Resources

General

Changes Bristol

Changes Bristol provide peer support groups in Bristol and online for anyone aged 18 or over, offering a safe and friendly space for people to share any worries they might have. They also run specific groups for marginalised communities.

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Citizens Advice

The Citizens Advice service helps people to resolve their problems. As the UK's largest advice provider they are equipped to deal with any issue, from anyone. Click below to visit their page on hate crime.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission

An independent statutory body established to help eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, and protect human rights. Contains valuable information about your rights on many topics.

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Lighthouse Victim Care

Lighthouse is a team of staff from the police and victim support organisations, working together to guide, advise and support victims and witnesses.

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RAce and religion

Black South West Network

BSWN are a Black-led racial justice charity organisation based in Bristol who support the development of dynamic, independent, and strong Black and Minoritised communities, businesses and organisations to flourish.

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Bristol Black Carers

Bristol Black Carers provides culturally-appropriate support, information, and services to the Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) carers in Bristol, working with both adult and young carers.

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Friends, Families and Travellers

Friends, Families & Travellers provide an advice helpline for members of the Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller communities.

helpline

Imkaan

Imkaan is a UK-based, Black feminist organisation. They are dedicated to addressing violence against BME women and girls.

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LGBTQ+

AKT

Supporting LGBTQ+ young people aged 16-25 at risk of homelessness.

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BDP Prism

Prism is Bristol’s free LGBT+ Alcohol & Drug Support service run by Bristol Drugs Project. Prism was launched to respond to the barriers that have stopped people who identify as LGBT+ from accessing support that’s right for them.

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FFLAG

Information and support for parents and carers of LGBTQ+ people.

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GALOP

Galop specialise in supporting LGBTQ+ victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, hate crime, and other forms of abuse including honour-based abuse, forced marriage, and so-called 'conversion therapies'.

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Disability

AbilityNet

A free helpline offering computer support to disabled people, as well as disabled students’ assessments and workplace support.

0800 048 7642

abilitynet.org.uk

helpline

Bristol Disability Equality Forum

Bristol Disability Equality Forum is an organisation of, and for, disabled people – whatever their impairment(s).

community group

Gig Buddies

Gig Buddies Bristol is a project that enables and empowers people with learning disabilities and/or autistic people by pairing them up with new friends with similar interests to attend events with.

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POhWER

POhWER provides advocacy services for people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs, as well as their carers.

0300 456 2370

pohwer.net

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