Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 7
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

ESCAPE FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP 

24/7 Helpline, Information, Advice, 1-1 Support, Counselling, Signposting, Advocacy, Support Groups, Art Sessions, Respite, Educational Training, Physical Activities, Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) for Carers of Substance Users; Adverse Childhood Experience's (ACE's) therapeutic support for adults and young people; Health & Wellbeing Sessions and Parenting Courses.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 27 years

www.escapefamilysupport.org.uk

janet.murphy@escapefamilysupport.org.uk

01670544055

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UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/23£315£320£-5n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/22£221£244£-24n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/21£185£176£9n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/03/20£117£175£-57n/an/an/an/an/a37
31/03/19£174£182£-8n/an/an/an/an/a51
31/03/18£173£250£-77£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£289£367£-77£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£425£416£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£558£454£104£36£703£42011.1120
31/03/14£531£534£-3£33£598£45810.3130
31/03/13*£1,000£931£69£15£601£4706.1280
31/03/12£813£875£-62£11£532£3264.5300
31/03/11£842£829£13£3£594£-6-0.1250
31/03/10£868£817£51£41£581£50.1200
31/03/09£667£735£-68£49£529£5268.6200
31/03/08£612£679£-67£679£597£-3-0.1200
31/03/07£993£592£401£592£664£70.2200
31/03/06£471£416£55£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£326£329£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£265£261£4£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 20 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northumberland,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
National Lottery Community Fund£278,494
The Clothworkers Foundation£27,500
Garfield Weston Foundation£25,000
The Shears Foundation£10,500
County Durham Community Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to ESCAPE Family Support
£2,203 21/10/2023
Our project aims to support the work of the charity, giving support to carers and families of people who use substances to help them cope with the actions of their loved ones.
The Shears Foundation - ESCAPE Family Support
£5,500 06/04/2023
Core Costs for ESCAPE Family Support
County Durham Community Foundation - Refurbishment of Susan Kennedy Centre
£5,000 20/12/2022
Towards the refurbishment of the Susan Kennedy Centre.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to ESCAPE Family Support Group
£2,500 30/11/2022
Grant uplift 'Cost of Living crisis': reburbishment of a building for a charity supporting people experiencing alcohol and substance misuse in Northumberland
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to ESCAPE Family Support Group
£25,000 24/05/2022
reburbishment of a building for a charity supporting people experiencing alcohol and substance misuse in Northumberland
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 20/05/2022
ESCAPE Core Costs & Sustainability
The Shears Foundation - ESCAPE Family Support
£5,000 26/01/2022
Core Costs for ESCAPE Family Support
National Lottery Community Fund - Family Support Worker - Part-time post
£9,984 26/11/2021
The project will use the funding for a Family Support Worker to continue to providing help to carers and families affected by substance misuse. This will provide access to education and training ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Escaping Isolation
£10,000 07/05/2020
7
The funding will be used as a contribution for additional staff costs to deliver one to one telephone support to vulnerable families affected by addiction problems in Northumberland. The project aims ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Inspiring Communities
£248,510 17/12/2019
35
This funding will provide specialist support to families and carers who are impacted by the drug or alcohol use of others. The organisation will work closely with other agencies and partners to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - ESCAPE Training Project
£10,000 22/08/2019
12
ESCAPE Training Project
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 13/04/2018
ESCAPE Family Support
National Lottery Community Fund - Family Support Key Worker (Part time post)
£9,999 20/09/2017
12
The project will employ a key worker so they can run a support service for carers and families of alcohol or substance misusers. The service will help people develop the knowledge to seek help at the ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to ESCAPE Family Support
£44,000 25/07/2017
24
over two years as continuation funding for the salary of the volunteer and peer mentor co-ordinator at this drug/alcohol misuse charity in Blyth
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Escape Family Support Group
£75,000 06/05/2015
36
supporting people with drug and alcohol problems and carers in Northumberland and provide intensive support to an additional 25 people with drug and alcohol problems each year
Tudor Trust - Grant to ESCAPE Family Support
£105,000 19/06/2014
36
over three years as continuation funding towards the salary of the volunteer and peer mentor co-ordinator at this drug/alcohol misuse charity in Blyth, Northumberland
National Lottery Community Fund - ESCAPE Route - Business Plan
£10,000 22/01/2014
12
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Blyth, Northumberland. The organisation will use the funding to outline the business case to establish a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to ESCAPE Family Support Ltd
£138,209 20/06/2013
Towards the salary and costs of a trainer who will support children and families where there is a substance misuse issue.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Escape Family Support Ltd
£125,000 14/03/2013
towards building refurbishment costs for an organisation in Northumberland that provides support and services to people with drug and alcohol addiction
National Lottery Community Fund - ESCAPE's Family Support Services
£390,070 11/02/2013
36
The aim of this existing project is to continue to provide specialist services for families and carers of substance misusers in South East Northumberland and to extend the provision to rural West and ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Escape Family Support Group
£25,000 24/02/2012
the salary of the Chief Executive including on costs and travel
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 30-72
  • ALICE PARK Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Social Worker
  • JANET MURPHY Appointed: 2016, Occupation: Trustee And Chief Executive
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 18/07/1997, number: 1063500
  • Registered at Companies House on 30/09/1996, number: 03256554
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR13: 1 days late,
Main office

Susan Kennedy Centre
63 South View
ASHINGTON
Northumberland
NE63 0SF

Objectives

1 TO PROVIDE SUPPORT, COUNSELLING AND MEDIATION TO RELIEVE THE POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS OF DRUG, ALCOHOL AND SOLVENT USERS AND THEIR FAMILIES WHO ARE OR HAVE BEEN SUFFERING FROM THE MISUSE OF SUBSTANCES BEING ANY SUBSTANCE WHICH IS MISUSED TO THE DETRIMENT OF THE HEALTH OF THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE COMMUNITY OF NORTHUMBERLAND AND ELSEWHERE AS THE ASSOCIATION MAY DETERMINE; 2 TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THE COMMUNITY OF NORTHUMBERLAND AND ELSEWHERE AS THE ASSOCIATION MAY DETERMINE IN THE PROBLEMS RESULTING FROM NON-MEDICAL USE AND ABUSE OF DRUGS AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS; AND3 TO PROVIDE SUPPORT, COUNSELLING, MEDIATION AND ACCOMMODATION TO RELIEVE THE POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS OF VULNERABLE ADULTS IN THE COMMUNITY OF NORTHUMBERLAND AND ELSEWHERE AS THE ASSOCIATION MAY DETERMINE

Defined Area of Benefit:

NORTHUMBERLAND AND ELSEWHERE AS THE ASSOCIATION MAY DETERMINE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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