Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Infants Home Ashfield
ABN
71174918661

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
No
Financial year ends
31/12
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • The advancement of education
  • The provision of child care services
  • Other: The Infants Home (TIH) is a leading provider of early childhood education and care, early intervention and health services for children (birth to school age) and families throughout Sydneys Inner West, Northern Beaches and South Sydney. The core of our work is protecting children at risk (including from disability, neglect, impact of drug affected parenting, domestic violence or relationship and mental health challenges) and strengthening families where there is a vulnerability from the presence of these risks.By integrating services we address complex issues in a coordinated manner to improve educational and social outcomes for both children and families. We support and guide families to build their strength, skills and confidence to create a more positive future for themselves. Our Mission is to provide each child every opportunity in early childhood to develop their abilities to meet lifes challenges and opportunities and to reach their unique potential whatever
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 education
General activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Grant-making activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Research
  • Social services
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • The Infants' Home's activities are focused on addressing its purpose of providing each child every opportunity. We champion the rights of children, women and families, protecting children at risk, and guiding families as they build their strength, skills and confidence to create a more positive future for themselves. We achieve this by: Providing high quality, evidence-based servicesFocussing on disadvantaged children and families Addressing social justice and equalityBuilding partnerships for societal change.
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Infants Home goal is to provide positive and lasting social change within the community by supporting the development and growth of children and their families, especially those that are vulnerable, through integrated early childhood education and care, early intervention and health services. The Infants Home is currently the only Integrated service of its kind in NSW and is a prime provider of integrated care for children at risk in the Inner West.Our integrated service model is comprised of:Early childhood education and care (day care and family day care);Early intervention (therapy services, family support, playgroups and parent education);Specialise health services (GP clinic, allied health clinics, postnatal and early childhood health clinics). One third of our services are targeted to children who have additional needs and/or who are living in vulnerable or disadvantaged circumstances including disability, neglect, impact of drug affected parenting, domestic violence or relationship and mental health challenges. In 2013, our services were accessed by more than 2200 children and their families. A third of the children have additional physical, or emotional needs, or live in vulnerable circumstances.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Unemployed persons
  • Victims of crime
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Other
    • The Infants' Home helps young children and their parents or carers and families, no matter what their circumstance, therefore we help people in many of the listed groups.

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 100
  • Part time employees: 26
  • Volunteers: 500
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
New South Wales

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

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
New South Wales
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
76
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
76

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.