Useful Equality & Diversity websites

Age UK logo

Age Concern and Help the Aged have joined together to form AgeUK, the largest charity in the UK that works with and on behalf of the elderly.

Citizens Advice Bureau logo

Free, independent and confidential advice is available from the Citizens Advice Bureau on problems with debt, housing, immigration, discrimination, legal, consumer and many other issues.

EHRC logo

The Equality and Human Rights Commission aims to promote equality and human rights to create a fairer Britain by providing advice and guidance, raising awareness of peoples' rights and to implement an effective legislative framework.

Lesbian & Gay Foundation

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation offers advice and support and is committed to improving services across the board to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Lesbian & Gay Youth Manchester

Lesbian and Gay Youth Manchester

Located on Oxford Road in the city centre, LGYM is a project targeted at young people aged 14-19 offering activities such as rock climbing, canoeing, cycling, drama, painting and more.

Manchester Council for Community Relations

Manchester Council for Community Relations is working towards eliminating racial discrimination, promoting racial equality, equal opportunities and diverisity in the City of Manchester and its surrounding areas.

Mind logo

Mind provides information and advice and campaigns to promote good mental health for everyone.  Mind is working to create a society where people with experience of mental distress are treated fairly, positively and with respect.

NSPCC logo

NSPCC's vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK.  The freephone number for Childline is 0800 1111.

Refugee Action logo

Refugee Action is a national charity offering support and advice to asylum seekers in 11 regions across England.  They work with refugees to help them build lives in the UK.

Refugee Council logo

The Refugee Council is the largest organisation in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees.

RNIB logo

Royal National Institute for the Blind is the UK's leading charity offering advice and support to over 2 million blind and partially sighted people.  RNIB's helpline number is 0303 123 9999.

Samaritans logo Samaritans offers free, non-judgmental advice for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.  You can call even if you just need someone to talk to.  The 24 hour helpline number is 0845 790 9090.
Shelter logo

Shelter is a charity which helps and supports the homeless and people living in poor quality housing.


Stonewall - The lesbian, gay and bisexual charity

Supportline: 0800 050 2020

Stop Hate UK logo

Stop Hate UK is a national charity that provides independent and confidential support to people affected by Hate Crime.

24 hour helpline: 0800 138 1625

Victim Support logo

Victim Support is a national charity that provides support for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales.

Valuing Older People Partnership logo

The Valuing Older People (VOP) partnership is a Manchester based initiative that works to improve the lives of older people in Manchester.

Their website includes details of events and activites, useful information and details of their Forum and board meetings.

Women's Aid logo

Women’s Aid is working to put an end to domestic violence against women and children.  The freephone number for the 24 hour operated helpline is 0808 2000 247

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