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Action For Family Carers

What it does
    The relief of persons who are ill, disabled, incapacitated or elderly by the provision of information, education, support, respite care, recreation and advocacy for their Carers
Who works here
  • 46 employees and 80 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Essex
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2019 £687,550 £802,761 -£115,211 6 46 80 23/12/2019
31/03/2018 £1,679,284 £1,628,136 £51,148 4 73 50 26/11/2018
31/03/2017 £1,622,367 £1,687,359 -£64,992 £523,898 3 65 63 22/11/2017
31/03/2016 £1,626,194 £1,444,476 £181,718 £588,890 4 57 63 15/12/2016
31/03/2015 £904,729 £764,370 £140,359 £407,212 5 39 29 02/10/2015
31/03/2014 £674,455 £653,064 £21,391 £266,813 3 34 29 28/10/2014
31/03/2013 £599,669 £548,196 £51,473 £245,422 5 32 30 29/11/2013
31/03/2012 £600,129 £539,550 £60,579 £193,949 4 33 30 19/04/2013
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £988,235

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£4,330
06/09/2019
Essex Community Foundation towards an awareness and fundraising campaign run by young carers in Maldon
£9,000
24/06/2019
Essex Community Foundation Towards the running costs of a term time club for young carers in the Maldon District
£20,000
29/03/2019
Essex Community Foundation To expand a GP liaison service in the support of carers in Mid Essex
£10,000
31/10/2018
Essex Community Foundation To support development of a Dengie Young Carers Schools Project in Southminster and Burnham
£13,532
30/09/2018
Essex Community Foundation To help continue a weekly respite club for Young Carers in Harlow over 2 years
£20,000
30/06/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation Main Grants award
£102,800
31/05/2018
Essex Community Foundation Towards three years' continuation funding of the salary and on costs of a Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs of a project providing support, information, counselling and day care to carers living in Essex.
£102,800
31/05/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of a Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs of a project in Essex providing support, information, counselling and day care to carers
£381,857
21/03/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund This project will support unpaid carers in Essex to improve their mental health and wellbeing to increase their confidence and ability in their caring role. It will deliver a programme of group activities to assist carers to make positive lifestyle changes. Activities will include mental health and wellbeing sessions such as mindfulness, walking, nutrition and exercise sessions.
£6,000
28/02/2018
Essex Community Foundation To help support the activities of a club supporting young carers in Harlow
£35,509
31/12/2017
Essex Community Foundation To employ a Young Carer School Link Worker to identify and support young carers from Braintree schools, over 3 years
£7,892
31/12/2017
Essex Community Foundation To help identify, support and provide activities for young carers in the Dengie
£74,697
31/01/2017
Essex Community Foundation To run a joint 'Reaching Out' Carers Service in partnership with Essex Carers Support to provide information and guidance to more Essex carers over 18 months
£3,225
30/09/2016
Essex Community Foundation For a series of healthy living activities for Carers of all ages in the Harlow district
£20,000
31/08/2016
Essex Community Foundation To begin a new carers respite centre in South Woodham Ferrers
£53,093
31/05/2015
National Lottery Heritage Fund Carers Included
£123,500
30/11/2014
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of a Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs of a project providing support, information, counselling and day care to carers in Essex
Governance
Trustees (10)
Main office

Action For Family Carers
Brickhouse Farm Community Centre
Poulton Close
MALDON
Essex
CM9 6NG

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1127164
  • First registered on 12/12/2008
Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE ILL, DISABLED, INCAPACITATED OR ELDERLY BY THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION, EDUCATION, SUPPORT, RESPITE CARE, RECREATION AND ADVOCACY FOR THEIR CARERS.