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Lcc Community Trust

  • Income

    £486.1K

  • Spending

    £343.8K

Charity no. 105492 Company no. 632897 Date registered. 04/07/2016

Public benefits

a) Mental, emotional health & well being; moral improvement in society b) Individuals enabled to be self-sufficient; depression alleviated c) Self-esteem & confidence increased; abilities & skills identified: increased ability to contribute & integrate into community. d) Discrimination, racial tensions, faith hate crimes diffused; acceptance &

mutual understanding built between different groups. e) Mental, emotional, social, physical welfare created for those experiencing despair & distress from isolation & loneliness; general wellbeing & condition of life improved. f) Dignity & control to a person’s decisions & actions regained. g) Couples stay together; stronger relationships; abusive home situations, family breakdown & subsequent pressure on outside agencies avoided h) Skills, capacities & capabilities developed, participate in & contribute to society as mature & responsible individuals ; internal value system creating positive role models for other young people to follow. a) Demonstrated through observation of improved behavior, public testimony, monitoring of pastoral care b) Demonstrated through voucher system; feedback from volunteer team meetings c) Demonstrated through people getting back into education, training & work, creation of volunteer positions for unemployed, those with learning difficulties, depression & anxiety d) Demonstrated through feedback groups e) Demonstrated through feedback & testimonials, award nominations, creating volunteer posts for some who have problems, feedback meetings with volunteer’s contact person f) Demonstrated through ongoing feedback from beneficiaries, third party agencies involved in more specialist areas. Written Q&A feedback g) Demonstrated through testimonials from couples; through marriage courses with Q&A couples can feedback anonymously on benefits received h) Through interviews, mentoring programs, feedback from team leaders in activities participated in & public feedback in peer/leadership settings a) Potential for an individual to be over reliant on pastoral care. Pastoral care team trained to be aware of this. b) Creating dependency on the foodbank aspect of this purpose, mitigated by restricting beneficiaries to 3 food vouchers in a 6 month period. c) No harm d) No harm e) 5 Volunteers could become overly dependent on this purpose. Progress monitored through contact person. f) Potential dependency created on the counsellor/counselling sessions. Each counsellor aware of this g) No harm h) No harm a) Those wanting to discover more about/become a follower of the Christian faith. b) Those in short term crisis/poverty. c) Socially & economically disadvantaged. d) Socially excluded individuals/groups. e) All ages and abilities. f) Those in need of advice/counselling. g) Married couples where relationship needs strengthened/repaired, has been breakdown in communication or temporary separation h) Young people of all backgrounds & abilities. a) Private benefit received in form of a salary/stipend for the Pastor - Necessary to achieve the purposes and are therefore incidental. b) No private benefit c) Private benefit received in form of a salary/stipend for the Pastor - Necessary to achieve the purposes and are therefore incidental. d) No private benefit in this purpose e) Private benefit received in form of wages for part time staff, these are necessary to achieve the purposes and are therefore incidental. f) No private benefit in this purpose g) Private benefit received in form of a salary/stipend for the Pastor - Necessary to achieve the purposes and are therefore incidental h) No private benefit in this purpose f) No private benefit in this purpose

What your organisation does

Our organisation endeavours to create environments for members of the public at home and further afield to develop spiritually, mentally, educationally, physically, socially & financially. This is done through various instruments eg. LISBURN CITY CHURCH serves anyone who has an interest in or commitment to the Christian faith, through means of

