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Useful contacts and support services

There are many resources that charity trustees can use to help them carry out their duties. Below is a list of some of those services and organisations, along with their contact information. This is not a definitive list of all the sources of information available.

We would encourage trustees to make use of the wide range of organisations that can help them run their charity as effectively as possible.


Charity Retail Association
5th Floor Central House
14 Upper Woburn Place
London
WC1H 0AE

Telephone:020 7255 4470
Website: www.charityretail.org.uk

Charity Commission for England and Wales (CCEW)
PO Box 211
Bootle
L20 7YX

Telephone: 03000 66 9197
Website: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission

Companies House
Second Floor
The Linenhall
32-38 Linenhall Street
Belfast
Northern Ireland
BT2 8BG

Telephone: 0303 1234 500
Website: www.companieshouse.gov.uk

Department for Communities
Lighthouse Building
1 Cromac Place
Gasworks Business Park
Ormeau Road
Belfast
BT7 2JB

Telephone: 028 9082 9000
Website: www.communities-ni.gov.uk

Charities Regulatory Authority 
3 George's Dock,
I.F.S.C.
Dublin 1
D01 X5X0

Telephone: 00353 (0)1 633 1500
Website: www.charitiesregulatoryauthority.ie

Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)
Quadrant House
9 Riverside Drive
Dundee DD1 4NY

Telephone: 01382 220 46
Website: www.oscr.org.uk

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
Equality House
7-9 Shaftesbury Square
Belfast
BT2 7DP

Telephone: 028 9050 0600
Website: www.equalityni.org

The Fundraising Regulstor
1st Floor
10 St Bride Street
London
ECA 4AD

Telephone: 0300 999 3404
Website: www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
Charities, Savings and International 2
HM Revenue and Customs 
BX9 1BU 
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0300 123 1073
Website: www.hmrc.gov.uk/charities

Human Rights Commission for Northern Ireland
Temple Court
39 North Street
Belfast
BT1 1NA

Telephone: 028 9024 7844
Website: www.nihrc.org

Institute of Fundraising
Charter House
13-15 Carteret Street
London
SW1H 9DJ

Telephone: 020 7840 1000
Website: www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk

Labour Relations Agency
2-6 Gordon Street
Belfast
BT1 2LG

Telephone: 02890 321442
Website: www.lra.org.uk/
 
Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA)
61 Duncairn Gardens
Belfast
BT15 2GB

Telephone: 028 9087 7777
Website: www.nicva.org

Volunteer Now
129 Ormeau Road
Belfast
Co Antrim
BT7 1SH

Telephone: 028 9023 2020
Website: www.volunteernow.co.uk