Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • All female board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE COUNSELLING CENTRE (DARLINGTON AND COUNTY DURHAM) CIO 

We provide free and confidential specialist services to survivors of rape, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation and domestic abuse aged 13 and over within Darlington and County Durham. services include face to face counselling, a telephone helpline, facilitated group work for survivors of domestic abuse, a preventative programme for young people on healthy relationships and bespoke training packages.
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
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely female
Established: 8 years

www.rsacc-thecentre.org.uk

info@rsacc-thecentre.org.uk

01325354119

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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£821£832£-11£0£482£4115.92910
31/03/22£699£709£-10£0£492£3936.6268
31/03/21£713£575£138£0£502£38581918
31/03/20£541£519£22£0£365£571.31725
31/03/19£553£452£101£0£342£2857.51530
31/03/18£354£358£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£344£321£23£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 8%
Liabilities/Income: 5%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 85%
Reserves/Spending: 5.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 12.2
Asset Split ?
Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • 29 employees
  • 10 volunteers

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
Ministry of Justice£225,338
BBC Children in Need£96,201
Lloyds Bank Foundation£85,250
National Lottery Community Fund£49,707
County Durham Community Foundation£38,386
DCMS£28,769
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£24,630
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Strengthening our Volunteer Counsellor and Emotional Support Team
£5,000 18/01/2023
To strengthening the volunteer counsellor and emotional support Team.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & Co Durham)
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre
£4,274 22/10/2022
We would like to support and train four volunteers to give specialist counselling to survivors of sexual violence.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & Co Durham)
£50,000 25/04/2022
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & Co Durham)
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington and County Durham)
£96,201 03/02/2022
This project will provide 1-2-1 counselling support for young people aged 13 to 18 who have experienced sexual violence. The work aims to improve health and wellbeing, maintain positive relationships ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Peer Support Groups for Survivors of Sexual Violence
£24,295 03/11/2021
To offer peer support groups.
Ministry of Justice - COVID-19 Extraordinary National Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Fund
£44,629 26/03/2021
To provide additional funding to allow national helpline providers and rape & sexual abuse support fund grant recipients to increase remote support in providing the Activities included in the ....more
Ministry of Justice - Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Fund
£136,080 01/01/2021
To provide additional funding to allow national helpline providers and rape & sexual abuse support fund grant recipients to increase remote support in providing the Activities included in the ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Group support for women who have experienced sexual violence
£9,091 30/11/2020
To deliver group programmes for survivors of sexual and domestic violence.
Ministry of Justice - Support for charities providing support services for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence
£29,369 12/11/2020
Provision of Victim Services
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£28,769 08/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Ministry of Justice - Support for charities providing support services for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence
£15,260 22/06/2020
Provision of Victim Services
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & Co Durham)
£33,000 21/05/2020
12
One year core funding to support Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & Co Durham) to sustain their work to support work addressing Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Complex Social ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Launching an 18 month programme to increase and improve the digital reach
£24,630 14/02/2020
Launching an 18 month programme to increase and improve the digital reach
National Lottery Community Fund - SELFIE (Sexual Exploitation Love Friendship Empowerment)
£49,707 17/12/2019
11
The funding will be used to research, develop, sustain and scale-up a counselling and preventative intervention programme - including sex and relationships education and sexual violence awareness and ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Continuation funding of running costs of a project providing support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence Yr1
£47,000 02/04/2019
Continuation funding of running costs of a project providing support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence Yr1
Ministry of Justice - HMPPS Innovation Grant Programme 19-20
£75,537 01/04/2019
To provide ‘A Tailored Approach for People who May Be Disadvantaged because of Discrimination and/or as a Consequence of Protected Characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010 or Other People ....more
Ministry of Justice - Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Fund
£90,720 01/04/2019
