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Adfam National

What it does
  • Adfam is the only national umbrella organisation working specifically with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Our final goal is that no family member in need of support should go without it. As well as providing support materials and training specifically for families and professionals we inform policy development and campaign both locally and nationally for improved family support services
Who works here
  • 10 employees and 32 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1067428
  • First registered on 14/01/1998
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £573,681 £588,852 -£15,171 4 10 32 17/12/2018
31/03/2017 £746,496 £688,562 £57,934 £248,727 3 9 24 12/12/2017
31/03/2016 £829,056 £728,580 £100,476 £190,793 3 15 20 02/02/2017
31/03/2015 £645,065 £651,758 -£6,693 £90,317 1 14 4 25/01/2016
31/03/2014 £637,723 £650,665 -£12,942 £97,010 1 11 2 30/01/2015
31/03/2013 £522,708 £646,215 -£123,507 £109,952 1 9 1 23/05/2014
31/03/2012 £898,515 £922,890 -£24,375 £233,459 3 12 0 08/01/2013
31/03/2011 £991,189 £971,248 £19,941 £257,834 3 12 0 03/02/2012
31/03/2010 £1,099,554 £990,008 £109,546 £237,893 2 15 2 27/01/2011
31/03/2009 £722,284 £700,242 £22,042 £128,347 1 14 3 18/01/2010
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 9 grant making charities totalling £1,266,934

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£34,875
31/05/2019
Dulverton Trust Family Carers
£300,000
31/08/2018
Esmee Fairbairn Towards Adfam's national development work to support families, practitioners and commissioners in each region.
£10,000
31/03/2018
National Lottery This project will provide support for families who find themselves looking after relatives, usually grandchildren. This will include activities such as bowling, ice skating and creative workshops, as well as whole family trips.
£7,000
28/02/2018
Essex Community Foundation Towards a Family Support service to inform and support the family and carers of people with addictions in Essex
£14,655
31/08/2017
Suffolk Community Foundation To provide a Peer Supporter programme to vulnerable families in Suffolk
£303,822
30/06/2016
National Lottery This project will support children and young people affected by drug and alcohol misuse. Run in partnership with Family Action, it will work with families with a parent in recovery, helping them rebuild relationships and tackle issues like financial hardship and mental health. After an assessment to identify needs and goals, there will be weekly activity sessions for young people to develop confidence and skills, enabling them to tell their story. There will also be sessions for parents on communication.
£50,000
30/04/2016
Tudor Trust over two years as unrestricted funding for this charity for families affected by drug and alcohol abuse across England and Wales
£114,753
30/06/2015
Comic Relief Peer Support - Child to Parent Violence
£153,000
31/08/2014
City Bridge Trust £153,000 over three years (£53,000; £48,000; £52,000) towards a part-time Family Support Development Co-ordinator, together with management and other related running costs of a project to train older carers (65 years plus) as Family Recovery Champions.
£10,000
16/07/2014
National Lottery Not Available
£85,866
31/05/2014
Esmee Fairbairn Towards the cost of a programme of work to support grandparents and other relatives involved in informal kinship care arrangements as a result of parental drug or alcohol addiction.
£149,463
31/05/2014
Esmee Fairbairn Towards the salary of a regional development worker serving the North East and Eastern regions to support families affected by drug and alcohol abuse.
£33,500
29/01/2014
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity provides support for people with drug and alcohol dependency. The funding will pay for support groups in Kent facilitated and supported by a Family Recovery Champion.
Governance
Trustees (9)
  • Richard Brian Lambourn
  • David Mackintosh (2 trusteeships)
  • Sandra Jerrim
  • Lorna Jane Templeton
  • Annette Dale-Perera
  • James William Armstrong
  • Jemma Ann Smith
  • James Christopher Nicholls
  • Siwan Lloyd Hayward
Main office

2nd Floor
120 Cromer Street
LONDON
WC1H 8BS

Objectives

(A) TO RELIEVE THE SUFFERING CAUSED BY DRUG ABUSE BY MAKING HELP, SUPPORT AND ADVICE AVAILABLE TO THE FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF DRUG USERS AND IN ADDITION TO GIVE SUPPLEMENTARY HELP TO DRUG USERS. (B) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PERSONS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF DRUG DEPENDENCE AND ABUSE AND TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC GENERALLY IN THE PROBLEMS RESULTING FROM THE NON-MEDICAL USE OF DRUGS AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS.