CharityDetail

What it does
    OCD Action works for a society where OCD is better understood and diagnosed quickly, where appropriate treatment options are open and accessible, where support and information is readily available and where nobody feels ashamed to ask for help. We are here because OCD tears families apart and leaves people isolated and exhausted.
Who it helps
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1154202
  • First registered on 15/10/2013
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £323,128 £301,132 £21,996 15/12/2018
31/03/2017 £302,641 £315,168 -£12,527 31/01/2018
31/03/2016 £272,013 £303,492 -£31,479 09/12/2016
31/03/2015 £349,461 £273,629 £75,832 14/10/2015
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £688,024

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£81,500
31/08/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards two years' continuation funding of the Nationwide 'Step Forward' project providing telephone and email support and information to people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
£50,000
31/05/2017
Garfield Weston Foundation Application for Core Costs
£64,000
28/02/2017
Tudor Trust over two years towards the salary and associated costs of the youth service manager at a UK-wide charity providing support, advocacy and information to people with OCD
£165,454
31/12/2015
National Lottery This England-wide project will improve the lives of people affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The group will increase the number of independent support groups across the country, as well as providing more online services, meaning more people can benefit from the specialist help they offer.
£327,070
16/12/2014
National Lottery Not Available
Governance
Trustees (8)
  • Professor David Mikael William De Coverl Veale
  • Kath Howell
  • Piers Watson
  • Juliet Dearden
  • Aron Bennett
  • Alison Clare Thompson
  • Manuela Schwarz
  • Tom Pollard
Main office

Suite 506-507 Davina House
137-149 Goswell Road
LONDON
EC1V 7ET

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE THE ADVANCEMENT OF HEALTH AND RELIEF AND PREVENTION OF SICKNESS AND SUFFERING AMONG PEOPLE AFFECTED BY OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD) AND RELATED DISORDERS IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: (1) PROVIDING SUPPORT AND INFORMATION TO PEOPLE AFFECTED BY OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS; (2) ADVANCING EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ABOUT OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS AND ADVANCING EDUCATION AMONG PEOPLE AFFECTED BY OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FAMILY MEMBERS, CARERS, TEACHERS, HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND SOCIAL WORKERS, TO ENABLE THEM TO IMPROVE THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS AND AVAILABLE TREATMENTS; (3) PROMOTING AND IMPROVING ACCESS TO APPROPRIATE AND EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS; AND (4) PROMOTING, SUPPORTING AND RAISING FUNDS FOR RESEARCH INTO OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS, THE USEFUL RESULTS OF WHICH WILL BE DISSEMINATED FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT. NOTHING IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CIO FOR THE PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005 AND SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008.