To provide independent, specialist support to female and male victims of rape and sexual abuse, including victims of child sexual abuse.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & County Durham) CIO
£144,500 13/03/2019
36
towards three years' continuation funding of a project in County Durham that provides support for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence
DCMS - Tampon Tax Community Fund
£9,775 01/03/2019
Our project aims to support women and girls who have experienced sexual violence through providing specialist long term counselling. The core outcome we will support women to achieve is to increase ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington and County Durham)
£63,859 28/02/2019
36
This project will provide 1-2-1 counselling support to young people from Durham who have experienced sexual violence. As a result, overall health and wellbeing will improve, self-esteem will ....more
DCMS - Women Side by Side
£9,588 01/02/2019
36
RSACC will develop a peer support group programme for survivors of sexual and domestic violence in Darlington and County Durham. Over 12 months we will deliver three 12 week programmes of peer ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Counselling for survivors of sexual violence
£9,775 06/12/2018
To provide counselling for survivors of sexual violence.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Volunteer recruitment to support survivors of sexual violence
£2,862 15/10/2018
Volunteer recruitment to support survivors of sexual violence
Ministry of Justice - Addressing the needs of those with Protected Characteristics, or Specific and Unmet Needs - Rape and Sexual Counselling Centre (Darlington and County Durham)
£50,402 06/07/2018
To provide a tailored approach for people who may be disadvantaged because of discrimination and/or as a consequence of protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010 or other people ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 05/06/2018
Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Darlington and County Durham
County Durham Community Foundation - Support for survivors of sexual violence
£6,323 23/05/2018
Towards group support for victims.
County Durham Community Foundation - Volunteer Support for Survivors of Sexual violence
£10,000 10/04/2018
Towards volunteer support for survivors of sexual violence.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Continuation funding for volunteer co-ordinator salary and on costs Year 3
£36,000 04/01/2018
Continuation funding for volunteer co-ordinator salary and on costs Year 3
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Continuation funding for volunteer co-ordinator salary and on costs Year 2
£35,200 01/04/2017
Continuation funding for volunteer co-ordinator salary and on costs Year 2
Comic Relief - Sustain Sexual Violence services for Women and Girl in County Durham
£40,000 30/11/2016
24
Nearly half a million adults are sexually assaulted in England and Wales each year with only approximately 15% of assaults reported to the Police. The effects of domestic and sexual violence are long ....more
DCMS - Sustain Sexual Violence services for Women and Girl in County Durham
£20,000 30/11/2016
Nearly half a million adults are sexually assaulted in England and Wales each year with only approximately 15% of assaults reported to the Police. The effects of domestic and sexual violence are long ....more
DCMS - Sustain Sexual Violence services for Women and Girl in County Durham
£20,000 30/11/2016
Nearly half a million adults are sexually assaulted in England and Wales each year with only approximately 15% of assaults reported to the Police. The effects of domestic and sexual violence are long ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Continuation funding for volunteer co-ordinator salary and on costs Year 1
£34,300 01/04/2016
Towards Continuation funding for volunteer co-ordinator salary and on costs Year 1
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre (Darlington & Co Durham)
£74,681 16/03/2016
36
This charity works with people who are at risk of abuse or a victims of abuse. The grant will pay the salary for the Chief Executive Officer and the salary for the Data Performance Management System ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Salary and on costs of a Volunteer Co-ordinator post Year 3
£25,500 01/04/2015
Towards Salary and on costs of a Volunteer Co-ordinator post Year 3
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How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 26/10/2015, number: 1164121
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • 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
7 returns made; all on time
Main office

RAPE & SEXUAL ABUSE COUNSELLING
CENTRE (DARLINGTON & CO DURHAM) CIO
PO BOX 106
DARLINGTON
CO DURHAM
DL3 7YS

Objectives

(1) TO RELIEVE THE DISTRESS OF INDIVIDUALS IN COUNTY DURHAM AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WHO HAVE SUFFERED ANY FORM OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ABUSE, DOMESTIC ABUSE OR HARASSMENT ? IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE FOLLOWING MEANS:(A) THE PROVISION OF A CONFIDENTIAL FACE TO FACE AND TELEPHONE COUNSELLING SERVICE;(B) THE PROVISION OF A CENTRE SPECIFICALLY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS NEEDING FURTHER SUPPORT;(C) BY REFERRING WITH PERMISSION THOSE CLIENTS NEEDING HELP OF A MORE SPECIALIST NATURE.(2) TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND UNDERTAKE RESEARCH INTO THE SUBJECT OF SEXUAL ABUSE AND TO DISSEMINATE THE USEFUL RESULTS THEREOF. (3) NOTHING IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CIO FOR PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005 OR SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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