CharityDetail

Women's Health And Family Services

What it does
    Women's Health and Family Services is a health advocacy organisation working with women and their families from the Bengali, Chinese and Vietnamese and Somali communities in Tower Hamlets. The main aims of the organisation are to improve access to existing health services by providing health advocacy, advice and support and to work to highlight gaps in the provision of health and social care.
Who it helps
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • Other Defined Groups
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1033764
  • First registered on 24/02/1994
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £449,746 £469,118 -£19,372 15/08/2018
31/03/2017 £414,568 £325,154 £89,414 30/10/2017
31/03/2016 £380,084 £383,609 -£3,525 13/10/2016
31/03/2015 £265,366 £305,410 -£40,044 13/10/2015
31/03/2014 £232,900 £299,344 -£66,444 20/11/2014
31/03/2013 £352,019 £306,755 £45,264 08/11/2013
31/03/2012 £338,665 £300,601 £38,064 27/07/2012
31/03/2011 £379,905 £330,220 £49,685 28/09/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £667,330

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£105,000
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of a Volunteer Engagement Manager at a project providing support for pregnant women and survivors of FGM in the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest
£448,330
31/03/2016
National Lottery A volunteer training and support project to support vulnerable women during pregnancy, childbirth and the early weeks of family life. The scheme will include training for Maternity Mates (MM) to provide support such as hospital and GP visits, antenatal classes and birth planning. It will support the training of 240 MM’s and benefit 480 mothers facing issues such as poverty, poor English skills, deprivation, domestic violence, Female Genital Mutilation, substance misuse, and other health inequalities.
£114,000
31/12/2014
City Bridge Trust £114,000 over three years (£36,600; £37,900; £39,500) for the salary of a Project Co-ordinator, a Project Support Worker and related overheads and associated project costs.
Governance
Trustees (8)
Main office

THE BRADY CENTRE
192-196 HANBURY STREET
LONDON
E1 5HU

Objectives

(A) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AMONGST WOMEN RESIDENT IN TOWER HAMLETS AND SURROUNDING BOROUGHS, IN PARTICULAR AFRICAN, AFRO-CARIBBEAN AND ASIAN WOMEN BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER PREGNANCY (B) TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE HEALTH OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS AND SURROUNDING BOROUGHS. (C) TO PROMOTE EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY BY CHALLENGING DISCRIMINATION AND ENCOURAGING SERVICES WHICH MEET THE DIVERSE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE SHARING OF EXPERIENCES IN ORDER TO BRING ABOUT EQUALITY IN HEALTH AND WELL-BEING, AND GOOD RELATIONSHIPS IN THE COMMUNITY