Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Duchess Kate's Official Patronages - Other

In an effort to kept things organized this section features only Duchess Kate's patronages that don't fall into other categories. We may move these patronages as new categories are created. You can find links to all of her patronages here.

Forward Trust
Charity #: 1001701 
Patron (June 2021 - Present)
Patron of Action on Addiction (January 2012 - June 2021)

Forward Trust is a UK Addiction charity. The charity has treatment and rehabilitation facilities across England, and also provides support to individuals, the families and children of those with addiction.  Forward Trust also does work in the area of prevention, education, research, workforce development, and advocacy. 

Kate was previously patron of Action on Addiction, which merged with Forward Trust in 2021. Action on Addiction was one of Kate's first patronages. 

Action on Addiction was itself formed in 2007, with the merger of three addiction charities: Action on Addiction, the Chemical Dependency Centre, and Clouds. Sarah, Duchess of York was previously Patron of the Chemical Dependency Centre (?-?). 

Family Action 
Charity #:  264713 
Joint Patron (December 2019 - Present)

Family Action is a UK based charity that works directly with vulnerable or disadvantaged children and families. The charity's work issues dealing with issues relating to financial hardship, mental health and emotional wellbeing, social isolation, parenting challenges, domestic abuse, and substance misuse. The charity's supporting local organizations and professionals across the UK thought grants, training and consultancy services. 

Previous Patrons:
  • Queen Elizabeth (1953-2019)
  • Queen Mary (?-1953)

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