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Advocacy for Elderly Ethnic Minority People (MEEA)

The Minority Ethnic Elders Advocay (MEEA) Project is an all Wales project funded by the Big Lottery Fund in partnership with 3 other regional equality councils. Race Equality First (REF) is the lead partner and the delivery of the project is in partnership with Swansea Bay Regional Equality Council (SBREC), South East Wales Regional Equality Council (SEWREC) and the North Wales Regional Equality Network (NWREN).

Project Purpose

“Help BME elders to say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interest and obtain services they need”.

The project advocates on behalf of minority ethnic elders over 50 years of age on a variety of issues, including:
The Issues
  • Housing
  • Social Work
  • Social/Leisure Activities
  • Care Homes
  • Health
  • Domestic/Elder Abuse
  • Family Issues/Disputes
  • Asylum/Immigration
  • Language Barriers
  • Transport

If you would like further information or would like to join the project then please contact Roon Adam at roon.adam@raceequalityfirst.org.uk

Project funded by


Hate Crimes Reported in 2015 / 2016


Disability Hate Crimes reported in 2015 / 2016

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