Adfam National

Charity first registered in the UK on 14/01/1998 no: 1067428
Charities Commission data

This charity employs 10 people and has 32 volunteers.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals
3 Good health & wellbeing
10 Reduced Inequalities
17 Partnerships for the Goals

What it does

Adfam is the only national umbrella organisation working specifically with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol. Our final goal is that no family member in need of support should go without it. As well as providing support materials and training specifically for families and professionals we inform policy development and campaign both locally and nationally for improved family support services

How it works

Provides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/informationSponsors Or Undertakes ResearchActs As An Umbrella Or Resource BodyOther Charitable Activities

Where it operates

Throughout England And Wales

Who it helps

Children/young People
Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
Other Defined Groups
The General Public/mankind


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 8 grant making charities totalling £1,232,059

When Amount Donor To be used for
31/08/2018 £300,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards Adfam's national development work to support families, practitioners and commissioners in each region.
31/03/2018 £10,000 National Lottery This project will provide support for families who find themselves looking after relatives, usually grandchildren. This will include activities such as bowling, ice skating and creative workshops, as well as whole family trips.
28/02/2018 £7,000 Essex Community Foundation Towards a Family Support service to inform and support the family and carers of people with addictions in Essex
31/08/2017 £14,655 Suffolk Community Foundation To provide a Peer Supporter programme to vulnerable families in Suffolk
30/06/2016 £303,822 National Lottery This project will support children and young people affected by drug and alcohol misuse. Run in partnership with Family Action, it will work with families with a parent in recovery, helping them rebuild relationships and tackle issues like financial hardship and mental health. After an assessment to identify needs and goals, there will be weekly activity sessions for young people to develop confidence and skills, enabling them to tell their story. There will also be sessions for parents on communication.
30/04/2016 £50,000 Tudor Trust over two years as unrestricted funding for this charity for families affected by drug and alcohol abuse across England and Wales
30/06/2015 £114,753 Comic Relief Peer Support - Child to Parent Violence
31/08/2014 £153,000 City Bridge Trust £153,000 over three years (£53,000; £48,000; £52,000) towards a part-time Family Support Development Co-ordinator, together with management and other related running costs of a project to train older carers (65 years plus) as Family Recovery Champions.
16/07/2014 £10,000 National Lottery Not Available
31/05/2014 £85,866 Esmee Fairbairn Towards the cost of a programme of work to support grandparents and other relatives involved in informal kinship care arrangements as a result of parental drug or alcohol addiction.
31/05/2014 £149,463 Esmee Fairbairn Towards the salary of a regional development worker serving the North East and Eastern regions to support families affected by drug and alcohol abuse.
29/01/2014 £33,500 Lloyds Bank Foundation The charity provides support for people with drug and alcohol dependency. The funding will pay for support groups in Kent facilitated and supported by a Family Recovery Champion.

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £573,681 £588,852 -£15,171 4 10 32
31/03/2017 £746,496 £688,562 £57,934 £248,727 3 9 24
31/03/2016 £829,056 £728,580 £100,476 £190,793 3 15 20
31/03/2015 £645,065 £651,758 -£6,693 £90,317 1 14 4
31/03/2014 £637,723 £650,665 -£12,942 £97,010 1 11 2
31/03/2013 £522,708 £646,215 -£123,507 £109,952 1 9 1
31/03/2012 £898,515 £922,890 -£24,375 £233,459 3 12 0
31/03/2011 £991,189 £971,248 £19,941 £257,834 3 12 0
31/03/2010 £1,099,554 £990,008 £109,546 £237,893 2 15 2
31/03/2009 £722,284 £700,242 £22,042 £128,347 1 14 3
31/03/2008 £638,085 £574,444 £63,641 £106,305 1 13 2
31/03/2007 £745,895 £767,724 -£21,829 £42,664 0 17 1
31/03/2006 £547,434 £733,683 -£186,249 0
31/03/2005 £681,196 £700,348 -£19,152 0
31/03/2004 £636,093 £526,608 £109,485 0

Trustees

This charity has 9 registered trustees.

  • Annette Dale-perera
  • David Mackintosh
  • James Christopher Nicholls
  • James William Armstrong
  • Jemma Ann Smith
  • Lorna Jane Templeton
  • Richard Brian Lambourn
  • Sandra Jerrim
  • Siwan Lloyd Hayward
Objectives

(A) TO RELIEVE THE SUFFERING CAUSED BY DRUG ABUSE BY MAKING HELP, SUPPORT AND ADVICE AVAILABLE TO THE FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF DRUG USERS AND IN ADDITION TO GIVE SUPPLEMENTARY HELP TO DRUG USERS. (B) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PERSONS WORKING IN THE FIELD OF DRUG DEPENDENCE AND ABUSE AND TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC GENERALLY IN THE PROBLEMS RESULTING FROM THE NON-MEDICAL USE OF DRUGS AND ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS.