Michael Causer Foundation

Michael Causer Foundation

Charity information

Michael Causer Foundation

The parents of murdered gay teenager Michael Causer set up this Foundation to provide housing and support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender young people who are at risk in north-west England.

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    Seen Media LGBT Charity of the Year 2011 nominated and supported by huge public vote on Merseyside.

    Brutally assaulted and left to die aged just 18, Michael never fulfilled his potential as an adult. We are his legacy, so his loss is not in vain and others need not suffer as he did.

    Our Vision:
    We want a society where Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender young people feel:
    - safe, happy and understood
    - at home in their communities
    - supported and empowered to achieve their full potential.

    Our Mission:
    Our purpose is to:
    - challenge prejudice,
    - create a home,
    - make a difference
    for LGBT young people in the North West of England.

    Our Values:
    We believe that:
    - our commitment to working in partnership
    - our passion to confront injustice
    - our desire to listen deeply
    will enable us to achieve the best possible life chances for LGBT young people.

  • Aims

    Michael Causer Foundation aims to:

    • Relieve the mental and physical sickness of people in the Merseyside area who are affected by homophobic and transphobic hate crime through counselling, support and emergency accommodation.
    • Associate with voluntary organisations, governmental, public and private bodies to develop and maximise the effectiveness of voluntary organisations run by and for LGBT people.
    • Advance education of the public with regard to all aspects of discrimination in relation to LGBT people, including raising awareness of the extent and impact of hate crime relating to LGBT people.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1143164

    Board members: 8

    Phone number: 0151 227 5177

    Address: LCVS, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool L2 2AH

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