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Equality and diversity

Equality and diversity

 

We’re a Disability Confident employer, committed to promoting equality and to celebrating the diversity of our customers and our staff. We’re an organisation that reflects our communities and supports all our staff to achieve their potential.

Equality is part of our everyday decision making – we have forums for ethnic minority staff, for staff with disabilities, and for staff who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and we consult with them to help improve our services. We also carry out equality impact assessments across all our services to make sure that they reflect the needs of our customers.

We also help our older and customers by ensuring our services, particularly the adaptations and independent living services, meet their needs.

We work with partners such as the Police and Nottingham City Council to tackle hate crime and domestic violence, and we take swift action to prevent repeat incidents whilst supporting victims and survivors.

To support our Equality and Diversity initiatives, we also proudly partner with Stonewall, a charity that works with the public and private sector organisations to address the needs of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans-people within their lives.

We help our customers prepare for welfare reform changes that may affect them, and we help them to access work and training opportunities.

Each year we support a range of events that celebrate the diverse population of Nottingham, including the Nottingham Carnival, PRIDE, Mela and more. Like us on Facebook to get involved.

We have an Equality and Diversity Panel that is made up of customers from across our communities. The Panel helps us to offer services that meet everyone’s needs and reflect the rich diversity of our city. It meets every six weeks for a couple of hours – find out more.


Equality Impact Assessments

Find out how we're performing

Interpretation and translation

We want you to be able to communicate with us easily, and understand everything that we tell you. We also want to understand everything that you tell us.

Useful documents

The documents here set out how we’re delivering our legal obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

Equality and diversity strategy     

Equality and diversity policy

Equality and Diversity action plan

Nottingham City Homes Social Housing equality framework report        

If you’d like one or more of these documents in another format or language, please let us know.

       

Useful links

Race Equality Foundation (Race)

Equality and Human Rights Commission (Equalities) 

Equality Advisory Support Service (Equalities) 

The Inter Faith Network for the UK (Faith)

Time Vision (Hate crime)

Diverse City Nottingham (Diversity) 

Age UK (Older people)

Click Nottingham (People aged 50+)   

Get Connected (Young people)

Barnardo’s (Young people)

Mind (Mental health)

Friends of Nottingham Mental Health (Mental health)

Time to change (Mental health)

Business Disability Forum (Disability)

Scope (Disability)

Disabled Living Foundation (Disability)

Disability Direct Nottingham (Disability)

Equation (Domestic violence)

Stonewall (Lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals)

Nottinghamshire's Rainbow Heritage (Lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans)

Press for Change  (Transgender change)

Gender Trust (Gender identity issues)

Trans Unite (Transgender support)