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HIV, discrimination and the law

HIV is a protected characteristic under the Equality Act and differential treatment based on HIV status is illegal discrimination! This applies to employment and the provision of services.

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Counselling at the Brunswick Centre

It can help to talk in confidence to a skilled professional, and the Brunswick Centre can offer up to 12 counselling sessions with a qualified and experienced counsellor free of charge. You don’t have to be a registered service user but some eligibility criteria does apply to access the service.

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Feedback

The Brunswick Centre recognises that while we strive to provide quality services, occasionally we may get it wrong. When we do we want to hear about it so that we can learn from what happened and improve services.

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Our Story

The Brunswick Centre was established in 2001 following the merger of two local HIV charities, Calderdale HIV/AIDS Link (CHAL) and Kirklees AIDS Response (KAR) who were established in the late 1980’s in response to the support needs of people with HIV.

We are keen on, and have a long history of, working with partner services, locally, regionally and nationally to ensure we get the best for the communities we serve.

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The Brunswick Centre (@_thebrunswick_) • 6 hours ago.

RT @THTorguk: We reckon it's time for some #WednesdayWisdom. Charity was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 and she wants everyone to know that be…

The Brunswick Centre (@_thebrunswick_) • 8 hours ago.

Drop in 6 to 8 tonight at Todmorden Community Resource centre OL14 5QF for free, rapid and confidential HIV test @chtsexualhealth also offering full sexual health screenings @Calderdale @pridecalderdale @appyvalleypride @calderdaleccg @DotFoster3 @HIVPreventionEn

Volunteering

Volunteering is central to our work and it brings a range of benefits to our volunteers, the organisation, and the communities we work serve. Training and support is given to all volunteers.

We hold two local quality awards for volunteering which recognises how well we work with and support volunteers.

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