Diversity Living Services aims to promote equality & diversity by supporting BAME people in accessing services and
opportunities through advice, training, advocacy, participation and engagement with mainstream services.
Our Main Services:
Providing general advice, guidance and information on a range of issues such as legal matters, housing, training, employment, education, health, social benefits, refugees’ rights and entitlements, etc.
Helping to access job training and work experience by networking with local employment services, colleges and other training organisations
Providing referrals to available services, follow-up and representation
Raising awareness within the refugee, black and ethnic minority communities of existing advice, guidance and mainstream services
Addressing health inequalities by improve access to health services, knowledge and information in order to help BAME people and communities to live healthier and longer.
Empowering BAME people to take action to improve their health and wellbeing through advice, training and information provision.
Helping and providing advice to asylum seekers, refugees and minority ethnic communities on ways of accessing employment, education and training opportunities
Providing refugees with opportunities to recognise and transfer their skills and qualifications, enabling them to better integrate into the UK labour market and to generally increase their employability
Compiling and managing the information the user must be aware of with regard to services available and the means by which they can be accessed.
Our service is free and confidential. Whether you talk to us over the telephone, face-to-face or by email your confidentiality is assured.
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If you need more complex advice than we can give, we can make appointments for you to see our specialist advisors.
Our activities include:
Providing independent and confidential information, advice, guidance and support about welfare rights and benefits, equality and human rights issues, housing, employment and legal issues.
Organising community training and awareness events about health, employability skills, and access to services and opportunities.
Providing health awareness, advice, coaching and information about health services
Supporting young people in accessing to services and opportunities including employment, arts, education, housing and social support
Our Key Priorities
We work with BME communities and health organisations to address health inequalities by improve access to health services, knowledge and information
in order to help BAME people and communities to live healthier and longer.
We empower BAME people o take action to improve their health and wellbeing through advice, training and information provision.
We provide advice, guidance, signposting and information to refugees and asylum seekers and BME communities to enable them to effectively integrate into society and to access services and opportunities
We raise awareness amongst refugees and asylum seekers and disadvantaged people from BME about available services and how services can be accessed
We facilitate and supporting the participation of refugees and BME communities in local activities for leisure, learning, volunteering and decision-making processes
We organise public awareness on issues relevant to social integration, equality and inclusion
We represent our service users in decision-making and consultations arrangements to ensure they reflect the make-up of local communities
We organise access to appropriate training (e.g. ESOL and employability skills) and other community learning opportunities that contribute to providing new skills, increasing confidence and motivation
We support refugees and people from BME communities to overcome barriers to learning, employment and training
We assist young people in overcoming any barriers they may face by offering information, advice, advocacy and practical support by brokering access to services that individuals might need including leisure and sports facilities
We promote and encouraging young people to develop their creativity and confidence, technical and performance skills
We provide advocacy for – and support to – young people with their education, training, employment and social needs
Diversity Living Services is accredited to UN in Special Consultative Status with Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Diversity Living Services is a registered Company and Charity (England and Wales) Registered Company No: 4459816 * Registered Charity No: 1098916