We support the economic and social integration of African and Caribbean (A&C) people through the development of an African and Caribbean Resource Centre at Osborne St, Merchant City. We offer office desk access, training, advice, information support; social enterprise; volunteering opportunities and capacity building support to over 40 A&CN member groups.
The Albanian Scottish Association (AlbScott) aims to assist the integration process of Albanians living in Scotland by supporting their welfare, promoting and sharing their culture and fulfilling their aspirations by creating initiatives which promote educational opportunities, relieve poverty and improve their quality of life by bringing communities together At present AlbScott are running services for women and children, these are: ‘Mother Theresa’ Women’s Group * - Thursdays 12.30 2.30pm Garnethill Multicultural Centre 21 Rose Street, Glasgow *creche available and one-to-one English tuition; ‘Tiny Songbirds’ Early Years Music Classes Wednesday Mornings as follows: 9.45am-10.15am 10.30-11.15am Studio 2, City Halls, Albion Street entrance, Glasgow.
Help and support for new Bangladeshi people to Dundee. Cultural activities and parties for two Eid festivals and other events. Monthly meetings with community members. Fundraising for disaster appeals. Regular sports activities.
Organises year-round quality programmes reflecting all aspects of traditional Bengali culture and to organise social and recreational activities to enhance social cohesion and tackle individual isolation and loneliness by bringing people together who share a common interest in Bengali Performing Arts. To design, prepare, publish, distribute leaflets, posters, magazines and to create and maintain a database mailing list and a website are also part of our regular activities.
Care4Calais in LCR
Reg’d Charity #1169048 (UK) #W626003482 (France)
Regional Lead Simon Petty
t 07984 228894 (WhatsApp)
We support any pre status asylum seeker in need but those who arrive irregularly have our focus.
Drop In Venues
All Saints Church; L6 3AB
Every Saturday (1030am to 1:30pm)
Yemeni Community Centre; L8 0XA
Evrry 1st Saturday (1030am to 1:30pm)
Registered Trussell Trust Agent;
Distributions of material direct aid;
Bike Project; long waiting list;
Signposting/advocacy; Legal/medical/well-being – sports etc/accommodation issues
Central Scotland African Union
Group has been established for 2 years and represents people with an African Heritage living and working in the Forth Valley area
The group has a youth Section
Falkirk Stirling and Clackmannanshire
Group meets in Stirling and Falkirk on a monthly basis
Member and work live in the Falkirk area
Dundee Malayalee Association
To promote cultural events within the Malayalee (South Indian) community in Dundee. To support local charity work. We are a non-profit friendly organisation and welcome people to join our group.
An information and social networking platform aimed at 1 million Polish nationals living in the United Kingdom and those who are still in Poland considering visiting this country as tourists or coming to live and work here. The website provides concise information in the user’s native language in the form of daily news (both from the UK and Poland), articles and compact guides regarding all aspects of living and working in the United Kingdom. Emito.net provides a collection of tools for users to interact with one another, so they can build networks among friends and others with shared interests through services like: discussion forums, groups, classifieds board, profiles and others.
Aims to promote racial harmony, equality and diversity through the promotion of, and by encouraging participation in, integration and orientation activities for Arabic and host communities in Fife and elsewhere in Scotland. The advancement of education through the support, promotion, encouragement or provision of training and educational activities designed to develop individual skills, capabilities and understanding to enhance the employability of Arabic and other socially disadvantaged individuals. The provision and/or the organisation of recreational activities designed to improve the quality of life in the Arab and host communities in Fife and elsewhere in Scotland with particular emphasis in health, social and integration issues.
Social events and other services for Irish immigrants, and their families. Making available information on Irish language and culture to the public Irish language classes for families of immigrants, and other interested parties; Languages spoken include Irish G’lic
Opening times - Contact udinr gregular office hours. Classes Monday , & Friday evenings
Importing and trading member of the British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers. Provision of sustainable income for Palestinian producers of crafts and foods. Defense of dignity and a culture under threat. Day to day we sell, speak, advocate, participate in Fair Trade and solidarity events.
Hong Wo Tai Chi Association
The Association is established to promote, educate and enhance interest within the Chinese community and other communities to know and learn about Tai Chi Chuan and its benefits both for physical and mental well-being. , To offer the people within the Chinese community and other communities a mutual understanding and knowledge in the Tai Chi and others Chinese arts and cultures. To provide a safe environment for all association members to practice Tai Chi, subsequently cultivating physical and mental harmony. , To promote racial harmony between the Chinese community, the host community and other ethnic groups in Scotland. Every Tuesday from 10:30am-12:00noon; Main Contact Ian Wai Yan Cheung - Chairman
Charity fostering mutual understanding and interfaith friendship through initiatives addressing issues such as poverty, social isolation and discrimination: Weekend Club project for refugees, asylum seekers and new migrants, community meals, festival exchange events, Scriptural Reasoning dialogue and supporting a food justice network. Facebook: interfaithglasgow - Twitter: @interfaithGlasg
The objects of the Association are to promote the benefit of the Iranian Scottish Community living in Greater Glasgow irrespective of their sex, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or of political, religious or other opinions, by associating together the said community and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisations in a common effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation and leisure-time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said community.
Kurdish Initiative in Scotland
Social Activities: Trips to the Historical Places; Cinemas and Museums; Educational Activities: English and Kurdish Language Support Sessions; Art Activities: Traditional Folk Music; Creative Writing; Celebrations; Employment and Advice: Voluntary or Training Programmes; Marginalised Groups: Different needs for different Groups; Women Groupà Languages spoken include English, Turkish, Arabic and Kurdish.
LISA aim is to bring Lithuanians living in Scotland together, to reduce isolation, provide information and assistance in various spheres of life, to propagate Lithuanian traditions and culture, to help to integrate into the local society.
Mauritius Cultural Association
The organisation focuces on helping and supporting the Mauritian community in Scotland, providing a resource base, facilitating access to public services, promoting understanding of Mauritian culture, arts, history and music, organising workshops on Mauritian arts, culture and music.
NSA was established in 2004. It is a membership based organisation with around 100 paid members and an elected management committee of 9 members. ‘Each year we run a number of cultural and social activities to benefit the Nepali communities in Scotland and in Nepal.
Our vision is inspired by the values and wealth of experience a Centre of Excellence for African arts is capable of creating in the lives of people who live in or visit Scotland.
We see our work contributing value to knowledge and education, social life, the economy, individual wealth, health and wellbeing, of people in Scotland the UK and elsewhere in the world especially in Africa and its Diaspora. We can contribute to creating opportunities and the best environment for children and young people to excel and grow into active, creative, confident, resilient and responsible adults who contribute to the enrichment of an already diverse Scottish Culture.
Glasgow 2014 has been a rare opportunity to fulfill our mission and work towards realising a part of our vision within the context of the Commonwealth Games cultural festival and its cultural legacy ambitions
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