Our Impact

It is our mission to increase access to justice for disadvantaged individuals and communities in Derbyshire. Our funding covers core activities and specific projects to address areas of need in the areas of law that we support.

The Annual Report

Each year we publish an annual report that showcases the work we do and how we are achieving our aims. What does our annual report contain?

  • What our aims for the future are
  • Our impact in terms of the number of people we’ve helped
  • Details the successes and challenges that our legal units have faced over the past year
  • Testimonials and feedback to help share our client’s voices
  • Information about our internal team of workers and volunteers
  • A financial overview of our organisation and funding structure

Read our Annual Report 2022 – 2023

The Housing Report

Housing is our largest unit by team members and with the number of enquiries we receive. Last year we received 1917 housing enquiries (33% of all enquiries). The Housing Report goes into further detail about our Housing activities throughout the year.

Read our latest Housing Report 2022 – 2023

Impact Report

Every Quarter we release a snap-shot report that details the number of enquiries we’ve received and any other critical information that demonstrates our impact in the community. We also do an impact report each year to bring together our annual statistic.

Impact Report 2023-2024 (Q1)
Impact Report 2023 – 2024 (Q2)
Impact Report 2023 – 2024 (Q3)

Thank you to our funders

Our funders are essential to the work that we deliver and we are grateful for the financial and advisory support that they provide. In addition to the valuable contribution of our funders we would also like to thank our partners in the community including other local charitable organisations, legal societies and foundations and many other groups and organisations. For a list of our partner organisations that can provide help and support, take a look at our community directory.

Our funders:

Chesterfield Borough Council 

Derbyshire County Council 

North East Derbyshire Council

Bolsover District Council 

Amber Valley Borough Council 

Derbyshire Dales District Council 

Erewash Borough Council 

High Peak Borough Council

The Access to Justice Foundation 

Derbyshire Unemployed Workers Centre (DUWC)

AB Charitable Trust 

Money and Pensions Service 

EU Settled Status: Complex Cases Project

EMMA Partnership 

Legal Aid Agency 

The Legal Education Foundation 

Lloyds Bank Foundation 

Institute of Money Advisers 

Law Centres Network 

National Lottery Community Fund 

European Union European Social Fund 

The Baring Foundation