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Aberdeenshire Council

North Aberdeen:
Greenbanks Traveller Site is a seasonal Gypsy/Traveller site, open from beginning of April to the end of September. The site has 20 good size pitches with amenity chalets with a separate toilet and shower, utility area and electric card pay as you go meters.
Due for refurbishment in October this year.

South Aberdeen:
Aikey Brae Gypsy/Traveller Transit Site is open all year round. The site has 10 good sized pitches, all of which have a chemical toilet and an electric hook up, (electric cards are available to purchase), waste bins are provided and water is available. Pitches are available for two weeks but this can be extended with prior permission.
Contact Di Faithfull for prices and availability.

Areas served: Scotland

Main contact and job role: Di Faithfull

Contact details

Address: Greenbanks Traveller Site Bridge Road Banff, Scotland, AB45 1HE

Telephone Number(s): 07795238423

Email address: di.faithfull@aberdeenshire.gov.uk , gypsytravellerliaison@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Website: https://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

Advisory Service for Squatters

The Advisory Service For Squatters is a collective of workers and volunteers who have been providing legal and practical advice for squatters and other homeless people since 1975. They publish The Squatters Handbook - providing over a hundred pages of detailed legal and practical information about squatting and homelessness in England and Wales.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX

Telephone Number(s): 02032 160099

Email address: advice4squatters@gmail.com

Fax Number: 02032 160098

Website: https://www.squatter.org.uk/

Armagh Travellers Support Group

Armagh Travellers Support Group assist Travellers to identify their needs and to support them to ensure those needs are met through the adoption of a community development approach and promote the development of anti-racist policies and practice which give protection to Travellers. This includes health and social well-being, accommodation, education, welfare rights, capacity building, training and employment.

Areas served: Armagh

Main contact and job role: Fidelma Fearon McCoy

Contact details

Address: Armagh Travellers Support Group, Ward 1, St Lukes Hospital, Armagh, Co Armagh BT61 7NQ

Telephone Number(s): 02837 412755 or 07702 184355

Email address: fidelmamccoy@southerntrust.hscni.net

Article 12 in Scotland

Article 12 believe that governments, professionals, and the wider community should all play a role in building an environment that respects, values and validates the contributions of young people. Article 12 support young Gypsy/Travellers to access learning and development opportunities that empower them to participate at all levels of society.

Areas served: Scotland

Main contact and job role: Leslie Drury, National Co-Co-ordinator

Contact details

Address: Unit 12, John Player Building, Stirling Enterprise Park, Stirling, FK7 7RP

Telephone Number(s): 01786 437914

Email address: leslie@article12.org

Website: https://www.article12.org/

Astley Caravans

Astley Caravans have been selling new and used caravans in North West for over 40 years and have been firmly established as the number one dealership when it comes to static caravans, boasting one of the largest showgrounds of new and used static caravans.

Areas served: Manchester

Contact details

Address: 60 South Ln, Tyldesley, Manchester, Greater Manchester M29 7DF

Telephone Number(s): 01942 702648

Email address: info@astleycaravans.co.uk , astleycaravans@gmail.com

Atchen Tan

Atchen Tan are a mobile home/caravan rental company.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: F15, The Bloc, 38 Springfield Way, Hull, HU10 6RJ

Telephone Number(s): 07780 471452 or 07778 852 539

Email address: AtchenTan@gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/atchentan/

Battens Solicitors

Battens Solicitors can assist you with advice on legal issues arising on planning applications and also help you successfully progress a planning application through the system. Where there are breaches of planning control Battens Solicitors can help defend against enforcement action and advise on how to regularise breaches.

Areas served: London / South West

Contact details

Address: Mansion House, Princes Street, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1EP

Telephone Number(s): 01935 846001

Email address: webenquiry@battens.co.uk

Website: https://www.battens.co.uk/

Bedford Borough Council – Traveller Liaison Officer

Areas served: Bedford borough

Main contact and job role: Sharon Wilson, Traveller Liaison Officer

Contact details

Address: Bedfordshire County Council, County Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP

Telephone Number(s): 07795038849

Email address: sharon.wilson@bedford.gov.uk

Website: https://www.bedford.gov.uk/housing/gypsies-and-travellers/

Ben Hoare Bell Solicitors

Cris McCurley, Partner at BHB Solicitors, has spent his entire career with Black and minority ethnic, including Gypsy, Roma and Traveller clients who are experiencing domestic abuse, child abduction, interventions in families by social services, and has worked closely with NGOs who support these groups to provide a holistic service, support and culturally informed legal advice and services.

Areas served: Newcastle, Sunderland, Gateshead, Teeside

Main contact and job role: Cris McCurley, Partner and Head of International Family Law

Contact details

Address: Ouseburn Point, 40 Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle, NE6 1DR

Telephone Number(s): 09191 2752626

Email address: crismccurley@benhoarebell.co.uk

Website: http://www.benhoarebell.co.uk

Bindmans LLP

Bindmans LLP are a highly successful London firm offering a range of specialist legal services. We are proud of our heritage, our people and our reputation for excellence and for being at the cutting edge of legal developments. Bindmans LLP teams work professionally, economically and creatively at the cutting edge of law, developing it to promote fairness and justice in the legal system and, where we can, in society.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB

Telephone Number(s): 020 7833 4433

Email address: info@bindmans.com

Fax Number: 020 7837 9792

Website: https://www.bindmans.com/

Birmingham Irish Association

Birmingham Irish is the Midlands' leading charity providing welfare and cultural services to the Irish community. Services include welfare advice, extensive information service, alcohol and substance misuse, family support (including service provision within the school setting), general information like passport and pensions advice as well as family ancestry tracing.

Areas served: Birmingham

Main contact and job role: Kate Boyle, Health Enablement Team

Contact details

Address: St Anne's Parish Centre, Alcester Street, Deritend, Birmingham B12 0PH

Telephone Number(s): 0121 604 6111

Email address: info@birminghamirish.org.uk

Fax Number: 0121 604 6662

Website: http://www.birminghamirish.org.uk/

Bishop & Sewell LLP

Bishop & Sewell LLP offer a range of services for the individual including, but not limited to: bankruptcy and personal insolvency, litigation and dispute resolution, trusts, tax and estates, family relationships and divorce international matters, employment advice immigration law and property matters.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: 59-60 Russell Square, London, WC1B 4HP

Telephone Number(s): 020 7631 4141

Email address: mail@bishopandsewell.co.uk , lstafford@bishopandsewell.co.uk

Website: https://www.bishopandsewell.co.uk/contact-us/

Bolton Council – Gypsy and Traveller Liaison Service

The Gypsy and Traveller Liaison manage the local authority's registered caravan park and are able to support with matters related to roadside camps.

Areas served: Bolton

Contact details

Address: Community Housing Service, Ground Floor, 2-16 Mayor Street, Bolton, BL3 5HT

Telephone Number(s): 01204 335217

Email address: bolton@bolton.gov.uk

Website: www.bolton.gov.uk/website/Pages/Gypsyandtravellerliaison.aspx

BPS Solicitors

BPS solicitors have 40 years experience working with Gypsy and Traveller communities. Main areas of work include injunction proceedings, statutory reviews of planning decisions including judicial reviews. BPS solicitors have a family law contract with the legal aid agency and undertake care proceedings and all other family matters.

Areas served: Chesham

Main contact and job role: Jeremy Browne, Partner and Solicitor

Contact details

Address: 85 High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1DE

Telephone Number(s): 01494 782244

Email address: chesham@bpssolicitors.co.uk , Jeremy@bpssolicitors.co.uk

Fax Number: 01494 791581

Website: http://www.bpssolicitors.co.uk/

Brighton & Hove City Council – Traveller Liaison Service

The Traveller Liaison Team can:
- support travelling communities access services such as health and education
- speak to landowners and other residents of the City about roadside camps
- The team also manages the permanent Traveller site at St Michael's Way

Areas served: Brighton and Hove

Main contact and job role: Simon Grove, Administr

Contact details

Address: Brighton & Hove City Council, Bartholomew House, First Floor, Bartholomew Square, Brighton, BN1 1JE

Telephone Number(s): 01273 292044

Email address: travellers@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Website: https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/a-z/a-z-pages/travellers

Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project

The Unemployed Centre provide practical support, education, advice and much more to the unemployed and those in poor living conditions, benefit claimants, the unwaged, pensioners, families and those on low incomes. This includes: welfare advice, educational courses, housing  advice, family support, a crèche, a vegan lunch and volunteering opportunities.

Areas served: Brighton

Contact details

Address: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project, 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton BN2 0GY

Telephone Number(s): 01273 671 213 or 01273 601 211

Website: http://bucfp.org/

Bristol Hate Crime & Discrimination Services

Bristol Hate Crime & Discrimination Services is a BAME led organisation providing free, confidential casework support and advocacy for victims of racist incidents and all other types of hate crime too. The organisation supports Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and communities. The GR8T+ Avon & Somerset is a constituted Gypsy, Roma and Traveller+ led project with representation from English Romany, Irish Traveller, Showman, Live Aboard Boater, Van Dweller and New Traveller communities. They are seeking representation from the Roma community.
They coordinate Bristol GRT Strategy Group and are funded to deliver Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community development work.  We provide casework support to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people from across Avon and Somerset.

Areas served: Bristol

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 08001 712272

Website: https://www.bhcds.org.uk/

Buckinghamshire and West Hertfordshire Gypsy Advocacy

Buckinghamshire and West Hertfordshire Gypsy Advocacy are a group established to support and advocate for the right of Gypsies and Travellers to maintain and live according to their own cultural identity in society, and to counteract the prejudice often met in attempting to do so.

Areas served: Buckinghamshire and West Hertfordshire

Main contact and job role: Andrew Edwards, Secretary

Contact details

Address: The Laurels, Twitchell Road, Great Missenden, Bucks, HP16 0BQ

Telephone Number(s): 01494 864610

Email address: aedwards234@btinternet.com

Buckinghamshire Council

Karen Ross is the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Education Officer. Karen's main role is to support families with education and sign post to other agencies who can support families. She is the lead officer working with the Traveller community in Buckinghamshire.

Areas served: Buckinghamshire

Main contact and job role: Karen Ross, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Education Officer

Contact details

Address: Buckinghamshire Council, 1st Floor, County Hall Aylesbury, HP20 1UZ

Telephone Number(s): 07825 403300 or 01296 531356

Email address: karen.ross@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

Website: https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/

Cambridgeshire County Council Public Health Gypsy Traveller Health Team

Support with health, welfare and adult education. This includes assistance with all areas of health including health appointments, understanding treatments and accessing benefits. 1:1 adult literacy lessons with tutors and support for people to gain vocational qualifications and improve employment opportunities

Areas served: Cambridgeshire

Main contact and job role: Shaynie Larwood-Smith

Contact details

Address: Box SCO 2213, Public Health, Scott House, 5 George Street, Huntingdon, PE293AD

Telephone Number(s): 07771896424 or 07900678291

Email address: Shaynie.larwood@cambridgeshire.gov.uk , Rose.wilson@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Cara Sales Ltd

A family business with over 40 years experience in the caravan industry. Offering the best quality refurbished static caravans, chalets and mobile homes at the lowest prices. Cara Sales caravans are refurbished to the highest of standards by our team of skilled engineers. They are based in North Ferriby, just off the River Humber.

Cara Sales buy, sell, ship and transport any static caravan all over the UK and Europe. If you are interested in buying or indeed selling a caravan to them, make the call and one of the sales team will be happy to help guide you through the process.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Brickyard Lane Melton, North Ferriby, East Riding Of Yorkshire HU14 3HB

Telephone Number(s): 01482 633750 or 07968258797

Website: https://www.cara-sales.com/contact/

Care for the Carers (East Sussex)

Do you look after someone? It could be someone who, due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, could not cope without your help. Care for the Carers offers information, guidance and support for unpaid carers of all ages in Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Carers activities and carers groups also available to join.

