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Gifted Women

Gifted Women provide an employability programme centred around self-confidence, wellbeing and community engagement. It operates in and around Plymouth in the south west, and is a relatively new organisation, set up in 2020. Gifted Women aims to work with and benefit women who are experiencing multiple disadvantage. It supports women affected by a mix of […]

UAREUK

UareUK (United to Assist Refugees UK) describes itself as a grassroots humanitarian movement dedicated to refugees and those fleeing war and persecution.  It operates in Wrexham which is one of the three dispersal areas of asylum seekers in Wales.  The organisation resources, sorts, and re-distributes donated items for refugees and asylum seekers in and around […]

Fermanagh Rural Community Initiative

Fermanagh Rural Community Initiative works to address the issues faced by people who are socially excluded and disadvantaged within Fermanagh and bordering counties in Northern Ireland.  It offers training and opportunities to people five days a week from its offices and base in Enniskillen. Core activities are around employability, with IT training, personal development and […]

The Survivor Lighthouse

The Survivor Lighthouse was set up to respond to local community need around domestic abuse and violence. It is based within St Mark’s Community Church in Smethwick in the West Midlands and has been running since 2019.  The organisation is open two days a week for people to attend drop-in sessions, or find support or […]

The Croft

The Croft Visitors’ Support and Advice Centre delivers support for families and visitors at HMP Barlinnie in Glasgow. Known locally as ‘the big hoose’, the charity offers support to over 15,000 visitors each year. The Croft visitor centre is open seven days a week, staffed by a small team that help with emotional and practical […]

Survivors of Torture Activity Fund

This Manchester-based group works to support survivors of torture that come to the UK as asylum seekers. The Activity Fund offers support on a long-term basis, and aims to ease the physical and mental pain often experienced by survivors of torture. Work includes encouraging and assisting people to access community facilities, helping people to source […]

Eating Distress North East

Eating Distress North East works to support anyone affected by eating distress – a term used to include people with eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia for instance, and all those with anxieties around, or difficult relationships with, food and eating. Based in central Newcastle, it’s services are open to anyone from Northumberland, Tyne […]

The Maggie Oliver Foundation

The Maggie Oliver Foundation works to support adults who had been victims of child sexual abuse. Named after its founder, a former detective who exposed the Rochdale grooming scandal after she resigned from the police force over ten years ago, the Foundation is based in Manchester but has a national reach. It provides support in […]

Larne Wellbeing Hub

Larne Wellbeing Hub offers various services for anyone in the local community who is affected by a range of issues including mental health problems such as anxiety or depression, and addiction or substance misuse, suicide, or self-harm.  Free counselling is available, along with drop-ins, wellbeing ‘check-ins’, mentoring, a listening ear service and one-to-one emotional support. […]

African Women Impact

African Women Impact works with BME communities, especially women and young people, in order to give advice, information and support on a range of issues including education, health, domestic violence, immigration, employment etc.  It is based in Walsall in the West Midlands.  The charity runs various projects that aim to bring women together for peer […]