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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Choice Support

  • Income

    £29.6M

  • Spending

    £29.4M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1156486 Company no. 01234567

Contact details

Public address

  • One Hermitage Court, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 9NT

Aims & activities

Provision of support for those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health (including those persons suffering from alcohol, drug and other substance misuse) disability, financial or other hardship by the provision of welfare and support (financial or otherwise), health and social care, employment, housing and enterprise support.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£29.6M

Expenditure:

£29.4M

Assets and liabilities

  • £20.3M Own use assets
  • £5.0M Long term investments
  • £3.2M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £5.8M Other assets
  • £2.9M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

99%
0%
1%

Charitable objects

1.1 THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (THE ?OBJECTS?) ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT:- 1.1.1 TO RELIEVE THOSE IN NEED BY REASON OF YOUTH, AGE, ILL-HEALTH (INCLUDING THOSE PERSONS SUFFERING FROM ALCOHOL, DRUG AND OTHER SUBSTANCE MISUSE) DISABILITY, FINANCIAL OR OTHER HARDSHIP BY THE PROVISION OF WELFARE AND SUPPORT (FINANCIAL OR OTHERWISE), HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE, EMPLOYMENT, HOUSING AND ENTERPRISE SUPPORT; 1.1.2 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.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 01/04/2014 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 25 NOV 2016 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 01 NOV 2017 as amended on 28 Nov 2018

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other Regulators

Care Quality Commission
Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 1,217 Employees
  • 72 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Paul Mcgee Partnership Support Group Recently registered
The Blue River Project Up-to-date
The Gabbitas, Truman And Thring Educational Trust Out-of-date
Ian Bell Partnership Support Group Recently registered
The Blue River Project Up-to-date
Colin George Mills None on record
Oliver Mills (Chair) The Blue River Project Up-to-date
Peter Hasler None on record
Chris Dorey Partnership Support Group Recently registered
The Blue River Project Up-to-date
Lynda Frampton Partnership Support Group Recently registered
The Blue River Project Up-to-date
Sharon Landa Partnership Support Group Recently registered
Maurice Rumbold None on record
Philippa Holroyd None on record
Chester Manuel Partnership Support Group Recently registered
The Blue River Project Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England