Brigstowe works closely with other specialist organisations that may be of use to you.
Click on an area below to see the links.
National Aids Trust: for the latest news on HIV policy and activism.
National Aids Map: for information on HIV.
Terrence Higgins Trust: a local and national HIV charity with offices in Bristol.
My Care My Voice: an online resource for people living with HIV explaining their rights and what to expect in the heath and care services, as well as how to get involved with shaping the service.
Shelter: a housing and homelessness charity.
NHAS: offering expert advice on any housing-related issue.
Nilaari: a counselling and support service for the BME community with a history of expertise in drug and alcohol misuse
Womankind: offering counselling, therapy, befriending and a helpline for women experiencing any kind of mental health problem or emotional crisis.
Lift Psychology: part of the NHS, Lift offers courses in managing stress and anxiety as well acting as an access point for longer term talking therapies.
Bristol Mind: a mental health charity offering groups, advocacy, information, advice and a helpline.
Talking Money: previously Bristol Debt Advice Centre, Talking Money offers support, advice and information on a wide range of money issues.
LGBT Bristol: a forum and event listing page where you can find groups, events and information.
Bristol City Council LGBT: an index of all the LGBT support groups and activities in the Bristol area.
Out Bristol: an online forum for Bristol’s LGBT community.
Bristol Refugee Rights: provides a place of welcome where asylum seekers and refugees can meet and be supported to play a full part in the wider community.
Refugee Action: this charitable organisation offers help and advice to refugees and asylum seekers, and practical support for people who are resettling in the UK having fled conflict and persecution.
SARI: this stands for Support Against Racism and Inequality, which is a charitable organisation offering support for victims of hate crime as well as training for other organisations.
Next Link Bristol: a charitable organisation providing support and safe houses for victims of domestic violence and their children.
SARSAS: Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support is a specialist service for victims of rape and sexual assault. They offer emotional support and counselling.
Tomorrow’s People: provides intensive and personalised support for, among others, adults who face complex barriers to getting and keeping a job.
Ready for Work Programme: with business involvement every step of the way, this organisation uses work placements to help support people in finding employment.
CHIVA (Children’s HIV Association): association of professionals committed to providing excellence in the care of children infected or affected by HIV and their families.
SPAN: this is the Single Parent Action Network, which provides support for single parent families.