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Styal Mother and Baby Unit 04 Nov 2015

The organisation will use funding to develop the outdoor area of their mother and baby unit at Styal Prison in Cheshire, to include a canopy, sensory rich equipment and truck tyres. This will provide children with a stimulating place to play and bond with their mothers, with the aim of reducing the risk of health inequalities in later life.

Amount: £9,755
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East (B)

Skills for Living Project - Gwent 09 Apr 2008

The skills for living project will target young adults aged 16-21, who are leaving local authority care. The project will help these young adults to learn key psychosocial skills to reduce their vulnerability to serious mental health problems and self-harm and help them to engage in fulfilling lives within their communities. The project will work with local community groups to raise awareness of mental health issues and to seek mentors to help the young people to put their learning into practice.

Amount: £1,020,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Art Therapy group for Women with Post Natal Depression - Teignmouth 19 Jun 2009

A project by this London based charity to provide creative post natal depression therapy sessions to mothers in Teignbridge, Devon, with a view to providing them stronger life skills through improved emotional literacy, increased self worth and internal coping mechanisms.

Amount: £6,160
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South West
District: Teignbridge District

The Denbighshire Bridge Project (Bridging the gap in Early Intervention) 19 Mar 2012

This new three year project will be delivered by Action for Children across Denbighshire and has been endorsed by Denbighshire County Council, which is also a partner, to benefit 240 families with children aged between five and ten.

Amount: £1,079,847
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Sir Ddinbych - Denbighshire

Little Steps/Big Steps 16 Apr 2013

The project will support 280 young parents aged 14-25 living in Swansea by delivering improved signposting and support throughout their parenting journey. This will be achieved by working with them and using other agencies to define pathways through pregnancy and parenthood, creating plans for them, providing life coaches to help support and steer and creating a focused assessment process.

Amount: £668,679
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)
Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: South Lanarkshire

Young Fathers' Network (YFN) 25 Jun 2014

Not Available

Amount: £476,917
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Clackmannanshire

Community Celebration 08 Dec 2016

Action for Children will hold a community and family fun day to celebrate the 4 year anniversary of the Monmouthshire Parent Network and its achievements within the community. This grant for £1,720 will fund venue hire costs, food, DJ, bouncy castle, character/face painting and messy play.

Amount: £1,720
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Sir Fynwy - Monmouthshire

Breaking the Cycle - Domestic Violence Counselling for Children in New 25 Sep 2015

The aim is to support children and young people aged four to 16 who have experienced domestic violence in the past and are living away from the abusing parent. They will have been the victim of or witnessed the abuse of a parent or carer.

Amount: £173,428
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District (B)

There is no project name available for this record 25 Jun 2004

The aim of the project is to provide a resource and training annex for the Caerphilly Children's Centre which will provide a fully resourced library and internet access, a training room and a parents room. This facility will be used by parents of children with disabilities to access the best quality information and advice, as well as gain skills and confidence in addressing the needs of their children.

Amount: £30,265
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children

Hampshire Mentoring Project 08 Mar 2005

The project will provide volunteer mentors to children and young people aged 15-18 years, who come from deprived areas of Hampshire.

Amount: £186,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South East Coast
District: Horsham District

BYPASS - Bolton Young People's Advice and Support Service 06 Jan 2005

The project will provide personal development programmes for young people in Bolton who are not engaging with mainstream agencies. It will provide intensive individual support to young people between 16 and 21 years of age who are experiencing problems of homelessness, drug and alcohol misuse and offending. The outcome of the project will be to increase the number of young people accessing mainstream services by improving their access to employment and education.

Amount: £228,607
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: North West
District: Bolton District (B)

NCH Alness Families Project 17 Mar 2006

A joint initiative with partner agencies to bridge an identified gap and ease the transition of the most vulnerable families towards universal provision, by creating an outdoor play area at project base. Designed to provide intensive support to families in a group setting where parenting skills can be rehearsed more publicly and developed until the parent and child are both confident to move into mainstream groups.

Amount: £10,542
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Let's Talk 11 Aug 2006

NCH Falkirk will deliver the project 'Let's Talk' to young people from Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire to help them communicate more readily with their peers, families, carers and others. The grant will fund a Communications Development Worker to help young people develop their skills in communication to enable them to take a more active part in care reviews. The grant will pay the full costs of a Communications Development Worker for four years.

Amount: £126,981
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Falkirk

Action for Children Connecting Families Project 29 Sep 2011

This is a development grant which has been awarded so that the applicant can work up a more detailed application.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

There is no project name available for this record 05 Oct 2012

The group will research the idea of a supportive employment programme for young people living in Perth and Kinross, who have been involved with the Criminal Justice System. The group will examine how the UK Government's Green Deal initiative can offer skills training for its target beneficiary group.

Amount: £6,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Perth and Kinross
Amount: £207,856
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Scottish Borders

Grant to Action for Children 18 Mar 2016

£50,000 over 6 months to develop a multi-borough commissioning model in London for children on the edge of care.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Action for Children

NCH Childrens Services Limited 30 Sep 2005

The project will support children with special needs by employing specialist staff to attend out of school care sessions and work on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis. The project would cover a number of provisions across the East Ayrshire catchment area.

Amount: £106,369
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

The Rural Family Support Project - Keith 143 18 Feb 2005

The project will establish family support & childcare resources to allow inclusive access to childcare. This will be done by providing specialised staff to support children with complex needs and creating a contact point for parents to get support and advice, developing additional childcare places, & creating opportunities for parents & carers to participate in joint play sessions.

Amount: £92,637
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Moray