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Guide: Resources and Forms



British Deaf Association – Largest organisation in the UK that is run by deaf people for deaf people. Includes information on British Sign Language

British Dyslexia Association – UK national organization, offering a wide range of information for parents, dyslexic adults and teachers

Equality and Human Rights Commission – statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights; and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine “protected” grounds – age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment

Living Options Devon –  a well respected user-led organisation which works to ensure that people with disabilities and Deaf people (for whom British Sign Language is their first or preferred language) can live the life they choose

Mencap – the voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their families and carers

Mind – We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support.

RNIB – offers support and advice to blind and partially sighted people in the UK, helping people who have lost their sight to find their lives again


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans

Intercom Trust – lesbian gay bisexual and transgender community resources in Devon Cornwall Dorset and Somerset

Stonewall – working for equality and justice for lesbians, gay men and bisexuals

Trans Unite – find a transgender & non-binary support group near you (includes online-only groups)

Race and Ethnicity

Black South West Network – a regional infrastructure organisation that supports BME and other marginal community organisations in the South West

Devon Racial Equality Council – an independent and impartial registered charity working across Plymouth, Exeter and Devon to promote equality of opportunity and towards eliminating racial discrimination

Exeter Global Centre – the regional focal point for individuals, groups and campaigns interested in exploring the links between our lives in Devon

Olive Tree Association – Olive Tree is a grassroots community association that works with minority ethnic people across Devon


Baha’i – Baha’i community
Buddhism – Hartridge Monastery, Devon
Christianity – Devon churches
Hinduism –  Bristol Temple
Islam – Exeter Mosque
Judaism – Exeter Synagogue
Sikhism –  Exeter Temple
Other religions