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Signpost Stockport For Carers

What it does
    Provides free, confidential information to carers of all ages, and professionals who work with carers, in the Stockport area. There is a Young Carers section, looking after young carers up to the age of 18. Carers Liaison are there for benefits advice and make home visits to help complete benefit claim forms. Carers Breaks provide grants for carers to have a rest from their caring role.
Who works here
  • 26 employees and 6 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • Other Defined Groups
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Where it operates
  • Stockport
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1085727
  • First registered on 22/03/2001
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £520,909 £494,759 £26,150 6 26 6 25/09/2018
31/03/2017 £518,451 £492,521 £25,930 £309,760 5 22 5 20/10/2017
31/03/2016 £462,617 £477,292 -£14,675 08/08/2016
31/03/2015 £465,716 £588,303 -£122,587 10/11/2015
31/03/2014 £565,510 £666,094 -£100,584 £421,092 4 9 3 25/11/2014
31/03/2013 £600,553 £637,283 -£36,730 £521,676 5 10 4 09/12/2013
31/03/2012 £841,463 £639,420 £202,043 £558,406 5 10 0 05/12/2012
31/03/2011 £579,207 £554,270 £24,937 £356,363 7 9 0 08/11/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £580,605

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£120,400
31/08/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of one part-time and one full-time Money Wise Officer at a project providing advice and support with benefits and personal finances for carers in low income households, in Stockport, Greater Manchester
£72,806
28/11/2017
Lloyds Bank Foundation The project will support carers through the transition of bereavement or when the person they care for enters residential care and enable the carers to build resilience, engage with social networks and make positive choices about next steps.
£188,569
30/06/2015
National Lottery This project will develop its work supporting young carers aged six to 25 in Stockport who look after a family member with an illness or disability. The project aims to help tackle some of the underlying reasons why children become carers and to develop systems in schools and colleges that will support the early identification of young carers, to help better support them and improve their lives. The project will provide intensive, practical support to young carers and their families.
£198,830
24/03/2015
National Lottery Not Available
Governance
Trustees (7)
  • Stuart Corris
  • Paul Connellan
  • Tony White
  • Barry Parkes
  • Norma Louise Barber
  • Carol Rushton
  • Kamran Riaz-Mohammed
Main office

Heaton Moor Centre
Thornfield Road
Stockport
SK4 3LD

Objectives

TO SERVE THE DISTRICT OF THE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF STOCKPORT AND ANY OTHER NEARBY OR ADJOINING DISTRICT WHICH THE BOARD MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE IN ALLEVIATING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE AMONGST PEOPLE WHO ARE IN NECESSITOUS CIRCUMSTANCES AND WHO ARE CARING OR WHO HAVE CARED FOR A PERSON WHO HAS MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS HAS A PHYSICAL OR SENSORY DISABILITY HAS A LEARNING DISABILITIES OR WHOSE HEALTH IS IMPAIRED BY SICKNESS OR OLD AGE AND OF DEPENDANTS OF CARERS WHO ARE THEMSELVES IN NECESSITOUS CIRCUMSTANCES AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF OF SUCH CARERS AS AFORESAID AND TO ADVANCE EDUCATION CONCERNING CARING AMONGST CARERS AND THE PUBLIC