Online social events and training for adults with disabilities

Runs free, online social events for adults across the UK with disabilities. In-person events available in Edinburgh. They also run life skills training including relationships and sexual wellbeing.

LGBTQ+ wellbeing services in Scotland

Provides support services, social events and local resources in Scotland with the aim to improve the health and wellbeing of LGBTQIA+ people.

Motivational podcast about achieving your goals

Weekly podcast featuring inspirational interviews from coaches, changemakers and creative people about how they achieved their goals, their routines and habits.

Women friendship groups

Groups across the UK that connect women who are interested in everything and talk about anything. They also host activities, debates and conversations.

Free advice for UK citizens having issues with purchases made abroad

Legal and practical advice, informs consumers of steps they can take to resolve problems with businesses outside the UK.

Free live online exercise classes

Exercise classes such as yoga, dance as well as strength-based workouts that focus on mental health and feeling good in your body.

Help to find student work experience

Find current opportunities for students including virtual work experiences, different types of apprenticeships, and degree tasters.

Free legal advice for civil and family cases

RCJ offers free legal advice to individuals who are either involved or soon to be involved in a court case in the civil or family courts and who are unable to afford regular legal services.

LGBTQ+ information and advice platform

LGBTQ+ health and wellbeing charity providing information, resources and forums about a range topics, from sexual wellbeing and gender identity to mental health.

Housing support for lgbtq+ young people

Offers information, advice and support online nationally for lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 in the uk who are experiencing homelessness or living in a hostile or abusive environment.

International child abduction support

Provides advice, support, mediation and information on the issues surrounding the international movement of children. Calls may be charged at premium rate.

Find missing family abroad

Get help finding missing relatives abroad through the international family tracing service if you have been separated by war, natural disaster or migration.

How to report a missing person

Information on the steps you need to take in order to report a person missing, and advice on how to report sightings of a missing person.

UK missing persons database

Search cases of unidentified missing persons. Includes family factsheets for information on what to expect when a loved one goes missing.

Database of PhD Opportunities

Helps students to find PhD opportunities in the UK and worldwide, and provides information about funding, PhD events and other advice.

Six ways to be an ally to asexual people

An article on how to be an ally to asexual people, including advice on providing support and links to further guidance.

Carbon Footprint Calculator

An online calculator that uses a questionnaire to estimate the size of your carbon footprint and suggest ways to reduce it.

How to support your child with their gender identity

Offers advice and information on what you can do (and where you can get help) if your child is struggling with their gender or thinks they are transgender.

Free courses from the Open University

Free online courses covering a variety of topics including science, languages and business.

Outdoor volunteering opportunities

Free outdoor activities that aim to improve green spaces and the physical and mental wellbeing of those involved.

Online meditation classes

Free local and online classes offering instruction in meditation and spiritual guidance.

Greenpeace volunteering

Information about how to volunteer for Greenpeace and take part in action against climate change.

Technology support for disabled people

Provides computers and technology for disabled adults and children to help them at home, at work and in education.

Your rights on energy back billing

Provides information on energy back billing and your rights to not be charged for more than a year of energy bills if you have not been correctly billed.

LGBT+ hate crime helpline

A safe space to talk and for advice if you have experienced anti-LGBT+ violence, abuse or harassment because of your sexual orientation or gender identity.

LGBT+ sexual abuse and violence support

Galop provides a free, confidential and independent service for all LGBT+ people who have experienced sexual assault, violence or abuse, however or whenever it happened.

Metal detecting for veterans

Runs metal detecting events for Armed Forces to help build friendships, improve mental health and PTSD. Connect with the Facebook group for latest news and events.

Facebook group for women aged over 40

The Latte Lounge (Top tips for women over 40) is a virtual coffee shop for all Women Over 40.

Legal aid can help pay for legal costs

Legal aid can help meet the costs of legal advice, family mediation and representation in a court or tribunal. Find out more here.

Free legal advice locally and by phone

All Law Centres offer face-to-face legal advice to local residents, and some run a telephone advice line.

Free legal advice clinics in England and Wales

Clinics on the LawWorks Clinics Network provide free initial advice to individuals, predominantly in the area of social welfare law on either a drop-in or appointment basis.

Climate change information and local groups

Find information about climate change, what you can do, or start a local Climate Action group.

Black Women UK Facebook Group

The group provides a support network for all professional Black women in the UK.

Check for a partner’s history of abuse – NIR

The Police Service of Northern Ireland empowers men and women who are potential victims of domestic abuse and / or their concerned friends and family, with the right to ask about the new partner.

Campaigning group for women’s rights

Challenge sexist beliefs and practices, goes into schools to educate young people on the importance of gender equality, and lobbies the government on female-focused policy issues.

Legal advice for working parents and carers

Provides free legal advice to parents and carers on their rights at work.

Signposting for LGBT Catholics

Signposting of support and services for LGBT Catholics highlighting articles from members which speak about the struggles faced by this group.

Support for Muslims facing islamophobia

MEND seeks to tackle Islamophobia and their Islamophobia Response Unit (IRU) provides a platform for British Muslims to report an incident of discrimination or abuse.

BBC radio 4 woman’s hour

BBC radio show offering a female perspective on the world. Large variety of topics covered such as health, family, and wellbeing.

Free English lessons online

Practice your English with free interactive listening lessons, reading exercises, quizzes, and games.

Learn English podcast

A podcast for learners of English including natural vocabulary and expressions, useful information about grammar, pronunciation exercises, funny and interesting information about UK life.

Information and local support for EU citizens after Brexit

Information and local information sessions for European citizens concerned about their EU rights their rights after Brexit and what they need to do to stay in the UK.

Challenging homophobia helpline

Free and confidential reporting service for homophobic, biphobia or transphobic bullying for children and young people up to 18 years of age.

UK directory of transgender support groups

Directory of over 100 UK trans support groups. Detailed profiles with specific information on the scope of support, provided meeting schedules and contact information.

Support for women in prison and after release

Supports women affected by difficulties including domestic and sexual violence, mental and physical health, addiction, homelessness, debt and unemployment.

UK lesbian and gay immigration group

Supports LGBTQI+ people through the asylum and immigration system. Helpline open Monday to Friday.

Find a life coach/NLP practitioner near you

Providing a huge support network of life coaches, and enabling visitors to find a life coach close to them and appropriate for their needs.

Signposting for veterans seeking support

Helpline open 24/7 along with a live chat and text-based services. Wide range of support signposted.

Criminal record and other advice

Nacro provide a range of information and advice to support young people and adults to turn their lives around.

Support for people with convictions

Support for people with convictions facing stigma and obstacles because of their criminal record.

Guide for supporting migrants during coronavirus

A short guide to help consider how best to support at risk migrants that are particularly at risk during Coronavirus due to lack of, or restricted, access to housing, health and other services.

Healthcare for overseas visitors in Scotland

Overseas visitors include immigrants (regardless of your legal status), overseas students and workers, tourists and holidaymakers and refugees and asylum seekers (regardless of your legal status).

Michelin-starred chef cooking classes online

Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura of Osteria Francescana fame has just launched a new Instagram series called “Kitchen Quarantine” where he will guide you step-by-step through basic recipes.

Help for EU citizens living in the UK concerned about Brexit

Helps those at risk of losing their right to live and work here after Brexit, in the event they fail to successfully apply for Settled Status by the end of 2020 through information and assistance.

Improving lives of young women through employment

Supports women in England and Wales aged 18-30 who are struggling to live on low or no pay to get into work that is right for them. For example by helping with CVs and job applications.

Arts and crafts kits and courses

Learn weaving, sewing, ceramics, botany, woodwork, sourdough, baking and more. Discover and purchase online courses, live workshops and kits from their artists and makers.

Free post-Brexit immigration advice

Free advice service for the most in-need EU EEA and Swiss citizens and their family members, supported by a volunteer network of dedicated immigration advisers and lawyers.

Creating a carer contingency plan

Advice to create an emergency plan for you and all those you look after to ease your worries if you are not able to care for those you look after at any point in the future.

Immigration and housing advice for migrants

Provides expert advice, housing and peer support so that migrants at risk are able to overcome the barriers they face and their essential human needs are met.

Blog on how to create a vision board

Creating a Vision board can help you visualise your goals, aid decision making and help keep focused. This blog provides more detail how you can create your own.