Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Bears Of Hope Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Other health service delivery
Main activities
Other health service delivery
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Providing access to counselling and support groups. Holding grief workshops, conducting hospital education sessions for midwives, social workers and ED staff.Providing a Bear Of Hope and additional resources at a families time of loss to aid in reducing the isolation and devastation at their time of loss. Printed and electronic materials available for families to access in their time to ensure they can access credible support services. Events to encourage remembrance and unity and reduce isolation or loneliness. Introduced weekend workshops for couples and for bereaved Dads. Increased our face to face support groups and increased availability of skype sessions for family to receive counselling from their own home or for more rural residents. We also produced new keepsake booklets for families to keep special memories and hand and foot prints together.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 30

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
New South Wales

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from government including grants
All other revenue
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Other income (for example, gains)
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Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
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Net surplus/(deficit)
Other comprehensive income
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Balance Sheet extract

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