CharityDetail

Shropshire Peer Counselling And Advocacy Service

What it does
    Providing independent advocacy, information and peer counselling to people with disabilities over the age of 18 with any disability including multiple disabilities and complex needs. Offering short or long term help and support.
Who it helps
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
Where it operates
  • Shropshire, Powys, Telford & Wrekin
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1102986
  • First registered on 01/04/2004
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £141,080 £144,857 -£3,777 29/10/2018
31/03/2017 £168,756 £159,357 £9,399 07/12/2017
31/03/2016 £208,309 £209,985 -£1,676 08/11/2016
31/03/2015 £198,352 £188,782 £9,570 09/11/2015
31/03/2014 £203,548 £193,234 £10,314 08/12/2014
31/03/2013 £119,247 £115,686 £3,561 05/12/2013
31/03/2012 £104,015 £130,135 -£26,120 02/01/2013
31/03/2011 £170,776 £156,350 £14,426 21/11/2011
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £501,724

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£85,600
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the salaries of two part-time Advocacy Workers at a project providing independent advocacy and support for vulnerable disabled people in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin
£70,566
20/03/2018
Lloyds Bank Foundation Two Independent Advocate posts to help Older people in Shropshire. They will visit vulnerable older people in their own homes, to help and support them to stay living independently in the community.
£299,058
31/10/2015
National Lottery A project to support adults with physical and mental disability in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to continue to live independently in their community. The scheme will provide advocacy support, information and sign-posting that will enable adults with disabilities to have a voice when decisions are made that affect them, such as during care reviews, safeguarding processes, moving home, appointments with GP's or their solicitors.
£46,500
31/08/2015
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of an Advocate Worker to provide support to disabled adults in Telford
Governance
Trustees (8)
  • Peter Quinn
  • Elaine Clare Harris
  • Tasneem Arshad
  • Doreen Ellis
  • Stephen Wilcox
  • Russell Jones
  • Judith Webster
  • Paul Newman
Main office

PCAS
Suite 2
Old Station Building, Oswald Road
OSWESTRY
SHROPSHIRE
SY11 1RE

Objectives

TO RELIEVE DISABLED PERSONS PRIMARILY, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, LIVING OR WORKING WITHIN SHROPSHIRE AND POWYS, THROUGH THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION, ADVOCACY, PEER COUNSELLING AND BEFRIENDING.