Written by Megan Harrison on Tuesday 19th October 2010, 1:54pm
Waltham Forest LGBT Matters was commissioned by Waltham Forest Council to gain a greaterunderstanding of local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people’s experiences andperceptions on community safety, community cohesion and customer service issues.
Written by Megan Harrison on Tuesday 19th October 2010, 12:04pm
Newham council is looking at ways the Third Sector can contribute more fully to its commissioning opportunities and procurement process. The council is carrying out a survey to find out how ready the Third Sector is to participate in the Council’s Commissioning process. This information will help inform the council’s commissioning process. Respond on behalf of a voluntary or community group here.
Written by JonathanS on Tuesday 5th October 2010, 2:12pm
Naz Project London, the charity supporting black and minority ethnic people infected or affected by HIV in the capital has launched an urgent fundraising campaign to raise money to keep the charity going.
Naz Project London (NPL) has been providing quality HIV and sexual health services to Black and Minority Ethnic communities for 20 years. Like many organisations in the sector the charity is has been hit by funding cuts and is at a make-or-break juncture.
Written by Melanie Minton on Tuesday 21st September 2010, 4:20pm
SAFE is a new contact system launched by Bede House Association for victims of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) domestic abuse or hate crime in London’s Southwark borough. Using text messages and an online chat system, SAFE hopes to provide support and help to Southwark’s LGBT residents that are suffering domestic abuse, or who are experiencing hate crimes directed at those within the community.
Written by Mark Delacour on Tuesday 7th September 2010, 3:14pm
Make your voice heard by writing to your council leader, grants committee and your MP. Click here to get their details and template letters.
London Councils’ is a key funder for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans sector in London, their cross-borough funding means that specialist LGBT services can be provided, which would not otherwise be available. These services include:
Written by Peter Shapcott on Saturday 21st August 2010, 10:56am
The Eddie Surman Trust was founded in 1996, following the death of Eddie Surman, to offer help and support to HIV positive people, especially those who were depressed or suicidal because of their diagnosis. (further info can be found on our website @ www.eddiesurmantrust.org.uk)
All of our volunteers are themselves HIV positive and we feel that helps to reassure our callers.