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MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 29 SEPTEMBER 2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED APRIL 2001. as amended on 04 Dec 2019
a) To facilitate the safeguarding of all adults at risk and disabled children and young people who are vulnerable to abuse. To work towards the prevention of all abuse.
b) To offer information and support to individuals and professionals, organisations and agencies working/caring in this field, and to advance the education and training of all organisations, charities, individuals and/or groups of individuals concerned with the protection of adults at risk and disabled children and young people.
c) To raise the general level of public awareness of issues relating to the abuse of all adults at risk and disabled children and young people.
d) To relieve all adults at risk and disabled children and young people who have been abused and are in conditions of need, hardship or distress.
e) To relieve and support the parents / carers of such persons as appropriate who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress.
f) To conduct any other activity whatever which can, in the opinion of the Management Committee, be advantageously conducted in connection with or ancillary to any of the business of the Charity and for such other supplementary matters as may be necessary or expedient for carrying out the principal objectives set out above, provided that such supplementary matters are charitable.
g) To procure and print, publish, issue and circulate gratuitously or otherwise reports or periodicals, books, pamphlets, leaflets, films, videotapes, advertisements and appeals.
h) To improve and elevate the technical and general knowledge of the organisations and individuals engaged in, or about to engage in, the care of adults at risk and disabled children and young people, or in any employment in connection therewith and to this end, either alone or in conjunction with universities, schools or other educational establishments or other bodies whatsoever, provide lectures, exhibitions, seminars, classes and conferences as may be required or applicable from time to time.
i) To promote a better understanding of the needs of all adults at risk and disabled children and young people who have been abused and to promote public awareness, advocate and counsel on areas of common concern on this issue.
j) To provide for the affiliation of such of the organisations and individuals who so wish to join the Charity and to promote the achievement of the objects of the Charity.
k) To stimulate, undertake and encourage experimental work on the training of all adults at risk and disabled children and young people and others in relation to their special needs and requirements and in particular relating to such needs and requirements after the occurrence of abuse.
l) To bring into association and intercourse locally, nationally and internationally any bodies and persons engaged in or about to engage in the furtherance of the objects of the Charity.
m) To promote the formation of any charitable bodies or organisations and to assist or enter into arrangements with such bodies or organisations in the furtherance of the purpose of the Charity, and in particular to render assistance either directly or indirectly to Government Departments or Public Authorities in the administration of statute and orders relating to adults at risk and disabled children and young people in such manner as such assistance may from time to time be requested by such Government Departments and Public Authorities or as the Charity may deem advisable.
n) To provide, assist or promote the establishment of support, through various means such as the provision and maintenance of charitable clinics, schools, homes, hostels, places for observation or boarding occupations, workshops, training centres, employment centres, clubs, libraries and other places in connection with the furtherance of the objects of the Charity and to provide services at or in connection with such places either gratuitously or otherwise.
o) To do all such acts and things which shall be calculated to promote the wellbeing of adults at risk and disabled children and young people and their families / carers and in particular for their rehabilitation after the occurrence of abuse.
Area of benefit
The area the charity can operate in, as set out in its governing document.