Cambridgeshire Human Rights and Equality Support Service (CHESS)

Helping those who are suffering from inequalities, discrimination, harassment or victimisation and infringements to their Human Rights in employment, getting a service, housing, education, healthcare, social welfare or isues with the police.

Aims to provide; free help, advice, guidance, support and advocacy to individuals and families who are experiencing or have experienced discrimination, harassment or victimisation because of: Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Marriage and Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion and Belief, Sex and Sexual Orientation and infringements to their human rights.

We can help with:

  • Problems in the workplace.

  • Issues with employers / employment agencies.From employers/employment agencies.

  • Problems getting access to services such as housing, healthcare, education and social welfare.

  • Issues with the police, courts or prison service.

  • Issues with other organisations.

  • Problems with other members of the public.

We are here to help!!

To book an appointment please call us or send an e-mail with your name and your phone number and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.

16-18 Arbury Court

Tel:       01223  655241
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To find out opening times click here or on the CHESS logo above.

Volunteers wanted!

CHESS have been expanding quite a lot recently and would appreciate new volunteers. If you are up to the challenge it's a good chance to have a positive impact on the world and gain useful skills, knowledge and experience along the way.


CHESS as a service of CECF provides training for community members, voluntary organisations and Statutory bodies:

  • Race and Cultural Awareness.

  • Equality Act and Human Rights.

  • Equality Impact Assessments.

  • Discrimination.

Call us to discuss a tailored training package for your organisation.

Other useful links

Posters and Leaflets

If you would like a poster or leaflet to advertise CHESS Outreach Surgeries, in English or other foreign language, please contact ChessEnquiries@Cecf.Co.Uk