Here are some useful contact details and links to other websites which may be of interest. If you cannot find what you might be looking for here we suggest you go to the Friends Families and Travellers website www.gypsy-traveller.org which has extremely comprehensive links listings.
Advisory Council for the Education of Romany and other Travellers (ACERT)
ACERT, Moot House, The Stow
Brent Irish Advisory Service (BIAS)
The Resource Centre
Holloway Road, London N7 6PA.
Tel: 020 76072 002
Fax: 020 7607 2005
Bromley Gypsy/Traveller Project
230 Sandway Road, St Mary Cray,
Orpington, Kent, BR5 3TF
Tel: 01689 839052
Cambridgeshire Travellers’ Advocacy Service
Working for Traveller’s Rights
Cambs Travellers Initiative, Travellers Advocacy Service
7e High Street, Fenstantion
Cambs, PE28 9LQ
Tel: 01480 496 577
Come Look at Us
Scottish Young Gypsy Traveller website, written by the young people themselves.
Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group, DGLG
Ernest Bailey Community Centre
Office 3, New Street.
Matlock, DE4 3FE
Tel: 01629 583300
The Gypsy Council
The Equality and Human Rights Commission
Champions equality and human rights for all, working to eliminate discrimination, reduce inequality, protect human rights andto build good relations, ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.
Friends Families and Travellers
Community Base, 113 Queens Road
E. Sussex, BN1 3XG
Tel: 01273 234 777
The Irish Traveller Movement (UK)
The Resource Centre, Holloway Road
London N7 6PA.
Tel: 020 7607 2002
Fax: 020 7607 2005
National Association of Teachers of Travellers
Newham Traveller Education Service
London, E13 9BT
The National Association of Health Workers with Travellers-To promote and improve the health of all Gypsy/Travellers – settled or mobile
Chair - Janine Adkins
Clwydian House, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Technology Park, Wrexham
Tel: 01978 352880
Planning Aid provides free, independent and professional help, advice and support on planning issues to people and communities who cannot afford to hire a planning consultant. Planning Aid complements the work of local authorities but is wholly independent of them.
Tel: 01963 230045
Public Law Project
Tel: 020 7467 9800
Scottish Gypsy Traveller Association
Tel: 0131 650 6314
Southwark Traveller Action Group (STAG)
The Peckham Settlement
South West Alliance of Nomads (SWAN)
Traveller-led voluntary group devoted to improving communication and understanding between Traveller and settled communities throughout the south west. SWAN represents all Gypsy and Traveller cultures and communities.
Travellers Advice Team
The Community Law Partnership
(Solicitors - Housing Law Advice)
4th Floor, Ruskin Chambers
191 Corporation Street
Birmingham B4 6RP
Tel: 0845 120 2980
Landline: 0121 685 8595
Fax: 0121 236 5121
24 hour Emergency Phone Service: 07768 316755
TravellerSpace are an independent project that supports Gypsies and Travellers in Cornwall. We offer on site creative play and art sessions, basic IT training, a lending library of books for children and adults and support in accessing health, education and welfare services.
Room 13, PCDT, Parade Street
Tel:01736 334 683
Download Travellers Times at their website
Send your news and views to editor, Bill Laws, at Travellers’ Times:
Co-ordinator and Picture Editor
Travellers’ Times, The Rural Media Company
Sullivan House, 72-80 Widemarsh Street
Hereford, HR4 9HG
Tel: 01432 344039
Roma Support Group Web: www.romasupportgroup.org.uk
Just Space: for a better London Plan
LGTU is a member of the Just Space Network an informal network that brings together groups working for London to be fairer and more environmentally sound. See all our submissions on the NEW LONDON PLAN
A website for ‘the place for people displaced’ has good information on the Gypsies, Irish Travellers and Roma Community in it’s ‘A snapshot of a community’ section.