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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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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

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: Roisin Mason, Volunteer Co-ordinator and Traveller Research Worker

Contact details

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

Telephone Number(s): 0121 604 6111

Email address: [email protected]

Fax Number: 0121 604 6662

Website: http://www.birminghamirish.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: [email protected]

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: Cambridgeshire County council

Telephone Number(s): 07771896424 or 07900678291

Email address: [email protected] , [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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, Clarence Chambers 39 Corporation Street Birmingham B2 4LS

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

Email address: [email protected]

Fax Number: 01212 365121

Website: http://www.communitylawpartnership.co.uk/our-services/gypsies-and-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: [email protected]

Fax Number: 0036 1413.2201

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

Floaty Boat

Floaty Boat exists to reduce the likelihood of reaching crisis point. The model harnesses the strong, diverse, supportive foundations of the liveaboard boating community to create opportunities for everyone to connect, support & share; where money, background and connections don’t define you or your opportunities. Floaty Boat fundraises and maintains emergency equipment for the community to access.

Areas served: Avon

Contact details

Address: 7 The Shambles, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1JS, UK

Email address: [email protected]

Website: http://floatyboat.org.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: [email protected]

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

Future4Fairgrounds

We are a group of 6 Showmen all woman representing our community. We are raising awareness of Showmen in education and beyond. We can help provide authentic teaching resources for schools and support schools with accurate information about Showmen.

Areas served: National

Main contact and job role: Colleen Roper

Contact details

Address: 51 Seagate Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5BD

Telephone Number(s): 07929779671

Email address: [email protected]

Website: www.future4fairgrounds.com

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Website: https://gtwales.org.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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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, Nottinghamshire, DN22 9JL

Telephone Number(s): 07737 051256

Email address: [email protected]

Website: Gypsylife.info

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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

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: [email protected]

Website: http://kanda.boatingcommunity.org.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: [email protected] , [email protected]

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: [email protected] , [email protected]

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

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. We offer financial and housing advocacy, mental health support, specialist advocates in domestic violence and criminal justice, and community-based work such as residents action groups, adult and youth activity and support groups, tutoring and adult literacy.

Areas served: Leeds

Contact details

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

Telephone Number(s): 0113 2402444

Email address: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Website: http://www.lincsti.co.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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Website: https://lutonromatrust.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: [email protected] , [email protected]

Website: http://www.mecopp.org.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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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

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: [email protected]

Website: https://onevoice4travellers.co.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: [email protected]

Fax Number: 01869 327217

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: Joe Baker/Claire Rice, Hate Crime Case Worker/Hate Crime Policy

Contact details

Address: GATE Herts 111 Mill Studios Ware Hertfordshire SP129PY

Telephone Number(s): 07534 790 984

Email address: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Website: http://www.rboa.org.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: [email protected]

Website: http://romasupportgroup.org.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: [email protected] , [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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

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: [email protected]

Website: http://www.showmensguild.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: [email protected]

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, Director

Contact details

Address: PO Box 2454, Bristol, BS2 2WX

Telephone Number(s): 0117 9420060

Email address: [email protected]

Website: https://www.saricharity.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

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, Surrey KT17 1UF

Email address: [email protected]

Website: http://www.sgtcf.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: [email protected]

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, 24/7 Helpline: 01603 276381

Email address: [email protected]

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

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

Address: The Resource Centre, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA

Telephone Number(s): 02076 072002

Email address: General: [email protected] Equality and Social Justice Unit: [email protected] Education: [email protected] Tutor & NEET projects: [email protected]

Fax Number: 02076 072005

Website: http://travellermovement.org.uk/

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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

Walsh and McGrath Funeral Directors

A family run funeral directors looking after bereaved families in London and surrounding areas. Your loved one will be treated with care, respect and dignity whilst in our care.

Areas served: Hertfordshire

Contact details

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: [email protected] , [email protected]

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

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