Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -4
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Static board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 9 ?

CLEVELAND HOUSING ADVICE CENTRE 

THE RELIEF OF POVERTY OF THE PEOPLE OF TEESSIDE BY PROVIDING 1:1 ADVICE WITH CASEWORK ON STATUTORY RIGHTS TO PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMELESS OR THREATENED WITH HOMELESSNESS.ON ISSUES OF WELFARE, HOUSING BENEFITS, DEBT & ARREARS. FREE REPRESENTATIONAL ADVOCACY SERVICE AT APPEAL TRIBUNALS & COUNTY COURT.. ON THE JOB TRAINING FOR RESIDENTS WHO ARE BOTH SOCIALLY & ECONOMICALLY EXCLUDED FROM THE LABOUR MARKET.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • 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 and a Community Foundation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

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: 11 years

www.chac92.co.uk

advice@chac92.co.uk

01642254544

Charity Commission for England and Wales
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
31/12/23£345£339£6n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/22£290£287£3n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/21£248£237£11n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/20£295£198£97n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/19£204£196£8n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/18£206£200£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£162£161£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£170£170£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£196£204£-8£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£193£182£11£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 14 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, Redcar And Cleveland, Stockton-on-tees,

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£313,180
Henry Smith Charity£102,400
Tudor Trust£77,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£50,000
The Pilgrim Trust£45,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£37,000
AB Charitable Trust£30,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£7,925
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Meeting the downturn in the economy
£280,610 14/12/2022
This funding will be used to increase its capacity to deliver information advice and guidance work including legal support in court to support people experiencing housing/homelessness and debt issues ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Upgrading the charity laptops and desktops computers
£5,000 04/11/2022
The funding will be used to purchase new IT equipment for the staff in the centre. The project aims to enable the organisation to continue to offer their many support services which include welfare ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£5,000 30/09/2022
Support and advice services for older people
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO
£102,400 15/06/2022
36
towards three years' salary of a Welfare Caseworker, at a project providing welfare, housing and debt advice and advocacy for people from disadvantaged communities in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£30,000 26/05/2022
Providing advanced specialised and bespoke training, workshops and courses to widen staff, volunteers and trustees’ skills, knowledge and IT capabilities
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£25,000 20/05/2022
Core work which includes significant numbers from more than one disadvantaged group
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC)
£10,000 06/12/2021
An unrestricted grant of £10,000 (This grant is renewable - year 3 of 3 years). Cleveland Housing Advice Centre provides advice on welfare benefits, housing and debt issues. It also provides on the ....more
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - Cleveland Housing Advice Centre (CHAC) - 30/08/21
£1,250 07/09/2021
Live and a digital radio advertising campaign
National Lottery Community Fund - Improving access to local community
£8,700 02/07/2021
The project will use the funding to expand and improve its telephone lines and digital capabilities to help cope with remote working and increased demand in its welfare housing and debt advice ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£2,000 20/05/2021
Providing specialised training for 7 staff and 4 volunteers to provide money management advice for clients
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Volunteer and interpreter costs for a live digital radio advertising campaign with local radio to reach old people affected by the Covid 19 Crisis
£5,000 22/04/2021
Volunteer and interpreter costs for a live digital radio advertising campaign with local radio to reach old people affected by the Covid 19 Crisis
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£5,000 22/04/2021
Volunteer and interpreter costs for a live digital radio advertising campaign with local radio to reach old people affected by the Covid 19 Crisis
Allen Lane Foundation - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£5,000 11/03/2021
£5,000 single grant towards a campaign across Cleveland to provide financial and other advice and support to help old people effected by the Covid19 pandemic.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 12/02/2021
Core work which includes significant numbers from more than one disadvantaged group
Tudor Trust - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£2,000 12/01/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC)
£10,000 04/12/2020
An unrestricted grant of £10,000 (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years). Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO provides an advice service covering welfare benefits, housing and debt ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£75,000 04/08/2020
36
over three years towards salaries at a Middlesbrough-based advice centre
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£7,925 24/07/2020
Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid 19 advice delivery
£9,750 22/05/2020
11
The funding will be used towards core costs to enable them to continue to provide and help meet the demand for telephone and online welfare and debt advice and support. The aim is to support people ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Welfare advice duringcovid 19 Lockdown.
£5,000 11/05/2020
Towards welfare advice during covid 19 Lockdown.
Crisis UK - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£5,000 30/04/2020
Funding for IT and translator services
CAF - Grant to Cleveland Housing advice Centre
£5,750 16/04/2020
3
Grant to Cleveland Housing advice Centre to support the organisation through COVID19
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC)
£10,000 09/01/2020
