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About racial equality and diversity council

Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality and Diversity Council provie initial information, advice and general support if you feel you are being discriminated on the grounds of:

  • disability
  • race
  • sex
  • transgender status
  • religion or belief
  • marriage/civil partnership status
  • pregnancy
  • sexual orientation

Where we cannot advice we will refer your case to an agency which is qualified to advice and assist you in the Employment Tribunal and court. (This is a a chargable service, you won’t pay anything in advance but agree a percentage if you are successful by way of winning or any form of settlement.)

You will be supported locally in facilitating contact with the above agency where necessary.

 

Established in 1968, Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality and Diversity Council is working towards racial equality and community cohesion to create a tolerant society, which gives everyone an equal chance to learn, work and live.”

Race Hate and/or Harassment

Provide you with independent and unbiased information, advice and assist you to pursue your complaint if you are being harasssed on the basis of your race, religion or nationality. This can be against an individual or public service providers.

Community Relations and Community Cohesion

Experience of over 4 decades in this field and can help public and private sector to promote and enhance community engagement. 

Immigration and related services

Provide basic information and general advice in the field of immigration.  This can be your first point of contact where you will be given information to seek detailed and competent advice from a list of accredited agencies that are either regulated by Law Society or Office of the immigration Service Commissioner (OISC).

What Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality and Diversity Council

Race Hate Awareness

Information, advice and who to contact on race hate crime.

Call 101 if you are a victim of Hate Crime, if you incident is an emergency call 999. 

Discrimination and human rights

Provide information aimed at individuals who need expert advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues and the applicable law. 

Contact Information

Contact the centre on 01772 906422 or email admin@prestonrec.org.uk 

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm only.

Google Maps Address

Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality Council, Town Hall Annexe, Birley Street, Preston, PR1 2RL.

Preston and Western Lancashire Racial Equality Council