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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Coram Voice (Formerly Voice For The Child In Care)

  • Income

    £2.1M

  • Spending

    £1.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1046207 Company no. 3050826

Contact details

Public address

  • Coram Voice, Gregory House, Coram Community Campus, 49 Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2QA

Aims & activities

Voice enables and equips children and young people to hold to account the services that are responsible for their care or wellbeing and to uphold their right to actively participate in shaping their own lives. We provide advocacy and independent services for children in care, in need and in secure settings, and we campaign for policy and practice changes to improve their lives.

What the charity does

  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£2.1M

* £-4.5K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £58.7K Own use assets
  • £166.5K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £845.4K Other assets
  • £351.6K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Charitable spending ratios

88%
100%
11%

Charitable objects

1.TO PROMOTE THE PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND RELIEVE THE DISTRESS AND DISTURBANCE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO HAVE A PARTICULAR RELIANCE ON THE STATE OR ITS AGENCIES FOR THEIR RIGHTS AND WELLBEING, INCLUDING BUT NOT RESTRICTED TO THOSE WHO ARE IN CARE, ACCOMMODATED OR BEING LOOKED AFTER BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY OR A VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION UNDER ANY SECTION OF THE CHILDREN ACT 1989 OR SUBSEQUENT LEGISLATION OR THOSE AGED 18 YEARS AND UNDER WHO ARE DETAINED PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF A CRIMINAL COURT ("CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CARE"). 2.TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC, AND ESPECIALLY THOSE PERSONS CONCERNED WITH THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CARE; AND 3.TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR SOCIAL WORKERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS CONCERNED WITH THE WELLBEING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING LOCAL AUTHORITIES, PRIVATE AND VOLUNTARY AGENCIES AND THOSE WHO WORK ON A SELF EMPLOYED OR VOLUNTARY BASIS WITH A VIEW TO RAISING THE STANDARD OF THEIR WORK FOR THE BENEFIT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN CARE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 27/04/1995 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 08/10/2013 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 08/10/2013

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Voice

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 9 Trustees
  • 52 Employees
  • 161 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Rosemary Mayes Barnet U3a Up-to-date
Roger Black None on record
Simon Greenhalgh None on record
Timothy Sharp None on record
Jenny Coles Thomas Coram Foundation For Children (Formerly Foundling Hospital) Up-to-date
Kevin Venosi None on record
Pui-Ling Li (Chair) None on record
Jonny Hoyle None on record
Sharon Reid None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales