CharityDetail

What it does
    Advocacy service for learning disabled; Family Support Worker for families of learning disabled; Transitional Advocate for young people with learning disabilities; daily music sessions for adults with learning disabilities; sports club, music school, drama group, children's and young person's clubs and social club all for the learning disabled; also 3 charity shops and a coffee-shop.
Who works here
  • 32 employees and 83 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur Sport
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
  • Recreation
Where it operates
  • Essex, Southend-on-sea
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2019 £503,756 £537,592 -£33,836 -1 32 83 24/10/2019
31/03/2018 £545,773 £547,045 -£1,272 £172,794 30 82 05/09/2018
31/03/2017 £482,564 £479,107 £3,457 08/09/2017
31/03/2016 £418,271 £464,484 -£46,213 15/08/2016
31/03/2015 £365,371 £387,239 -£21,868 12/08/2015
31/03/2014 £321,887 £386,543 -£64,656 03/07/2014
31/03/2013 £269,973 £325,635 -£55,662 01/07/2013
31/03/2012 £289,191 £297,151 -£7,960 29/06/2012
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 5 grant making charities totalling £218,498

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£5,000
30/04/2019
Garfield Weston Foundation The Novel Coffee Shop
£4,596
25/04/2019
Essex Community Foundation To support the training and employment of people with learning disabilities at the Novel Coffee Shop
£9,554
31/03/2019
National Lottery Community Fund The organisation will use the funding to help run a café providing employment opportunities for adults with learning difficulties.
£72,780
26/07/2017
National Lottery Heritage Fund This project will provide educational and social opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in Southend-on-Sea. Accessible activities will be tailored to their individual needs and interest, and will run regularly at various local venues to help people integrate into their community. These will include weekly and monthly sport, exercise, music and drama sessions as well as a weekly friendship group for beneficiaries to meet in a safe environment to socialise.
£4,500
31/03/2017
Essex Community Foundation To run a Showstoppers arts, culture and drama educational programme for adults with learning disabilities
£43,968
08/07/2015
Lloyds Bank Foundation supporting people with learning disabilities to find suitable independent living and gain the skills they need to live independently will mean their move is more likely to be successful
£68,100
11/09/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund Not Available
£10,000
30/07/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund Not Available
Governance
Trustees (8)
Main office

REGISTERED OFFICE
THE HARVEY CENTRE
100 LONDON ROAD
SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
ESSEX
SS1 1PG

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1078686
  • First registered on 21/12/1999
Objectives

THE SOCIETY IS ESTABLISHED FOR THE RELIEF OF PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES BY THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT TO THEM, THEIR FAMILIES, DEPENDANTS AND CARERS WITHIN THE AREA OF THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, CASTLE POINT, ROCHFORD AND RAYLEIGH