Wheels for Wellbeing
Wheels for Wellbeing is an award-winning charity supporting disabled people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the benefits of cycling. They: run regular inclusive cycling sessions for disabled people; offer advice and training on disability and equality issues; and campaign to improve conditions in order to make cycling accessible.
Wise Owls, which has been operating in the field of equality employment for over nine years, is a not-for-profit organisation and was the first organisation to really champion the needs of the over 45’s in relation to online employment and job searching. Initially Wise Owls received funding to assist older people from the borough of Hackney and Haggerston in East London back into meaningful employment. This service was so successful that it was expanded across the whole of London and now includes a variety of programmes aimed at preparing people for both finding and attaining work.
Counselling services for women who are experiencing domestic violence, helping women to overcome the debilitating mental health affects of their experiences.
Subjects: Gender, Health
WOMANKIND is a women’s rights and development organisation working with partner organisations to achieve lasting improvement in women’s economic, social and political position. We work to strengthen grassroots and intermediary women’s organisations, promote changes in attitude through public debate, and ensure that women’s voices are heard.
Women in Banking and Finance
WIBF is a non-profit making professional group sponsored by a number of banks and city organisations, whose role is to develop and encourage women in the financial services sector to reach their full potential.
Women in Prison
Women in Prison supports and campaigns for women offenders and ex-offenders. We assist women with advice on housing, education, mental health, legal rights, work, benefits, debt, domestic violence, and more.
Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET)
The Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) team, based within the Centre for Science Education, aims to address the under-representation of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Subjects: Gender, Other
Women's Budget Group
The Women's Budget Group promotes gender equality through economic policy.
Women's Design Service
WDS works to ensure that the design and use of the built environment reflects the needs and aspirations of women. We work with women at grassroots level and turn their experiences and recommendations into publications and conferences. We offer training in gender equality and consultancy on all aspects of the built environment and equalities.
Women's Resource Centre
WRC is an umbrella organisation and support body for the women’s voluntary and community sector in London. It provides training, organisational development, information, lobbying and campaigning to women’s organisations
Worcestershire Coalition for Independent Living
The Worcestershire Coalition for Independent Living, a User Led Organisation, aims to enable all people with support needs to contribute to shaping and directing the services that they need to live the life they choose.
Workers' Educational Association
Founded in 1903, the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education, delivering 9,500 part-time courses for over 74,000 people each year in England and Scotland. With the active support of over 400 local branches, 3,000 volunteers, 2,000 part-time tutors and 60,000 members the WEA provides high quality, student-centred and tutor-led education for adults from all walks of life. WEA's special mission is to provide educational opportunities to adults facing social and economic disadvantage. Through curriculum themes of employability, health & wellbeing, community engagement and culture, the WEA gives students the confidence to learn new skills, live healthier lives, engage in society and broaden their horizons.
Subjects: Equality general
Working Families is a campaigning charity providing help and advice to employees about their rights at work and benefit entitlements. We also support a network of parents of disabled children who work or wish to work.
Subjects: Age, Disability, Gender
YMCA Training is a national charity, funded by the government, working from 50 locations and on employer premises transforming the lives of young people and adults through work related training.
Subjects: All, Age, Disability, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Sexual orientation, Human rights, Gender identity
York Racial Equality Network
York Racial Equality Network, provides free information and mutual support to individuals who are experiencing racial harassment, victimisation,discrimination or isolation. It promotes awareness of the needs of black and minority ethnic people in the York area by developing links with appropriate voluntary and statutory agencies and by encouraging a multi agency approach to race issues.Within and subject to resources available it provides information and resources for individuals, organisations and the community on race equality issues.
Subjects: Race/ethnicity, Religion or belief, Human rights, All
Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Forum
The Regional Forum works closely in line with the developing regional agenda and with the national focus on regeneration, social inclusion and civil renewal. It was set up in 1997 to act as a strategic voice for voluntary and community networks in the region and it has a very powerful partnership role with its members and with key regional agencies - Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber, the Yorkshire and Humber Assembly and Yorkshire Forward – the Regional Development Agency.
Yorkshire Forward is one of the nine Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) set up by Government to promote sustainable economic development in England. It is a business led organisation that aims to help improve the region’s relative economic performance and reduce social and economic disparities.
Young Lives aims to enhance the networking, engagement and development of Voluntary and Community Organisations working with children and young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
Your Employment Settlement Service (YESS)
YESS employment lawyers provide expert legal advice to employees to settle workplace disputes, saving the time stress and cost of litigating.
Youth Access is the national membership organisation for Youth Information Advice Counselling and support services. They offer consultancy and training to members and other groups, and work to raise the profile of services for young people