Areas served: East Sussex

Contact details

Address: Highlight House, 8 St. Leonards Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3UH

Telephone Number(s): 01323 738390

Email address: info@cftc.org.uk

Website: https://www.cftc.org.uk

Care for Young People’s Future CIC

Care for Young People's Future CIC (CFYP) supports, mentors and empowers people from the Roma community and any other background: such as EAL, refugees, BME, Looked after children (LAC) and children with special needs without a diagnoses. They raise awareness of the Roma cultural background by working in partnership with all relevant services and public bodies.

Areas served: Sheffield

Main contact and job role: Terezia Rostas

Contact details

Address: Sheffield, S2 1WS

Telephone Number(s): 07949003014

Email address: info@cypf.org.uk , teretzuca@yahoo.com

Website: https://www.cypf.org.uk/

Carers UK – Local Support Directory

Carers UK is here to listen and give you expert information and advice that's tailored to your situation, to champion your rights and support you in finding new ways to manage at home, at work, or wherever you are. Our local support directory helps carers find local sources of support.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: 20 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4LX

Telephone Number(s): 0808 808 7777 from Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm.

Email address: advice@carersuk.org

Website: https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/get-support/local-support

Cartridges Law

As a firm Cartridges Law are here for you when it matters. Our aim is to provide a different kind of legal service which is less formal and more approachable while remaining completely professional and achieving the best outcome for you.

Areas served: Devon

Contact details

Address: 46/47 Cowick Street, St Thomas, Exeter, EX4 1AS

Telephone Number(s): 01392 256854

Email address: enquiries@cartridgeslaw.co.uk 

Website: http://www.cartridgeslaw.co.uk/

Central Bedfordshire Council – Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Engagement Unit

Central Bedfordshire Council have an appointed Gypsy and Traveller Engagement Officer who works as part of the Community Safety Team to provide a point of contact for the local Gypsy and Traveller community and to continuously review the way we work with our Gypsy and Traveller residents. This is done through partnership working, site visit engagement, and a collaborative approach between teams.

Areas served: Bedfordshire

Main contact and job role: Jayne Richards

Contact details

Address: Gypsy and Traveller Unit, Community Services. Central Bedfordshire Council, Watling House, High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LF

Telephone Number(s): 0300 300 6933

Email address: GTUnit@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Support and advice for families, professionals and schools for matters relating to housing, planning and education in Cheshire West and Chester. Cheshire and Warrington Traveller Team (CWTT) covers all the authorities in Cheshire and manages 2 sites with 30 pitches in total.

Areas served: Cheshire West and Chester

Main contact and job role: Dawn Taylor (accommodation) Cheshire and Warrington Traveller Team Manager (CWTT), Antoinette van Ommen (education).

Contact details

Address: Civic Way Council Offices, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 0BE.

Telephone Number(s): 0151 356 6411 / 01606 271 540

Email address: Dawn.Taylor@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk , Antoinette.vanommen@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Website: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/housing/gypsies-and-travellers/advice-and-support-for-travellers.aspx

Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group develop and campaign for policy solutions to end child poverty. Providing accurate information, training and advice to the people who work with hard-up families, to make sure they get the financial support they need. The service carries out high profile legal work to establish and confirm families' rights. Please note: unable to offer advice to members of the public, this service is for advisers.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: 30 Micawber Street, London N1 7TB

Telephone Number(s): 020 7837 7979

Email address: info@cpag.org.uk

Fax Number: 020 7253 0599

Website: http://www.cpag.org.uk/

Children’s Law Centre

Children's Law Centre legal services are child focussed and the child is always the client. Work to ensure that public authorities, tribunals and courts recognise children as rights holders with the right to express their views and have those views taken into account. Children's Law Centre ensure that the voice of the child is always heard. Young people can email REE@childrenslawcentre.org

Areas served: Northern Ireland

Contact details

Address: Rights House, 127-131 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 1SH

Telephone Number(s): Freephone Advice Line: 0808 808 5678 or Office: 028 90245704

Email address: chalky@childrenslawcentre.org , info@childrenslawcentre.org

Fax Number: 028 90245679

Website: http://www.childrenslawcentre.org.uk

Chiltern – Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Chiltern provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to people living or working in the Chiltern and South Bucks area on their rights and responsibilities. They provide the advice people need for the problems they face, and aim to improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. 

Areas served: Buckinghamshire

Main contact and job role: Jenny Perkins, Office Manager

Contact details

Address: Barn Hall Annex, Chiltern Ave, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 5AH

Telephone Number(s): 01494 545991 or Slough clients 01753 650355

Website: https://www.chilterncab.org.uk/

Church of England Chaplaincy to Gypsies and Travellers

Rev'd Jonathan Herbert offers training for clergy and others who may be working with Gypsies and Travellers, travels around the Southwest of England with Gypsies and Travellers, and can help with mediation when tensions arise between the needs and wishes of Gypsies and Travellers and local parishes.

Areas served: Dorset and Wiltshire

Main contact and job role: Rev'd Jonathan Herbert, Chaplain to Gypsies and Travellers

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 07767 760182

Email address: jonathanherbert1@hotmail.co.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.

The national charity and network of local charities offer confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 0800 144 8848 England & Wales 0800 702 2020

Website: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

City Reach

City Reach provides healthcare services for people who find it difficult to visit mainstream GP services. The service is provided for people who are homeless, or those at risk of being homeless, sex workers, prisoners and ex-offenders, substance mis-users, travellers and asylum seekers.

Areas served: Norfolk

Main contact and job role: Tracey Williams, Traveller Health Visitor

Contact details

Address: City Reach Health Services, Under 1 Roof, Westwick Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4SZ,

Telephone Number(s): 01603 612 481

Email address: Twilliams.cityreach@nhs.net , city.reach@nhs.net

Website: http://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk/The-care-we-offer/Service-search/city-reach.htm

Community Law Partnership – Travellers Advice Team

The Travellers Advice Team (TAT) at Community Law Partnership provides advice, assistance and representation to Gypsies and Travellers throughout England and Wales on issues to do with PSPOs, evictions, planning matters, matters involving rented sites, homelessness, cases involving boat dwellers and other related matters. TAT's service includes a dedicated Gypsy and Traveller Helpline.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Chris Johnson, Team Leader and Solicitor

Contact details

Address: 4th Floor, Ruskin Chambers, 191 Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6RP

Telephone Number(s): Helpline: 01216 858677 (Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm)

Email address: office@communitylawpartnership.co.uk

Fax Number: 01212 365121

Website: http://www.communitylawpartnership.co.uk/our-services/gypsies-and-travellers

Coram Children’s Legal Centre – Child Law Advice

The Child Law Advice Service provides legal advice and information on family, child and education law affecting children and families. This service is provided via this website packed with how to guides and information pages. A dedicated intensive support telephone line is also available for complex matters and clarifying questions.

Areas served: Colchester, Essex

Contact details

Address: Head Office, Coram, Coram Campus, 41 Brunswick Square, London, UK, WC1N 1AZ

Telephone Number(s): Family and Child Law: 0300 330 5480 or Education Law: 0300 330 5485

Website: http://childlawadvice.org.uk/

Cowans Solicitors LLP

Our Criminal Law department deals with all aspects of representation from police station to Magistrates' Court / Crown Court and to the Appeal Court if applicable. We hold a Legal Aid Contract in crime and can advise whether public funding (Legal Aid) may be available for your case.

Areas served: Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire

Main contact and job role: David Campbell, Criminal Defense Lawyer

Contact details

Address: Cowans Solicitors LLP, 333 Vale Road, Ash Vale, Surrey, GU12 5NH

Telephone Number(s): 01306 886622 or 01252 947444

Email address: davidcampbell@cowanslegal.co.uk , enquiries@cowanslegal.co.uk

Fax Number: 01306 740183

Website: http://www.cowansdorking.co.uk/

Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors

Deighton Pierce Glynn is one of the leading public interest law firms in the UK . Their work includes: actions against police, discrimination and equality, housing, social services, inquests, information rights and judicial reviews. Keith Coughtrie, consultant and solicitor has extensive expertise in representing Gypsies and Travellers in planning and housing cases.

Areas served: England & Wales

Main contact and job role: Keith Coughtrie, Consultant

Contact details

Address: Deighton Pierce Glynn, 8 Union Street, London SE1 1SZ

Telephone Number(s): 020 7407 0007

Email address: mail@dpglaw.co.uk , kcoughtrie@dpglaw.co.uk

Fax Number: 020 7407 0444

Website: http://www.dpglaw.co.uk/

Delaney & Co. Solicitors

At Delaney & Co, you are treated with kindness, compassion and patience and at the same time, competent legal advice and representation are not compromised.

Areas served: Cheshunt, Waltham Cross, Edmonton, Stevenage, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, Essex, London, East Sussex. We can represent you anywhere in the UK if required.

Main contact and job role: Dee Igbo, Principle

Contact details

Address: Office 24, Studio House, Delamare Road, Cheshunt, Herts, EN8 9SH

Telephone Number(s): Tel: 01992 631542 (office hours) Mobile: 07435 972276

Email address: enquiries@delaneyandcosolicitors.co.uk

Website: http://www.delaneyandcosolicitors.co.uk/

Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group

Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group (DGLG) provides valuable assistance and information to the Gypsy community in and around Derbyshire through close relationships with local authorities and services. DGLG activities include: advising local authorities on site matters, healthcare and housing guidance, educational support for children, welfare aid and training for statutory bodies.

Areas served: Derbyshire

Main contact and job role: Siobhan Spencer, Manager

Contact details

Address: Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group PO Box 8528 Matlock DE4 9EW

Telephone Number(s): 07799443830

Email address: info@dglg.org , scspencer@hotmail.co.uk

Website: https://www.dglg.org/

Dorset County Council – Gypsy & Traveller Liaison Officer

Dorset County Council manages 50 pitches on 4 permanent sites and all roadsides camps on public land.  We also manage 2 transit sites a temporary transit site for 25 caravans during the summer months. During the Great Dorset Steam Fair event, we also operate a transit site.

Areas served: Dorset

Main contact and job role: Paula Clover, Gypsy and Traveller Liaison Officer

Contact details

Address: County Hall Colliton Park Dorchester DT1 1XJ

Telephone Number(s): 01258 456970 or 07733476959

Email address: p.clover@dorsetcc.gov.uk

Durham County Council – Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Service

Areas served: Durham

Contact details

Address: Gypsy Roma, Traveller Service, Durham County Council, Durham, DH1 5UG

Telephone Number(s): 03000 260 000

Email address: grtservice@durham.gov.uk

Website: https://www.durham.gov.uk/

East Riding of Yorkshire Council – Gypsy & Traveller Service

Areas served: East Riding of Yorkshire

Main contact and job role: Steve Dove or Jane Parker, Gypsy Liaison Officers

Contact details

Address: County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 9BA

Telephone Number(s): 01482 396 301

Email address: steve.dove@eastriding.gov.uk , jane.parker@eastriding.gov.uk

Website: http://www2.eastriding.gov.uk/living/travellers-and-gypsies/gypsy-traveller-sites/

East Sussex County Council – Traveller Team

Areas served: East Sussex

Contact details

Address: East Sussex County Council, County Hall, St Anne's Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UE

Telephone Number(s): 01273 481340

Email address: ESCC.TravellerSitesManagement@eastsussex.gov.uk

Equality Advisory & Support Service

The Equality Advisory & Support Service (EASS) helpline advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights, across England, Scotland and Wales. We can also accept referrals from organisations which, due to capacity or funding issues, are unable to provide 'in depth help and support' to local users of their services local users of their services.

Areas served: England, Scotland and Wales

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 0808 800 0082

Fax Number: 0800 090 2305

Website: https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/

Essex Countywide Traveller Unit

The Essex Countywide Traveller Unit (ECTU) is a partnership of Essex County Council, local councils, Essex Fire and Rescue Service and Essex Police. Together, they support Gypsies and Travellers to access services, including:
- supporting children into school and further education
- health services
- site and home fire safety visits
The services manages roadside camps on ECTU Partner land, and the 12 local authority sites for Gypsies and Travellers.

Areas served: Essex

Main contact and job role: Stephen Andrews

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 0345 6037624 (and choose option 3, 'all other enquiries')

Email address: ectu@essex.gov.uk

Website: https://www.essex.gov.uk/gypsies-travellers

European Roma Rights Centre

The European Roma Rights Centre is a Roma-led strategic litigation organisation, but we do so much more than just this. Find out more about our work in countries across Europe, and our vision for the future.

Areas served: International (Europe)

Contact details

Address: c/o Amnesty International Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 4th floor 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Email address: office@errc.org

Fax Number: 0036 1413.2201

Website: http://www.errc.org/

Family Rights Group

Family Rights Group works with parents whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system and with members of the wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home. 

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Family Rights Group, Second Floor, The Print House, 18 AshwinStreet, London, E8 3DL

Telephone Number(s): 0808 801 0366

Email address: office@frg.org.uk

Fax Number: 020 7923 2683

Website: https://www.frg.org.uk/

Fenland District Council – Traveller and Diversity Manager

Areas served: Cambridgeshire

Main contact and job role: David Bailey, Traveller and Diversity Manager

Contact details

Address: Fenland Hall, County Road March PE15 8NQ

Telephone Number(s): 01354 654321

Email address: dbailey@fenland.gov.uk

Friends, Families and Travellers

Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT) are a leading national charity that works on behalf of all Gypsies, Travellers and Roma regardless of ethnicity, culture or background. FFT seek to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies, Travellers and Roma and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life. FFT provide advice and consultancy, promote health and wellbeing, contribute to research and policy making, deliver training and more.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XG

Telephone Number(s): 01273 234 777

Email address: fft@gypsy-traveller.org

Website: https://www.gypsy-traveller.org/

GaTEWAY

GaTEWAY is an accommodation-related support service for Gypsies and Travellers across North Yorkshire. Working with single people, couples, families and older teenagers across North Yorkshire, GaTEWAY aim to support Gypsies and Travellers wishing to live independently in the community and maintain their cultural identity.

Areas served: North Yorkshire

Main contact and job role: Sabina Adams, Support Worker

Contact details

Address: Pinder House, Keighley Road, Skipton BD23 2NS

Telephone Number(s): 07525 667870

Email address: sabina.adams@hortonhousing.co.uk

Gin and Tan Spray Tanning

Mobile spray tanning business offering vegan tans, clear tans and fast tans in the comfort of your home, or from my base in Wordsley. Late night appointments available by request.

Areas served: Wolverhampton

Main contact and job role: Lucy Cross

Contact details

Address: Oak Park Road, Wordsley, Stourbridge, DY8 5YF

Telephone Number(s): 07718183056

Email address: https://www.facebook.com/Gandtlaexspraytans/about/

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Gandtspraytans

Gloucestershire County Council – Traveller Liaison Officer

Areas served: Gloucestershire

Contact details

Gloucestershire Homeless Healthcare Team

Gloucestershire Homeless Healthcare Team aim to promote self-care, whilst improving access to mainstream health and social care services, with the ultimate goal of re-integrating people back into mainstream primary health care.

Areas served: Gloucestershire

Contact details

Address: Edward Jenner Court, 1010 Pioneer Avenue, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, GL3 4AW

Telephone Number(s): 0300 421 8100

Email address: ghccomms@ghc.nhs.uk

Website: https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/our-teams-and-services/homeless-healthcare/

Guile Nicholas Solicitors (GN Law)

We are an independent law firm representing clients nationally from our offices in North Finchley, London and Tring, Hertfordshire.

Empathy, efficiency, and approachability are the qualities that lie at the heart of our work and our ethos is simple:

We listen to what our client has to say;
We give straightforward advice on the options available;
We listen to what our client wants to do.

Areas served: London and Hertfordshire

Main contact and job role: Suzette Jervier, Consultant Solicitor

Contact details

Address: 43 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG

Telephone Number(s): Telephone: 020 8492 2290 Out of Hours Tel: 07890 516 566

Email address: help@gnlaw.co.uk

Website: https://www.gnlaw.co.uk/

Gypsies & Travellers Wales

Our aim is to support and enable Gypsies and Travellers to achieve a high quality and equitable standard of life. To achieve this, we provide support, advice and advocacy to improve access to suitable accommodation, public services and employment.

Areas served: Wales

Contact details

Address: Trowbridge Community Centre, Caernarvon Way, Trowbridge, Cardiff CF3 1RU

Telephone Number(s): 02920 214411

Email address: info@gtwales.org.uk

Website: http://cgtp.co.uk/

Gypsies and Travellers Essex

GATE (Gypsies and Travellers Essex), is community-led organisation. GATE work across the county of Essex with Gypsies, Roma, and Travellers in secure and temporary housing, on the road, on private sites, and on the 12 local authority sites.

Areas served: Essex

Main contact and job role: Sherrie Smith

Contact details

Address: c/o 10 Purkiss road Hertford Hertfordshire SG13 8JA

Telephone Number(s): 07852916912

Email address: sherrie.GaTEssex@Gmail.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/GaTEssex/

Gypsy and Traveller Empowerment Hertfordshire (GATE Herts)

GATE is a community led organisation seeking to work towards the elimination of discrimination and Hate directed at Gypsy Roma and Traveller people  GATE provides a platform and opportunity for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities to be heard and have a say in issues that affect their lives. 

Areas served: Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex

Main contact and job role: Josie O'Driscoll, Director

Contact details

Address: GATE Herts, Suite G5, Cuffley Place, Sopers Road, Cuffley, Hertfordshire, EN6 4SG

Telephone Number(s): 07597766990

Email address: josie@gateherts.org.uk

Website: https://gateherts.org.uk/

Gypsy Council UK

The Gypsy Council were formed in 1966, to gain social justice, along with education, accommodation and civil rights for the Gypsy and Traveller community. Today, we are an NGO and a Company Limited by Guarantee, with those same values, that seeks dialogue with all Government departments, to gain access to education, training, employment, health care and appropriate accommodation through non confrontational means and to seek equality, civil rights, integration and respect for the cultures of the Gypsy, Roma and Travellers residing within the United Kingdom.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Roger Lee, Chair

Contact details

Email address: gypsycouncil@icloud.com

Gypsy Devils Orchestra

"Gypsy Devils" (Slovak name of formation "Cigánski Diabli") bring original, fresh and virtuous works, nobly arrangements, unusual musical combinations and a new temperament image. Tradition is enriched by their solo musical projects, by cooperation with symphonic and chamber orchestras, and many great artists.

Areas served: International (Europe)

Main contact and job role: Worldwide Manager

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): +421 903 032 191 or +421 905 611 522

Email address: manager.gypsydevils@gmail.com

Website: http://www.gypsydevils.com/

Gypsy Life

Run entirely on a voluntary basis Gypsy Life has established credible and trusted relationships with Gypsy and Traveller Communities from Nottinghamshire and beyond. Gypsy Life aim to help members of the Gypsy and Traveller community to access health care, education, accommodation and to challenge discrimination at all levels.

Areas served: Nottinghamshire

Main contact and job role: Nathalie Bennett, CEO

Contact details

Address: Gypsy Corner Farm, Smeath Road, Hayton, Retford, Nottnighamshire, DN22 9JL

Telephone Number(s): 07737 051256

Email address: gypsylifenat@gmail.com

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) Education Team, Inclusion and Opportunity Service, Norfolk County Council

The Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) Education Team in Norfolk works with schools and settings to support the progress, attainment and attendance of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children.

In our work with schools we aim to increase staff knowledge and understanding of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities so that informed consideration can be given to their particular circumstances and requirements, and so that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils are provided with the best possible outcomes in their learning and development across all key stages of education.

We support schools and settings to provide conditions for learning that value diversity, challenge racism, promote racial equality and develop positive partnerships with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

Areas served: Norfolk

Main contact and job role: Hilary Heath

Contact details

Address: Professional Development Centre, 144 Woodside Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9QL

Telephone Number(s): 01603 495728 or 01603 303323

Email address: Hilary.heath@norfolk.gov.uk

Website: https://www.schools.norfolk.gov.uk/pupil-needs/gypsy-roma-traveller

Gypsy, Roma Traveller Outreach and Inclusion Team – Leeds City Council

The team supports children and young people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities to do well in learning and have skills for life by providing bespoke, specialist support and interventions that complement, rather than replace, the support provided by other teams within Children’s Services.

Areas served: Leeds

Contact details

Address: 3rd Floor, Tribeca House, 71 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS7 3BE

Telephone Number(s): 0113 37 85033

Email address: grt.outreach.inclusion@leeds.gov.uk

Halton Borough Council Gypsy Liaison

Areas served: Cheshire/Halton

Main contact and job role: Stephen Boyes, Gypsy Liaison Officer

Contact details

Address: Municipal Building, Kingsway, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7QF

Telephone Number(s): 01515 117796

Email address: Steve.boyes@halton.gov.uk

Hampshire County Council

Nicholas Waite and Barry Jordan-Davis are the Gypsy Liaison Team for Hampshire County Council, overseeing operations on the council site and encampments across the county.

Areas served: Hampshire

Main contact and job role: Nicholas WAITE, Gypsy Liaison Officer

Contact details

Address: Hampshire County Council, The Castle, Winchester, SO23 8UJ

Telephone Number(s): 07736 793003 / 07736 792918

Email address: Gypsy.traveller@hants.gov.uk

Website: https://www.hants.gov.uk/

Hampshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS)

Hampshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS) works to improve access, achievement and engagement in education. The service provides a link with parents/carers and communities and provide advice and guidance on settling in, induction and transition. EMTAS help develop inclusive approaches, supporting children in school and identify opportunities to value and promote Traveller culture within the curriculum. 

Areas served: Hampshire

Main contact and job role: Claire Barker, Specialist Teacher Adviser

Contact details

Address: Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service (EMTAS), North Hampshire Hub, Dame Mary Fagan House, Chineham Court, Lutyens Close, Basingstoke RG24 8AG

Telephone Number(s): 01256 330195

Email address: claire.barker@hants.gov.uk , EMTAS@hants.gov.uk

Website: https://www.hants.gov.uk/EMTAS

Hampshire Romanys

Hampshire Romanys is a new support group launching in Hampshire where the Romany community are able to meet and support Romanys with education for their children, health related issues, housing issues and any other support that the Romany community are looking for help with and encourage conversations about Romany heritage.

Areas served: Hampshire

Main contact and job role: Cherry Barney, Chair

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 01256 357835

Email address: cherry.barney@btinternet.com

Hawksley’s Law Ltd (Claas Solicitors)

We are a general practice but with a niche specialisation in High Court planning appeals, judicial reviews and planning injunctions at all levels. We act for a high proportion of Gypsies and Travellers and can deal with land transfers and caravan site disputes, rent problems and divorces.

Areas served: Camberley, Hampshire and Berkshire

Main contact and job role: Rebecca Hawksley, Director

Contact details

Address: 5 Minster Court, Tuscam Way, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3YY

Telephone Number(s): 01252 890400

Email address: Rjh@hawksleys.co.uk

Website: http://www.hawksleys-law.co.uk/

Heald Nickinson Solicitors

Heald Nickinson Solicitors are the largest firm in the Surrey Heath area. On issues of family law Heald Nickinson Solicitors can advise on all aspects of the law relating to relationships from pre-nuptial agreements to separation, divorce, cohabitation, civil partnerships, domestic abuse, money and children.

Areas served: London, Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire

Main contact and job role: Clare Mortimer

Contact details

Address: Heald Nickinson Solicitors, Lansdowne House, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3SY

Telephone Number(s): 01276 680000

Email address: info@healdnickinson.co.uk , yasminali@healdnickinson.co.uk

Fax Number: 01276 680068

Website: http://www.healdnickinson.co.uk/

Health Outreach

Engages clients that have complex needs and provides them with treatment, information and advice on health related issues.

The service also facilitates access to GP’s and other mainstream health and social services.

The Health Outreach team offer a drop-in service to help those who have not been able to access mainstream health services.

