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Be Safe Be Well


Charity no. 103319 Date registered. 05/08/2015

Public benefits

- The direct benefit which flows from the purpose of advancement of health include providing support to older people which will prevent ill health and assist them in living independently in their homes for as long as they wish to. To assist with the reablement of older and vulnerable people. To provide activities, services, projects and

events which will promote physical activity, good nutrition, and improve physical and mental health in all target groups. To reduce the social isolation of the target groups through the provision of community based activities with transport provided to those who need it. To provide education and support to disaffected young people through the provision of targeted projects and intergenerational working. Giving younger people a better understanding of the impacts of their actions and to challenge these types of behaviour. - The benefits are evidenced through the on-going assessment and evaluation of both beneficiaries and the project. Evaluation and feedback from clients is on-going throughout the project and the individual programmes run. A Feasibility study has been completed with both community and beneficiary consultation and the project is monitored and evaluated by the funder and an external independent evaluator. - The purpose of the charity may lead to the following harm: In providing physical activity with groups of older people and adults with special needs there is always the chance of harm through minor injuries. These are managed through risk assessment procedures and covered under public liability insurance. There are also the possibility of harm in the use of tools and equipment within the Mens Shed project again this is managed through good health and safety measures and induction training on equipment with service users. All of which are outweighed by the benefit in physical and mental health by the service user. - The charity’s beneficiaries are residents of the Causeway Coast and Glens Council area that fall into the category of: older people, defined as people over the age of 60 years, children and adults with learning or physical disabilities, younger people particularly those considered to be disaffected or at risk.

What your organisation does

To provide Mens Shed projects within the Causeway Coast and Glens Area To organise and/or facilitate community based recreational activities and social events in the interests of social welfare and with the aim of reducing social isolation; To encourage and facilitate healthy physical activity and good nutrition; To provide educational programmes,

activities and projects that develop confidence, skills and capacities; To provide other support services that improve the well-being and conditions of life of the beneficiaries. To publish or distribute information in any format.

The charity’s classifications

  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of health or the saving of lives
  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Who the charity helps

  • Asylum seekers/refugees
  • Carers
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Ex-offenders and prisoners
  • Interface communities
  • Learning disabilities
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Physical disabilities
  • Specific areas of deprivation
  • Volunteers
  • Women
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Advice/advocacy/information
  • Community development
  • Community enterprise
  • Counselling/support
  • Cross-border/cross-community
  • Disability
  • Education/training
  • Gender
  • Medical/health/sickness
  • Welfare/benevolent

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 13 September 2022

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 13 September 2021

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 13 September 2020

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

The Charity’s Objects are to promote the following purposes within the boundaries of the Causeway Coast and Glens local authority and throughout [Northern Ireland] for the public benefit- 3.1.1 the care, health, well being, welfare, interest, advancement, education and social inclusion of: (i) men; (ii) vulnerable adults; (iii) women; (iv) young people, particularly those that are considered to be disaffected or at risk; (v) children and adults with a learning or physical disability; and (vi) older people together (the “beneficiaries”) 3.1.2 such other exclusively charitable purpose according to the law of Northern Ireland as the Trustees may from time to time decide.

Governing document


Other name

  • 4 Trustees
  • 4 Employees
  • 141 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Catherine Taylor, 110 Roemill Road, Limavady, Limavady, Co Londonderry, BT49 9BE

Trustee board

Norman Somerville
May Black
Tori Calderwood
Mr Eugene Mcfeely

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland
  • Causeway Coast And Glens District Council