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North Bristol Advice Centre

What it does
    Providing access to advice and information for all sections of the community. Promoting awareness of statutory rights and encourage people to take up their legal entitlements. Monitoring the effects of social policy and contribute to policy development.
Who works here
  • 15 employees and 53 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Bristol City
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1066921
  • First registered on 17/12/1997
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £523,878 £517,275 £6,603 2 15 53 26/03/2019
31/03/2017 £480,662 £489,679 -£9,017 24/10/2017
31/03/2016 £489,139 £472,760 £16,379 03/10/2016
31/03/2015 £441,642 £418,338 £23,304 18/09/2015
31/03/2014 £429,615 £460,923 -£31,308 19/09/2014
31/03/2013 £403,126 £405,130 -£2,004 19/09/2013
31/03/2012 £426,025 £425,889 £136 24/09/2012
31/03/2011 £396,163 £378,298 £17,865 28/09/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 5 grant making charities totalling £392,700

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£159,500
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a community advice service in Bristol that supports people on low incomes to access legal entitlements and overcome financial problems
£35,100
31/12/2017
Quartet Community Foundation Third year payment of a three year grant towards a Community Support at Home Project for older isolated people in North Bristol.
£5,000
30/11/2017
Quartet Community Foundation For the MoneySmart for Life project, delivering money management workshops to young people aged 16-19 in South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Filton.
£2,500
30/04/2017
Quartet Community Foundation As advised by the donor through the Bristol Community Fund for a project that will increase the local community in Lockleaze's understanding of e-safety issues and equip them with the skills and confidence to protect themselves and others. Workshops will be led in schools.
£5,000
28/02/2017
Quartet Community Foundation Towards the salary of a Volunteer Coordinator, expenses and management costs.
£34,400
31/12/2016
Quartet Community Foundation Second year payment of a three year grant towards a Community Support at Home Project for older isolated people in North Bristol.
£10,000
30/09/2016
AB Charitable Trust £10,000 towards Student Hosted Advocacy Research Project (SHARP)
£9,150
31/08/2016
Quartet Community Foundation To support low income, digitally excluded and disadvantaged people from North Bristol to be more energy efficient and reduce their energy costs.
£15,000
17/02/2016
Lloyds Bank Foundation North Bristol Advice Centre's Community Support at Home project visits isolated older people and helps them connect with support services and social activities. This request will improve the monitoring and evaluation process of this project.
£103,100
30/11/2015
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of the Community Support at Home Project Co-ordinator, at a project providing support and advice to older, isolated people in Bristol
£13,950
30/09/2014
Dulverton Trust Community Support at Home
Governance
Trustees (5)
  • Isabel Webley
  • Helen Ball
  • Jitu Shah
  • Will Dunkerley
  • Sian Edmunds
Main office

NORTH BRISTOL ADVICE CENTRE
2 GAINSBOROUGH SQUARE
BRISTOL
BS7 9XA

Objectives

TO ASSIST IN THE PROMOTION OF ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF NORTH BRISTOL AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE AREAS BY THE PROVISION OF FREE AND INDEPENDENT ADVICE AND SUPPORT, ESPECIALLY IN RELATION TO ACCESS TO WELFARE BENEFITS AND MANAGING PERSONAL DEBT; AND TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND PROVIDE TRAINING AND OTHER SERVICES THAT SUPPORT AND STRENGTHEN THE SKILLS, HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF THE SAID INHABITANTS.