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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Migrant Helpline

  • Income

    £9.7M

  • Spending

    £9.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1088631 Company no. 4172880

Contact details

Public address

  • Charlton House, Dour Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1AT

Aims & activities

1 The relief of refugees and their families and dependants who are in conditions of need,hardship or distress 2 to inform, advise and assist foreigners and Commonwealth citizens who are in difficulty or distress during their stay in the UK or in connection with their arrival or departure therefrom 3 to promote the rights of refugees through the provision of advocacy and information.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£9.7M

Expenditure:

£9.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £228.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.7M Other assets
  • £1.4M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

90%
2%
7%

Charitable objects

2.1 THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE COMPANY IS ESTABLISHED ('THE OBJECTS') ARE: 2.1.1 THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS AND FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OF BENEFICIARIES INCLUDING: (A) INFORMATION AND ADVICE ON COUNSELLING, HEALTH, LEGAL AND WELFARE SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE. (B) ADVICE ON FINANCIAL MAINTENANCE WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE DIRECT PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, GOODS AND SERVICES. (C) ADVICE ON AND PROVISION OF RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION. (D) SUCH OTHER ITEMS OR SERVICES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR DISCRETION CHOOSE TO PROVIDE. 2.1.2 TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF BENEFICIARIES AND THEIR DEPENDANTS IN NEED THEREOF SO AS TO ADVANCE THEM IN LIFE AND ASSIST THEM TO ADAPT WITHIN A NEW COMMUNITY. 2.1.3 TO PROMOTE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT THE SOUND ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW BY PROVIDING ADVOCACY SERVICES TO BENEFICIARIES AND THEIR DEPENDANTS. 2.1.4 TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL ABOUT THE ISSUES RELATING TO HUMAN MIGRATION. 2.2 IN THIS ARTICLE 2, 'BENEFICIARIES' ARE DEFINED AS INDIVIDUALS, BEING: 2.2.1 FOREIGN NATIONALS; OR 2.2.2 VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING OR POTENTIAL VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING (REGARDLESS OF THEIR NATIONALITY); WHO ARE IN DIFFICULTY ON THEIR ARRIVAL, STAY OR RESIDENCE IN OR DEPARTURE FROM THE UK.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 05/03/2001 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 06/05/2004 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 22/09/2005 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 13/12/2007 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 28/10/2009 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 15/07/2013 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 31/07/2015

Area of benefit

United Kingdom

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Migrant Help

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 8 Trustees
  • 153 Employees
  • 4 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Denis Philip King Bootstrap Company Limited Up-to-date
Robert Phillips Money Advice And Community Support Service Up-to-date
Lucy Bracken (Chair) Age Uk East London Up-to-date
Room To Heal Up-to-date
Martin Bunch Bwb Foundation Up-to-date
Neil Everett None on record
Alasdair John Douglas Smart Lambeth & Southwark Community Transport Up-to-date
Social Access Limited Up-to-date
David Noble None on record
Mark Leigh None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales