CharityDetail

What it does
    Provision of services offering advice, advocacy and support to those facing severe social disadvantage and multiple barriers in their lives. Particular focus on provision of training and support for those with lived experience to become professional workers able to support these services and enter the job market.
Who works here
  • 208 employees and 166 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 801355
  • First registered on 02/05/1989
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £9,847,311 £9,396,774 £450,537 4 208 166 07/12/2018
31/03/2017 £8,761,387 £8,246,948 £514,439 £5,028,169 4 188 100 12/12/2017
31/03/2016 £8,532,012 £7,813,358 £718,654 £4,508,671 5 177 140 09/12/2016
31/03/2015 £7,602,947 £7,211,245 £391,702 £3,792,925 4 154 130 22/12/2015
31/03/2014 £7,792,915 £6,468,390 £1,324,525 £3,398,351 4 137 91 09/12/2014
31/03/2013 £5,413,129 £4,931,129 £482,000 £2,069,902 2 99 63 02/01/2014
31/03/2012 £4,712,380 £4,666,985 £45,395 £1,583,729 1 112 62 07/01/2013
31/03/2011 £4,731,899 £5,057,438 -£325,539 £1,538,595 1 113 41 23/12/2011
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 13 grant making charities totalling £4,929,434

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£149,250
30/11/2018
Greater London Authority Be WISE will deliver credible, consistent and holistic work with the young people to address their specific needs, building on a small pilot service. Working alongside employment services, St Giles Trust’s London SOS gang exit/youth violence service and wide range of established partners, it will enable young people to make progress in education, training and employment and build a positive crime free future.
£10,815
19/11/2018
Co-Operative Group With your help, we will help 50 of the most disadvantaged people in society for 12 months, transforming their lives.
£80,000
31/05/2018
Trust for London The funding is for a specialist Career Coach addressing the issues of low pay and poor quality jobs, as they impact on people with criminal convictions, a group that experiences significant labour market disadvantage. The project will pilot effective support for individuals and employers and share learning with wider stakeholders.
£25,000
30/04/2018
Clothworkers Foundation purchase of new boiler for a charity which works with prisoners and ex-offenders in South London
£17,500
15/02/2018
Spiers Family Foundation
£489,185
24/01/2018
National Lottery The project will provide Peer Advisor training to people from across South Wales who have faced significant disadvantage. Beneficiaries will receive training, including a 12 week module ‘Learning to Advise’ course, one to one support for learners, supported volunteer placements, IT skills, professional development workshops and employment/job search training. The grant, over three years, will fund three Trainer/Assessor roles, recruitment, training, monitoring and evaluation, and overheads.
£20,000
30/11/2017
Suffolk Community Foundation To deliver an individualised intervention service working with 16 young people over a 12 month period.
£47,000
30/06/2017
Barrow Cadbury To support the delivery of a pilot project to support young men in HMP/YOI Brinsford who may be at risk of gang involvement and radicalisation.
£74,000
31/03/2017
London Borough of Southwark Community Safety grant from the Childrens & Adults Services department
£390,228
31/01/2017
National Lottery This Ipswich-based project supports offenders and ex-offenders whose convictions are holding them back from moving into employment. Peer mentoring, specialist advice and training will increase skills, confidence and employability, whilst reducing the likelihood of re-offending. Qualified peer advisors, the majority of whom will be ex-offenders previously engaged in the programme, are engaged in the project to offer advice, knowledge and understanding gained from their lived-experience.
£21,914
31/12/2016
Ministry of Justice To Produce Easy Read Materials For Prisoners
£54,250
15/12/2016
Spiers Family Foundation
£648,750
31/10/2016
National Lottery The Peer Circles project aims to provide support and activities for people with complex needs and those who are severely and multiply disadvantaged (SMD), supporting them towards having improved job prospects or progressing into sustainable employment. The project will be delivered across the Central and South London LEP area by a voluntary sector partnership led by St Giles Trust.
£150,270
31/08/2016
