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Advocating Together (Dundee) SCIO, SC026064
Registered charity from 19 March 1997
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known ByAdvocating Together
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address13 Ryehill Lane
Dundee
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeDD1 4DD
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Is the supplied address a principal office or a trustee address?Principal Office
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.advocating-together.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:
4.1 The relief of need and to promote the benefit of persons with learning disabilities and/or complex communication needs and/ or autistic spectrum disorder, living in Scotland by: 4.1.1 endeavoring to improve the conditions of life for people with learning disabilities and/or complex communication needs and/ or autistic spectrum disorder; 4.1.2 seeking to safeguard and promote the integrated living of members with learning disabilities and/or complex communication needs and/ or autistic spectrum disorder of any kind and, by action, change and remove the constraints imposed on such persons by society and authority; 4.1.3 promoting the understanding and awareness of the rights of members with learning disabilities and/or complex communication needs and/ or autistic spectrum disorder of any kind, their families and their carers; 4.1.4 representing the views of its members through the support of a User Views Involvement Group or collective advocacy. Defend and safeguard people with learning disabilities and/or complex communication needs and/or autism spectrum disorder’s human rights through collective advocacy to have a stronger voice and to have as much control as possible of their own lives. Help the person/ group to get the information they need to make real choices about their circumstances and support the person/group to put their choices across to others. An Independent advocate may speak on behalf of people who are unable to do so for themselves. 4.2 the advancement of education through the development of awareness raising sessions, workshops and training on various topics to include imaginative communication, reconciliation, disability awareness, inclusion, safety and person centred approaches through “Tutti”, our learning and innovation brand. 4.3 And, in furtherance thereof, doing any other lawful act which will further the stated objectives of Advocating Together SCIO.
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: 08 Jan 2021
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: SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation)
Constitutional Form Date: 22 Oct 2014
Previous Constitutional Form 1: Unincorporated association
Previous Constitutional Form 1 Date: 19 Mar 1997
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: Dundee City
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The advancement of education","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: "People with disabilities or health problems"
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 activty undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Notes: This SCIO was incorporated on 22 October 2014 as a result of a Change to SCIO application by Advocating Together (Dundee) SC026064, which was an Unincorporated Association registered as a charity since 19 March 1997.
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 2017 £137,178 £132,151 18 Aug 2017 Yes
31 Mar 2018 £148,812 £138,942 14 Aug 2018 Yes
31 Mar 2019 £142,436 £143,337 11 Dec 2019 Yes
31 Mar 2020 £113,377 £166,275 03 Dec 2020 Yes Visit Charity's Website
31 Mar 2021 No Annual Information due by 31 Dec 2021
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