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Street Level 13 Oct 2006

NCH Street Level will raise the self- confidence and social skills of young people who have experienced homelessness. The project will work with 50 young people per year, providing them with leisure cards which will give them access to all of Dundee City Council's Leisure facilities. The grant will pay for 50 leisure passes each year and will also fund the provision of outdoor activities to 24 young people each year.

Amount: £53,046
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Dundee City

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

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)

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

Skills for Living 21 May 2014

Not Available

Amount: £500,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen
Amount: £207,856
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Scottish Borders

Park House Residential Services 10 May 2015

Park House Residential Services

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

Project to support families with disabled children 11 Mar 2005

Funding will enable families who have children with disabilities to have a central point of contact who can liase between the services and professionals who work with young children. This service will be provided at diagnosis, during assessment and prior to entry at school.

Amount: £98,688
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District (B)

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)

Hereson Family and Community Timebank 10 Oct 2007

This new project will offer a programme of support to parents of isolated families in the Ramsgate area. The scheme will provide two services: a befriending project in which volunteers provide telephone support for parents who may be isolated and/or unable to access support, and a 'Timebank' scheme where families will be encouraged to support each other by sharing time and skills, gaining a time-credit for each hour of input which then can be exchanged.

Amount: £209,504
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

Parent Counselling Service 09 Apr 2008

The parent counselling service will provide early intervention support to parents in Caerphilly who are suffering from depression, anxiety and obsessional compulsive disorders. Individuals receiving support will have children who have been identified as having behavioural or emotional difficulties, and the project will provide cognitive behavioural therapy to improve emotional stability and resilience in individuals; thereby improving stability in the family unit.

Amount: £311,317
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

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
Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: South Lanarkshire

Gael Og's Digitalising Future Generations 11 Aug 2015

Gael Og's Digitalising Future Generations

Amount: £6,202
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

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

North Devon Young Fathers Network 10 Mar 2010

This project will provide a confidential support and information service for young fathers aged 14 to 25 and their children, aged five and under, in North Devon. The project will help establish professional mentoring relationships and trust between project staff and the beneficiaries. Activities will include setting goals to access educational and training opportunities and sessions at local children's centres to gain positive parenting skills and improve emotional well-being and life outcomes.

Amount: £245,220
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: East of England
District: Watford District (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

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)

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