City Bridge Trust £150,270 over three years (£44,470, £52,100, £53,700) for the salary of the f/t WIRE Complex Needs Support Worker and associated project costs.
£489,154
30/04/2016
National Lottery The Peer Hub London project will train ex-service users as peer advisors and reach out to other agencies about the benefits gained from having the support of someone who has been there. Simultaneously they will work to complete QCF Advice and Guidance qualification to help gain paid work. Beneficiaries will be people who have faced significant disadvantage such as homelessness, offending, mental health, substance use, troubled families and those who have used relevant services.
£47,264
31/03/2016
National Lottery The funding will be used to develop partnership costs for research and participation in design meetings to support the relief of poverty, sickness and distress amongst persons who are in need, focus groups and consultations focusing on specific requirements customised to individuals; specific needs, venue hire, participant travel, premises costs and overall contribution to overheads, staff and salary costs.
£34,569
31/03/2016
Ministry of Justice Peer support by creating peer teaching assistants to motivate prisoners to engage in education programmes
£74,000
31/03/2016
London Borough of Southwark Community Safety grant from the Childrens & Adults Services department
£54,250
15/11/2015
Spiers Family Foundation
£149,646
31/10/2015
Comic Relief Lambeth Safer Stronger Families: Reducing the Impact of Gang and Serious Youth Violence
£488,446
30/09/2015
National Lottery This project will develop their existing services for a further three years to support unemployed ex-offenders, help to improve their employability and move closer to and into employment.
£499,693
30/06/2015
National Lottery This builds on existing work to develop the knowledge and employability skills of ex-service users in West Yorkshire. The project will recruit and train 120 support service users, including ex-offenders, to become qualified Peer Advisors. Recruitment will be targeted at agencies of volunteers who have multiple needs and face challenging barriers to employment including people with few or no qualifications, long term unemployment, disability or health problems and those from ethnic minority communities. 
£10,000
31/03/2015
National Lottery The group will use the funding to provide mindfulness and yoga sessions for ex-offenders, young offenders, victims of domestic violence and people who are homeless. This will engage beneficiaries in activities designed to improve their overall mental health and wellbeing enabling them to integrate into society.
£54,250
15/03/2014
Spiers Family Foundation
£850,000
31/12/2010
Environmental Finance Ex-offenders
How effective is it?
Outputs Outcomes
01/04/2016-31/03/2017
24432 People helped3016 People housed
3016 People housed
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Governance
Trustees (14)
  • Peter Robert Little
  • Gary Peter Jones
  • Denise Nichola Jagger (2 trusteeships)
    • Philip Martin Wheatley
    • Julie Rice
    • Charles Hugh Pitts-Tucker
    • Monica Ali
    • Alfy Hayson
    • Terence Learmouth
    • Duncan Alastair Gibson
    • Philippa Cara Murray (2 trusteeships)
    • Steve Bending
    • Ameeta Jane Rowland
    • John-Paul Francis Marks
    Main office

    ST. GILES TRUST
    GEORGIAN HOUSE
    64-68 CAMBERWELL CHURCH STREET
    LONDON
    SE5 8JB

    Objectives

    THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (THE "OBJECTS") ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT: 4.1.1 THE RELIEF AND ASSISTANCE OF THOSE IN NEED AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY THROUGH THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE MOST DISADVANTAGED MEMBERS OF SOCIETY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOMELESS PERSONS, PERSONS SUFFERING FROM PHYSICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, OFFENDERS, EX-OFFENDERS, THOSE AT RISK OF OFFENDING AND THEIR FAMILIES, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY PROVIDING ASSISTANCE WITH MATTERS RELATING TO HOUSING, DEBT, EMPLOYMENT, FAMILY AND OVERCOMING ADDICTION; 4.1.2 THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THROUGH PROMOTING AND FACILITATING THE ENTRY INTO EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION OR TRAINING OF DISADVANTAGED MEMBERS OF SOCIETY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO OFFENDERS, EX-OFFENDERS AND THOSE AT RISK OF OFFENDING; 4.1.3 TO FURTHER SUCH OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE.