Tag: Funding Cuts

  • Gay charity GADD set to close after fatal funding cuts

    One of Northern England’s longest running  LGBT+ charities, aimed at tackling homophobia and giving advice on LGBT sexual and mental health issues is set to close. Gay Advice Darlington/Durham is to close its doors in late April for the last time after deep and “savage” funding cuts from the current Conservative government. From 1997 the […]

  • Jeremy Hunt is being urged to save HIV charity from closure after theatening funding cuts

    Jeremy Hunt is being urged to save HIV charity from closure after theatening funding cuts

    The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt is being urged to take action after an HIV charity in England signalled it could close due to crippling funding cuts. HIV charity, Sussex Beacon says it could be forced close by June due to funding cuts from the NHS. The charity which was formed in 1992 […]

  • Britain’s Largest LGBT Domestic Violence Charity Closes

    Broken Rainbow, Britain’s largest charity for the survivors and victims of Domestic Abuse has ceased trading. Britain’s largest charity for LGBT survivors and victims of domestic violence, Broken Rainbow is to close after failing to keep financially viable. The charity had released a number of funding warnings in 2015 and again in 2016 – blaming […]

  • LGBT Mental Health Charity Shuts For The Last Time

    LGBT Mental Health Charity Shuts For The Last Time

    The mental health charity, PACE has closed due to “local authority budgets”. The London-based PACE mental health charity aimed at helping the LGBT community is due to close on the 29th January 2016 citing cuts in funding and a tough financial climate. The 31-year-old company is due to cease all operations from the 29th January. […]

  • UK Government Committed To Ending Domestic Violent Crime

    The government is keen to end domestic violence (DV), says a spokesperson for the Home Office, as the future of Broken Rainbow, the UK’s largest DV charity for LGBTs, hangs in the balance. Speaking to THEGAYUK Wendy Wilde, the Service Delivery Manager for Broken Rainbow said, “For our funding not to be renewed or replaced will […]

  • MP CAROLINE LUCAS: Closing Gay Domestic Violence Helpline Would Be Perverse

    Speaking out against the potential closure of the UK’s Domestic Violence charity for LGBT people, Broken Rainbow, MP Caroline Lucas said it would be “perverse”. Leading Domestic Abuse charity for the LGBT Charity Broken Rainbow has announced that it could face closure after the Home Office failed to provide evidence that it would fund the […]

  • Gay Domestic Violence Charity Faces Closure After Government Fails To Confirm Funds

    An LGBT Charity aimed at supporting those who have suffered Domestic Violence (DV) has announced that it could face closure after no confirmation from the Home Office whether funding will be extended for another year. Broken Rainbow, the UK’s largest charity supporting men and women who have experience domestic violence is facing having its helpline […]

  • UK HIV Prevention Funding Saved For Another Year

    The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has today welcomed commitment from the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, to maintain current levels of funding for national HIV prevention for a further year. In a letter to fellow Conservative MPs, which was reported in Pink News on Friday, the Minister said: “I want to take this […]

  • Fifty percent Government cuts will devastate HIV prevention programme

    It was revealed today that the Government is considering to dramatically reduce its funding for HIV prevention schemes by up to 50%. The government has come under fire this evening after HIV charities revealed that it was planning to cut HIV prevention schemes, which it has funded since 1996, by 50%, from April 2015, despite […]

  • GMFA Faces Uncertain Future After Funding Cuts

    GMFA Faces Uncertain Future After Funding Cuts

    As Sexual Health becomes the focus of a new programme on Channel 4 tonight, one of UK’s leading gay health charities, GMFA looks set to be losing its funding, leaving it with an uncertain future. Pinknews is reporting that GMFA, which was founded in 1992, will no longer receive funding for its London HIV Information […]