Organisations

Sources of information and support for Gypsies and Travellers
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This listing of organisations and websites provides pointers to sources of information and support for Gypsies and Travellers. A comprehensive listing of specialist services for Gypsies and Travellers is also provided on the Travellers’ Times website.

Organisations

ADT Healthcare

T 0800 088 66 86

A free helpline for people affected by drug and alcohol addiction and their families.

Advisory Council for the Education of Romany and other Travellers (ACERT)

ACERT, Moot House, The Stow Harlow, Essex CM20 3AG

Brent Irish Advisory Service (BIAS)

379-381 High Road Willesden London, NW10 2JR
T 020 8459 6655

Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group

Ernest Bailey Community Centre Office 3, New Street. Matlock, DE4 3FE
T 01629 583300

Equality and Human Rights Commission 

Champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.

Friends Families and Travellers 

Community Base, 113 Queens Road  Brighton E. Sussex, BN1 3XG 
T 01273 234 777 

Gypsy Council

T 07561 548 749

Hertfordshire Gypsy and Traveller Empowerment (Herts GATE)

2nd Floor The Castle Hertford SG14 1HR
T 01920 412 620

Just Space

Just Space is an informal alliance of community groups, campaigns and concerned independent organisation and was formed in 2006 to act as a voice for Londoners at grass-roots level during the formulation of London’s major planning strategy.

Just Space: Towards a Community-led Plan for London

Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange (Leeds GATE)

Crown Point House 167-169 Cross Green Lane Leeds LS9 0BD
T 0113 240 2444 

National Association of Teachers of Travellers 

T 0113 274 8050

National Bargee Travellers Association

30 Silver Street Reading Berkshire RG1 2ST
T 0118 321 4128

National Deaf Children’s Society

T 01284 761998

Provides free support for parents of deaf children. Deafness includes all ranges of deafness including temporary hearing loss and glue ear.

Ormiston Traveller Advocate Project (Cambridgeshire)

Planning Aid

T 01963 230045

Planning Aid provides free, independent and professional help, advice and support on planning issues to people and communities who cannot afford to hire a planning consultant.

Praxis

A website for “people displaced” includes information on the Gypsies, Irish Travellers and the Roma Community.

Public Law Project

150 Caledonian Road London N1 9RD
T 020 7843 1260

Report Racism Gypsy, Roma, Traveller

A hate incident reporting site and support service run by and for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities in the UK by Herts GATE

Roma Support Group

Scottish Gypsy Traveller Association

T 0131 650 6314 

Southwark Traveller Action Group (STAG)

Sojourner Truth Community Hub 161 Sumner Road London SE15 6JL 
T 020 7358 6818

Traveller Movement (UK) 

The Resource Centre Holloway Road  London N7 6PA
T 020 7607 2002

Travellers Advice Team

The Community Law Partnership (Solicitors - Housing Law Advice) 4th Floor, Ruskin Chambers 191 Corporation Street Birmingham B4 6RP
T 0121 685 8677 or 0121 685 8595

Travellers Aid Trust

PO Box 16 Llangyndeyrn Kidwelly SA17 5YT

Small grants to Travellers.

Travellers’ Times

Travellers’ Times, The Rural Media Company Sullivan House, 72-80 Widemarsh Street Hereford, HR4 9HG
T 01432 344039

A magazine for Gypsies and Travellers and those who work with them.

 

TravellerSpace

Room 13, PCDT, Parade Street Penzance, Cornwall. TR18 4BU
T 01736 334 683

An independent project that supports Gypsies and Travellers in Cornwall.

Travelling Ahead: all Wales advice and advocacy service

T 01633 509 544

Travelling Ahead supports Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in Wales, making sure their voices are heard and challenging discrimination. It has a Freephone advice line 0808 802 0025