Just For Kids Law

www.justforkidslaw.org
Charity first registered in the UK on 21/11/2007 no: 1121638
Charities Commission data

This charity employs 35 people and has 65 volunteers.

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What has this charity achieved?
Outputs Intervention
period
Unit cost
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2017
£33,210
Impacts Evidence Unit cost
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2017
Internal
Documents
Description Type Download
Impact Report 2017 Programme Report
UN Sustainable Development Goals
4 Quality Education
8 Decent Work & Economic Growth
10 Reduced Inequalities

What it does

Just for Kids Law is a UK charity that works with and for children and young people to hold those with power to account and fight for wider reform by providing legal representation and advice, direct advocacy and support, and campaigning to ensure children and young people in the UK have their legal rights and entitlements respected and promoted, and their voices heard and valued.

How it works

Provides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/information

Where it operates

Throughout London

Who it helps

Children/young People


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 10 grant making charities totalling £1,759,863

When Amount Donor To be used for
30/09/2018 £31,250 Barrow Cadbury To seek changes to how the courts deal with people who commit offences as children but are charged or sentenced after the age of 18.
31/05/2018 £195,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards unrestricted core costs of an organisation that provides children and young people with direct legal support and advocacy, and also drives systemic change through strategic litigation and legal campaigns.
31/01/2018 £168,700 Esmee Fairbairn Towards the salary of a leaving care advocate and associated project costs to ensure young people leaving care obtain the support they need and are legally entitled to.
31/03/2017 £15,000 AB Charitable Trust £15,000 towards core costs
29/02/2016 £479,304 National Lottery This project will support 10 to 24 year olds living in East London who experience multiple and complex issues including being involved in the care or youth justice system, excluded from school or in unstable or non-existent housing. It will offer specialist legal advice and representation and holistic support, working with young people to get them into positive activities including work, education or training. This will enable disadvantaged young people facing multiple issues to engage within society
31/10/2015 £12,750 Esmee Fairbairn Towards post-merger integration costs to enhance the support provided to vulnerable young people involved in legal processes.
31/10/2015 £131,012 Comic Relief See It, Say It, Change It
30/09/2015 £100,000 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Grant towards towards a youth-led campaign (Let us Learn) to develop a movement around migrants’ rights in the UK, focusing on equal access to higher education for young people with immigration status issues in England and Wales.
08/07/2015 £75,000 Lloyds Bank Foundation supporting disadvantaged young people to move forward into education, training and employment. The grant will fund the salary of a Youth Opportunities Worker.
30/06/2015 £47,992 Lankelly Chase To undertake developmental work for a campaign to change the youth justice system from one which penalises and stigmatises young people to one which nurtures and protects them.
31/12/2014 £107,355 Comic Relief Education & Community Care Legal Support & Youth Advocacy (West London)
30/06/2014 £120,000 Paul Hamlyn Foundation We will support marginalised children to gather evidence from their peers about breaches of their rights, present evidence to the UN and campaign for change.
31/05/2014 £76,500 Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a youth advocacy programme for young people in west London
31/05/2014 £120,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards core costs of an organisation that seeks to reform the youth justice system by strategic litigation, policy influence and raising standards within the legal profession.
30/04/2014 £80,000 Tudor Trust over two years towards the salaries of the operations manager and volunteer and new client manager at an organisation providing legal representation and welfare advice to young people at risk in London

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/05/2017 £1,287,759 £1,162,358 £125,401 £442,049 5 35 65
31/05/2016 £789,529 £908,958 -£119,429 £316,648 4 20 55
31/05/2015 £763,449 £642,873 £120,576 £436,077 8 17 33
31/05/2014 £556,661 £484,644 £72,017 £315,501 8 13 40
31/05/2013 £332,810 £315,202 £17,608 0
31/05/2012 £309,639 £210,285 £99,354 0
31/05/2011 £149,508 £157,063 -£7,555 0
31/05/2010 £65,988 £116,613 -£50,625 0
31/05/2009 £157,655 £68,797 £88,858 0
31/05/2008 £101,967 £41,760 £60,207 0

Trustees

This charity has 9 registered trustees.

  • Amira Bhatt
  • Anthony David Landes
  • Carolyn Ann Regan
  • Helen Louise Lunt
  • Jennie Fleming
  • Kathryn Hollinsgworth
  • Peter George Gibbs
  • Ronan Mccrea
  • Sophia Wiginton
Objectives

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, PARTICULARLY CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE UK AND ABROAD, WITH PARTICULAR REGARD TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD, INCLUDING BY ADVANCING THE RIGHTS AND NEEDS OF CHILDREN THROUGH 1. RESEARCH, EDUCATION, TRAINING, AWARENESS-RAISING, AND INCREASING UNDERSTANDING AND KNOWLEDGE 2. MONITORING, ADVOCATING AND PROMOTING CHILDREN'S HUMAN RIGHTS, INCLUDING COMPLIANCE AT THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL 3. THE PROVISION OF SPECIALIST LEGAL , ADVICE, SUPPORT AND REPRESENTATION INCLUDING TAKING LEGAL ACTION TO PREVENT DISADVANTAGE, DISCRIMINATION OR EXCLUSION 4. THE PROVISION OF ADVICE, SUPPORT AND DIRECT ADVOCACY TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, AND PROMOTING PARTICIPATION 5. ALL OTHER SUCH LAWFUL THINGS AS ARE INCIDENTAL OR CONDUCIVE TO THE ATTAINMENT OF THESE AIMS