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Women's Centre Derry Ltd

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Charity no. 100187 Date registered. 05/09/2014

Public benefits

“the relief of poverty and the advancement of education in matters relating to mental, physical and social welfare” The beneficiaries are socially excluded women and their families living in the area of benefit. How they benefit- The direct benefits which flow from this purpose include: • Improved educational achievements, knowledge and

resources to enable women and their families out of poverty. • Increased empowerment and confidence to enable women to make positive changes to alleviate the effects of poverty. • Increased capacity for gaining employment enabling women to create a better future. • Improved life skills and abilities. • Improved quality of life for individuals and families in the community. • Increased social inclusion for women and families. The benefits are achieved by: • Providing a holistic program of educational, recreational and life skills opportunities for individuals. • Providing education to best suit the needs of women and families in the community. • Providing on-site childcare to enable parents to access and participate in education activities • Providing education and social welfare facilities and resources for the use of individuals in the community. The benefits are evidenced through qualifications gained, employment secured and evaluation feedback from beneficiaries. This purpose does not give rise to any harm. There is no private benefit to trustees.

What your organisation does

We deliver education programmes to tackle social exclusion and to combat the effects of poverty We provide information and signposting with a focus on addressing poverty for women and families experiencing multiple barriers to participation We provide childcare with a focus on the needs of the child and to enable access for children who live in

disadvantaged communities.

The charity’s classifications

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • 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

Who the charity helps

  • Adult training
  • Carers
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Ex-offenders and prisoners
  • General public
  • Parents
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Sexual orientation
  • 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
  • Arts
  • Community development
  • Counselling/support
  • Cross-border/cross-community
  • Disability
  • Economic development
  • Education/training
  • Gender
  • Human rights/equality
  • Playgroup/after schools
  • Relief of poverty
  • Research/evaluation
  • 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.





Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2023

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2022

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 31 March 2021

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

The objects of the Company shall be to benefit the community in Derry City and the North West (hereinafter called "the area of benefit"), in particular women members of the community, by the relief of poverty and the advancement of education in matters relating to mental. physical and social welfare and in particular to: (i) provide centres for the supply of advice and guidance (ii) arrange and provide the holding of meetings, lectures, workshops and classes, and (iii) do all things as are necessary for the furtherance of the objectives of the Company.

Governing document

Memorandum and Articles

Other name

  • 7 Trustees
  • 17 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Women's Centre Derry, The Womens Centre, 5 Guildhall Street, Londonderry, BT48 6BB

Trustee board

Clionagh Boyle
Geraldine Compton
Kathy Colhoun
Leona Mcmenamin
Roisin Hegarty
Dina Gomaa
Denise Doherty

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland
  • Derry City And Strabane District Council