“To promote respect for life and positive outcomes for individuals and families experiencing difficult circumstances as they enter a new life experience.”
In particular the Trust:
• Provides education, counselling, resources and support through an independent network of counselling and support professionals;
• Operates a pregnancy centre in the Hutt Valley, providing one-to-one pregnancy counselling, resources and information;
• Provides free baby clothing for newborns to one-year-olds;
• Provides post-abortion counselling and support;
• Facilitates educational workshops and presentations, and other services to support individuals and families through pregnancy, into childbirth and beyond.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides services (e.g. care / counselling)
Acts as an umbrella / resource body, Provides advice / information / advocacy
Education / training / research, Health, Promotion of volunteering
Family / whanau
Children / young people, General public
GSD has a Board of Trustees who provide guidance and set the strategic direction for the organisation.
The Board meet regularly (bi-monthly) to review financial and operational management reports.
• Specific planning meetings are held 2-3 times per year in addition to the regular management oversight meetings.
GSD employs a permanent part-time General Manager who coordinates a network of volunteers
GSD employes a permanent part-time Office Manager
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.