Black and Minority

b.friend

The b.friend project provides asylum seekers and refugees with one-to-one support. They match a volunteer with an asylum seeker or refugee for a period of up to one year, and equip them with the tools and support they need to meet regularly for companionship and support.

Bristol Black Carers

COVID-19 Update: offering telephone support and advice services and have volunteers from Malcolm X Centre to assist where needed. 
Bristol Black Carers supports carers and those whom they care for to access mainstream care and health related public services.  They provide regular support group meetings, organise trips and activities to give carers a break and can offer support, advice and information.

Bristol and Avon Chinese Women's Group

The Bristol and Avon Chinese Women’s Group exists to support the health and social care needs of Chinese women and their families in Bristol and the surrounding area.

Bangladeshi Bristol Woman’s Group

COVID-19 Update: Currently inactive. Support via phone
BBWO provides a range of services and activities primarily to meet the needs of Bangladeshi women and children.

Bristol Somali Forum

Bristol Somali Forum (BSF) is an umbrella organisation that has been set up by the local community to bring together different somali groups and voluntary organisations across the whole of Bristol and discuss and co-ordinate different plans that will better our communities.

Khaas Bristol

Khaas is a unique organisation in the South West, which provides service to BME children with disabilities and additional needs and their carers and families. 

Nilaari

COVID-19 Update: currently suspended. 
Nilaari is a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic led registered charity with over 17 years’ experience delivering social care support, talking therapies and training to young people and adults across Bristol. They help to deal with (re)offending behaviour, mental health and problematic substance use. 

Dhek Bal Women's Project

Dhek Bhal Day Centre Project is unique and caters for South Asian women from the age of fifty five from Bristol and South Gloucestershire. The Project was established in 1988 so that elderly women could meet for friendship and mutual support at a convenient location and maintain independence.

The Sky Project

Based in Bristol, the Sky Project provides training and support to a range of professionals, communities, schools, universities, professional bodies and any other relevant group on the issues of forced marriage and honour based violence.

The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation

COVID-19 Update: Counselling over phone  
The Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation provides advice and support to Middle Eastern women and girls living in the UK who are facing ‘honour’ based violence, domestic abuse, forced marriage or female genital mutilation.