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Choice In Hackney

What it does
    Provides Independent Living services to disabled Londoners aged 16+. ADVOCACY-supporting disabled person to obtain his/her rights. VOLUNTEERING-supports disabled people with befriending, escorting etc. TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT-train disabled people as advocates. Production of e-news to aid employability of disabled people. ACTIVE LIFESTYLE-volunteers support disabled people with sport activities.
Who it helps
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Filed on
31/03/2018 £201,722 £192,761 £8,961 23/11/2018
31/03/2017 £154,421 £175,241 -£20,820 31/10/2017
31/03/2016 £149,071 £171,406 -£22,335 30/01/2017
31/03/2015 £192,042 £175,539 £16,503 16/10/2015
31/03/2014 £179,649 £165,509 £14,140 10/11/2014
31/03/2013 £142,482 £131,045 £11,437 22/10/2013
31/03/2012 £134,633 £142,632 -£7,999 10/10/2012
31/03/2011 £155,942 £147,288 £8,654 04/11/2011
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £257,100

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£139,000
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs, including the salary of a Work Experience Coach, of a project providing employability support for disabled people from north-east London who are unemployed, underemployed or at risk of unemployment
£10,000
31/05/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund The funding will be used to support independent living. The project aims to build confidence and reduce social anxiety.
£33,700
31/07/2016
City Bridge Trust £33,700 for a third year’s support of the volunteer project supporting first time users of personal budgets. The funding covers two part time officers (Support Brokerage & Planning Officer for 10 hours per week and Brokerage Trainer for 8 hours per week) and associated running costs.
£74,400
21/07/2016
Lloyds Bank Foundation Providing advocacy, volunteering, training & employment, support and other independent living services to disabled Londoners. The grant will fund salary and running costs.
Governance
Trustees (9)
  • Malcolm Aickin Td
  • Patricia Charlesworth (2 trusteeships)
  • Mary Helen Julian
  • Debra Schiman
  • Geoffrey Chilkes
  • Sandra Catherine Rennie
  • Paula Smith
  • Lydia Warren
  • Susan Childs
Main office

DEFOE BLOCK, GROUND FLOOR
50 HOXTON STREET
LONDON
N1 6LP

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1077287
  • First registered on 06/09/1999
Objectives

(A) TO RELIEVE DISABLED PERSONS (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE BENEFICIARIES) IN GREATER LONDON WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE TO REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AND LEAD FULFILLING LIVES WITH SUCH ASSISTANCE, IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF A SERVICE WHICH ASSISTS SUCH PERSONS TO OBTAIN THEIR FULL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES AS CITIZENS. (B) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC AS TO THE NEEDS AND INTERESTS OF DISABLED PEOPLE.