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Maidstone Citizens Advice Bureau

What it does
    The Charity was established on 1st January 1940 to provide information, advice and assistance to the community of Maidstone Borough and surrounding areas. It employs paid staff and volunteers to provide specialist and generalist advice respectively to clients who access the Bureau. The Charity aims to be a first point of contact for people suffering from all sorts of discrimination.
Who works here
  • 27 employees and 75 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
Where it operates
  • Kent
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 299055
  • First registered on 18/07/1988
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £564,165 £559,893 £4,272 2 27 75 09/01/2019
31/03/2017 £559,396 £591,970 -£32,574 £42,652 2 29 70 28/09/2017
31/03/2016 £672,604 £694,853 -£22,249 £137,681 2 32 74 28/09/2016
31/03/2015 £598,525 £530,560 £67,965 £159,930 3 18 82 25/09/2015
31/03/2014 £561,080 £582,214 -£21,134 £91,965 1 14 85 24/09/2014
31/03/2013 £569,466 £583,865 -£14,399 £113,099 2 18 118 25/09/2013
31/03/2012 £602,752 £598,793 £3,959 £127,498 2 19 120 11/09/2012
31/03/2011 £648,771 £626,773 £21,998 £123,539 2 19 100 10/01/2012
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 1 grant making charity totalling £194,100

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£116,300
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing advice and support to prisoners and their families in HMP Maidstone in Kent
£77,800
30/11/2016
Henry Smith Charity towards two years' running costs of a project providing advice and support to prisoners and their families in HMP Maidstone in Kent
Governance
Trustees (7)
Main office

Citizen Advice Bureau
2 Bower Terrace
Tonbridge Road
Maidstone
Kent
ME16 8RY

Objectives

FOR THE PROMOTION OF ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE AREA OF THE TOWN OF MAIDSTONE AND IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING AREAS BY THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THE PROTECTION OF HEALTH AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS.