Equal Lives

Equal Lives Advice and Membership


We are a Disabled Persons’ Organisation run by disabled people for disabled people. We offer information and advice in areas such as employment, finances, social care and discrimination.
Please note that we are no longer contracted to provide support with welfare benefit appeals.
Our service is for disabled people, people with mental health needs and anyone facing disabling barriers.

  • 01508 491 210
  • info@equallives.org.uk
  • Equal Lives, Ground Floor, St Vedast House, St Vedast Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1BT, England

Musical Keys


We offer a dedicated programme of music, movement and arts based activities designed to enable participants to learn new skills, build confidence and improve motor skills and coordination through enjoyable and interactive sessions.

We provide our service to people with disabilities and/or additional needs in Norfolk and the surrounding region (all ages welcome).

  • Oliver Payne
  • 01603 766690
  • info@musicalkeys.co.uk
  • Martineau Memorial Hall, 21 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BN

New Routes Integration


We provide support on matters such as education, employment, equality issues, discrimination, housing, immigration, loneliness and social isolation, and mental health and physical health.

We support refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Norwich.

  • 01603662648
  • projects@newroutes.org.uk
  • Catherine Wheel Opening, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3BQ, United Kingdom

Norfolk LGBT+ Project


Service Offer:
We provide early intervention and prevention support services and information to all age groups so we can help empower individuals to improve their mental and emotional wellbeing and to reduce social isolation of LGBT+ individuals living in Norfolk and Waveney.

We accept referrals from individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender+ as well as those questioning their sexuality or gender identity. We also accept referrals from parents/carers of LGBT+ individuals who are seeking advice and support.

  • Fi Liew-Bedford
  • fiona@norfolklgbtproject.org.uk

Opening Doors


We are a user-led organisation run by and for people with learning disabilities. We offer information, advice and support on discrimination, healthcare, welfare benefits social care and advocacy.

We support adults with learning disabilities in Norfolk.

  • 01603 631433
  • admin@openingdoors.org.uk
  • http://www.openingdoors.org.uk/
  • 38a Bull Close, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 1SX

STEAM Café Wellbeing Hubs (in King’s Lynn and Great Yarmouth)

SERVICE OFFER: STEAM is a space, that is tailored to offer holistic assistance from fully trained multidisciplinary teams to adults experiencing a mental health crisis – day or night. They can arrange access to guidance across housing, benefits, domestic abuse, LGBTQ+ and more. There are 2 sites: one in King’s Lynn, and another one in Gorleston, near Great Yarmouth.

CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTING REFERRALS: Adults in King’s Lynn & West Norfolk; or Great Yarmouth and East Norfolk.

  • Gemma Bush
  • 01842 818 361
  • steamgy@accessct.org / steamkl@accessct.org