Each of these organisations provide resources and guides on their specialism, please check out their websites for more information.
BRITISH BLIND SPORT
British Blind Sport help blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport, thereby improving their health and increasing their social interaction.
CerebralPalsy.org.uk provides support by offering impartial information on a broad range of subjects that people affected by CP should find useful. As you navigate the site you will find tips, guides and advice available to aid those who are impacted by the condition.
CHILD PROTECTION IN SPORT (CPSU)
The CPSU’s mission is to safeguard the welfare of children and young people under 18 in sport and to promote their well-being.
COMMISSIONS FOR EQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS (CEHR)
Champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.
ENGLISH FEDERATION OF DISABILITY SPORTS (EFDS)
Is the national body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England. EFDS work with the following five National Disability Sport Organisations recognised by Sport England to develop sporting opportunities for the estimated 11 million disabled people in England.
The Equality Standard for Sport (The Standard) is a framework and vehicle for widening access and increasing the participation and involvement in sport and physical activity from under represented individuals, groups and communities, especially women and girls, ethnic minority groups and disabled people. It will assist sports organisations in developing equality-proofed policies, structures and processes and will allow for performance to be assessed, ensuring continuous improvement in equality.
Equality Standard for Sport newsletter – If you would like to subscribe to this very informative newsletter then email: firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERFAITH NETWORK OF THE UK
The Inter Faith Network for the UK was founded in 1987 to promote good relations between people of different faiths in this country. Its member organisations include representative bodies from the Baha’i; Buddhist; Christian; Hindu; Jain; Jewish; Muslim; Sikh; and Zoroastrian communities; national and local inter faith bodies; and academic institutions and educational bodies concerned with inter faith issues.
If you want to adapt your sessions to help people develop positive mental health, you will find lots of information, guides and tips on this page.
THE NATIONAL YOUTH AGENCY
The National Youth Agency has developed a website for young people signpoting for information on a range of subjects, including a section on sports:
Pride Sports is a dynamic entrepreneurial community driven organisation, with a focus on annual LGBT multi-sports events and year round enabling support, primarily for for increasing participation in sporting activity by lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, trans people and the wider community.
Sporting equals exists to eradicate racial discrimination in sport, and is the only organisation in the UK to do so. Sporting Equals inform, influence and inspire in order to creat an environment in which
Sporting Equals exists to eradicate racial discrimination in sport, and is the only organisation in the UK to do so Sporting equals inform, influence and inspire in order to create an environment in which ethnic minorities can influence and participate in all aspects of sport, the governors and providers of sport recognise and value a fully integrated and inclusive society, cultural diversity is recognised and celebrated.
Stonewall is renowned for its campaigning and lobbying for the rights of LGB people and to end discrimination and attacks on LGB people. Stonewall also works with a whole range of agencies to address the needs of lesbians, gay men and bisexuals in the wider community.
UK DEAF SPORT
Aims to encourage deaf people to participate, to enjoy and to excel at sport. Information on Deaf sporting events throughout the UK.
YOUTH SPORT TRUST
The Youth Sport Trust is a registered charity established in 1994 to build a brighter future for young people in sport. They aim to develop and implement, in close partnership with other organisations, quality physical education (PE) and sport programmes for all young people aged 18 months to 18 years in schools and in the community.