Areas served: Suffolk

Contact details

Address: 70-74 St Helens Street Ipswich, IP4 2LA

Telephone Number(s): 01473 341763

Email address: suffolk.smash@nhs.net

Fax Number: 01473 286525

Heine Planning Consultancy

Private Planner with speciality in Gypsy and Traveller site planning

Areas served: Cheshire

Main contact and job role: Alison Heine, Director

Contact details

Address: 10 Whitehall Drive, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1SJ

Telephone Number(s): 01606 77775

Email address: heineplanning@btinternet.com

Helen Robbins Solicitors

When it comes to offering legal services for individuals, look no further and get in touch with the team at Helen Robbins Solicitors. We are a team of knowledgeable and experienced family solicitors and we are committed to providing you with excellent service every time you choose us. Whether you need help with family issues or need assistance to write a will, draw up Lasting Powers of Attorney, or to deal with probate, we can help. Legal Aid is available in domestic abuse and family matters to those who qualify.

Areas served: London

Main contact and job role: Helen Robbins, Principal

Contact details

Address: 6 Gainsborough Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 1HT

Telephone Number(s): 02085 580038

Email address: enquiries@helenrobbins.co.uk

Fax Number: 020 8558 3186

Website: http://www.helenrobbinssolicitors.co.uk/

Henry Hyams Solicitors

In 1930 our founder Henry Hyams opened a small office in Leeds to serve the local community. Understanding the difficulties facing ordinary people and businesses he developed a general practice offering legal services with a strong emphasis on justice and fair play.

From that small office the business expanded to become a leading legal practice in Leeds city centre, building on an ethos of hard work and client focussed advice. Those core principles upon which Henry Hyams built his practice remain the focus of the service we provide today. Fast, efficient, yet caring, we will use all our skills, experience and resources to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

From personal injury to property; regulatory prosecution to driving offences; divorce to immigration, we offer the same high quality service to private and commercial clients alike.

Areas served: Leeds

Contact details

Address: Oxford House, Oxford Row, Leeds, LS1 3BE

Telephone Number(s): 0113 243 2288

Email address: info@henryhyams.com

Fax Number: 0113 246 0283

Website: http://www.henryhyams.com/

Herefordshire Travellers Support

Areas served: Herefordshire

Main contact and job role: Peter Baines, Secretary

Contact details

Address: Herefordshire Travellers Support Group, Trefoil, Brinson Common, Hereford HR4 7AS

Telephone Number(s): 01432 760350

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors Ltd.

In 1930 our founder Henry Hyams opened a small office in Leeds to serve the local community. Understanding the difficulties facing ordinary people and businesses he developed a general practice offering legal services with a strong emphasis on justice and fair play.

From that small office the business expanded to become a leading legal practice in Leeds city centre, building on an ethos of hard work and client focussed advice. Those core principles upon which Henry Hyams built his practice remain the focus of the service we provide today. Fast, efficient, yet caring, we will use all our skills, experience and resources to help you achieve the best possible outcome.

From personal injury to property; regulatory prosecution to driving offences; divorce to immigration, we offer the same high quality service to private and commercial clients alike.

Areas served: London

Main contact and job role: Raj Parmar, Head of Sales & Marketing

Contact details

Address: 180 North Gower Street, London, NW1 2NB

Telephone Number(s): 0808 163 5066

Email address: hja@hja.net

Website: https://www.hja.net/

Hopkin Murray Beskine

Hopkin Murray Beskine are an established solicitors firm providing professional services on the following: family and relationship breakdown, domestic violence, children, international family, becoming a parent, mediation and collaborative law, human rights, property disputes, landlord and tenant, and housing. The services works with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and families around issues of housing, public law and family law.

Areas served: London

Main contact and job role: Ann Bevington, Solicitor

Contact details

Address: Tower House, 149 Fonthill Road, London, N4 3HF

Telephone Number(s): 02072 721234

Email address: ab@hmbsolicitors.co.uk , rc@hmbsolicitors.co.uk

Fax Number: 020 7272 4050

Website: http://www.hmbsolicitors.co.uk/

Howe & Co

Howe + Co is a partnership built on commitment to the highest standards of law, and service. We are well known for our high publicity cases. The vast majority of our cases are important cases to individuals, but which never receive any publicity at all. We act on our client's instructions, always putting our clients first and ensure that their needs are met at every turn in the case.

We have specialists lawyers to match every level of work that you require, ranging from the senior partner, through to junior lawyers working under supervision.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: 1010 Great West Road, Brentford TW8 9BA

Telephone Number(s): 020 8840 4688

Email address: law@howe.co.uk

Fax Number: 020 8840 7209

Website: http://www.howe.co.uk/

Irish Chaplaincy

Irish Chaplaincy offer advice, support and friendship to Irish prisoners in England and Wales, older Irish people, Irish Travellers and Gypsies and younger people with an Irish background. The service advocates for the rights of Irish Travellers, for example by protesting with them against a site demolition, supporting their educational needs in prison or by writing to the authorities on their behalf.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Ellena Costello, Project Officer - Traveller Equality Project

Contact details

Address: PO BOX 75693, London, NW1W 7ZT

Telephone Number(s): 020 7482 5528

Email address: admin@irishchaplaincy.org.uk

Website: http://www.irishchaplaincy.org.uk/

Irish Community Care

Irish Community Care deliver a range of person-centered holistic services including welfare benefits advice and advocacy; homelessness and housing support, access to health services, alcohol and substance misuse support, resettlement support to offenders, as well as a range of cultural and social activities. With intervention from Irish Community Care, improved outcomes are reported for Service Users.

Areas served: Merseyside, West Lancashire, and Cheshire

Main contact and job role: Linda Parker or Josie Gibson (Admin team)

Contact details

Address: ICC, 151 Dale Street (entrance on Trueman Street), Liverpool, L2 2AH

Telephone Number(s): 01512 373987

Email address: admin@iccm.org.uk

Website: https://www.irishcc.net/

Ison Harrison

Our specialist teams of solicitors and lawyers offer a full range of legal services including: Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Family Law, Industrial Disease, Residential Conveyancing, New Build Property, Re-mortgage, Employment Advice, Wills & Probate, Immigration, Criminal Law, Road Traffic Offences, Inquests, Professional Negligence, Public Law & Civil Liberties, Regulatory Law.

Areas served: Yorkshire

Main contact and job role: Nigel Bowman, Partner

Contact details

Address: Duke House, 54 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 2EE

Telephone Number(s): 0113 284 5000

Email address: mail@isonharrison.co.uk , nigel.bowman@isonharrison.co.uk

Website: https://www.isonharrison.co.uk/

Kennet and Avon Boating Community

Kennet and Avon Boating Community and Kennet and Avon Boaters' Action Group exist to inform, defend and promote the community of live aboard boaters on the western Kennet and Avon Canal.

Areas served: Kennet and Avon

Main contact and job role: Panda Smith, Member

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 07928 078208

Email address: info@boatingcommunity.org.uk

Website: http://kanda.boatingcommunity.org.uk/

Kent County Council

Palminder Sandher is the Head of Gypsy and Traveller Service’s for Kent County Council, overseeing operations on council sites and encampments across the county.

Areas served: Kent

Main contact and job role: Palminder Sandher, Head of Gypsy and Traveller Service

Contact details

Address: Kent County Council, 1st Floor, Invicta House, Maidstone, ME14 1XX

Telephone Number(s): 03000 413451

Email address: Palminder.Sandher@kent.gov.uk

Website: https://www.kent.gov.uk/

Kirklees Council – Corporate Land and Property Facilities Manager

Areas served: Kirklees

Main contact and job role: Corporate Land and Property Facilities Manager

Contact details

Address: Kirklees Council, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2EY

Telephone Number(s): 01484 221000 / 01484 226024

Email address: emma.griff@kirklees.gov.uk

Kushti Bok

Kushti Bok are dedicated to spreading awareness about race equality and aim to do this through most importantly understanding. The service works with local Dorset police in order to help them better understand certain minority members of society and provide expertise in dealing with these sensitive matters.

Areas served: Dorset

Main contact and job role: Betty Smith-Billington, Chair

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 01202 474174

Email address: bbettyblue2@aol.com , info.kushtibok@gmail.com

Website: http://kushtibokdorset.co.uk/

Lancashire Ethnic Minority/Gypsy Roma & Traveller Achievement Service

The Ethnic Minority and Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Achievement Service provides support to Lancashire schools, families and communities to enable pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds, particularly the most vulnerable, to fully embrace the educational opportunities available in Lancashire and achieve their potential.

Areas served: Lancashire

Main contact and job role: Roxana Sardais

Contact details

Address: Room CH 2:24 County Hall Preston Lancashire, PR1 OLD

Telephone Number(s): 01772 532429

Email address: ema.support@lancashire.gov.uk , roxana.sardais@lancashire.gov.uk

Website: https://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/projects/ema/

Leeds Citizens Advice Bureau

Leeds Citizens Advice Bureau provide advice and information on a wide range of subjects, including Benefits, Tax Credits, debt, housing and employment.

You can call Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm or drop in to the city centre office Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. You can find information online at any time, or email and hear back within 2 working days.

The service also run advice sessions at venues across Leeds based in GP surgeries, Children’s Centres, One Stop Centres, mental health services and other accessible locations.

Areas served: Leeds

Contact details

Address: Westminster Buildings 31 New York Street Leeds West Yorkshire LS2 7DT

Telephone Number(s): 0113 223 4400

Website: https://www.citizensadviceleeds.org.uk/

Leeds City Council – Gypsy and Travellers Service

Areas served: Leeds

Main contact and job role: Gareth Self, Gypsy Traveller Service Manager

Contact details

Address: Leeds City Council, 1st Floor, Merrion House, Leeds LS2 8BB

Telephone Number(s): 0113 378 9237

Email address: gypsyandtravellersservice@leeds.gov.uk

Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange (Leeds GATE)

Leeds Gypsy & Traveller Exchange, known more commonly as Leeds GATE, is a vibrant and brave grassroots organisation led by Gypsy and Traveller people in partnership with others in and across West Yorkshire. Throughout the last 15 years of operation, Leeds GATE has a demonstrated an award-winning track record of community activism, social action and member led innovation.

Areas served: Leeds

Contact details

Address: 169 Cross Green Lane, Leeds, England, LS9 0BD, United Kingdom

Telephone Number(s): 0113 2402444

Email address: contact@leedsgate.co.uk

Website: http://leedsgate.co.uk/

Leicestershire Gypsy and Traveller Equality (G.A.T.E.)

This service provides direct support for Gypsy and Traveller people of all ages and assist in supporting and mentoring in areas including education, health and mental health. Also provides cultural awareness training to organisations and work with them to ensure their service meets the needs of Gypsy and Traveller Communities.

Areas served: Leicestershire

Main contact and job role: Jackie Duffy, Project Manager

Contact details

Address: The Emerald Centre, 450 Gipsy Lane, Leicester, LE5 0TB

Telephone Number(s): 07934 839321

Email address: leicestershiregate@yahoo.com

Leicestershire NHS Partnership – The Travelling Family Service

Outreach is available for Travellers of all ages. The service visits parents and new babies to assess their health, well-being, growth and development of the baby and give support as needed. Also provides health advice and assistance to children, young adults and assist adults in accessing primary care services.

Areas served: Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

Contact details

Address: New Parks Health Centre, St Oswalds Rd, Leicester LE3 6RJ

Telephone Number(s): 0116 2958759

Website: http://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/_OurServices-TravellingFamiliesService.aspx

Leigh Day Solicitors

A specialist law firm with some of the country's leading personal injury, product liability, clinical negligence, employment and discrimination, international and human rights teams. Unlike other law firms, Leigh Day act exclusively for claimants who've been injured or treated unlawfully by others. Based in London, Manchester and Liverpool.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Rosa Curling, Associate Solicitor

Contact details

Address: Priory House, 25 St John's Lane, London, EC1M 4LB

Telephone Number(s): 0207 650 1200

Email address: postbox@leighday.co.uk , rcurling@leighday.co.uk

Fax Number: 02076 501200

Website: https://www.leighday.co.uk/

Lincolnshire County Council Gypsy and Traveller Liaison

As Property Protection Officer, Nick Willey's main responsibilities include overseeing the management of the four Gypsy/Traveller sites owned by Lincolnshire County Council and supporting individuals on roadside camps stationed on land that is either the responsibility of LCC or owned by the authority in a balanced and proportionate manner.

