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Hikmat Devon, who celebrated its 10th Birthday in 2015, is a user-led co-operative that works with members of the black and minority ethnic (bme) communities across Devon. We work to reduce isolation and improve health and well-being outcomes. This is done through activity and interest groups, 1 to 1 mentoring, training, signposting, counselling, and person centred goal planning. 

 

Languages spoken by Mentors include Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, Urdu, Arabic, Tag-a-log, and Punjabi.

 

 

The needs our organisation works to address include: 

 

Rural & urban isolation for members of ethnic minority communities living in Devon 

 

Prevalent health issues linked to isolation, culture, language barriers, and lack of access to services 

 

Respond to the rise in number of bme people living in Devon: Census figures showed a dramatic increase of 8,000 in 2001 rising to 20,000 in 2011. ​

 

Fulfilment of the Equality Act - improving cultural understanding

 

 

 

Call us:

 

Phone:

01392 757220

 

Mobile: 07837577814

Contact Us:

 

Exeter Office: St Sidwell’s  Community Centre, Sidwell St, Exeter, EX4 6NN

 

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