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  • Application Deadline EXTENDED!

    Application Deadline EXTENDED!

    We’re hiring! Take a look at our current vacancies and apply to join our team. We’re looking for passionate people who want to make a real difference to the lives of LGBTQ+ people in Wales. We’re expanding our team working with trans and non-binary people aged 17+ in Wales. We’re currently looking for: Support Worker…

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  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2021

    LGBTQ+ History Month 2021

    As we’re approaching the end of LGBTQ+ History Month… We wanted to take the opportunity to introduce some of our amazing team members who wanted to share their thoughts about their past experiences and how they’ve found working for Umbrella Cymru. Here is Ray, Peer Support Worker Ray has been with Umbrella Cymru since November…

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    We’re ready for Lockdown 2.0… …sorry, “Fire Break” As Wales heads into another national lockdown, we’re planning something for us all to look forward to… It’s quiz time peeps! Come on, you know you want to!! After another two weeks of it, we’re sure you’ll be fed up of the same old family quiz… or…

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  • Black History Month – 2020

    Black History Month – 2020

    Celebrating Black History Month 2020 As we are in the middle of Black History Month and now at the end of National Hate Crime Awareness Week, we couldn’t think of a better way to share the love than to spotlight our amazing friend Holly Wilson-Morgan. Holly has been singing professionally for many years, but Covid-19…

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  • LGBTQ+ Covid-19 Fund

    LGBTQ+ Covid-19 Fund

    Applications now open for £585,000 of emergency funding for LGBTQ+ organisations and groups LGBTQ+ organisations and groups across the UK can now apply for grants of up to £15,000 to support their vital role in supporting LGBTQ+ communities through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. METRO Charity in partnership with NAZ, Equality Network, The Rainbow Project, Umbrella…

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  • WGS – Referral Update

    WGS – Referral Update

    UPDATE FROM THE WELSH GENDER SERVICE We have recently sent letters from the Welsh Gender Service (WGS) to inform patients of their referral date and location of future appointments. It has come to our attention that there are discrepancies in the information included in some of the letters. We have updated the information for those…

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