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Speak Out in Hounslow

Our Mission: We work to support & empower adults with learning disabilities in Hounslow to speak up, be heard, affect change and have real life & social opportunities.

Our Aim: To improve the lives of adults with

learning disabilities in the London Borough of Hounslow.

Registered Charity number: 1089995 Registered Company number: 4296856 (Limited by guarantee)

Annual Review 2016-2017

Welcome to the Speak Out in Hounslow

Review of 2016-2017

(numbers correct as at 31st March 2017)

We run 5 main projects Empowerment Outings & Tasters Campaigns (CCP)

We hate the phrase Service User! So we call the people who use our service

Members We have:

Travel Training

525 11 5 40

Media & Performance Art

Speak Out Staff Sessional Staff Wonderful Volunteers When I first joined, I didn’t have a voice. Speak Out gave me that voice to stand up and speak up for what I want. Speak Out in Hounslow CCP Member

Speak Out in Hounslow

Speak Out provide an amazing service to people with a learning disability in the borough of Hounslow. The range of activities they offer is incredible, and we have experienced first-hand how much of a difference it makes to people’s lives. Disability Projects co-ordinator, Brentford FC Community Sports Trust

Our Projects Empowerment

Supported 2406 attendees. 379 Empowerment Groups. Activities include: Adult Education, Garden Group, Swimming, Fitness, Arts and Crafts.

Outings & Tasters

910 attendees. 92 Outings. 19 Taster groups.

Activities include: Jewellery Taster, Beauty Sessions, Cookery Skills, Art Galleries, and Speak Out in Hounslow’s 20th anniversary party.

Campaigns, Consultations, Partnerships (CCP)

23 volunteers. 500 hours of volunteering time.

Areas include: monthly campaigns meeting, Partnership Board meetings, mystery shopping, hate crime, transport, consultations.

Travel Training

12 members now are able to travel independently.

Areas include: One to one travel training, classroom sessions, keeping safe, stranger danger, transport safety.

Media and Performance Art

1088 attendees. 4 different groups. 114 activities.

Activities include: Drama sessions & performances, band group, radio show, exclusive sessions for adults with profound difficulties.

Annual Review 2016-2017

Speak Out in Hounslow - money in and money out In the year 2016-2017... we received grants & donations of: we spent on running Speak Out:

£196,915 £188,603

Full details can be found in our annual report by searching for Speak Out in Hounslow at www.companieshouse.gov.uk

Funders,Supporters and Providers

We couldn’t do it without you. A huge thank you to everyone who supports us. From individual donations, to organisations who let us use their space for free. We must thank in particular The Big Lottery Fund and London Borough of Hounslow. Many thanks from the Management Committee, Directors, Staff and Members to the following funders and providers for their support in 2016-17.

Keep in touch... Our staff phone numbers are on the “Contact Us” page our website and on the back cover of our quarterly Speak Out News.

Directors: Nick Benjamin 07949 076062 Sally Malit 07949 076081 SOH.org.uk



Speak Out in Hounslow 2-03 QWest 1100 Great West Road Brentford TW8 0GP

Speak Out in Hounslow

Annual Review 2016-2017

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SOH Annual Review 2016-2017  

Review of Speak Out in Hounslow activities and financials for 2016-2017

SOH Annual Review 2016-2017  

Review of Speak Out in Hounslow activities and financials for 2016-2017