An unrestricted grant of £10,000 (This grant is renewable - year 1 of up to 3 years, subject to annual trustee approval). Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO provides an advice service covering ....more
The Pilgrim Trust - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£45,000 29/05/2019
36
Training placements for young women at risk
National Lottery Community Fund - Toilet Refurbishment
£9,120 09/05/2019
12
The funding will provide valuable upgrades to the centre toilets, which will ensure their facilities are more comfortable and accessible for community groups to use, including those with participants ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Three years salary and on costs of a Welfare Caseworker supporting people in Middlesbrough Year 3
£25,600 01/04/2019
36
Three years salary and on costs of a Welfare Caseworker supporting people in Middlesbrough Year 3
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC)
£10,000 24/01/2019
£10,000 towards core costs of CHAC's on the job training programme. Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO provides an advice service covering welfare benefits, housing and debt issues. It also ....more
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£6,800 19/07/2018
purchase of computers for a charity which works with prisoners and ex offenders in Middlesborough
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£75,000 13/07/2018
36
charity has become incorporated and registered as a CIO so showing on Charity Commission as newly registered
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC)
£10,000 23/01/2018
£10,000 towards CHAC's on the job training programme. Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO provides an advice service covering welfare benefits, housing and debt issues. It also provides on the job ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Three years salary and on costs of a Welfare Caseworker supporting people in Middlesbrough Year 2
£24,900 04/01/2018
36
Three years salary and on costs of a Welfare Caseworker supporting people in Middlesbrough Year 2
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£45,000 06/12/2017
Training Placements for prisoners and young People at risk
Woodward Charitable Trust - Employment training for prisoners coming to the end of their sentence
£1,500 16/11/2017
Towards job employment training for prisoners coming to the end of their sentence.
County Durham Community Foundation - Tackling long term unemployment
£3,000 25/10/2017
Towards core funding CHAC on the job training for hard to reach adults in particular young people at risk of offending.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Three years salary and on costs of a Welfare Caseworker supporting people in Middlesbrough Year 1
£24,600 17/08/2017
36
Three years salary and on costs of a Welfare Caseworker supporting people in Middlesbrough Year 1
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO
£75,100 08/06/2017
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of a Welfare Caseworker at a project providing housing and debt advocacy and advice to people at appeal and court hearings in Middlesbrough
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO (CHAC)
£10,000 24/01/2017
£10,000 towards employment training and support for prisoners. Cleveland Housing Advice Centre CIO provides an advice service covering welfare benefits, housing and debt issues. It also provides on ....more
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards employment training for prisoners
£1,500 24/02/2016
Towards employment training for prisoners coming to the end of their sentences.
AB Charitable Trust - Prisoners training and support for employment
£10,000 26/01/2016
£10,000 towards employment training and support for prisoners
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£75,000 09/09/2015
36
charity has become incorporated and registered as a CIO so showing on Charity Commission as newly registered
AB Charitable Trust - Prisoners training and support for employment
£10,000 21/10/2014
£10,000 towards employment training and support for prisoners
Tudor Trust - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£15,000 20/06/2014
over one year as continuation funding towards the salary of the welfare advice caseworker at a housing advice support organisation in Middlesbrough
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£40,000 12/09/2013
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towards three years' salary of a Welfare Caseworker at a housing advice project in Middlesbrough
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards training placements for prisoners and young people
£3,000 05/08/2013
Towards training placements for prisoners and young people at risk in Middlesbrough.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Cleveland Housing Advice Centre
£16,000 28/01/2013
to ensure that the advice given by their staff and volunteers with regards to the rights of homeless people is appropriately checked by their Senior Supervisor whose role we are supporting
AB Charitable Trust - Prisoners training and support for employment
£10,000 22/01/2013
£10,000 towards employment training and support for prisoners
Woodward Charitable Trust - Training placements for young people
£1,500 27/06/2007
Towards training placements for young people at risk of offending in Middlesborough.
Woodward Charitable Trust - Job training programme for offenders & ex-offender
£1,500 27/06/2006
Towards the job training programme for offenders and ex-offenders in Middlesbrough
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 09/07/2013, number: 1152785
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Financial Conduct Authority
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
  • 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
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

16
BOROUGH ROAD
MIDDLESBROUGH
CLEVELAND
TS1 5DW

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE:THE RELIEF OF POVERTY OF THE INHABITANTS OF TEES VALLEY AND ITS IMMEDIATE ENVIRONS IN PARTICULAR BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION BY:1) THE PROVISION OF QUALIFIED ONE TO ONE ADVICE WITH CASEWORK ON:-A) STATUTORY RIGHTS TO PEOPLE WHO ARE HOMELESS, THREATENED WITH HOMELESSNESS OR LIVING IN POOR CONDITIONS;B) ALL RANGE OF WELFARE AND HOUSING BENEFITS AVAILABLE; ANDC) ALL TYPES OF DEBT AND ARREARS.2) THE PROVISION OF OUTREACH ADVISORY SERVICES TO PEOPLE WHO ARE HOUSEBOUND.3) THE PROVISION OF ON THE JOB TRAINING FOR RESIDENTS WHO ARE BOTH SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY EXCLUDED FROM THE LABOUR MARKET.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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