Areas served: Lincolnshire

Main contact and job role: Nick Willey, Property Protection Officer

Contact details

Address: Lincolnshire County Council, Corporate Property, 51 Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1YL

Telephone Number(s): 01522 554218

Email address: Nick.willey@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Lincolnshire Traveller Initiative

Lincolnshire Traveller Initiative provides lifelong learning for the Traveller communities of Lincolnshire. The service provides preventative health care services and help with things such as driver training, passport applications, school and college applications and community cohesion by planning events with the settled population.

Areas served: Lincolnshire

Main contact and job role: Paul Boucher, Director

Contact details

Address: Waddington Community Hub, High Street, Waddington, Lincolnshire LN5 9RF

Telephone Number(s): 07503 878740

Email address: paulboucher1@outlook.com

Website: http://www.lincsti.co.uk/

Liverpool City Council Gypsy Traveller and Asylum

Areas served: Liverpool

Main contact and job role: Tony Glennon, Gypsy Traveller and Asylum Officer

Contact details

Address: Liverpool City Council, St Johns Market, Elliot Street, Liverpool, L1 1LQ

Telephone Number(s): 0151 236 0625

Website: https://liverpool.gov.uk/contact-us/service-area/gypsy-and-traveller-service/

Liverpool Community Health

Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust deliver community health services to people in their own homes, in over 60 locations including health centres and clinics, four Walk-in Centres and Bed Based Intermediate Care Centre. Also prviding specialist Dental Health Care, Therapies, Medicines Management and Nutrition & Dietetic Service.

Areas served: Liverpool

Main contact and job role: Sue McCormick, Health Visitor for Travellers

Contact details

Address: Vauxhall Medical Centre 111-117 Limekiln Ln, Liverpool L5 8XR

Telephone Number(s): 01512 953737

Email address: sue.mccormick@liverpoolch.nhs.uk

Website: http://www.liverpoolcommunityhealth.nhs.uk/

London Boaters

London Boaters is a community-based organisation initially founded in 2008 to connect boaters. This website aims to act as a community resource for boaters from all sides of the canal towpath to protect the life we love.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 07791 976357

Email address: info@londonboaters.org

Website: http://www.londonboaters.org/

London Gypsies and Travellers

London Gypsies and Travellers (formerly the London Gypsy and Traveller Unit) is an organisation which challenges social exclusion and discrimination, working for change in partnership with Gypsies and Travellers. We work with the community and a range of trusted partners to contribute to the development of local, regional and national policy.

Areas served: London

Main contact and job role: Warren Lee, Accommodation Advice and Admin. Support Worker

Contact details

Address: Mildmay Community Centre, Woodville Road, N16 8NA

Telephone Number(s): 02085 332002 / 07494 969356 (To book an Advice Appointment call Wednesday at 10am)

Email address: info@londongandt.org.uk

Website: http://www.londongypsiesandtravellers.org.uk/

Luton Roma Trust

Luton Roma Trust is a non-profit making, registered charity (1160404) based in Luton. The service aim is to help the local Roma community, who have migrated to the UK in recent years, to rebuild their lives in Luton.

Areas served: Luton

Contact details

Address: Luton Roma Trust, Roma Community Centre, 9-10 Crystal House, 39-41 New Bedford Road, Luton LU1 1SE

Telephone Number(s): 01582 510709

Email address: office@lutonromatrust.org.uk

Website: https://lutonromatrust.org.uk/

Mary Ward Legal Centre

The Mary Ward Legal Centre provides free, independent advice to people who live and work in London to help them access their legal rights and entitlements. The main areas of law hey can help with are debt, housing and welfare benefits.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: Mary Ward Legal Centre, 10 Great Turnstile, London, WC1V 7JU

Telephone Number(s): 020 7831 7079

Fax Number: 020 7831 5431

Website: https://www.marywardlegal.org.uk/

MECOPP Carers Centre

MECOPP Carers Centre use community development approaches in working with Gypsy/Travellers. The service's work is multi-dimensional including outreach work, community-led research, arts, limited casework and awareness-raising training. Also work with partners from the statutory and voluntary sectors to develop their capacity to respond more appropriately to the needs of this community.

Areas served: Edinburgh & the Lothians, Perth & Kinross and Mid and North Argyll

Main contact and job role: Suzanne Munday, Gypsy/Traveller Carers’ Project Coordinator

Contact details

Address: Maritime House, 8 The Shore, Edinburgh, EH6 6QN

Telephone Number(s): 0131 467 2994

Email address: info@mecopp.org.uk , suzanne@mecopp.org.uk

Website: http://www.mecopp.org.uk/

Middlesborough Council – Site Manager

Areas served: Middlesbrough

Main contact and job role: Victoria Sturdy - Project Manager

Contact details

Address: Property & Commercial Services, Middlesbrough Council, Resolution House, Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough, TS3 8AL

Telephone Number(s): T: (01642) 727486 MT: 07855 019848

Email address: victoria_sturdy@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Mole Volley Citizens Advice

Mole Volley Citizens Advice offer free, impartial, independent and confidential advice to everyone who lives and works in the area. They help people overcome their problems and our staff are trained to advise on almost any issue.

Areas served: Surrey

Contact details

Address: The Georgian House, Swan Mews, High Street, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8AE or Lyons Court, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1AB

Telephone Number(s): 0800 144 8848

Email address: blfproject@camv.org.uk

Website: https://citizensadvicemolevalley.org.uk/

Murdoch Planning

Dr Angus Murdoch is a Chartered Town Planner with 25 years’ experience providing expert planning advice, consultancy and representation to Gypsies and Travellers across England and Wales.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Dr Angus Murdoch, Director

Contact details

Address: PO Box 71, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0WF

Telephone Number(s): 01460 57881 or 07899 908343

Email address: angus@murdochplanning.co.uk

Murphy Associates

Murphy Associates are an independent town planning, conservation and urban design consultancy working throughout England, Northern and Southern Ireland. The service works on cases involving permitted development, lawful development certificates, prior notification, enforcement notices, as well as representing clients at appeal and acting as an expert witness at Public Inquiries.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Eimear Murphy, Director/Consultant

Contact details

Address: 18 Braemore Court, Kingsway, Hove BN3 4FG

Telephone Number(s): Mobile 07825005297

Email address: info@murphyassociates.co.uk , eimear@murphyassociates.co.uk

Website: http://www.murphyassociates.co.uk/

National Association of Boat Owners (NABO)

The National Association of Boat Owners is dedicated to promoting the interests of private boaters on Britain's canals and rivers and lakes. Volunteer members work with Navigation Authorities and public bodies so that boater's voices and views can be heard when decisions and being made.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: 20 Oak Grove, Hertford SG13 8AT

Telephone Number(s): 07818757676

Email address: contact_us@nabo.org.uk

Website: http://nabo.org.uk/

National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA)

The National Bargee Travellers Association (NBTA) is a volunteer organisation that campaigns and provides advice for itinerant boat dwellers on Britain's inland and coastal waterways. This includes anyone whose home is a boat and who does not have a permanent mooring for their boat with planning permission for residential use.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Nick Brown, Secretary

Contact details

Address: 30 Silver St, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2ST

Telephone Number(s): 01183 214128

Email address: secretariat@bargee-traveller.org.uk

Website: http://www.bargee-traveller.org.uk/

North-East Lincolnshire Council

Areas served: North-East Lincolnshire

Main contact and job role: Paul Wilmot, Housing Enforcement Manager

Contact details

Address: New Oxford House George Street Grimsby NE Lincs DN31 1HB

Telephone Number(s): 01472 324765

Email address: Paul.wilmot@nelincs.gov.uk

Website: https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/

Northamptonshire Countywide Traveller Unit

The Countywide Traveller Unit (CTU) brings together a specialist multi-disciplinary team to deal with the Gypsy and Traveller issues across the county in a co-ordinated and proactive way. Services include management of roadside camps on all public land and supporting to resolve any issues.

Areas served: Northamptonshire

Main contact and job role: County Wide Traveller Unit (CTU)

Contact details

Address: Countywide Traveller Unit, 1 Angel Square, Angel Street,Northampton, NN1 1ED

Telephone Number(s): 01604 366234

Email address: ctu@northamptonshire.gov.uk , ctu@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Website: http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/environment-and-planning/gypsies-and-travellers/Pages/default.aspx

Northumberland County Council – Gypsy Roma Traveller Liaison Officer

Areas served: Northumberland

Main contact and job role: Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Liaison Officer - Ken McDonald

Contact details

Address: Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF

Telephone Number(s): 07867670456

Email address: Graham.handy@northumblerland.gov.uk

Website: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Housing/Travellers.aspx?nccredirect=1

Oblique Arts

Our work with the Travelling community is very important for us. Gypsies and Travellers are among the largest ethnic minority in Cambridgeshire and much discriminated against. As part of our Theory of Change model, we believe that we have a remit to support Gypsies and Travellers in order to move toward a fairer society for all.

Areas served: Cambridgeshire

Main contact and job role: Beverley Carpenter, Project Leader

Contact details

One Voice 4 Travellers

One Voice 4 Travellers are a Gypsies and Travellers community, working to reduce any forms of violence by promoting good health and advancing the education of Gypsies and Travellers in conditions of need, hardship or distress caused or associated with violence. The service promotes equality of opportunity and good relations between Gypsies and Travellers and the settled communities.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Jaine Codona, Manager

Contact details

Address: 3a Country Park, Jubilee Lane, Marshland St James, Wisbech, Cambs, PE14 8JD

Telephone Number(s): 01945 430724

Email address: onevoice4travellers@hotmail.com

Website: https://onevoice4travellers.co.uk/

One You East Sussex

One You East Sussex are the county's free healthy lifestyle service helping local residents stop smoking, lose weight, get active and drink less. The service is county wide working from a number of community locations such as libraries, GP surgeries, Pharmacies, Church venues etc. Everything the service offers is completely FREE OF CHARGE

Areas served: East Sussex

Main contact and job role: Dan Ford

Contact details

Address: Faraday House, 1 Faraday Close, Eastbourne, BN22 9BH

Telephone Number(s): 01323 404600

Email address: Dan.ford@oneyoueastsussex.org.uk

Website: https://oneyoueastsussex.org.uk/

One You Surrey

One You Surrey is a specialist stop smoking service. It is free for anyone who lives, works, studies or has a GP Surgery registered in Surrey. They offer FREE stop smoking support via telephone and medication.

Areas served: Surrey

Main contact and job role: Liz Fellows

Contact details

Address: 26 Holmethorpe Avenue, Redhill, RH1 2NL

Telephone Number(s): 01737 652168

Email address: liz.fellows@oneyousurrey.org.uk , shannon.laws@oneyousurrey.org.uk

Website: https://oneyousurrey.org.uk/

Osbornes Law

We specialise in Family Law (including international adoption and child abduction), Property Law, Property Litigation, Social Welfare, Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates and Personal Injury.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: Livery House, 9 Pratt Street, London, NW1 0AE

Telephone Number(s): 020 7485 8811

Fax Number: 020 7485 5660

Website: http://osborneslaw.com/

Outside In

Outside In is an award winning charity working to create a fairer and more inclusive art world. Through exhibitions, an active online community and professional training programmes, they provide a platform for artists who find it difficult to access the art world for reasons including health, disability, isolation or social circumstance.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Beth Hopkins

Contact details

Address: Fabrica 40 Duke Street Brighton BN1 1AG

Telephone Number(s): 01273 381311

Email address: ambassadors@outsidein.org.uk

Website: http://outsidein.org.uk/

Oxfordshire Gypsy and Traveller Services

Oxfordshire County Council Gypsy and Traveller Services is committed to ensuring that all issues that affect Travellers staying on land within the county are dealt with in a balanced and proportionate manner. We support Gypsies and Travellers on roadside camps and manage the six county council owned permanent sites.

Areas served: Oxfordshire

Main contact and job role: Peter Gammond, Service Manager

Contact details

Address: 1st floor, Bicester Fire Station, Queens Avenue, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX26 2NR

Telephone Number(s): 01865 815569

Email address: travellers@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Fax Number: 01869 327217

Paul J Watson Solicitor

Award winning, specialist criminal defence and family/children law solicitors, offering reasonable private rates and legal aid, upon assessment. Paul J Watson Solicitor offer free 24 hr. police station attendances (covered nationally by legal aid and not means tested). They cover the North East area and beyond, and welcome clients from all backgrounds.

Areas served: Middlesborough

Contact details

Address: 116 Borough Road, Middesbrough, TS1 2ES

Telephone Number(s): 01642 293427 / 07949 186589 (Emergency 24 hour police station call outs - free)

Email address: admin@pauljwatson.com

Website: https://www.pauljwatson.com/

Pembrokeshire Care Society

Pembrokeshire Care Society assists the homeless (through funding received from various sources) by identifying the issues and to then plan, develop and provide the services to alleviate them. Services include advice, assistance and advocacy, bond certificate guarantee scheme, resettlement package, debt advice, crisis intervention, generic support service, travel warrant scheme, starter packs, furniture grant scheme and landlord advice groups.

Areas served: Pembrokeshire

Main contact and job role: Suzanne Key, Gypsy Traveller Tenancy Support Officer

Contact details

Address: Pembrokeshire Care Society, 19 Market Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 1NF

Telephone Number(s): 01437 765335

Email address: pcs@pembrokeshirecaresociety.org.uk

Website: http://pembrokeshirecaresociety.org.uk

Philip Brown Associates Limited

Philip Brown is a Chartered Town Planner with more than 40 year's experience and has obtained planning permission for well over 300 caravan sites, throughout England and Wales. Philip Brown is assisted by his Associate, Samuel Brown, who has been with the service for more than 5 years, with experience of preparing and submitting planning applications, and preparing Statements of Case for planning and enforcement notice appeals.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Philip Brown, Director

Contact details

Address: 74 Park Road, Rugby, CV21 2QX

Telephone Number(s): 01788 570574

Email address: philipbrownassociates@talktalk.net

Planning Aid England

Planning Aid England offers planning advice and support to individuals and communities. They offer five main services and types of support: free planning advice and guidance, website and advice line, bespoke support for eligible individuals and communities, outreach and capacity building.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: The Royal Town Planning Institute, 41 Botolph Lane, London, EC3R 8DL

Email address: advice@planningaid.rtpi.org.uk

Website: http://www.rtpi.org.uk/planning-aid/

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council

PDREC believes that to build a fair and just society everyone must have an equal chance to live, work and learn free from prejudice, discrimination and racism.  It values diversity and works in partnership with individuals and organisations that are also committed to race equality.

Areas served: Devon, Plymouth

Main contact and job role: Deborah Earl, Devon Advocacy Worker

Contact details

Address: Plymouth Office, Harwell Centre, 28 – 42 Harwell Court, Plymouth, PL1 1PY

Telephone Number(s): 01752 224555

Email address: d.earl@plymouthrec.org

Website: http://plymouthanddevonrec.org.uk/

POhWER

POhWER are a charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local support via Professionals and Volunteers. The independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives.

Areas served: England

Contact details

Address: PO Box 14043, Birmingham, B6 9BL

Telephone Number(s): 0300 456 2370

Email address: pohwer@pohwer.net

Website: https://www.pohwer.net/

Possability People

Areas served: East and West Sussex

Main contact and job role: Sharon Rose, Outreach and Communications Co-ordinator

Contact details

Address: Montague House, Montague Place, Brighton BN2 1JE

Telephone Number(s): 01273 89 40 40

Email address: hello@possabilitypeople.org.uk

Website: https://www.possabilitypeople.org.uk/

Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality and Diversity Council

Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality and Diversity Council is a voluntary organisation who provide advice and services on issues of discrimination, race hate or harassment, community relations and community cohesion and immigration related services. If they cannot help directly we shall put you in touch with the right agency.

Areas served: Lancashire

Contact details

Address: Town Hall Annexe, Birley Street, Preston, PR1 2RL

Telephone Number(s): 01772 906422

Email address: admin@prestonrec.org.uk

Website: http://www.prestonrec.org.uk/

Prisoners Families Helpline

The National Prisoners' Families Helpline can support you if a family member is in contact with the criminal justice system. They provide advice and information on all aspects from what happens on arrest, visiting a prison to preparing for release. The service supports families going through CIS as well as family. The service supports families in England and Wales.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Prisoners Families Helpline, Pact, 29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA

Telephone Number(s): 08088 082003

Email address: info@offendersfamilieshelpline.org

Website: http://www.offendersfamilieshelpline.org/

Rapid Ramp – Modular wheelchair ramps and steps

A UK leading modular ramp and step company offering a nationwide supply and installation service.

Their ramps and steps provide access to different mobile homes and caravans.

Free quotations are provided, and site surveys can be arranged. Plus, systems can comply with Building Regulations.

Contact details

Address: 10 Menzies Road, Ponswood Industrial Estate, St Leonards on Sea TN38 9BB

Telephone Number(s): 01424 714646

Email address: sales@rapidramp.co.uk

Website: https://www.rapidramp.co.uk/residential

Read Easy

Read Easy is a not-for-profit organisation that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to give one-to-one tuition to adults who struggle with reading. Working through community-based volunteer groups, Read Easy offers a free, friendly, flexible approach to learning to read for any adult who either can’t read at all, or who lacks confidence with reading.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: The Old Post Office, Bell Lane, Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9BB

Telephone Number(s): 01388 435021

Email address: info@readeasy.org.uk

Website: https://readeasy.org.uk

Rehab guide

Rehabguid help with the following advice:
• Where to find local Alcoholics Anonymous (AA & NA) meetings in Bristol
• Locate local addiction one-to-one counsellors
• Advice on maintaining sobriety
• Set up of sober companions” Buddy System” to support through the first part of early recovery
• Information on free and private rehabilitation advice
• Large database of information on drug types, symptoms and how to detox safely from them

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Caroline McLean

Contact details

Address: 1/3 Anglo Office Park, Hollybrook Park, Speedwell, Bristol, BS15 1NT

Telephone Number(s): 02072052845

Email address: info@rehabguide.co.uk , caroline@rehabguide.co.uk

Website: https://www.rehabguide.co.uk/england/bristol/

Report Racism GRT

Report Racism GRT is a GATE Herts national hate incident reporting site and victim support project that is run by and for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities in the UK.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Orla Dellow, Hate Crime Case Worker

Contact details

Address: GATE Herts 111 Mill Studios Ware Hertfordshire SP129PY

Telephone Number(s): 07534 790 984

Email address: office.gateherts@gmail.com

Website: http://reportracismgrt.com/

Residential Boat Owners’ Association

The RBOA is a member organisation, run entirely by volunteers. Its aims include maintaining and supporting a variety of live-aboard lifestyles, on many kinds of boats, both inland and coastal. It advises those considering life afloat, and aims to promote good relations between boat owners, moorings operators, and waterway users.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Residential Boat Owners' Association, Studio 2, Waterside Court, Third Avenue, Burton-upon-Trent, DE14 2WQ.

Telephone Number(s): 0330 057 7180

Email address: enquiries@rboa.org.uk

Website: http://www.rboa.org.uk/

RISE

RISE is an independent, Brighton-based registered charity that helps people affected by domestic abuse. We offer practical help ranging from direct advice to refuge accommodation for those whose lives are at risk.

Areas served: Sussex

Contact details

Address: 3rd Floor Rear, Shaftesbury Court, 95 Ditchling Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4ST

Telephone Number(s): 01273 622822

Email address: helpline@riseuk.org.uk

Website: http://www.riseuk.org.uk/

Robert Tutton Town Planning Consultants Ltd

We handle development proposals in the residential, business and leisure fields and have had successes with particularly challenging projects relating to agricultural buildings and dwellings, hot food outlets and travellers. We offer planning and enforcement advice, prepare applications, prosecute appeals via the written, hearing and public inquiry procedures and make representations at local plan inquiries.

Areas served: Kent to Cornwall, south of M4

Main contact and job role: Robert Tutton, Principal and Niall Tutton, Planners

Contact details

Address: Robert Tutton Town Planning Consultants Ltd, 23 Romsey Avenue, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 9TR

Telephone Number(s): 01329.825985 and 02392.377972

Email address: enquiry@planningfareham.co.uk, , roberttutton@msn.com, nialltutton@msn.com

Fax Number: 01329 230175

Website: http://www.planningfareham.co.uk/

Roma Support Group

Roma Support Group aim to improve the quality of life for Roma refugees and migrants by helping them to overcome prejudice, isolation and vulnerability. The service also has an objective to make the public aware of Roma culture, heritage and current situation of Roma refugees and migrants in the UK through cultural and informative events and publications.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Roma Support Group, 318 Barking Road, E13 8HL

Telephone Number(s): 0794 908 9778

Email address: info@romasupportgroup.org.uk

Website: http://romasupportgroup.org.uk/

Romani Cultural and Arts Company

The Romani Cultural Arts Company (RCAC) is the leading Romani and Traveller community-based organisation in Wales, traditionally using the arts and culture as a vehicle for advocacy and empowerment, amongst the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. RCAC is also supporting individuals to become “Community Champions”, as actors and agents of change in their own communities, making a difference for themselves and the wider society

Areas served: Wales

Main contact and job role: Isaac Blake, Director

Contact details

Address: The Romani Cultural and Arts Company, Temple Court, 13a Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9HA

Telephone Number(s): 02920 786439

Email address: isaacblake@romaniarts.co.uk

Website: http://www.romaniarts.co.uk

Romani Slovak Czech Community CIC

Romani Slovak Czech Community CIC is a local community organisation, led by individuals with differing ethnicity backgrounds, including Roma people, whose ethos is to unite communities and promote social cohesion. Their objectives are met through organising cultural events to improve understanding of Roma history and culture to create better relationships and friendships. They deliver different projects open to everyone regardless of nationality or ethnicity, provide community outreach and support covering race and diversity issues.

Areas served: Kent

Main contact and job role: Andrea Jackova, Community Coordinator

Contact details

Address: 20 The Hive, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 0EY

Telephone Number(s): 07865080161

Email address: slovak.czech.community@gmail.com , info@romani.top

Website: http://www.romani.top/

Romany & Traveller Family History Society

Romany & Traveller Family History Society is the first, and still the only, British family history society for people with Romany Gypsy, Traveller and Fairground roots. They bring together other like-minded people and help them to research their family trees, find out about their heritage and share know-how and information.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Sharon Heppell, Vice-Chairman and Secretary

Contact details

Address: The RTFHS Secretary, c/o Flat 53, 41 Provost Street, London N1 7NB

Email address: enquiries@rtfhs.org.uk

Website: https://rtfhs.org.uk/

Romany Interpreting and Translations

RIT specializes in offering legal, medical and local government language services in all European languages. RIT offers simultaneous, consecutive, conference, face to face, telephone, skype, audio and document (including transcription, proofreading and editing) types of interpreting and translation services. Angel provides services in Roma, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Macedonian.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Angel L. Ivanavov, Proprieter, Interpreter and Translator

Contact details

Address: 464, Moss Lane East, M14 4PW, Manchester, UK

Telephone Number(s): 07593 800 849

Email address: romanyinterpreting@gmail.com

Website: https://www.romanyinterpretingandtranslations.com/

Royal Sussex County Hospital – Maternity Services

Royal Sussex County Hospital Maternity Service can provide antenatal care for your pregnancy, arrange your scan appointments, organise any other appointments you may need or provide information on local services, home visits and one-to-one parent education sessions and even help you with housing and help with registering with a GP if you need it.

Areas served: East Sussex

Main contact and job role: Anna Ferguson, Midwife

Contact details

Address: Level 11, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE

Telephone Number(s): 01273 696955 ext. 67583 or 07795 498509

Website: https://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/maternity/our-services/specialist-support/travelling-community/

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust – Traveller Health Visitor Team

Areas served: Wolverhampton

Main contact and job role: Wendy McGrath

Contact details

Address: The Gem Centre, Bentley Bridge Business Park, Neachells Lane, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 3UP

Telephone Number(s): 01902 446288 or 07920383565

Email address: w.mcgrath1@nhs.net

Runnymede and Spelthorne Citizens Advice Bureau

This service aims to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and equally to improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives. They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Areas served: Runnymede and Spelthorne

Contact details

Address: The Old Library, Church Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 1RW

Telephone Number(s): 01932 827187

Website: http://www.randscab.org.uk

Ruston Planning Ltd

Ruston Planning Limited are chartered town planners working on behalf of Gypsies and Travellers and have considerable experience in such cases. The service can deal with planning applications, appeals, enforcement matters, and lawful development certificates. If your location is outside of the 'Area Served' your case may be considered if you are in serious need.

Areas served: Cornwall / Devon / Somerset / Dorset / Wiltshire / Bristol / Gloucestershire / South Wales / Worcestershire / Herefordshire / West Yorkshire

Main contact and job role: Dr Simon Ruston, Principal

Contact details

Address: Ruston Planning Limited, The Office, 1 Great Ostry, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5TT

Telephone Number(s): 0117 325 0350 or 07967 308752

Email address: admin@rustonplanning.co.uk , simon@rustonplanning.co.uk

Scott-Moncrieff & Associates Ltd

Scott-Moncrieff  offers legal advice throughout England and Wales, through face-to-face contact or online, via Skype or by phone. They advise people, companies and other organisations on a full range of legal issues, bringing the full weight of expert teams of specialists to supporting and advising our clients.  

Areas served: London and Nottingham

Main contact and job role: Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, Managing Director

Contact details

Address: Scott-Moncrieff & Associates Ltd, Temple Chambers 3-7 Temple Avenue London, EC4Y 0HP

Telephone Number(s): 020 3972 9011

Fax Number: 02078 411090

Website: https://www.scomo.com/

Sheffield Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Sheffield is Sheffield’s leading provider of advice services and advocacy services. We help about 25,000 people a year. Our services are confidential, independent, impartial and free.

Areas served: Sheffield

Contact details

Address: The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW

Telephone Number(s): 0808 278 7820

Website: https://citizensadvicesheffield.org.uk/

Sheffield Health and Social Care – Health Inclusion Team

The Health Inclusion Team provides a nurse-led service for Gypsies and Travellers and people living in temporary or hostel accommodation, providing assessment of health and social needs, support, advice, care planning and referrals to other local services.

Areas served: Sheffield

Main contact and job role: Carol Moore

Contact details

Address: Lightwood House, 1 Lightwood Lane, Sheffield, S8 8BG

Telephone Number(s): 01142 262534

Email address: sue.givans@nhs.net , ssct-ctr.healthinclusionteam@nhs.net

Fax Number: 01142 261741

Website: https://shsc.nhs.uk/service/homeless-and-traveller-team/

Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain

The Showmen's Guild is the national and local negotiating body for travelling showmen with the aim of protecting the interests of its members, Travelling Showmen, who gain their livelihoods by attending funfairs. It does this in two ways; by its code of rules for members and through the legal and constitutional processes of the land.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Guild House, 41 Clarence Street, Staines, Middlesex TW18 4SY

Telephone Number(s): 01784 461805

Email address: centraloffice@showmensguild.co.uk

Website: http://www.showmensguild.co.uk/

Shropshire County Council Gypsy Liaison

Areas served: Shropshire

Main contact and job role: John Taylor, Sarah Green or Nicola Tudor, Gypsy Liaison Officers

Contact details

Address: Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND

Telephone Number(s): 03456 789000

Email address: john.r.taylor@shropshire.gov.uk; sarah.green@shropshire.gov.uk; nicola.tudor@shropshire.gov.uk

Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors

Simpson Millar Solicitors provides easy access to high quality legal services whether you’re looking for legal advice about Family Law or Divorce, Making a Will, Conveyancing, dealing with an Employment Law issue or making a Medical Negligence or Personal Injury claim.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Brunel House, 2 Fitzalan Rd, Cardiff CF24 0EB

Telephone Number(s): 0808 278 2069

Website: https://www.simpsonmillar.co.uk/contact-us/

Sinclairslaw

Sinclairslaw provide legal services to people via Legal Aid in respect of Community Care, Education and Public Law. In particular, they regularly challenge Local Authorities regarding their decisions on community care packages of support. The service undertakes discrimination cases and advise on the rights of children in need and in care. The firm has a legal aid contract in claims against public authorities and undertakes human rights work.

Areas served: London

Main contact and job role: Helen Gill, associate solicitor and head of public law

Contact details

Address: 20 Dock Street, London, E1 8JP

Telephone Number(s): 02088 006464

Email address: marian@johnfordsolicitors.co.uk

Website: http://johnfordsolicitors.co.uk/

Society for the Promotion and Advancement of Romany Culture (SPARC)

Areas served: Middlesbrough

Main contact and job role: Emily Clarke, Principal Officer

Contact details

Address: 16 Metz Bridge Court, Riverside Park Road, Middlesbrough, TS2 1NL

Telephone Number(s): 01642 205321

Email address: emily-clarke@btconnect.com

Solace Women’s Aid

Solace Women's Aid Irish and Irish Traveller Outreach service provides one on one support to Irish and Irish Traveller women and children who have been affected by domestic and sexual abuse, helping them to stay safe, find safe accommodation and offering housing, financial and legal advice. Referral criteria: Irish and Irish Traveller (including Irish descent) women and children who have experienced domestic and/or sexual abuse at any point in their lives and who live in a London borough. Self-referrals welcome.

Areas served: All London boroughs

Contact details

Address: 2 Angel Square Torrens Street Angel London EC1V 1NY

Telephone Number(s): 07903 806 161 or Helpline: 0808 802 5565

Email address: advice@solacewomensaid.org

Fax Number: 020 7619 1351

Website: http://solacewomensaid.org/

SOS Rape Crisis (SOSRC) Synergy Essex partnership

SOS Rape Crisis is part of the Essex Rape Crisis Partnership. The Partnership is made up of three centres SOS Rape Crisis, SERICC, and CARA. SOS Rape which covers the areas of Southend on Sea, Castle Point, and Rochford is an accredited member of National Rape Crisis England and Wales. This means that the services we provide to survivors and relatives of survivors are to a quality assured standard.

Areas served: Southend-On-Sea, Castle point and Rochford areas in Essex

Contact details

Address: 20-26 Clarence Road Southend-on-sea Essex

Telephone Number(s): 01702 667590

Email address: info@sosrc.org.uk , support@synergyessex.org.uk

Website: http://www.sosrc.org/

St Helens Met Borough Council Gypsy and Traveller Liaison

St Helens Met Borough Council Gypsy and Traveller Liaison manage the permanent Council Gypsy and Traveller site containing provisions for 20 families, promote good community relations between different racial groups, work with other agencies to improve access to services for Gypsies and Travellers, respond to queries about roadside camps and work with other agencies to respond.

Areas served: St Helens

Main contact and job role: Lorraine McGowan, Gypsy and Traveller Liaison Officer

Contact details

Address: St Helens Gypsy Traveller Liaison Officer, St Helens Council, Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP

Telephone Number(s): 01744 671683

Email address: lorrainemcgowan@sthelens.gov.uk

Website: https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/housing/gypsies-and-travellers/

Staffordshire North and Stoke Citizens Advice Bureau

Staffordshire North and Stoke CAB are part of the Citizens Advice Bureau national helpline. They provide advice on a range of subjects including debt, social security benefits, employment, housing, immigration and asylum, health and community care. The aim of the service is to empower those who experience poverty and inequality to improve their lives and educate society on these issues.

Areas served: Staffordshire

Contact details

Address: Advice House, Cheapside, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1HL

Telephone Number(s): 0808 278 78 76

Email address: advice@snscab.org.uk

Website: http://www.snscab.org.uk/

Stand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI) Charity

A charity for victims of hate crime (including racism) offering a free, person-centred, confidential casework service and education and preventative interventions. The service deals with a wide range of incidents including verbal abuse, attacks on property, physical attacks and complaints about discrimination by agencies such as the police or local authorities.

Areas served: Banes, South Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset

Main contact and job role: Alex Raikes MBE DL (Hons LLD)

Contact details

Address: 15 Portland Square, Bristol

Telephone Number(s): 0117 9420060

Email address: sari@sariweb.org.uk , director@sariweb.org.uk

Website: https://www.sariweb.org.uk/

STEP Education

STEP is a national knowledge exchange centre supporting equitable access to education for mobile communities. STEP create resources with Travellers and nomadic young people in mind.

Contact details

Stoke on Trent City Council Gypsy and Traveller Liaison

Areas served: Stoke on Trent

Main contact and job role: Anika Bashford, Gypsy and Traveller Liaison

Contact details

Address: Civic Offices Glebe Street Stoke ST4 1RE

Telephone Number(s): Office Phone 01782 237152 or Mobile 07766603861

Suffolk and Norfolk Gypsy Roma Traveller Service

Areas served: Suffolk and Norfolk

Contact details

Address: Norfolk and Suffolk Gypsy Roma Traveller Service, Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 2DH.

Telephone Number(s): 01603 222473

Email address: NSGRTS@norfolk.gov.uk

Website: https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/community-and-safety/communities/community-engagement/gypsies-and-travellers/

Suffolk Law Centre

Legal advice and support available for:
• Housing issues (Legal Aid available for some issues)
• Police complaints
• Support for Litigants-in-Person

Areas served: Suffolk

Main contact and job role: James Hanlon

Contact details

Address: 46a St Matthews Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3EP

Telephone Number(s): 01473 408111

Email address: office@suffolklawcentre.org.uk

Website: http://www.iscre.org.uk/legal-services/

Sugaré & Co Solicitors

Sugaré & Co has been established for over 40 years. We are based in Leeds City Centre (opens new window) and represent clients nationally. Our solicitors have a vast wealth of experience and we provide our clients with cost-effective and quality legal advice.

Areas served: Leeds

Main contact and job role: Daniel Sugaré, Head of Family Law

Contact details

Address: 36 Park Square North, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2NY

Telephone Number(s): Tel: 0113 244 6978 Emergency Tel: 0777 376 8053

Email address: danielsugare@sugare.co.uk

Website: http://www.sugareandco.co.uk/

Surrey Gypsy Traveller Communities Forum

The Forum was founded in 1996 to create opportunities for public agencies, charities, interested individuals/groups and Traveller communities, to talk to each other. We aim to overcome prejudice, increase understanding of Traveller culture and promote equality of opportunity. Our website is where we organise our activities, share ideas, and publicise our mission.

Areas served: Surrey

Main contact and job role: Lalage Grundy (Joint Chair)

Contact details

Address: Bourne Hall (C/O Jeremy Harte), Spring Street, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey KT17 1UF

Email address: enquiries@sgtcf.uk

Website: http://www.sgtcf.uk/

Surrey Law Centre

The Surrey Law believe everyone should have access to a solicitor. This service is a not-for-profit, specialist legal advice agency dedicated to supporting people in Surrey facing poverty, discrimination, social exclusion and disadvantage.
We are a diverse practice with the specialist skills to tackle problems collectively and efficiently. We offer a comprehensive and holistic service at a high level to resolve initial problems before they escalate into greater and potentially lifelong struggles.

Areas served: Surrey

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 01483 215000

Email address: info@prorangesolutions.co.uk

Swain & Co Solicitors

Swain & Co Solicitors are experts in providing legal advice and representation on legal matters related to Family Law, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Community Care, Mental Health, Housing Law and Prison Law.

Areas served: Hampshire Portsmouth/Havant, Southampton & Liverpool

Main contact and job role: Samantha Lee, Managing Director

Contact details

Address: Compass House, 57 Meridian Centre, North Street, Havant, PO9 1UW

Telephone Number(s): 0800 0351 999 or 0239 2483 322

Email address: mail@swainandco.com

Website: http://www.swainandco.com/

Teign Housing

Teign Housing manage the Haldon Ridge Travellers Site on behalf of Teignbridge District Council.

Areas served: Devon

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 01626 322722

Website: http://www.teignhousing.co.uk/

Thames Valley Gypsy Council

Areas served: Thames Valley

Main contact and job role: Joseph G. Jones, Spokesperson

Contact details

Telephone Number(s): 07963 565952

Email address: info@gypsy-association.com

Website: https://www.facebook.com/GypsyCouncilTV/

The Harbour Centre

The Harbour Centre provides free and confidential support to those who have been affected by sexual abuse recently or in the past; you do not have to report to the Police. They provide practical and emotional support to people of all ages across Norfolk.

Areas served: Norfolk

Contact details

Address: The address remains private for the safety of service users

Telephone Number(s): 01603 276381

Email address: contact@theharbourcentre.co.uk

Website: https://www.theharbourcentre.co.uk/

The Multi Agency Traveller Unit in Leicestershire comprises Traveller Liaison

The Multi Agency Traveller Unit in Leicestershire comprises Traveller Liaison Officers, a Public Health Co-ordinator and provides site management services for Council Sites in the County. The service has a dedicated Police Sergeant and a Traveller Education Team, ensuring that Traveller's across Leicestershire have support with access to education.

Areas served: Leicestershire, Leicester City and Rutland

Main contact and job role: Mat Bagley, Multi Agency Travellers Unit Manager

Contact details

Address: Beaumont Lodge, Astill Lodge Road, Leicester, LE4 1EF

Telephone Number(s): 01163 058156 or 07818 014574

Email address: Multi.AgencyTravellersUnit@leics.gov.uk

Website: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/community-safety/gypsy-and-traveller-services

Tower Hamlets Law Centre

Tower Hamlets Law Centre provides legal advice and representation, mainly to people who work and live in the borough. They undertake work in the following areas: housing, immigration, welfare benefits, debt advice, employment & discrimination, community care and education.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: St. Anne Street, off 789 Commercial Road, London E14 7HG

Telephone Number(s): 020 7538 4909

Email address: info@thlc.co.uk

Fax Number: 02030 698376

Website: http://thlc.co.uk/

Traveller Counselling Service

A therapist offering low cost sessions to Travellers of all descriptions. This can be online, through the phone or in person in London. This is therapy by Travellers for Travellers. The work can be focused on one specific issue, be about coping and finding solutions or be more exploratory; therapy is often a space to simply work out where we are and whether we need to change that or not.

Areas served: London, Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire

Main contact and job role: Tyler Hatwell, Counsellor

Contact details

Traveller Movement

The Traveller Movement is a national community charity promoting inclusion and community engagement with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers. The Traveller Movement seeks to empower and support Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities to advocate for the full implementation of their human rights.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Traveller Space

TravellerSpace is a registered charity supporting Gypsies, Irish Travellers and New Travellers in Cornwall and the South West. Traveller Space aim to provide support for health, education and welfare services, raise awareness and educate the wider community of Gypsy and Traveller cultures and deliver training and workshops in for schools and service providers.

Areas served: Cornwall

Main contact and job role: Caroline Dann, Managing Director

Contact details

Address: Rm 401, Fourth Floor PZ360, St Marys Terrace, Penzance TR18 4EB

Telephone Number(s): 07939 210 014 or 07534 983 046

Email address: travellerspace@yahoo.co.uk

Website: http://www.travellerspace-cornwall.org/

Travelling Ahead – Advice and Advocacy Service for Gypsy Roma and Travellers in Wales

Travelling Ahead supports Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities around Wales (children, young people and adults) with your rights and entitlements, make sure your voices are heard, you are treated fairly and to help challenge discrimination. They also offer support for Roma families needing support with EU Settlement Scheme applications and offer this service in lots of community languages
This service is not working face to face but all phone messages are picked up quickly and responded to. This service offers advice and support services, information on your rights and support to tackle discrimination. Please note: the address is for mailing purposes only as we work all around Wales and don’t have a drop–in office.

Areas served: Wales

Main contact and job role: Trudy Aspinwall, Team Manager

Contact details

Address: C/O TGP Cymru, 12 North Road, Cardiff, CF10 3DY

Telephone Number(s): Helpline 08088 020025 or Office Phone 01633 509544

Email address: travellingahead@trosgynnalplant.org.uk

Website: http://www.travellingahead.org.uk/

Travelling Community Support Service (Bath and North East Somerset and Wiltshire)

The Service aims to help people from all travelling communities to access health services and empower travelling communities to understand the range of services they are entitled to; and to have the opportunity to take part in courses the service runs. It also delivers cultural awareness training sessions for professionals.

Areas served: Bath, North East Somerset and Wiltshire

Main contact and job role: Alice Young, Team Leader

Contact details

Address: 55 New King Street, Bath BA1 2BN

Telephone Number(s): 07960 097719

Email address: alice.young@julianhouse.org.uk

Website: https://www.facebook.com/GRTBSupport/

Turn2Us

Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. They provide financial support to help people get back on track.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Turpin & Miller LLP

Based in Oxford, Turpin & Miller LLP offer the highest quality legal services to individuals and businesses seeking advice across the whole spectrum of Immigration law. We work with clients from all over the world and can offer consultations by phone, Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom or any other suitable medium.

Areas served: Oxford

Main contact and job role: Jayne Parker, Office Manager

Contact details

Address: 1 Agnes Court, Oxford Road, Oxford, OX4 2EW

Telephone Number(s): 01865 770111

Email address: jparker@turpinmiller.co.uk

Fax Number: 01865 749099

Website: http://www.turpinmiller.co.uk/

TV Edwards Solicitors LLP

TV Edwards offers a full range of legal services for businesses and individuals, helping you to proactively prevent legal issues and to find quick, cost-effective solutions to any legal disputes you do encounter.

Areas served: London

Main contact and job role: Jacky Straling, Senior and Compliance Partner

Contact details

Address: TV Edwards Solicitors LLP, 35-37 Mile End Road, London, E1 4TP

Telephone Number(s): 02034 408000

Email address: https://www.tvedwards.com/site/contact/send-an-email/

Website: http://www.tvedwards.com/

Versus Arthritis

Cymru Versus Arthritis is here to make sure that people with arthritis in Wales have the support and information they need to live well with their condition, as well as to ensure the needs of people with arthritis are a priority with policy makers in Wales.

Areas served: Wales

Main contact and job role: Ann Dymock

Contact details

Address: Cymru Versus Arthritis, Unit 4 Raleigh Walk, Brigantine Place, Cardiff, CF10 4LN

Telephone Number(s): 0800 756 3970

Email address: walessupport@versusarthritis.org

Website: https://www.versusarthritis.org

Warwickshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service

Warwickshire Ethnic Minority and Traveller Achievement Service has a team of dedicated education support workers who work with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller families, schools and other services in order to remove barriers to education and improve outcomes for young people from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

Areas served: Warwickshire

Main contact and job role: Mandy Waight, Senior Leader, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller education

Contact details

Address: Warwickshire County Council, Saltisford, Office Park, Building 3 Ansell Way, Warwick, CV34 4UL

Telephone Number(s): 01926 476600, 07747 475076

Email address: mandywaight@warwickshire.gov.uk , emtasadmin@warwickshire.gov.uk

Website: https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/

Waterways Chaplaincy

A nationwide team of chaplains offering practical and spiritual support to all the waterways communities irrespective of their race, religion or orientation.
Please contact using the website link.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Reverend Mark Chester

Contact details

Address: c/o Holywell Lodge 41 Holywell Hill St Albans AL1 1HE

Website: https://www.waterwayschaplaincy.org.uk/

Welsh Government – Gypsy and Traveller Policy Officer

The Welsh Government is the devolved administration in Wales. The Gypsy, Roma and Traveller team can act as the first point of contact on enquiries related to Gypsies, Roma and Travellers and lead on Welsh Government policy in this area, including enquiries related to the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 for all those with a nomadic habit of life, whatever their race or origin.

Areas served: Wales

Main contact and job role: Kate Rose - Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Policy Manager and Hannah Fisher Senior Manager Race, Faith, Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

Contact details

Address: Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NQ

Email address: EqualityBranch@gov.wales

West Berkshire Council

Jean Pimley is the Traveller Liaison Officer, working with Gypsy and Traveller communities across Berkshire.

Areas served: Berkshire

Contact details

Address: Council Offices Market Street Newbury West Berkshire RG14 5LD

Telephone Number(s): 01635 503269

Email address: jean.pimley@westberks.gov.uk

Website: https://www.westberks.gov.uk/

West Sussex County Council Gypsy and Traveller Liaison

West Sussex County Council currently provide nine Gypsy & Traveller Sites across West Sussex. There is also a nine pitch transit site on Stane Street in Chichester, where travellers passing through West Sussex can stay up to three months. This service helps with any site queries/other issues for Gypsies and Travellers.

Areas served: West Sussex

Main contact and job role: Esther Quarm, Gypsy and Traveller Liason Officer

Contact details

Address: County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

Telephone Number(s): 01243 642139

Email address: Esther.quarm@westsussex.gov.uk , wscc.gypsysites@westsussex.gov.uk

Women’s Aid

Women’s Aid is the national charity working to end domestic abuse against women and children. As a federation of over 180 organisations, Women's Aid provide nearly 300 local lifesaving services to women and children across the country. Women's Aid offer a Live Chat service on their website if you need to speak to a support worker.

Areas served: National

Contact details

Address: Women's Aid Federation of England, PO BOX 3245, Bristol BS2 2EH

Telephone Number(s): General Enquiries 0117 944 44 11

Email address: info@womensaid.org.uk , helpline@womensaid.org.uk

Fax Number: 0117 924 1703

Website: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

Worcestershire County Council – Site Officer

Areas served: Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Main contact and job role: Jim Lowe and Jayne Nicklin, Site Officers

Contact details

Address: County Hall, Spetchley Road WR5 2NP

Telephone Number(s): 01905 766721

Wrexham County Borough Council – Housing Department

Areas served: Wrexham

Main contact and job role: Russell Jones, Estates Manager

Contact details

Address: 50 Peris, Acrefair, Wrexham LL14 3LF

Telephone Number(s): 01978 813000

Email address: Russell.jones@wrexham.gov.uk

York Travellers Trust

Our work is concentrated in York and surrounding areas. Our charitable objectives say we want ‘to relieve the poverty and advance the education of the GTC and to preserve and protect the health of such persons’. But our aims are broader than that. We want to empower GTC to become active members of the community

Areas served: York

Main contact and job role: Violet Cannon, CEO

Contact details

Address: 20 Falsgrave Crescent, York. YO30 7AZ

Telephone Number(s): 01904 630526

Email address: travellerstrustyork@yahoo.co.uk , violet@ytt.org.uk

Website: https://yorktravellerstrust.wordpress.com/

yourSanctuary

yourSanctuary work with a trauma-informed, needs led and holistic approach to support survivors of Domestic Abuse and their children. We seek to empower our clients to make informed choices about their lives and if necessary to advocate for them with other agencies, professionals and groups in order that they are treated with respect, dignity and understanding.

Areas served: Surrey

Contact details

Address: 15a Monument Way East, Woking, Surrey, GU21 5LY

Telephone Number(s): 01483 776822

Website: https://www.yoursanctuary.org.uk/

Zacchaeus 2000 Trust

We help people of working age across London who are having problems with welfare benefits, housing and homelessness or other financial issues.

Areas served: London

Contact details

Address: 10 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0QP

Telephone Number(s): 02072590801

Email address: dmin@z2k.org

Website: https://www.z2k.org/

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