CharityDetail

What it does
    Home-Start Essex recruits and trains volunteers to offer, in families own homes, friendship, support and practical help to parents experiencing difficulties. The families must have at least one child under the age of five. Volunteers are managed by the scheme which in turn is supported by Home-Start UK. Home-Start Essex operates in the county of Essex.
Who works here
  • 37 employees and 249 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Essex
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2019 £812,000 £746,000 £66,000 3 37 249 22/11/2019
31/03/2018 £625,816 £804,174 -£178,358 2 43 209 19/12/2018
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 5 grant making charities totalling £1,240,934

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£180,000
01/07/2019
Essex Community Foundation Towards three years running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families with a child under 8 years old in Essex
£6,472
11/06/2019
Essex Community Foundation To continue family focused fitness classes and 'stay and play' groups in Burnham on Crouch and expand into Southminster
£180,000
31/05/2019
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of a Home-Start in a deprived area of Essex
£180,000
10/04/2019
Essex Community Foundation Towards the core operating costs of a family support charity in Essex.
£9,100
31/03/2019
National Lottery Community Fund The organisation will use the funding to run the ‘Within Family’ group for hard to reach and isolated families. This will enable those accessing the service to have a support network of professionals and other families to reduce isolation, increase confidence and have access to information and other services.
£5,000
22/03/2019
Essex Community Foundation To fund a health awareness raising programme to support families to keep themselves safe, avoid injury, seek appropriate medical support and stay out of hospital
£39,000
30/11/2018
Essex Community Foundation To develop a Wellbeing Programme for vulnerable families in the Braintree District to address mental and physical health over 2 years
£10,000
30/11/2018
Essex Community Foundation To expand the wellbeing programme to mothers in the Harlow area
£50,000
31/10/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation Project Reinforce
£31,041
31/05/2018
Essex Community Foundation To support a ‘Moving on up Together’ project for parents struggling with low self-esteem and mental health issues in Chelmsford over two years
£2,500
31/05/2018
Essex Community Foundation To run a pilot family focused fitness class and 'stay and play' group for Burnham on Crouch
£35,000
31/01/2018
Essex Community Foundation To support a new preventative model of delivering information, advice and guidance for ante and post natal mothers, over 3 years
£387,462
08/01/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund Home-Start Mid-Essex Enhanced Well-Being Service
£6,728
31/03/2017
Essex Community Foundation To provide a family focused fitness class and 'stay and play' group for Southminster and surrounding areas
£15,661
28/02/2017
Essex Community Foundation Towards a ‘Moving on up Together’ project for parents struggling with low self-esteem and mental health issues in Chelmsford
£80,000
31/01/2017
Essex Community Foundation Towards the salary of a CEO to drive the merger of seven Essex Home-Starts over 3 years
£16,970
30/11/2016
Essex Community Foundation To provide additional support to vulnerable families in the Braintree District to address poor mental health over 2 years
£6,000
31/10/2016
Essex Community Foundation To continue a weekly family group to support and advise vulnerable and disadvantaged families
Governance
Trustees (11)
  • Ann Judith Tomlins (2 trusteeships)
  • Bryan Robert Hardy Burrough DL
  • Lance Derek Spring
  • David Edward Henry Neale
  • Sarah St Pierre
  • Geoffrey Royston Doel
  • Kuldip Byatt
  • Karl Merthyn Davies
  • Rebecca Dixon
  • Jill Wendy Barclay
  • Clare Dorothy
Main office

Unit 16D
Reeds Farm Estate
Roxwell Road
Writtle
CHELMSFORD
CM1 3ST

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1170940
  • First registered on 03/01/2017
Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE. A) TO SAFEGUARD, PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE GOOD HEALTH, BOTH MENTAL AND PHYSICAL OF CHILDREN AND PARENTS OF CHILDREN; B) TO PREVENT CRUELTY TO OR MALTREATMENT OF CHILDREN; C) TO RELIEVE SICKNESS, POVERTY AND NEED AMONGST CHILDREN AND PARENTS OF CHILDREN; D) TO PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN BETTER STANDARDS OF CHILD CARE; PRINCIPALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY WITHIN THE AREA OF ESSEX AND ITS ENVIRONS.