Aberdeen Women's Alliance (AWA)

The consultative forum for women who live or work in the city, established to ensure two way dialogue between the Council and the women in the city. Women – individuals and members of women's and community groups are invited to become members. AWA also welcome men who support the principles of the Aberdeen Women's Alliance

Equality and Human Rights Commission

One of EHRC’s roles is to provide advice and guidance on rights, responsibilities and good practice, based on equality law and human rights.

Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)

Works to further and support equality and diversity for staff and students in higher education across all four nations of the UK, and in further education in Scotland. Have a browse through ECU's webpages to see some of the information and guidance and also some of the projects currently underway here in Scotland.

Grampian Racial Equality Council

An autonomous voluntary organisation which brings together representatives from the statutory authorities (including Robert Gordon University), voluntary organisations and individuals who support the aims of GREC.

LGBT Youth Scotland - Aberdeen

Zone Youth - LGBT group for under 26's in Aberdeen run by Terence Higgins Trust

Multifaith holy days and festivals

BBC’s Interfaith Calendar with multifaith holy days and festivals, a year at a time.

National Union of Students

A voluntary membership organisation


Local support in Aberdeen to help Trans People

Purple Teardrop Campaign

Soroptimist International, which aims to end human trafficking and all forms of violence against women and girls, has launched its new Purple Teardrop campaign.

RGU:Union Societies

Find a society or find out how to start your own.

Scottish Accessible Information Forum (SAIF) Scotland

SAIF acts as an advisory body to the Scottish Government on issues relating to disabled people and their carers and their right to access information.

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Mental health charity in Scotland.

Scottish LGBT Organisations

Organisations that provide help and support.

Scottish Transgender Alliance

Offers guidance to service providers and employers on transgender equality issues and good practice in Scotland.

Stonewall - Starting out guide

Lesbian Gay and Bisexual careers guide

Terence Higgins Trust Aberdeen

One of the first charities to be set up in response to the HIV epidemic.

Young Scot Aberdeen

These pages provide information for young people living in Aberdeen. Check out this section for a few ideas of things to do, how to get involved, how to get money off, and how to get busy in the city!