Black Girls Hike is non-profit organisation providing a safe space for Black women to explore the countryside with like-minded individuals, with an emphasis on well-being and sisterhood. They host nationwide group hikes, outdoor activity days and training events.
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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.
English+ are a Christian charity supporting new communities in Norwich to learn English, form friendships and making the city home.
They welcome anyone who finds themselves isolated by lack of English language including refugees and asylum seekers; beginners and advanced; young and old; all faiths and none.
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.
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 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.
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.
Outward Bound is educational charity that helps young people to defy limitations through learning and adventures in the wild.
They offer free workshops, reports and events, subsidised training and graduate opportunities. They also offer free day trips for those qualifying for school meals.
LGBT Health and Wellbeing works to improve the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.
You can find their physical activity groups and other services and support for LGBTQIA+ people of all ages on their website.
Khaas, based in the South West, provides service to BAME (racialised) children with disabilities and additional needs and their carers and families.
Norwich International Youth Project supports young people aged 11-25 in Norfolk who are seeking asylum, have refugee status or are otherwise displaced from their country of origin.
They run a youth group, English class, organise trips, projects and other activities.
YHA England & Wales has over 150 properties, open to anyone from schools, to families, couples and backpackers. They also run subsidised trips for disadvantaged children and families on low incomes to experience travel and adventure.
Birmingham LGBT are passionate about creating and developing a thriving and vibrant LGBT community. They have a range range of support services including fitness activities and classes, counselling, sexual health services, refugee groups and other places signposted via their website.
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.
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.
The YET is an independent, educational charity seeking to promote safe and responsible expeditions. They champion and encourage active, challenging and safe expeditions involving young people.
It does this by providing advice and support to expedition leaders and all expedition providers, as well as by advocating the value of youth expeditions.
The Pride Sports LGBT+ Sports Club finder lets you search the club map by clicking on any of the icons in the area you are interested in.
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).
Black Elders Day Centre is a space for social contact, exercise, activity, craft and more for Afro-Caribbean elders over 55 years in Gloucester.
Government website where you can input your postcode to be directed to the nearest outdoor recreation spaces, opening hours, accessibility information and guidelines.
A support club combatting the under-representation of People of Colour (racialised people) in birdwatching by organising birdwatching walks and events. The community includes experienced birders and enthusiastic first timers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 Wave Project works with young people to reduce anxiety and improve confidence through surfing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mind in Somerset provide peer support, art and gardening groups, alongside support groups and one-to-one sessions for adults, and young peoples networks.
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.
A Black-led community for People of Colour on Facebook to explore the healing power of nature, environmental justice and land-honouring ancestral traditions.
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.
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.
The English Outdoor Council is an umbrella body for organisations involved in the provision of outdoor education, recreation and development training. Its work involves lobbying for opportunities for outdoor learning for all young people and funding advice for volunteer organisations.
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.
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.
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.
Time Outdoors has a website with outdoors events listings and a newsletter for UK-wide things to do, places to go and clubs to join.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
YES Outdoors are a charity that support young people from the London boroughs of Islington, Camden, Hackney and Haringey.
Their projects include challenging activities, mentoring from inspiring role models and employment support for young people experiencing homelessness.
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.
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.
Climbxr is a community and club with social climbing dates and meet-ups in London for Black and underrepresented communities in climbing.
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.
Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum offer practical advice, information, support and friendship to people seeking asylum or refuge.
They have a community centre, offer advice and support (including for LGBTQIA+ communities) and run trainings. They also have different activities in their groups for women, youth and gardening.