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Niwe Eating Distress Service

What it does
    NIWE provides support to people in the North East of England affected by eating disorders/eating distress, who use food in ways which are problematic to them. We provide a safe, non-judgemental environment in which people can begin to move beyond a concentration on their symptoms to address the underlying issues which cause them to use food/food-related behaviours to manage their situation.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Where it operates
  • Durham, Northumberland, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1150416
  • First registered on 09/01/2013
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £182,241 £142,154 £40,087 15/01/2019
31/03/2017 £154,211 £135,674 £18,537 16/01/2018
31/03/2016 £123,335 £118,739 £4,596 21/12/2016
31/03/2015 £57,590 £78,126 -£20,536 22/12/2015
31/03/2014 £97,250 £89,167 £8,083 18/11/2014
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £548,493

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£180,000
31/08/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of an organisation that provides counselling and therapeutic services, education and training to people affected by eating distress/disorders in the north-east of England
£353,493
09/02/2015
National Lottery Not Available
£15,000
08/10/2014
Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity supports people in Newcastle and North Tyneside whose lives are affected by eating distress or disorders. Services include group therapy, 1:1 counselling, information, recovery work and specialist training to professionals.
Governance
Trustees (5)
Main office

THE OLD POST OFFICE
5 PINK LANE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
TYNE AND WEAR
NE1 5DW

Objectives

(A)THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS AND THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF GOOD MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH BY THE PROVISION OF SERVICES INCLUDING A CONFIDENTIAL HELPLINE/LISTENING SERVICE, GROUPS AND SUPPORT, TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS, PRIMARILY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, OF WOMEN WITH EATING DISTRESS AND EATING DISORDERS AND TO OFFER CHARITABLE SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES,FRIENDS AND CARERS OF SUCH PEOPLE;(B)TO PROVIDE A COMPLEMENTARY SERVICE TO EXISTING PROVISIONS; AND (C)TO PROMOTE GREATER KNOWLEDGE AND HEIGHTEN AWARENESS OF EATING DISTRESS AND EATING DISORDERS AND THEIR EFFECT.