National AIDS Trust (NAT)
As the UK's leading independent policy and campaigning voice on HIV and AIDS, NAT influences attitudes, behaviour and decisions that have an impact on the lives of people affected by, and at risk of HIV and AIDS.
Subjects: Disability, Health, Social care
National Alliance of Women's Organisations
The National Alliance of Women’s Organisations is an umbrella organisation for over 100 organisations and individuals concerned with making equality between women and men a reality.
National Association of Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Councillors
The organisation supports elected local councillors from BME backgrounds and campaigns to increase the numbers of BME standing for and being elected as councillors.
National Autistic Society Cymru
NAS Cymru is the charity working throughout Wales for people affected by autism and part of the UK’s leading charity for autism. We were founded in 1962 by a group of parents who were passionate about ensuring a better future for their children. Today across the UK we have over 18000 members and 80 branches. NAS Cymru has six branches and over 800 members. We also link to a range of independent autism parent support groups.
National Council for Voluntary Organisations
NCVO is the umbrella body for the voluntary sector in England.
Subjects: Equality general, All
National Council of YMCAs
YMCA is a Christian charity which works towards helping and supporting disadvantaged young people.
National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
NDCS is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. It supports the deaf child through the family as well as directly supporting deaf children and young people themselves.
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)
NIACE is a non-governmental organisation working for more and different adult learners in England and Wales.
National Pensioners Convention
The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) is a UK-wide organisation run by pensioners for pensioners and is an older person's pressure group. The NPC is Britain's biggest pensioner organisation, representing 1.5m older people across 1000 groups nationwide. It campaigns to improve the basic state pension, health care, concessionary travel and to end means-testing and discrimination.
National Secular Society
The National Secular Society is Britain's only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society. Founded in 1866, we campaign from a non-religious perspective for the separation of religion and state and promote secularism as the best means to create a society in which people of all religions or none can live together fairly and cohesively. The NSS sees secularism - the position that the state should be separate from religion - as an essential element in promoting equality between all citizens.
Subjects: Religion or belief
NAZ Project London
Naz Project London (NPL) is the UK’s longest established and largest Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) sexual health and HIV agency. NPL is now a recognized national leader in migrant sexual health and is beginning to reach out to new migrant populations, e.g., African Caribbeans, and Eastern Europeans. It provides sexual health promotion, HIV support and care, training, and campaigning services. It prioritizes its sexual health and HIV work with vulnerable BME sub-populations, i.e., women, men who have sex with men, and youth.
New Family Social
New Family Social works for LGBT prospective adopters and adoptive and foster families across the UK. Primarily a network of support and social activity, NFS also works to raise awareness, and improve utilisation and treatment of LGBT adopters and foster carers.
Subjects: Sexual orientation, Gender identity
Newcastle Society for Blind People
Independent charity providing enabling support to active visually Impaired people in Newcastle to retain or regain their independence. Services include sight awareness course, outreach work, empowerment work, IT classes and social activities
Next Link provides specialist domestic abuse services for women and children in Bristol including dedicated BME, South Asian and Somali services and a GP referral service.
NHS Centre for Equality and Human Rights
NHS Centre for Equality and Human Rights is a strategic resource for NHS organisations that helps them to build capacity and capability to ensure they are able to:
1. meet their statutory equality and human rights requirements
2. demonstrate they meet the diverse needs of patients and staff when planning and delivering health services, and
3. promote learning, collaborative working and best practice on equality and human rights across the NHS and wider Welsh public sector.
NOCN is a leading credit-based Awarding Organisation that has been creating opportunities for students and learners for over 25 years. We’re trusted and recognised by learners, educational organisations and employers. With our expertise and unique approach, we’re in the best position to help employers and training providers bridge the skills gap and develop qualifications that industry needs. We’re proud to be the very first awarding organisation to be given a ?Leader in Diversity award by the National Centre for Diversity, a leader in promoting equality for all in the UK.
North East VCS Equalities Coalition
The Equalities Coalition is a collection of voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations with an interest in equality and diversity issues in the North East - the first of its kind in the country! It represents seven diversity groups: children and young people, disability and Deaf, faith, gender, older age, race and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The Coalition works closely with people who are at risk of exclusion through discrimination, and with the community groups that support them. The work is hosted by the Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East (VONNE) and funded by One North East, the Regional Development Agency.
North Tyneside Voluntary Organisations Development Agency
VODA is a registered charity providing advice, training, information and support to volunteers, voluntary and community groups working in North Tyneside. The organisation works locally, regionally and nationally to promote the value and needs of the voluntary and community sector in North Tyneside. We help to encourage and develop networks and partnerships between the voluntary and community sector and others.
North Yorkshire Forum for Voluntary Organisations
North Yorkshire Forum for Voluntary Organisations (NYFVO) is a registered charity formed in 1986, and the sub-regional infrastructure organisation for York and North Yorkshire. The Forum exists to promote, develop and support new and existing forms of voluntary and community action; and to ensure that their views and interests are well represented. The Forum provides a range of services and support to voluntary organisations, community groups and charities in York and North Yorkshire. These include Employment Advice Service, umbrella body service for CRB checks, and representation.
Northamptonshire Racial Equality Council
Northamptonshire REC's vision is to challenge and eradicate racial discrimination (both personal and institutional) and racial prejudice or hostility in all its forms; so that all Northamptonshire's diverse communities and citizens can enjoy peace, achieve their full potential and live free from injustice. We aim for a socially cohesive society in which diversity is recognised, celebrated and valued. We will undertake this work regardless of race, colour, religion, disability, age, sexuality or gender.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity, All
Northern Ireland Anti Poverty Network
NIAPN works to alleviate poverty by empowering communities and influencing government through research, education and campaigning.
Subjects: Human rights, All
Northumberland Community Development Network
NCDN supports people in and around Northumberland who support communities, through information exchange, learning and support and involving disadvantaged people and groups in having a say.