Quality of life for people living with HIV The Brigstowe Project is a well-established, Bristol-based charity for people living with or affected by HIV or AIDS. We can provide floating support, together with advice and information, as appropriate to the needs of the person to improve their quality of life. We are here for anyone who is living with HIV who:
lives in Bristol and surrounding areas
needs support, information or advice in the following areas: homelessness and housing issues, welfare rights, community care and health
wants help to maintain a tenancy
needs additional support
has housing problems
For more information, see What we do. We can provide an interpreter if English is not your first language.
Categories: Advice & Help, All Bristol areas, Benefits, Carers, HIV/AIDS, Homelesness, Legal, Support groups
Updated 5 years ago.
Bristol FoyerHave LGBT services
OtherKnightstone Housing Association2A Victoria StreetBristolBS1 6DTpostal
Bristol Foyer opened 11th September 2000 and has 51 bed spaces. It helps single homeless people aged 16-25 (or up to 30 if disabled) with low to medium support needs, who require supported accommodation with access to training for a period of up to two years. About The Foyer Federation TFF is a not-for-profit organisation that helps to transform the circumstances of young people who have faced barriers in their lives. Since 1992, we have worked with young people to create new approaches developing the skills, opportunities and resources they need to thrive.
OtherHead Office: Kingsley Hall59 Old Market StreetBristolBS2 0ERpostal
Home Phone:0800 731 72 13 service usershomeWork Phone:0117 317 8800 officeworkWork Email:INTERNETWebsite:http://www.1625ip.co.uk/
Independent People is the leading provider of housing, support and advice to young people aged between 16 and 25 in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
We exist to support young people to build independent lives. We do this by helping people find (and keep) a safe, stable home. We also offer non-judgmental support and advice on counselling, training and help finding jobs. No other organisation in the area has the same wealth of experience and resources.
Our Contact details page has all our numbers and addresses on it. We’re a friendly and experienced bunch and will always try to help. You can come in and see us or give us a call if you have any questions or need information.
Categories: Advice & Help, All Bristol areas, Homelesness, Youth
Updated 5 years ago.
Home9 Brunswick SquareBristolBS2 8PEhome
Work Phone:0117 909 6630work
The team at Second Step is made up of people with a shared desire and determination to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health problems to enable them to achieve their hopes and ambitions.
We are based in Bristol and also have bases in Bath and Weston. We provide housing and support services to hundreds of people across Bristol and beyond. Our focus is on helping people find strategies to cope with their problems, to gain independence and achieve their ambitions. We work with people at their pace, helping them remain in control of their recovery journey.
We work with an agreed set of values which form the foundation of everything we do:
Second Step will treat everyone with integrity, respect and dignity.
The contribution and involvement across the whole organisation of people who use our services is central to our on-going success.
Hope is central to our work. We want to deliver recovery-orientated services building on people’s strengths, courage, resilience and dreams. We encourage empowerment, independence and responsibility.
We are passionate about social inclusion and will challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.
We value diversity and difference and are committed to Equality of Opportunity throughout the whole organisation.
Second Step values all its staff and volunteers. We are committed to good employment practices and to sustaining a rewarding working culture.
Second Step is well informed and strives to be at the forefront of good practice. We value learning and reflecting on our work in order to improve services. Celebrating success is also fundamental to our work.
Second Step values partnership and continues to invest in collaborative working to provide the best possible services.
Second Step provide housing with support for homeless people with mental health support needs and also support to people in their own homes. The geographical focus of our work is the south west, particularly Bristol and surrounding areas.
Categories: Advice & Help, Homelesness, Mental Health
Updated 5 years ago.
UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group
UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration GroupLGBTContact:ErinPower
Work Phone:020 7922 7811 HelplineworkWork Phone:020 7922 7812 OfficeworkPersonal Email:INTERNETWebsite:http://www.uklgig.org.uk
The UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group (UKLGIG) is a charity that promotes equality and dignity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who seek asylum in the UK, or who wish to immigrate here to be with their same-sex partner. ASYLUM Please note that we can ONLY respond to your asylum queries if you are already in the UK. Please read the information on the website about the UK asylum system and procedure. For further advice, please attend one of our monthly asylum legal meetings, where volunteer solicitors will be giving general advice about the asylum process and where you can meet other LGBT asylum seekers as well as speak to our members of staff in person. Alternatively, you can call our helpline at 020 7922 7811 at the following times: M 10-1 | T 10-4 | W closed | Th 10-4 | F 10-4 | If we are unable to take your call during these hours, please leave a message with contact details and we will return your call as soon as we can.