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Coram Voice (formerly Voice For The Child In Care)

What it does
    Voice enables and equips children and young people to hold to account the services that are responsible for their care or wellbeing and to uphold their right to actively participate in shaping their own lives. We provide advocacy and independent services for children in care, in need and in secure settings, and we campaign for policy and practice changes to improve their lives.
Who works here
  • 52 employees and 161 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Other Defined Groups
Sector(s) covered
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1046207
  • First registered on 10/05/1995
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £2,096,735 £1,855,931 £240,804 3 52 161 31/01/2019
31/03/2017 £1,750,341 £1,767,867 -£17,526 £482,616 1 53 88 19/12/2017
31/03/2016 £1,895,798 £2,016,307 -£120,509 £486,239 1 50 60 31/01/2017
31/03/2015 £2,048,772 £2,315,032 -£266,260 £603,562 2 32 71 29/12/2015
31/03/2014 £1,994,412 £2,299,809 -£305,397 £869,822 3 39 50 12/12/2014
31/03/2013 £2,108,079 £2,283,382 -£175,303 £1,175,219 5 44 70 15/11/2013
31/03/2012 £2,443,573 £2,430,691 £12,882 £1,505,372 2 43 42 14/09/2012
31/03/2011 £2,673,596 £2,628,879 £44,717 £1,492,490 2 46 24 12/12/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £365,000

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£250,000
31/01/2019
Esmee Fairbairn Towards the next phase of the New Belongings project, supporting local authorities to adapt services on the basis of feedback from care leavers.
£90,000
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of a National project providing advocacy support for homeless young people who have been in care
£25,000
31/01/2014
Dulverton Trust the Helpline and Community Advocacy Service
Governance
Trustees (9)
Main office

CORAM VOICE
Gregory House
Coram Community Campus
49 Mecklenburgh Square
LONDON
WC1N 2QA

Objectives

1.TO PROMOTE THE PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND RELIEVE THE DISTRESS AND DISTURBANCE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO HAVE A PARTICULAR RELIANCE ON THE STATE OR ITS AGENCIES FOR THEIR RIGHTS AND WELLBEING, INCLUDING BUT NOT RESTRICTED TO THOSE WHO ARE IN CARE, ACCOMMODATED OR BEING LOOKED AFTER BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY OR A VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION UNDER ANY SECTION OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989 OR SUBSEQUENT LEGISLATION OR THOSE AGED 18 YEARS AND UNDER WHO ARE DETAINED PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF A CRIMINAL COURT ("CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CARE"). 2.TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC, AND ESPECIALLY THOSE PERSONS CONCERNED WITH THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CARE; AND 3.TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS CONCERNED WITH THE WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING LOCAL AUTHORITIES, PRIVATE AND VOLUNTARY AGENCIES AND THOSE WHO WORK ON A SELF EMPLOYED OR VOLUNTARY BASIS WITH A VIEW TO RAISING THE STANDARD OF THEIR WORK FOR THE BENEFIT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CARE.