Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council

PDREC Services

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council
Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council

Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council provide a wide variety of services to meet the aims and objectives of the organisation: The aims of the organisation are:

  • 1. To work towards the elimination of racial discrimination
  • 2. Promote equality of opportunity
  • 3. Foster good relations between persons of different racial groups

We meet these objectives by:

  • Working at a strategic level with statutory organisations to help them to comply with the Equality Act 2010
  • Influencing policy at a local level
  • Providing advocacy and support for people of BAME backgrounds in Plymouth and Devon
  • Challenging racism at all levels wherever we encounter it
  • Providing group work and city-wide activities

Our current services include:

  • A casework, advocacy, support and advice service for Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse people round a wide range of issues that include but not limited to:
  • Racist and religious abuse
  • Benefit & Debt
  • Domestic abuse and so called 'honour' violence
  • Social services and child protection
  • Housing

Group and Individual Services

  • A drop-in service for Refugees that have moved on from Asylum and Refugee services but require additional support.
  • A weekly peer mentoring group for Black, Asian, Ethnically Diverse women in Plymouth, to improve mental health, self-confidence and esteem and build resilience.
  • A weekly arts and craft group for women to combat isolation by providing the opportunity to meet new people and form new social networks.
  • Provide support to Black, Asian, Ethnically Diverse people throughout Plymouth, Devon and Torbay who have been a victim of crime.
  • Provide free Refugee Awareness training to mainstream organisations, such as Health, Police, Voluntary orgs, Local Authority and Educational establishments to develop and improve service provision for refugees and asylum seekers.
  • Work with mainstream organisations, such as health, police and local authorities to tackle discrimination and inequality at a strategic level.

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Strategic Work:

PDREC aim is to build a just and fair society where everyone has an equal opportunity to live, learn and learn, free from prejudice, discrimination, and racism.

We value diversity and work in partnership with individuals and organisations who are committed to anti-racism and race equality.

Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council

Charitable Company:

The Plymouth & Devon Racial Equality Council (PDREC) is a charitable company limited by guarantee (incorporated on 18 August 1999 : Company No 3827654) and registered as a charity on (10 February 2004 : Charity No 1102012).

If you have a question or require information please call 01752 224555