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Oasis Aquila Housing

What it does
    Providing supported accommodation to homeless and vulnerable people, a homelessness resource centre, private sector access scheme, employability support, the provision of affordable housing, family support services and support for victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Who works here
  • 85 employees and 61 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Other Defined Groups
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Religious Activities
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Croydon, Southwark, Northumberland, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/08/2018 £2,785,364 £2,816,389 -£31,025 3 85 61 04/04/2019
31/08/2017 £2,484,114 £2,338,920 £145,194 £2,342,286 4 78 31 31/01/2018
31/08/2016 £2,465,129 £2,555,927 -£90,798 £2,197,092 1 82 73 09/02/2017
31/08/2015 £2,617,919 £2,132,756 £485,163 £2,292,535 3 52 87 23/11/2015
31/08/2014 £2,700,467 £1,894,645 £805,822 £1,807,372 4 36 104 10/02/2015
31/03/2013 £1,053,858 £920,188 £133,670 £1,001,550 5 27 0 22/07/2013
31/03/2012 £1,147,543 £991,163 £156,380 £867,880 4 30 74 06/08/2012
31/03/2011 £1,111,110 £1,173,365 -£62,255 £711,500 1 34 70 22/12/2011
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 10 grant making charities totalling £1,843,996

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£35,875
31/05/2019
Dulverton Trust Help to Rent Project
£10,000
28/02/2019
National Lottery Community Fund The project will support people in Gateshead and Sunderland who are experiencing serious housing issues. It aims to provide them with help budgeting, accessing affordable housing, and sourcing furniture, so as to prevent them from becoming homeless.
£10,000
30/11/2018
County Durham Community Foundation To support the Wings Project which educates and empowers vulnerable women iwho have experienced, or are at risk of becoming victims to DA.
£10,000
28/02/2018
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland In Your Pocket
£70,000
28/02/2018
LandAid Charitable Trust Refurbishment of supported accommodation project for homeless young women aged 16-21 in London. The building works will include feasibility work for energy efficiency options for the roof, kitchen refurbishment, 2 new kitchenettes, plastering and re-decoration throughout. The accommodation is a shared house for women under 25 in Peckham. The renovation works would support the residents in providing a better living environment through improved facilities and shared communal spaces.
£5,000
31/12/2017
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Making a home - Basis Beds
£25,000
31/10/2017
County Durham Community Foundation To support a direct access resource centre for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Sunderland.
£30,000
31/03/2017
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Running costs of day centre - year 3
£3,850
31/01/2017
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Towards Karis Project Parenting Programme
£46,940
06/12/2016
Virgin Money Foundation The award is to continue its successful bond scheme which enables homeless people to access rented accommodation.
£10,000
31/10/2016
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Towards Valuing Volunteers Project
£499,643
30/04/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund This is a project to continue to support homeless or at risk of homelessness adults in Gateshead via a drop-in, open door policy. The service will provide emergency relief, housing and benefits advice and homeless preventions for rough sleepers, sofa surfers and the vulnerably housed.
£30,000
31/03/2016
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Towards Running costs of day centre - year 2
£499,261
29/02/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund Will assist and support those experiencing hardship crisis like housing and financial concerns. Will work with the individual to resolve housing issues by providing emergency accommodation and supporting clients into stable tenancies. Support will also be offered with benefits entitlements, managing money and developing financial capability skills and communicating with debtors as well as foodbank provision to address initial crisis before addressing long term problems.
£43,979
20/11/2015
Virgin Money Foundation To fund a Social Lettings Agency which will provide long term affordable housing from which people can build stable and sustainable futures.
£30,000
30/09/2015
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Towards Running costs of day centre - year 1
£90,000
31/08/2015
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of a day centre providing support and emergency accommodation to homeless and vulnerably housed people in a deprived area of Tyne & Wear
£109,736
30/06/2015
Comic Relief Healthy Resilient Lives
£4,712
31/05/2015
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Towards Homeless Resource Centre Basis@336: IT suite, training & support
£280,000
30/04/2014
Northern Rock Foundation For capital funding to purchase properties which can be refurbished and let out to homeless people.
Governance
Trustees (7)
Main office

11 Walker Terrace
Gateshead
TYNE AND WEAR
NE8 1EB

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1107554
  • First registered on 11/01/2005
Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ANY SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE DIRECTORS IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: 3B.1 THE ADVANCEMENT OF CHRISTIANITY; 3B.2 THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS AND THE PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF POVERTY IN PARTICULAR BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PROMOTING FOR THE BENEFIT OF INHABITANTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, THE PROVISION OF THE FOREGOING BY PROVIDING HOUSING AND ANY ASSOCIATED AMENITIES FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE AND YOUNG PARENTS AND BABIES IN NECESSITOUS CIRCUMSTANCES APPROPRIATE TO THEIR MEANS