Cambridgeshire Human Rights and Equality Support Service (CHESS)

The service is here to help 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 issues 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.

CHESS is a free, non-profit-making service of the Cambridge Ethnic Community Forum.

We can help with

Problems in the workplace

Issues with 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


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

  • Equality Act and Human Rights
  • Equality Impact Assessments
  • Discrimination

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

We are here to help!

To book an appointment contact Samuel Budu through or on 01223 655241 and we will get back to you a soon as possible.

16-18 Arbury Court

Tel: 01223 655241

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