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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2020

Canterbury Welcomes Refugees

  • Income

    £21.9K

  • Spending

    £8.3K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1181225

Contact details

Public address

  • Address, Temporarily, Removed, CT4

Aims & activities

THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM AND THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS LIVING (TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY) IN CANTERBURY DISTRICT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WITHIN KENT BY PROVIDING HOUSING, ADVICE AND PRACTICAL SUPPORT (INCLUDING GRANTS OR LOANS) TO MEET IDENTIFIED NEEDS.

What the charity does

  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides other finance
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

A)THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM AND THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS LIVING (TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY) IN CANTERBURY DISTRICT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WITHIN KENT BY PROVIDING HOUSING, ADVICE AND PRACTICAL SUPPORT (INCLUDING GRANTS OR LOANS) TO MEET IDENTIFIED NEEDS. B)TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS IN NEED THEREOF SO AS TO ADVANCE THEM IN LIFE AND ASSIST THEM TO ADAPT WITHIN A NEW COMMUNITY. C)THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, AND IN PARTICULAR CANTERBURY DISTRICT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WITHIN KENT, BY THE PROVISION OF VOCATIONAL AND SKILLS TRAINING, ADVICE AND SUPPORT. D)TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS LIVING IN CANTERBURY DISTRICT AND SURROUNDING AREA. E)THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONG PEOPLE WHO ARE REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POSITION AND WHO RESIDE IN CANTERBURY DISTRICT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA, BY PROVIDING: EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND BY ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. F)THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF THOSE PERSONS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES. G)TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL ABOUT THE ISSUES RELATING TO REFUGEES AND THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM.

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 17 Dec 2018

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
  • 6 Trustees
  • 20 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Hilary Adams Canterbury And Herne Bay Volunteer Centre Limited Up-to-date
Carers' Hub Recently registered
Conflict Research Society Up-to-date
Faversham Umbrella Recently registered
Lambeth Accord Up-to-date
Love Hambrook Marshes Cio Up-to-date
Reset Communities And Refugees Ltd Recently registered
Domenica Pecoraro None on record
Dr Chris Powell None on record
Claire Louise Leggatt None on record
Nedine Watson Cutts (Chair) None on record
Svenja Powell None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Kent