On this page you will find resources, support organisations and services that are aimed to specifically support BAME communities and BAME-led groups. These organisations are sorted into organisations for individuals and organisations for groups.

This is a live page, if you are aware of other groups that you would like to see added, please contact us via email at josiah@lewishamlocal.com

Organisations for Individuals:

Action for Refugees LewishamAdvice, advocacy and support for refugees including a foodbank07872161271info@afril.org.uk
Africa Advocacy FoundationProvides practical, social, education and community support to those disadvantaged, vulnerable, living in poverty, have illnesses in UK migrant communities.0208 698 4473info@africadvocacy.org
East London Business AllianceEmployment support, partnerships between business and the community.020 7068 6960info@elba-1.org.uk
GRACE AidSupport for refugees and asylum seekers07971 690203aid@graceaid.org.uk
Indo American Refugee Migrant OrganisationRemote services for Spanish and Portuguese speakers on Immigration, Welfare and COVID-19 support and Latin American Disabled People’s Project+44 7422 667327 & 0207 793 8399 (for Disabled People’s Project)mail@irmo.org.uk
Joined Up ThinkingFree one to one mentoring for young people from 11 to 30+44 (0)333 9398623info@joinedupthinkinguk.com
Lewisham Multilingual Advice ServiceFree and impartial advice, advocacy and representation in multiple languages020 8314 5777admin@lmlas.co.uk
Lewisham Refugee and Migrant NetworkAdvice on immigration, housing, welfare, employment, gender-based violence, and mental health and wellbeing.020 8694 0323info@lrmn.org.uk
Marsha Phoenix TrustAccommodation with support for young women aged 16 to 21 020 8 314 3020office@marshaphoenix.org
Meri YaadainBME dementia support.07966 166 665Contact form
The Migration MuseumOnline exhibitions, blogs, audio and video publications.N/ASubscribe to Mailing List
Museum of Slavery and Freedom (M ō S a F)Education on history of the slave trade.N/AContact form
Social Inclusion Recovery Group (S.I.R.G)Free referral-based service to provide advocacy for Black community. Mental Health Advocacy, Educational Advocacy, Domiciliary Care, and training.N/Ainfo@sirglondon.org & Contact form
Spark and CoResource hub with links to organisations and information designed to help BME communities.N/ASubscribe to Mailing List
The Stephen Lawrence Charitable TrustSupport for individuals in the Built Environment Sector020 8100 2800
Success Looks Like YouCareers support for young people of Black, Asian and minority ethnic heritage.N/ASubscribe to Mailing List
Therapy 4 HealingHealth and Well Being Services, especially for BAME Covid-19 victims.
0208 617 8820info@t4h.org.uk
The Ubele InitiativeYoung leaders programme, Supporting young people into universities and professions.07591 457113info@ubele.org
World of HopeFood distribution supporting African, refugee and migrant communities with culturally specific food07776 992138info@worldofhope.org.uk
Youth Futures FoundationHelping BME young people in the jobs market, grants programmes.N/AContact form

Organisations for groups:

EventBriteCollation of racial equity workshops from different organisationsN/AN/A
Lewisham BME NetworkBME Network works with stakeholders in Lewisham and beyond, bringing together community groups, statutory organisations and local businesses to build a stronger community.020 8100 2800ron.bourne@slct.org.uk
Mabadiliko CICCultural humility and unconscious bias training to mental health professionals and educators.N/AContact form
Positive Planet UKHigh impact entrepreneurial and green ventures; sector value chain initiatives; diversity and financial inclusion including BAME and women empowerment.N/Alisa.lambie@positiveplanet.ngo
Resourcing Racial JusticeFinancial support to organisations, community and grassroots groups that are working to redress the impact of COVID-19 on BME communities.N/Aapplications@resourcingracialjustice.org
Runnymede TrustResearch papers on race and racism, network building and policy engagement.020 7377 9222info@runnymedetrust.org
The Stephen Lawrence Charitable TrustDiverse Recruitment, providing BME support in workplaces and education, Community Support and Consulting020 8100 2800info@stephenlawrence.org.uk
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