Annual Information Statement 2019

Legal Name
St John's Care

About the charity

Charity size
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2019 reporting period?
Main activity
Emergency and relief
Main activities
  • Culture and arts
  • Housing activities
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
St John's Care is an Emergency Relief Organisation which aims to "Bridge the Gap and Break the Cycle" of disadvantage, economic hardship and isolation. The organisation has a donation based funding model and is supported by a paid and volunteer workforce.

Services Offered:
- Emergency Relief Drop in Centre, providing emergency relief in the form of food,
short term case management, household items, clothing, prescriptions, swags and
sleeping bags; limited financial assistance is given. In 2019, 5930 were seen
and an estimated $317,848 of food was distributed.
- Counselling, emotional support, referral and advocacy
- Monthly community lunch, on average 90 clients attend each lunch
- Christmas Program - Figures for 2019 - 452 families were assisted (the number was
down this year as we worked in collaboration with Canberra City Care and
Uniting Care Kippax which helped avoid double ups, Christmas Day Lunch was
attended by 250 people
- 4565 bags of groceries were received, a total value of approx $244,684
- Support groups for those disadvantaged in our community
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2019 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2020 period?
Main beneficiary
People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
Other beneficiaries
  • Females
  • Males
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Families
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People with disabilities
  • Pre/post release offenders and/or their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • Veterans and/or their families
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)
  • Victims of disaster

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 1.58
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 220

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2019 reporting period
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
Total expenses
Net surplus/(deficit)
Other comprehensive income
Total comprehensive income

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
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Total non-current liabilities
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Net assets/liabilities