Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

OPEN DOOR, YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONSULTATION SERVICE 

Mission:

Open Door is a registered charity dedicated to improving the mental health and emotional well-being of young people with complex mental health issues in their transition from childhood to adulthood.
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
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • 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 dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • The Board is predominantly female
Comment by the Charity:
    Reserves in 2019-20 annual accounts include funds allocated for service provision includes CCG funding and money from a large donation received in 2018 to be spent by 2023

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£911£838£73£73£844£81511.7276
31/03/22£834£825£8£8£770£75911256
31/03/21£627£689£-62£8£762£58210.1236
31/03/20£660£586£75£0£824£63813.1184
31/03/19£731£444£287£8£750£45512.3103
31/03/18£414£445£-30£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£440£417£23£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£389£332£57£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£352£332£20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£358£376£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£373£360£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£339£326£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£328£325£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10*£319£314£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£346£295£51£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£292£306£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£0£0£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£364£390£-26£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£416£313£103£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£373£295£77£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 8.7%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 9%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 18%
Liabilities/Income: 20%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 97%
Reserves/Spending: 11.7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 2.1
Asset Split ?
Established: 36 years

www.opendooronline.org

enquiries@opendooronline.org

020 8348 5947

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UN SDGs
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What it does
OPEN DOOR PROVIDES COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY TO YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 12 - 24. IT ALSO PROVIDES A SERVICE FOR THE PARENTS OF THOSE AGED 11 - 21.
Listed activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Haringey,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

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
BBC Children in Need£105,081
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund£100,000
Prudence Trust£40,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£24,000
National Lottery Community Fund£19,955
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Prudence Trust - Core funding
£40,000 28/09/2023
Core costs
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Open Door Young People's Consultation Service
£100,000 13/03/2023
48
Main Grant Unrestricted Core Costs
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Open Door, Young People's Consultation Service
£24,000 07/02/2023
0
Refurbishment of building for a charity which works with young people with mental health issues in London
National Lottery Community Fund - Open Door Tottenham – specialist mental health support for young people
£9,966 13/01/2023
The funding will be used to continue to deliver counselling and therapy sessions for young people aged 15+ with complex mental health issues in east Haringey. The project aims to reduce the impact ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Open Door, Young Peoples Consultation Service
£500 20/10/2022
0
‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
National Lottery Community Fund - Open Door Tottenham Young Adult Service
£9,989 13/08/2021
The funding will be used to provide therapy sessions for young people with complex mental health issues. The project aims to address issues which have increased during the Covid-19 pandemic.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Open Door, Young Peoples Consultation Service
£104,581 10/08/2021
Counselling services to young people with mental health issues in Haringey. By attending sessions young people will improve their mental health, build resilience and have improved relationships with ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Open Door, Young People's Consultation Service
£94,500 14/11/2018
24
£94,500 over two years (£46,900; £47,600) for staffing, supervision, support and project costs and a core contribution for services at the Tottenham site.
London Catalyst - Open Door Young People's Consultation Service - 1
£4,000 10/05/2016
Special Interest
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Open Door, Young People's Consultation Service
£138,000 25/09/2014
36
£138,000 over three years (£45,000; £46,000; £47,000) for clinical staff and supervision, project and administration costs of a new organisational base in Tottenham.
National Lottery Community Fund - Reaching Parents of Teenagers in the Community
£295,502 14/12/2011
48
The project will help parents of teenagers (including those with teenagers who have disabilities), in the most deprived areas of Haringey to strengthen parental confidence and authority and to ....more
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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: 30-77
  • JANINE STERNBERG Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 21/07/1988, number: 299707
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/06/1988, number: 02270443
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR10: 19 days late, AR08: 12 days late, AR07: 23 days late,
Main office

Open Door
Young People's Consultation Service
12 Middle Lane
Crouch End
LONDON
N8 8PL

Objectives

(A) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, THE FURTHERANCE OF HEALTH AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, DISTRESS AND SICKNESS AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF 26 YEARS IN GREAT LONDON AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY; (B) THE ESTABLISHMENT, MAINTENANCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF A COUNCILLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICE FOR THE GIVING OF INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP COUNCILLING AND PRACTICAL ADVICE AND HELP TO YOUNG PEOPLE WITH EMOTIONAL AND OTHER PERSONAL DIFFICULTIES AND THEIR FAMILIES; (C) THE PROMOTION OF STUDY AND RESEARCH WORK IN PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELLING OF YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH AND OF OTHER PAPERS, BOOKS AND COMMUNICATIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY OR DESIRABLE TO FURTHER THE OBJECTS OF THE COMPANY; AND (D) THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A REFERENCE LIBRARY AND OTHER FACILITIES FOR THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PERSONS INVOLVED IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, COUNCELLING AND SOCIAL AND OTHER WORK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

GREATER LONDON AND SURROUNDING AREA

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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