2018 Statistics Summary

In 2018 Hospitality Action spent £902,305 supporting 4,330 people in need. Of this £722,402 was spent on grants, our Golden Friends Scheme, Family Days Out and care alarms. A further £179,903 was spent on our EAP services including counselling.

Employee Assistance Programme

Over 130,000 employees from 230 companies were able to access expert help, support and assistance 24/7 365 days a year via the Employee Assistance Programme.


During 2018:

85% of those helped were below the age of 60.

We had over 1,500 Golden Friends.

Reason for Grants Awarded in 2018

Bereavement: 7%
Domestic violence: 4%
Drug/alcohol addiction: 3%
Life changing illness: 43%
Fresh start: 1%
Redundancy: 3%
Poverty: 29%
Severe relationship breakdown: 7%
Victim of accident / crime: 3%


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