Full Resource Name:

British Charitable Society

P.O. Box 2566
Westwood, MA 02090

(888) 808-4895

http://www.britcharity.org/

Description:

The Mission of the British Charitable Society is to provide relief to unfortunate British persons who by the dispensations of Providence may be reduced to poverty, or as emigrants, destitute of information, require the aid of such an institution.

The Society raises the funds to fulfill its mission by presenting a range of high quality and highly entertaining events with a distinctly 'British' flavor, which appeal both to its increasingly diverse membership and to corporate sponsors and partners.

Emergency Care; the payment of outstanding utility bills or overdue rent on a one-time basis
Transitional Support; a small monthly stipend to help with expenses during a temporary downturn in income (usually not exceeding 6 months )
Crisis Transportation; Airfare to the UK for emergencies or permanent resettlement, or to cover car repairs if needed for work

Primary Services:

  • Electric Service Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Rent Payment Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

24/7

Intake Process:

Volunteer basis so mail is best method of contact. Application for assistance available online. Anyone may join, donate, or attend an event.

Program Fees:

Annual Membership: Friends; $100, Patron; $400, President's Circle; $1,500, Benefactor; $5,000, Corporate; starting at $1,000

Eligibility:

To be considered for assistance, you must be: British, holding a passport of the United Kingdom or its dependencies or a child of such a person, and a resident in one of the six New England states.

Is Shelter?

No

Miscellaneous

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

December 18, 2018

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

Year Incorporated:

1816

Geographies Served

Address Listings

MailingP.O. Box 2566
Westwood, MA 02090
Physical
(Primary)
P.O. Box 2566
Westwood, MA 02090

Contacts

Charles Platt
(Primary)

Charles Platt

President

General Email
Jaqueline Greenlaw

Jaqueline Greenlaw

Relief Committee Member

Phone Numbers

Main Phone
(Primary)

Main Phone

(888) 808-4895

Fax

Fax

(888) 808-4895