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Particular groups of black and minority ethnic people have higher rates of long term conditions associated with COVID19 fatalities, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. To find out how these factors affect black and minority ethnic people, read the Race Equality Foundation guidance here.
In this section, you can access translated resources and guidance on measures to take if you or a loved one are living with a health condition.
A charity supporting community and civil society organisations with varied schemes and programmes including social, cultural, health and economic development to help communities belonging to the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough.
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 & dance group, as well as workshops for schools and more.
Afroluso is a young fresh African (hip-hop) dance group located in Norfolk for female and male empowerment. 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.
Levelling the Playing Field uses the power of sport to engage and improve health and life outcomes for ethnically diverse 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.
Trade Sexual Health is a health charity working with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGB&T) community of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We offer a range of free and confidential support and advice services around sexual health and HIV.
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.
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, LGBT+ individuals, and those with physical, learning or mental difficulties.
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.
Bristol Against Violence and Abuse (BAVA) is a collection of people and organisations in Bristol working to end all types of violence and abuse. Their resources are available in a range of languages including Arabic, Somali, BSL, Chinese and more.
One25 are a Bristol-based charity that work with women facing multiple vulnerabilities, supporting them from crisis and trauma towards independence in the community. 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.
The Dorset REC inform and educate regarding race and ethnic relations including raising awareness, challenging prejudice, informing minority ethnic individuals of their rights, and work with partner organisations to influence policy and combat racial discrimination and racial violence.
The Multi-Cultural Family Base Scotland works with families from minority communities and new migrants who are experiencing difficulties. Some of these are practical, such as housing or financial problems; others are more personal, such as dealing with discrimination or emotional issues. They work in a therapeutic way and offer time and support to help people make sense of the difficulties in their lives and work out how to deal with them.
BRASS supports refugees and asylum seekers in Bedfordshire, UK. They provide advice on a range of issues, English language tuition, and social activities
Gender Jam supports and bring together young trans, non-binary, questioning, and intersex people together and create resources to help the community in Northern Ireland. GenderJam NI has an array of advice and services such as: housing, education, healthcare and other issues that affect the trans community in the region.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. If you’re raising a disabled or seriously ill child, they might be able to help.
Working with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to identify their key issues around health and improve the health information available to them. HAREF then communicates their findings with local health services so that they then have a better understanding of what communities need.
Investing in People and Culture promotes the economic and social inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers and other minority communities in the North East. They provide links to education, work, training and integration advice.
Help Yourself to Health are now operate their health support services online and via the phone. You can speak to a health advisors in a variety of languages - Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati, Tamil, Arabic and Polish. You can reach them by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and letting them know your contact details.
The National Eczema Society are dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with eczema and their carers. They have eczema specific Coronavirus support.
Asthma UK provide expert help and support for people living with Asthma through a helpline, WhatsApp support, reports and access to the best information and advice on their website.
Coronaviruses can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people with diabetes. Everyone with diabetes, including those with type 1, type 2 and gestational, is at risk of developing a severe illness if they get coronavirus, but the way it affects you can vary from person to person. Access this frequently updated information page for more.
BBC Asian Network have created videos in which Doctors explain Coronavirus in a range of South Asian languages. Click the link below to go to the video:
PrEPster aims to educate and agitate for PrEP access in England and beyond. In response to COVID-19, PrEPster have created an info hub about PrEP, sex, sexual and reproductive health, HIV, physical and mental health, and community, with links to partner orgs, services and information.
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 & phone support 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.
Focussing on what is not permitted with the UK’s second lockdown, may mean missing out on something that is.
As the days get shorter and the sun starts to set earlier, winter can be a difficult time in terms of rest and wellbeing.
Engaging with nature and being outdoors is widely believed to improve both mental health and physical wellbeing, especially relevant in times such as these.