals, including those who are non-binary and non-gender, as well as their families.
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.
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.
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.
Article 39 is a small, independent charity which fights for the rights of children living in state and privately-run institutions (children’s homes, boarding and residential schools, mental health inpatient units, prisons and immigration detention) in England. They campaign, offer legal support, run groups for young people and advocate in policy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Brighton-based BMECP is an infrastructure organisation that runs training and events as well as a range of community services including a food bank, a 50+ group, a Chinese Elders group and a range of drop-in sessions on topics such as interpreting, money and yoga.
The Shores in Dorset provides a service to men and women who have experienced rape or sexual assault. They work hard to acknowledge the extra barriers faced by ethnic minorities (racialised people), LGBT+ individuals, and disabled people.
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.
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.
SkateboardGB is a membership-based and not-for-profit organisation set up to improve, support and develop skateboarding across the UK.
They help community groups get local skate parks built, create accredited coaching courses, run competitions and events, and much more. They also have an app for Skateboarders.
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.
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.
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.
Brigstowe in Bristol offer specialist, confidential and free support, advice and information to anyone living with or affected by HIV.
They run a specialist service for migrants and asylum seekers, as well as a specialist service for those living with Type 2 Diabetes.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rethink are one of the largest charities providing care and support for those living with mental health conditions. They an online hub to provide practical support and information that is useful for people living with or supporting anyone with mental illness.
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.
Bristol Hate Crime and Discrimination Services can help you in a variety of ways; from practical and emotional support to legal advice. everything will be guided by you and only with your consent. This service is completely free and confidential.
The Hope Project in Bristol provides short-term emotional and practical support for men aged 30-64, specifically those who are in psychological distress or have recently self-harmed, but are not currently engaged with other mental health services.
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).
Culturally Diverse Minds offer support for 10* to 25 year olds (*from school year 6) from culturally diverse communities who are struggling with their mental health. This could be due to identity, place, discrimination or racism.
They offer 1-2-1 support, group sessions and more.
Khulisa reduces reoffending and transforms young people's lives. They provide behaviour changing programmes in prisons, schools and the community to equip them with skills and strength to choose alternatives to violence and crime.
Terrence Higgins Trust is the largest voluntary sector provider of HIV and sexual health services in the UK, running services out of local centres across Great Britain. They have a range of information, online and phone support services.
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.
Galop is the UK's only specialist LGBTQIA+ anti-violence charity. They support all LGBTQIA+ people who've experienced hate crime, domestic abuse, sexual violence, as well as a service for young people aged 16-25 in London and a dedicated Trans Advocacy Service.
Project One is dedicated to the inclusion, increase and support of Black And Minority Ethnic (racialised) people within UK climbing.
They offer free and subsidised climbing sessions at indoor climbing gyms, as well as supervised courses, instructor training and sessions on how to safely transition outdoors.
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.
Black Cultural Archives is the home of Black British History. They use their mission to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in the UK and to inspire and give strength to individuals, communities and society. At their HQ they run a series of gallery exhibitions, educational programmes and public engagement events. They provide free access to their unique set of archives, museum objects and reference library.
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 Homeless Health Service in Bristol drop-in clinics, offering a holistic approach to healthcare covering emotional, physical and mental health needs.
You can go to them with any health problem and list a full timetable on their website.
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.
Carefree works with young people aged 11-25 who are in and leaving care across Cornwall. They engage in positive social education activities, events and projects, as well as a personal advisor service for about half of Cornwall's care leavers.
They also support separated children seeking asylum.
STARS is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.
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.
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.
The Nottingham Buddhist Centre are a friendly community of Order Members and volunteers who run meditation classes, yoga sessions, Buddhist talks, retreats and festival days that are open to people from all walks of life and levels of experience.
Latin American Women’s Aid runs the only refuges in Europe and in the UK by and for Latin American women and children fleeing gender-based violence.
They also offer holistic and intersectional services for Black and Minoritised (racialised) women. They are proud to be LGBTQIA+ inclusive.
Gloucestershire Chinese Women's Guild provides free language support, home visits, advocacy, interpretation, advice on benefits and education and training.
Their staff speak Cantonese, Hakka, Mandarin, Shanghainese and English.
The 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.
Milk and Honey is an expressive safe space that allows young women and girls who are often deemed as hard to engage to flourish and take ownership of H.E.R (Healing, Empowerment and Resilience) through 1:1 sessions and creative group projects.
Provides information, advice and support to individuals and families who have experienced, or are experiencing, discrimination/harassment. They also provide training to service providers.
SARI provide free and confidential support for anyone who is a victim of hate crime across Avon and Somerset. Whether that’s based on race, faith, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or sex.
They have online resources, out of hour emergency, casework support and more.
Filwood Hope is a walk-in centre which provides the local community of Knowle West with advice and support on benefits, debt housing and food bank referals. They also provide counselling, with host advisers from Age UK offering advice to those over 55.
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.
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.
Boloh is the Barnardo's COVID-19 helpline for those aged 11+ from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups. They offer a phoneline and online chat services to talk to a specialist psychotherapist about a range of topics.
PrEPster aims to educate and agitate for PrEP (pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis) access in England and beyond. They offer support, advice and information on PrEP.
Nepalese British Community UK (NBC-UK) aim to promote socio-cultural activities and social integration.
They run events including yoga, mental health awareness programs, Zumba dancing classes, and cultural events.
Drink Aware provides independent advice, information and tools to help people make better choices about their drinking. If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with alcohol there is lots of help available. They have support on their website, as well as an online chat option.
London Friend's offers counselling, support and community services delivered by a team of over 100 trained LGBT volunteers. They cover mental health, sexual health, social support, drugs and alcohol as well as a specific support system for refugees and asylum seekers (people seeking refuge or asylum).
Climbxr is a community and club with social climbing dates and meet-ups in London for Black and underrepresented communities in climbing.
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.
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.
Specialist counselling and therapy services offered to women 16+ who have experienced domestic violence in Middlesbrough.
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.
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).
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.
EMBA provide help, advice, teaching and training to those with an interest in Buddhism and meditation in the Buddhist community.
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.
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.
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.
The Exeter Hindu Temple provides a place for worship and community, as well as an ashram for yoga, meditation, exercise, culinary courses, Ayuverdic medicine, Eastern arts and youth engagement.
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+).
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.
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.
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.
Off The Record Bristol is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
They have specific LGBTQ+, trans* and people of colour (racialised) networks. All services are free and confidential.
Intercom Trust is an LGBT+ charity working across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and the wider South West.
They provide help and support, advocacy, counselling, training, information, groups including domestic abuse support.
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.
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.
Hub Cymru Africa is a partnership supporting the Wales Africa Community, bringing together the work of the Wales for Africa Health Links Network, the Sub Saharan Advisory Panel and Fair Trade Wales. They offer advice, mentoring, training and resources on their website.
National AIDS Trust champions the rights of people living with HIV and campaigns for change—shaping attitudes, challenging injustice, and changing lives.
Afroluso is a young fresh African (hip-hop) dance group located in Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.
Their main style of dance originates from Africa with influences ranging from classic artists such as Afrohouse, Funana, Dancehall, Traditional Dancing to modern hip hop mixture.
Alcohol Change UK is a leading UK alcohol charity. If you're worried that you're drinking too much, there's support available on their website.
Positive East has been on the forefront of HIV service and care for nearly three decades in East London. They support people from the point of HIV diagnosis to longer term care. They have a range of free counselling, support groups, testing as well as groups for women who are refugees or asylum seekers (people seeking refuge or asylum).
Pride Sports is a sports development and inclusion organisation that aims to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport and improve access to sport for LGBT+ people.
Their website includes a LGBT+ club finder and a calendar of events.
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.
Midaye Somali Development Network was originally the Somali Mothers and Under Fives group, to serve mothers with young children. The Midaye Somali Development Network advocates on behalf of the community across a broad spectrum of needs.
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.
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.
The Marmalade Trust in Bristol are a charity dedicated to raising awareness of loneliness and helping people make new friendships.
They provide companionship and joy to those struggling with loneliness, run an annual Awareness Week campaign as well as events.
St Petrocs works with homeless people in Cornwall to offer accommodation, support, advice, training and resettlement.
Cysters is a grassroots charity, dedicated to supporting individuals and improving the health, education and welfare of those with reproductive and mental health issues.
They aim to educate the public about reproductive health and education.
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.
Sahir House has been offering HIV support, prevention, information and training across Merseyside since 1985.
Sahir House increases HIV and sexual health knowledge, reduces stigma and campaigns for the rights for those living with HIV and related intersectionalities (gender, sexuality, asylum status).
Freedom from Torture provide specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture recover and rebuild their lives in the UK.
They also provide training for professionals working with torture survivors.
CLAUK is a coalition of Latin American organisations from the voluntary sector that have come together to raise awareness and understanding of the issues facing the Latin American community in the UK.
Membership is free, and they offer support in education, health, for victims of violence, legal advice, cultural projects and more.
Devon 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nilaari are a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (racialised) led charity with over 20 years experience delivering social care support, talking therapies and training to adults and young people.
Their services are available to all communities across Bristol.
DASH hosts drop-in days providing hot meals, a safe social space, casework and referrals (not legal aid).
They also liaise with housing providers, help with form-filling for health and education institutions, offer a food bank and advice on settling in to life in the UK.
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.
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.
Tambai Promotions specialises in music and dance workshops and performances of African Music in Norfolk.
They are led by Anna Mudeka, a renowned musician who is recognised internationally. Tambai Promotions run an African music and dance group, as well as workshops for schools and more.
GMFA is a sexual health project by LGBT HERO. They offer trusted information, advice and support for gay, bi and trans men who have sex with men on all things sex, sexual health, HIV prevention and living with HIV while dealing with issues such as chemsex and general wellbeing.
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.
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.
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.
MAP Middlesbrough offers practical support and social opportunities to those seeking asylum in Middlesbrough, and to refugees.
Their support includes a meet and chat group, donated household goods, a football club, keep fit classes, wellbeing activities and more.
Bristol ADHD has a specialist team of doctors, psychologists, occupational therapist and nurses who work exclusively with adults who have ADHD across Avon and Wiltshire.
The Trust aids young people aged 16-25 fighting cancer, or affected by cancer, throughout Cornwall, the Isles of Scilly and Devon.
They do this with the provision of grants which can be used towards relieving physical or financial needs.
iSight Cornwall offer a number of services designed to support visually impaired people living in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Their support includes advice on low vision and assistive technology, benefits, clubs and more.
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.
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.
Cornerstone in Manchester is a day centre providing services to prevent people becoming homeless, secure safe accommodation for those who are homeless, and the support that people need to make a new home.
They have free breakfast, hot showers, a range of activities, 1:1 support and advice, as well as access/signposting to other agencies.
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.
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,.
Solace Women's Aid exists to end the harm done through Violence Against Women and Girls in London. They offer advice, support, accommodation, therapeutic services, rape crisis, training and services for young people. Their helpline is on 0808 802 5565.
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.
The Advocacy Academy is a transformational Social Justice Youth Organising Movement for young people from South London who are passionate about creating a more fair, just and equal society.
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.
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.
BEACON hosts a range of support for asylum seekers and refugees (people seeking refuge and asylum).
This includes McKenzie friends, who provide mentoring and legal assistance, hosting support and their weekly drop-in ESOL session, CHAT.
Based in Manchester, the African Rainbow Family (ARF) is a non-for-profit charitable organisation that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender intersexual and queer (LGBTIQ) people of African heritage and the wider Black Asian Minority Ethnic (racialised) groups.
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.
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.
Birmingham LGBT are passionate about creating and developing a thriving and vibrant LGBT community. They have a range range of support services including fitness activities and classes, counselling, sexual health services, refugee groups and other places signposted via their website.
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.
HERe Ni is a community group and a safe place for lesbian and bisexual women in Northern Ireland.
They aim to create a community space through providing information, peer support and facilitating training.
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.
BASS Autism Services for Adults provide a service to adults with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and professionals and carers who support them.
SARSAS provide support to people who have experienced rape or any kind of sexual assault or abuse at any time in their lives through counselling, live chat and other specialist support. They are open to all; girls, boys, women, men, trans and non-binary individuals.
The Wave Project works with young people to reduce anxiety and improve confidence through surfing.
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.
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.
BRASS provides support for asylum seekers and refugees (people seeking refuge and asylum) in Bolton.
They offer advice, support and information to access public services, English classes, workshops on UK life, opportunities to develop skills, and various well-being activities.
The aim of the Norwich Wellbeing Centre is to serve and educate local individuals, communities and organisations in the areas of wellbeing and health.
They offer a wide range of therapies, training, events and more.
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.
Sunrise Diversity are a dynamic grassroots community organisation in a remote rural area. They provide activities, services and events for individuals of diverse identities. They offer online activities, 1-2-1 support, LGBTQIA+ activities, as well diversity workshops. Their website features multilingual resources for adults and children.
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.
SLOW in London offers support for bereaved parents and siblings through support groups, sibling workshops and resources for others working with bereaved families.
Be is based in Newcastle upon Tyne. They work to improve the lives of trans and non-Binary people throughout the North East and West of England and beyond through their weekly drop-in sessions, peer support groups and social events.
Kooth is a child and young adult-centred online mental wellbeing community, where users can seek advice anonymously from the professional admin team.
Patti Gift Therapy aim to embed African centred psychological thinking as the foundation for all the work we do. To promote self-knowledge and the potential in people, so helping to build healthier communities.
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.
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.
The National Eczema Society are dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers. They offer expert information and advice.
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.
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.
The Pride Sports LGBT+ Sports Club finder lets you search the club map by clicking on any of the icons in the area you are interested in.
Assisted Homes support adults who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness, and who may also need to overcome a dependence on addictive substances. They do this in a number of ways with: Outreach work, supported housing, resettlement support
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.
Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offers free and confidential emotional and practical support, information and advocacy to women, all members of the trans community, non-binary people and young people aged 12-18 in Edinburgh, East and Midlothian, who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.
The Willow Tree Centre provides a free confidential and unbiased one-to-one listening and support service for women (and their partners) experiencing difficulties related to unplanned pregnancy and after all types of pregnancy loss
Headway have just over 40 years experience in helping survivors of brain injury live as independently as possible.
They provide social and cognitive rehabilitation for adults with brain injury across Bristol, North and North East Somerset, and South Gloucestershire.
Bosence Farm offers residential rehabilitation and detox support for people struggling with alcohol or drug addition.
Based in Hayle, they run a rehab, detox and stabilisation centre, as well as a dedicated young person's unit.
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.
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.
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.
Society Alive in Norwich seeks to inject live and vitality to every aspect of the community. It is open to all irrespective of race, gender, sexual affiliation or religious inclination, inclusivity and selfless service to mankind.
Their support includes wellbeing workshops, a cafe and more.
NAZ is a sexual health charity working to address sexual health inequalities in Black, Brown and Global Majority communities.
They offer care and support around HIV, sexual health prevention, clinical services and research.
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 4Front Project is a youth-led organisation supporting young people of colour (racialised people) with experiences of violence and/or in contact with the criminal justice system to fight for justice, peace and freedom.
Aapna in Middlesborough offers services including care, counselling, dementia and advocacy support for people from ethnic minority (racialised) backgrounds.
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.
The service seeks to provide increased access and treatment to appropriate and timely mental health services for armed forces personnel approaching discharge and veterans with mental health difficulties in the South West.
Birmingham Ethnic Education and Advisory Service (BEEAS) is a organisation whose purpose is to improve the life chances of some of the most disadvantaged communities in Birmingham. They organise English as a Second Language classes, provide guidance and advice on education and training, provide opportunities, and more.
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.
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 Sikh Helpline is a free professional and confidential telephone counselling and email inquiry service, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The offer support on issues around mental health, discrimination, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kinergy is a specialist counselling agency offering support for survivors of sexual abuse and sexual violence in Bristol.
They're inclusive of all genders, 18 years and above. The website features help guides, leaflets, apps and information on other support available.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SWALLOW is based in Bath and North East Somerset and aims to enable teenagers and adults with learning disabilities.
They offer support on housing, work skills, independent living training and much more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Community of Namibians in Great Britain (CNGB) is a non-profit organisation that provides social interaction opportunities to all Namibians that reside in the United Kingdom (UK), Europe and the Diaspora.
They run workshops, offer bereavement support, provide information, advice and more.
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