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Trust Links Limited

What it does
  • We are a charity aimed at providing support to improve mental health and well being, by promoting, inspiring and cultivating wellness and sustainable living.
Who works here
  • 20 employees and 75 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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
  • Disability
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Essex, Southend-on-sea, Thurrock
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2019 £675,974 £671,482 £4,492 5 20 75 31/10/2019
31/03/2018 £584,967 £577,907 £7,060 £527,959 6 15 61 29/11/2018
31/03/2017 £635,787 £569,710 £66,077 £503,191 7 20 45 03/11/2017
31/03/2016 £416,161 £326,283 £89,878 20/10/2016
31/03/2015 £407,014 £365,810 £41,204 22/10/2015
31/03/2014 £413,706 £406,547 £7,159 23/10/2014
31/03/2013 £315,736 £293,411 £22,325 01/11/2013
31/03/2012 £209,105 £186,600 £22,505 23/10/2012
31/03/2011 £210,902 £194,418 £16,484 13/10/2011
31/03/2010 £295,361 £282,821 £12,540 10/01/2011
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 8 grant making charities totalling £773,221

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£2,921
15/11/2019
Co-Operative Group We want to buy seeds, tools and compost and have supportive staff to keep transforming lives at our Growing Together Shoeburyness project.
£5,000
06/09/2019
Essex Community Foundation Towards the costs of a young peoples mental health and wellbeing campaign group in South Essex
£10,000
31/05/2019
National Lottery Community Fund The organisation will use the funding to run a mental health and wellbeing hub for adults with mental ill-health in order to provide important support.
£4,000
25/04/2019
Essex Community Foundation To make structural improvements to a therapeutic gardening project in Westcliff supporting people with mental health needs
£6,800
28/02/2019
Essex Community Foundation To help with the cost of employing a Mental Health Practitioner to support adults with mental health problems at a horticultural project based in Westcliff
£40,000
10/02/2019
Comic Relief Trust Links would like Comic Relief to fund two exciting projects to help build the sustainability ofthe charity. Firstly, a mobile catering van would enable Trust Links to develop a social enterprise, providing work experience, brand awareness, addressing mental health stigma and providing an unrestricted income for the charity. Secondly, the funding will enable Trust Links to undertake detailed research into its supporter base and fundraisers, enabling the charity to improveits marketing strategy, better target fundraisers, build a strong and loyal supporter base and generate significant additional unrestricted revenue income for the charityfrom regular donors, community fundraising and le
£20,000
30/11/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation Trust Links
£75,000
18/10/2018
Lloyds Bank Foundation This mental health charity in Southend provides a range of therapeutic and peer activities as part of their recovery focussed support. The REACH Recovery College aims to support recovery from secondary services and promote independent living.
£10,000
16/10/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund Bird & Bat Life at Growing Together Westcliff
£10,000
31/07/2018
Essex Community Foundation Towards the post of a part-time Support Worker to run the Job Club at therapeutic gardening projects in Westcliff and Shoeburyness assisting adults with mental health problems and mild learning disabilities
£10,000
27/03/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund The group will hire a team of specialists to put together a plan of works towards demolishing existing buildings, constructing three new structures and landscaping areas of the site. The aim of the project is to improve the site for the community.
£4,500
28/02/2018
Essex Community Foundation To support a therapeutic gardening project in Thundersley for adults with mental health issues
£315,000
10/01/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund The project will support the recovery and wellbeing of people who experience mental health problems, including those with mild learning disabilities. They will provide social and therapeutic community gardening activities as well as a range of peer and vocational support to improve the mental health and wellbeing of individuals – building on their skills, self-esteem, resilience, confidence and independence.
£10,000
31/10/2017
Essex Community Foundation To help employ a Mental Health Practitioner to support adults with mental health problems at a horticultural project based in Westcliff
£10,000
30/06/2017
Garfield Weston Foundation Trust Links core costs
£10,000
11/04/2017
National Lottery Heritage Fund Heritage Gardens
£5,000
31/10/2016
Essex Community Foundation To help employ a Mental Health Practitioner to support adults with mental health problems at a project based in Westcliff
£40,000
31/10/2016
Comic Relief Trust Links core strength and capacity building
£10,000
08/09/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund Shoebury Hub Garden Project
£10,000
30/06/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund Gardening for Wildlife Workshops
£10,000
30/04/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund This charity will use the funding to refurbish its portakabin so that it can offer a tool shed, common room, toilet facilities, small kitchen for use by gardeners and training and activity space for clients of the garden and other local vulnerable people. This will provide support for adults with mental health problems, learning disabilities and dementia and young people with additional needs.
£25,000
29/02/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund They will receive £25,000 to transform an abandoned one acre site in Shoeburyness into a productive community garden. It provides activities like gardening, building work, landscaping, cooking, crafts and community events. The project will support adults with mental health problems, learning disabilities, people living with dementia, children, young people and school groups. It will be more accessible through the improvement of paths and a wider range of activities.
£10,000
25/06/2015
National Lottery Heritage Fund Growing Together Thundersley - Developing a new community garden
£10,000
09/12/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund St Laurence Orchard
£10,000
26/11/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund Not Available
£40,000
28/02/2014
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity supports people with mental health and learning disabilities. Using horticulture and training those supported gain improved health and well being, increased social networks and improved vocational skills.
£60,000
31/12/2013
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding for the salary of a Horticultural Support Worker at a social and therapeutic gardening project for adults with mental health problems in Essex
Governance
Trustees (12)
  • Clive Turrell
  • Ron Bates
  • Kamil Pachalko
  • Janet Phillips
  • Richard Olver
  • Paul Malcolm Bridges
  • Andrew Hilliard
  • Waqar Choudhry
  • Dr Anit Bhattacharyya
  • Rebecca Grout
  • Chris Flood
  • Keith Terence Spencer
Main office

THE GROWING TOGETHER GARDENS
47 FAIRFAX DRIVE
WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA
SS0 9AG

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1092324
  • First registered on 31/05/2002
Objectives

(I) THE SUPPORT OF PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY AND THEIR CARERS, INCLUDING THOSE WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, LEARNING DISABILITIES AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES, IN ESSEX, PARTICULARLY, BUT NOT BY WAY OF LIMITATION, BY PROVIDING OR ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF A THERAPEUTIC ENVIRONMENT, SUPPORT, COUNSELLING, TRAINING, INFORMATION, RESEARCH AND FORUMS THAT BRING TOGETHER SERVICE USERS, CARERS AND WORKERS IN ORDER TO SUPPORT WELLBEING AND PROMOTE PUBLIC HEALTH; (II) TO PROVIDE AND SUPPORT ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND AWARENESS.