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Data for financial year ending 01 April 2018

Access Bedford

  • Income

    £3.3K

  • Spending

    £5.1K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1162947

Contact details

Public address

  • 53 Bushmead Avenue, Bedford, MK40 3QW

Aims & activities

1 ? Raising public awareness of the issues affecting deaf people 2 ? Campaigning for the promotion of British Sign Language to be on an equal footing to spoken and written English 3 ? Providing recreational facilities and opportunities for deaf people to integrate with the hearing community

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Charitable objects

THE OBJECT OF THE CIO IS THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION AMONG MEMBERS OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING COMMUNITY LIVING IN BEDFORD AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF BEING DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING BY: 1. RAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES AFFECTING DEAF PEOPLE, BOTH GENERALLY AND IN RELATION TO THEIR SOCIAL EXCLUSION; 2. CAMPAIGNING FOR THE PROMOTION OF BRITISH SIGN LANGUAGE TO BE ON AN EQUAL FOOTING TO SPOKEN AND WRITTEN ENGLISH; AND 3. PROVIDING RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEAF PEOPLE TO INTEGRATE WITH THE HEARING COMMUNITY.

Governing document

CIO - Association Registered 31 Jul 2015

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
  • 3 Trustees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Alison Crook Rsli None on record
Catherine Wright None on record
Helene Bolton None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bedford