CharityDetail

What it does
  • Our objectives are to: - Reduce isolation and loneliness amongst older people and young professionals alike - Improve the connection, confidence, skills, resilience and power of all participants so neighbours can feel part of our changing city rather than left behind by it - Bring people together to reduce the gaps across social, generational, digital, cultural and attitudinal divides.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Recreation
Where it operates
  • Camden, Islington
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1153137
  • First registered on 30/07/2013
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/08/2018 £437,844 £425,797 £12,047 04/12/2018
31/08/2017 £369,012 £337,173 £31,839 26/02/2018
31/08/2016 £334,525 £306,274 £28,251 09/03/2017
31/08/2015 £190,485 £179,606 £10,879 07/03/2016
31/08/2014 £152,235 £131,069 £21,166 22/05/2015
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 5 grant making charities totalling £1,207,000

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£75,000
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of an outreach programme designed to reach out to lonely, older people and engage them with community activities in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington
£3,000
03/05/2018
The EQ Foundation Unrestricted via TFN
£210,500
30/06/2017
Esmee Fairbairn Towards project officer, management and evaluation costs to test the efficacy of a programme which reduces loneliness amongst older people, in a different geographic area.
£40,000
31/10/2016
Comic Relief The Cares Family: shoring up the centre
£732,500
30/06/2016
Nesta Accelerating Ideas programme grant to NL Cares (T/A North London Cares) Grant Ref AC00573
£15,000
31/10/2015
Nesta Accelerating Ideas programme grant to NL Cares (T/A North London Cares) Grant Ref AC00506
£131,000
30/06/2014
Nesta Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund programme grant to NL Cares (T/A North London Cares) Grant Ref AC20035
Governance
Main office

NORTH LONDON CARES
C/O Collective
5-7 Buck Street
London
NW1 8NJ

Objectives

THE FOLLOWING OBJECTS ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT:- 1)TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION AMONGST PEOPLE AGED OVER 55 IN CAMDEN AND ISLINGTON WHO DO NOT REGULARLY PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY LIFE, AS THEY DO NOT HAVE LARGE OR STRONG NETWORKS OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY AROUND THEM; WHO ARE LONELY OR ISOLATED; AND WHO ARE HAVING DIFFICULTY ACCESSING STATUTORY AND NON-STATUTORY SERVICES BECAUSE THEY ARE HOUSE-BOUND, IMMOBILE, UNABLE TO DRIVE OR TO EASILY ACCESS TRANSPORT, BY THE PROVISION OF: A. A "LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR" PROGRAMME, WHICH MATCHES YOUNG PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS TO OFFER A LITTLE EXTRA PRACTICAL SUPPORT WITH EVERY DAY TASKS, OR A LITTLE ADDED COMPANIONSHIP; B. A "SOCIAL CLUBS" PROGRAMME, WHICH PROVIDES REGULAR ACTIVITIES WITHIN COMMUNITY CENTRES, CAFES, PARKS AND OTHER TRUSTED HUBS OF THE COMMUNITY TO BRING OLDER PEOPLE TOGETHER WITH PEERS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO SHARE NEW EXPERIENCES AND BUILD FRIENDSHIPS; AND C. SUCH OTHER PROGRAMMES DEEMED APPROPRIATE AND VIABLE BY THE CHARITY'S LEADERSHIP. 2) TO ADVANCE IN LIFE AND [HELP YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH:(A)THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES PROVIDED IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE, DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE; AND (B)PROVIDING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.