public worship, prayer meetings, bible teaching & pastoral care. LISBURN FOODBANK through its volunteers helps those in short term financial crisis by supplying food parcels to clients who are referred to us by front line care professionals. The Foodbank also refers clients to other agencies who have the potential to assist them further. CATCH 22 seeks to mentor & assist young offenders with their rehabilitation back into mainstream society through the creation of an office & drop in centre manned by trained counsellors. FITNESS@INSPIRATIONS facilitates those who want to learn how to develop a healthy lifestyle or deal with obesity, esteem or mental health issues.We have developed individual programs in conjunction with social services & local doctors for those with learning difficulties & obesity issues who are fearful of attending a regular gym. CAFE@INSPIRATIONS is a space where during the day different segments of community can come & meet others in a similar interest group. This space has helped many overcome loneliness & isolation. Examples being OAP Book Club, Parkinsons group, McMillan Cancer. In the evenings the cafe is used for hosting The Marriage Course, CAP Money & Addiction relief courses, ladies, mens, youth events, cross cultural evenings etc. At weekends the cafe is used for church related events. SHORT TERM AID TEAMSvisit developing nations to help train & assist locals with building schools, homes, orphanages, churches & micro enterprise projects.Youth Camps take teenagers of mixed background & ability to Summer Camps outside N. Ireland to help build capacity to break down cultural & racial barriers

The charity’s classifications

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of religion
  • The advancement of health or the saving of lives
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development
  • The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation or the promotion of religious or racial harmony or equality and diversity
  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Addictions (drug/solvent/alcohol abuse)
  • Adult training
  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Ex-offenders and prisoners
  • General public
  • Learning disabilities
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Overseas/developing countries
  • Parents
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Specific areas of deprivation
  • Unemployed/low income
  • Voluntary and community sector
  • Volunteers
  • Women
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Advice/advocacy/information
  • Community development
  • Counselling/support
  • Cross-border/cross-community
  • Education/training
  • General charitable purposes
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Relief of poverty
  • Religious activities
  • Sport/recreation
  • Volunteer development
  • Youth development

This display is a broad summary of the charity’s financial information. For a full understanding of the charity’s finances, the reader should view the PDF accounts and reports under the Documents tab above.

Income

£486.1K

Spending

£343.8K

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2021

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2020

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2019

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

The objects/purposes of the Trust are: a) THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH To advance the Christian Faith in the world for the benefit of the public through pastoral care, the holding of prayer meetings, public presentations of religious festivals producing and/or distributing literature and media on the basis of the Christian faith to enlighten others about the Christian faith and promote the establishment of ministry groups. b) RELIEF OF POVERTY: The prevention or relief of poverty or financial hardship anywhere in Northern Ireland and further afield by providing or assisting in the provision of goods and services, and all the necessary support designed to support individuals in need. c) COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING To develop the capacity and skills of the members of the socially and economically disadvantaged community of Northern Ireland and further afield in such a way that they are better able to indentify, and help meet, their needs and to participate more fully in society. d) SOCIAL INCLUSION To promote peace and reconciliation and assist in the advancement of bridge building between all communities. Promoting knowledge and mutual understanding between different racial groups and working towards the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of race at home and further afield. e) RECREATION To provide or assist in the provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances with the object of improving their conditions of life f) ADVICE AND COUNSELLING The relief of the physical and emotional distress of persons in need, in particular (but not exclusively) through the provision of emotional, spiritual, practical support, prayer, practical assistance and advice. g) CONCILIATION AND MEDIATION To provide, for the benefit of the public, assistance through conciliation, to people whose relationships appear to be breaking down, and where such relationships have already broken down, to support and assist in the settlement of differences or potential differences h) YOUNG PEOPLE To advance in life and help young people through: The provision of recreational and leisure time facilities provided in the interest of social welfare, designed to improve their conditions of life. Provide support and activities at home and further afield which develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as mature and responsible individuals.

Governing document

Memorandum and Articles

Other name


  • 6 Trustees
  • 7 Employees
  • 100 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Mr Brian Agnew, 240A, Ballynahinch Road, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT27 5LS

Trustee board

Trustee
Mr Roy Browne
Mrs Mary Dorothea Agnew
Ms Sheila Smyth
Mr Stephen Agnew
Mr Russell Jennings
Mr Brian Agnew

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland
  • Internationally
  • Lisburn And Castlereagh City Council
  • India
  • Uganda