CharityDetail

What it does
    Foundation for Change works with people affected bysubstance misuse. A main aim of the organisation is supporting our service-users to integrate and engage in society from a fresh perspective, achieved through education. We aim for individuals to feel more informed, less helpless, and better empowered in their lives as opposed to being dependent on intervention from treatment services.
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1156575
  • First registered on 08/04/2014
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Filed on
31/03/2018 £169,012 £130,077 £38,935 03/09/2018
31/03/2017 £121,830 £79,774 £42,056 27/11/2017
31/03/2016 £69,602 £87,406 -£17,804 03/08/2016
31/03/2015 £62,440 £29,716 £32,724 24/06/2015
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 1 grant making charity totalling £95,000

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£95,000
31/08/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of a project providing courses and programmes for people in inner London who are long term unemployed and have a history of substance misuse
Governance
Trustees (6)
  • Paula Greenwood
  • Caroline Simmons
  • James Odling-Smee
  • Eleanor Besley-Gould
  • Clifford Atkins
  • Caroline East
Main office

119 Shoreditch High Street
Shoreditch
LONDON
E1 6JN

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING PEOPLE FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY*. *FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE 'SOCIALLY EXCLUDED' MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF ONE OF MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: UNEMPLOYMENT; FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; YOUTH OR OLD AGE; ILL HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL); SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; BEING A CARER FOR A FAMILY MEMBER AFFECTED BY SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEX, RACE, DISABILITY, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF, CREED, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER RE-ASSIGNMENT; POOR EDUCATIONAL OR SKILLS ATTAINMENT; RELATIONSHIP AND FAMILY BREAKDOWN; POOR HOUSING (THAT IS HOUSING THAT DOES NOT MEET BASIC HABITABLE STANDARDS; CRIME (EITHER AS A VICTIM OF CRIME OR AS AN OFFENDER REHABILITATING INTO SOCIETY). THIS WILL BE ACHIEVED BY: A)INCREASING EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEERING PROSPECTS THROUGH TRAINING FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED FOR ANY OF THE REASONS IDENTIFIED ABOVE. B)PROVIDING EXPERTISE AND GUIDANCE TO PROFESSIONALS WHO MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH SOCIALLY EXCLUDED INDIVIDUALS, FOR ANY OF THE REASONS IDENTIFIED ABOVE, FOR THE AIM OF MEETING THE NEEDS OF THOSE IDENTIFIED AS SOCIALLY EXCLUDED.