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Justlife Foundation

What it does
    Justlife provides innovative, strategic and frontline responses to community needs, working specifically to raise aspirations for vulnerable adults. Justlife has three core workstreams: Regeneration: Enabling innovative physical regeneration Resourcing: Ensuring that the most vulnerable have access to relevant services. Research: Gaining a deeper understanding of the needs of communitiesd
Who works here
  • 24 employees and 7 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • East Sussex, Brighton And Hove, Manchester City
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £756,748 £714,848 £41,900 6 24 7 31/01/2019
31/03/2017 £773,532 £701,246 £72,286 £431,787 5 21 9 31/01/2018
31/03/2016 £756,810 £651,197 £105,613 £359,501 4 19 30 18/01/2017
31/03/2015 £446,759 £417,845 £28,914 20/01/2016
31/03/2014 £446,759 £417,845 £28,914 28/01/2015
31/10/2012 £167,649 £116,628 £51,021 21/05/2013
31/10/2011 £1,278 £420 £858
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 10 grant making charities totalling £1,944,120

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£84,400
31/08/2019
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of an Engagement Worker at the Activities Programme and Support Project, supporting people in unsupported temporary accommodation in Brighton and Hove
£100,000
16/07/2019
Lloyds Bank Foundation Justlife Foundation supports people living in unsupported, temporary accommodation and homelessness into appropriate, longer term accommodation. The funding will contribute to their core costs.
£86,747
31/01/2019
National Lottery Community Fund The aim of the project is to support people in unsupported temporary accommodation. Funding will go towards activity costs, practical support for clients, travel, staff training, external staff supervision, lone worker safety system, mobile, landline, broadband, IT equipment, case management system licenses, stationery, postage and printing.
£15,000
31/12/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation One-to-one specialist support alongside a weekly drop-in and a range of activities to improve the life chances of people living in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation (UTA) in Brighton.
£100,000
30/09/2018
Tudor Trust over three years towards the development of a national network to improve unsupported temporary accommodation for vulnerable and 'hidden homeless' people
£32,000
31/05/2018
Dulverton Trust Housing Resettlement Project
£5,000
31/10/2017
Sussex Community Foundation The Artist Collective is for people who are homeless who make art and also artists who want to make art as part of a supportive community-centred around those experiencing homelessness. This mix of artists aims to broaden horizons, bridge gaps and open doors across communities.
£150,000
30/09/2017
Esmee Fairbairn Towards the salary of the strategic lead and project costs to explore and improve locally and nationally the response to those who are in unsupported temporary accommodation and ensure their stays are short, safe and healthy.
£494,561
31/12/2016
National Lottery Heritage Fund This project aims to raise the aspirations and life chances of people living in unsupported temporary accommodation in Openshaw and Ardwick, Manchester. Working across two hubs in these locations, a range of drop-in and outreach sessions will build skills in relationship-building, money management and self-confidence, connecting with services and independent living. The majority of the 600 men and women supported will be hidden homeless aged 30 to 50, who have had an unsettled housing history.
£100,000
31/10/2016
Lankelly Chase To support the first year of developing a team dedicated to UK-wide system change in the area of Unsupported Temporary Accommodation over the next five years
£65,500
31/05/2016
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of a Project Worker for the 'Creative Change Project', a support project for homeless unsupported temporary accommodation tenants in Brighton and Hove
£37,770
29/02/2016
Lankelly Chase To scope the possibility of a collaborative initiative that would improve the health and wellbeing of tenants in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation
£60,000
31/01/2016
Tudor Trust over two years as continuation funding towards the salary of a worker supporting homeless and vulnerable people into new tenancies, linked to research on unsupported temporary accommodation, at the Justlife centre in Openshaw, Manchester
£73,034
07/01/2015
Lloyds Bank Foundation Justlife Foundation supports adults who are vulnerably housed or living in homeless temporary accommodation in East Manchester & Brighton. It delivers a range of services that build the skills of clients in order to improve their lives and move forward
£480,108
21/07/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund Not Available
£60,000
31/12/2013
Tudor Trust over two years towards the salary of a worker to support homeless and vulnerable people in East Manchester into new tenancies
How effective is it?
Health and Enterprise Centre: Manchester

Description: The centre provides one-to-one support, activities, workshops and referrals to empower adults housed in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation (UTA). Typical services provided include help setting up bills, budgeting, accessing benefits, help with funding applications, connecting with local services e.g. bank accounts, help with first food shops and support in buying furniture. This allows them to move towards employment, independent living and improves their overall health and wellbeing.

Objectives: To make people’s experience of housing vulnerability as short, safe and healthy as possible

Intervention period: Dependant on the needs of the individual

Beneficiaries: People at risk of falling into homelessness

Outputs Outcomes
31/03/2017-30/03/2018
176 People attended drop-ins, receiving information about or have engaged with visiting services 28 People were supported out of Unsupported Temporary Accommodation and into more stable accommodation
41 People engaged in strategic events and meetings, sharing experiences with visitors
163 People engaged with key work or group activity86% Of people say they felt more confident as a result of engaging with services
31/03/2016-30/03/2017
246 People engaged with the Manchester centre51 People attended activities more than 20 times, and 18 engaging over 50 times
111 People attended workshops or an intentional 1-2-1 meeting requiring good time keeping, commitment, full engagement and increasing levels of responsibility
Activities and Support Programme: Brighton

Description: The programme works holistically alongside other agencies to connect people with the appropriate support services they require. These could include support in accessing and maintaining accommodation, relevant benefits and engagement with the wider community. Weekly activities and support build people using the services confidence and social networks, as well as improving skills and work opportunities.

Objectives: To make people’s experience of housing vulnerability as short, safe and healthy as possible

Intervention period: Dependant on the needs of the individual

Beneficiaries: People at risk of falling into homelessness

Outputs Outcomes
31/03/2017-30/03/2018
248 People have moved towards independent living through engagement in positive activities and developing their skills and experiences
21 People were supported to complete volunteer or work placements
73 People received personalised 1-2-1 housing support
31/03/2016-30/03/2017
347 People have moved towards independent living through engagement in positive activities and developing their skills and experiences
34 People were supported to complete volunteer or work placements
269 People engaged in training, volunteering and employment
Documents
Justlife-Impact-Report-2016-17 Impact report Download Document
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Governance
Trustees (6)
  • Helen Waterhouse
  • Hannah Clark
  • Tracey Read
  • Steven Jeffrey Coles
  • Alex Fleming
  • Kirsty Rawlinson
Main office

Justlife
1479 Ashton Old Road
Openshaw
Manchester
M11 1HH

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1140822
  • First registered on 17/03/2011
Objectives

THE PREVENTION OR RELIEF OF POVERTY [OR FINANCIAL HARDSHIP] ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD BY PROVIDING OR ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, HEALTHCARE PROJECTS AND ALL THE NECESSARY SUPPORT DESIGNED TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS TO GENERATE A SUSTAINABLE INCOME AND BE SELF-SUFFICIENT.