Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Victorian Foundation For Survivors Of Torture Inc
ABN
52783974656

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Yes
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
Other: The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (VFST), or 'Foundation House' as it is also known, provides a range of services to people from refugee backgrounds who have survived torture or war related trauma. Foundation House provides direct services to clients in the form of counselling, advocacy, family support, group work, psycho-education, information sessions and complementary therapies. Direct services to clients are coupled with referral, training and education roles aimed at developing and strengthening the resources of various communities and service providers. Foundation House provides services across Melbourne with offices in Brunswick, Dandenong, Sunshine and an outpost office in Ringwood. Services are also provided in a number of rural and regional centres across Victoria. Foundation House is non-denominational, politically neutral and non-aligned.
Basic Religious Charity
No
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Counselling and caring for the mental health of clients; training of Victorians interacting with refugees and asylum seekers; social work; research: advocacy for refugees and asylum seekers.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Children
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Women
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 77
  • Part time employees: 54
  • Volunteers: 0
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
Victoria

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
Victoria
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
150
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
150

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.