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Recently registered charity

Odyssians

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1187449

Contact details

Public address

  • 71 Pinehurst Road, West Moors, Ferndown, BH22 0AJ

Aims & activities

Odyssians runs an activity camping holiday for adults who have disabilities and able-bodied people who work together. We welcome people of all abilities, including severe disabilities, all genders, and people from all backgrounds. Every year since 1994 we have taken over the beautiful Woodlarks campsite in southern England for a week.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Disability
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Charitable objects

1. TO PROVIDE RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION TO INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITION OF LIFE, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE PROVISION OF AN ADVENTURE CAMPING HOLIDAY. 2. THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT PARTICULARLY BY (A) THE REDUCTION AND ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF DISABILITY; (B) ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY; (C) PROMOTING ACTIVITIES TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS; (D) CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY.

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 20 Jan 2020

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 5 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Hannah Sawyer None on record
Robin Gonard Jp Odyssians Up-to-date
Gillian Duncan None on record
Joshua Eastman None on record
Louise Facer (Chair) None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales