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Relationships Scotland Borders, SC000979
Registered charity from 13 August 1990
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressCrossford House
Stonebyres
Lanark
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeML11 9UW
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.rsborders.org.uk
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
The objects of the Association shall be to relieve the needs and promote the welfare of families, individuals and children affected by relationship difficulties by promoting, developing and co-ordinating support services, principally family mediation, child contact centres and confidential counselling services. ln furtherance thereof, but not otherwise, the Association shall seek where appropriate: (i) To foster the success and stability of personal relationships. (ii) to promote the idea of counselling and mediation, child contact and other forms of family support with the object of assisting persons concerned in disputes of any kind whatever concerning children or related matters, and the children of such persons to settle such disputes amicably so far as possible in the interests of securing the welfare of such children; (iii) to provide a confidential counselling, mediation and family support service for people who have difficulties in their personal relationships; (iv) to provide an education service in personal relationships for those entering and those already in a relationship, and those who are separated; (v) to promote a comprehensive and co-ordinated service to the community in the Scottish Borders designed to meet the special needs of such persons and to provide counselling, mediation, advice and information with the objects specified at 2(i), (ii) and (iii) supra; (vi) to promote and encourage co-operation with and amongst and support for courts, statutory and voluntary bodies and all organisations and individuals involved in any way with such disputes and difficulties; (vii) to work and campaign for the understanding and improvement of the rights and interests of such persons. (viii) to promote and encourage research into and study of matters connected in any way with these objects; and (ix) to comply with the practice and standards of Relationships Scotland. It is expressly declared that the Association is established for charitable objects and purposes only.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 31 Mar 2024
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Unincorporated association
Constitutional Form Date: 13 Aug 1990
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Scottish Borders
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation","the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Children or young people","Other defined groups"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activity undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Mar 2020 £134,863 £155,577 16 Nov 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2021 £156,765 £145,174 29 Nov 2021 Yes
31 Mar 2022 £137,039 £141,049 14 Nov 2022 Yes
31 Mar 2023 £131,134 £118,749 14 Nov 2023 Yes RS Borders_March 23 signed accounts_Redacted
31 Mar 2024 No Annual Information due by 31 Dec 2024
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