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Organisations, societies and communities that, at their core, aim to provide a supportive network, advice sessions, counselling, etc.


All our Resource lists are constantly evolving, any suggestions can be emailed to:

GSASA Student Engagement Team

The GSA Students' Association work as a representative body for students at the GSA, advocating for their interests and welfare.


Women's Support Project

The Women’s Support Project is a feminist voluntary organisation, recognised as a Scottish Charity. The Project works to raise awareness of the extent, causes and effect of male violence against women, and for improved services for those affected by violence.



Saheliya is a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for black,  minority ethnic, asylum seeker, refugee and migrant women and girls (12+) in the Edinburgh and Glasgow area.


Glasgow Women's Library

Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending libraryarchive collections and innovative programmes of public events & learning opportunities.


Unison Scotland

Scotland’s biggest and liveliest public service trade union, representing workers delivering public and related services across Scotland.


Scottish Artists Union

The Scottish Artists Union value the powerful contribution that artist make to our culture and campaign for artists' rights and provide membership with benefits for artists working in Scotland.


Shelter Scotland

At Shelter Scotland we don’t provide houses, but we do provide answers. From homelessness to home owner, we’ve housing advice for everyone.


Cultural Enterprise Office

Scotland’s creative business support. They provide advice sessions on setting up your creative business. 


Legally Black

Established by four Advocates of Social Justice from South West London, they have come together to combat the way black people are portrayed in the media.


The Unity Centre

No borders collective based in Glasgow, offering unconditional practical and emotion support; and solidarity to anyone affected by migration and border controls


Sisters Uncut Edinburgh

Edinburgh branch of direct action group Sisters Uncut: taking direct action for domestic violence services.


Scottish Action for Refugees (SAFR)

Small, grassroots organisation whose purpose is to provide practical assistance, both in the UK and abroad to persons fleeing their home country due to reasons of war, famine, persecution or poverty.


GSA POC Society

Glasgow School of Art People of Colour Society have two main aims: to create space for students of colour during their time at The Glasgow School of Art, and to create long term structural change.


GSA Student Support

Under the umbrella of Student Support & Development Services, the following specialist services are available to all GSA students: student welfare, learning support & development, counselling, supporting students with disability, support for international students.



Collect:if is a fabulous new network bringing together Women of Colour (WoC) who are established figures in the arts, culture and creative industries in Scotland and those who are developing their practice.



BEMIS is the national Ethnic Minorities led umbrella body supporting the development of the Ethnic Minorities Voluntary Sector in Scotland and the communities that this sector represents.


LGBT Health & Wellbeing

A unique community initiative that promotes the health, wellbeing and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Scotland.


Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice provides free, confidential and independent advice to help people overcome their problems.


Terrence Higgins Trust

Terrence Higgins Trust is a British charity that campaigns on and provides services relating to HIV and sexual health.



WestGAP is an anti-poverty community group run by and for people in Glasgow who have first hand experience of living in poverty.


The Advocacy Academy

Unleashing the Power of Young People to transform their world.


Yon Afro Collective

Citizens Advice provides free, confidential and independent advice to help people overcome their problems.


Scottish-Asian Creative Artists' Network

Promoting the visibility & supporting the development of Scottish-Asian artists from across the diaspora & across the arts sector.

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