Areas covered

Gateshead Wide  and 1 more


Health equality for ethnically minoritised communities

There are numerous, often complex, reasons why ethnically minoritised communities face specific health issues and health inequalities. Haref is committed to improving the quality of life of everyone in the diverse communities of Newcastle and Gateshead.

How We Help

We work with ethnically minoritised communities to identify their key issues around health and improve the health information available to them. We help health services have a better understanding of what communities need and we build confidence within communities so they can talk to health services about their cultural needs.

Why is Haref Important?

Ethnically minoritised communities face specific issues around health, which can vary between different ethnic groups. The Haref Network is actively working to tackle a number of health-related issues affecting our local communities during the pandemic. 

Haref Network

The Haref Network actively works together to tackle health inequalities. The Haref Network is for ethnically minoritised community organisations and organisations with a targeted project for ethnically minoritised communities in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Haref Allies

Haref Allies are organisations delivering mainstream health services who want to improve how they engage with ethnically minoritised communities. The aim of the Haref Allies is to improve how health and wellbeing services are provided for ethnically minoritised communities in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Cultural Competency Training

Cultural Competency Training - working with ethnic minority communities. Are you a frontline worker for a health or community service in Newcastle? How confident do you feel about understanding and talking to our diverse community?

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Our Impact

Learn about what we have achieved and the impact this has made for local communities in tackling health inequalities

Areas Covered

Organisation Address

Connected Voice - Haref
Higham House
Higham Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne
United Kingdom

54.974886300691, -1.6087103