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'CARE' - Child At Risk of Exploitation 01 Jul 2015

This new project aims to reduce the risk and impact of child sexual exploitation by developing better responses and support across Essex, Southend and Thurrock. It will provide specialist support to help young people manage risks as well as the emotional, psychological and environmental influence of abuse.

Amount: £300,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: East of England
District: Chelmsford District

Woodland Worlds 15 Mar 2017

This project will use funding to deliver a year-long programme of support activities and workshops including music, crafts, horticulture, growing vegetables, conservation, environmentalism, storytelling, wood crafts and camp skills. This will provide local children and families with support and opportunities to socialise and develop.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children of the Forest
Region: East of England
District: North Norfolk District

Grant to Think Children 28 Jul 2011

the fieldwork costs, operational activity costs, management, overhead and rent for outreach work

light to sound workshop project 15 Dec 2006

This project involves special light therapy activity for children with severe learning needs and disabilities. The group are an experienced long running children's charity and work with special schools to help improve the quality of life for many children.

Amount: £9,925
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Childrens World
Region: South West
District: Mendip District

Integrating Children 10 Oct 2007

This continuation project will work with vulnerable, disadvantaged children and their families to identify a range of options for out of school activities allowing young people to acquire life skills, training opportunities and to potentially access further education. Beneficiaries will develop a unique child-centred plan that will address issues such as listening skills, recognising others needs, anger management, which will be delivered with the help of a support worker and network of peers.

Amount: £285,380
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Integrating Children
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Bridging The Gap 06 Aug 2007

TThe Bridging the Gap project, run by Childrens Playlink, will provide an Inclusive Play Support Worker to support parents and young people aged between 5 and 16 to remove barriers to play that can sometimes exist for children with disabilities. The project will work with play schemes in the area to ensure children with disabilities have an equal number of play opportunities and disabled and non-disabled children playing together becomes standard practice.

Amount: £127,402
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Childrens Playlink
Region: South West
District: South Gloucestershire

Youthbuild Project 05 Oct 2007

NCH Scotlands's idea is to employ a consultant to carry out a feasibility study/options appraisel to investigate the viability of their proposed social enterprise. The grant will fund consultants fees, feasibility study and options appraisal.

Amount: £8,100
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

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

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

'bfriends' East Lothian 16 Apr 2008

This project will raise the self esteem, confidence and life skills of vulnerable isolated young people whose support structures have been eroded through changing family structures. This project will provide a befriending service to young people aged 5 to 16 years of age. The project will run for 5 years and will reach 70 young people, 70 families and offer volunteer opportunities to 70 adults. The project will fund the salaries, training, equipment, administration and volunteer costs.

Amount: £375,505
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children 1st
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Reaching out:Empowering disabled young people to volunteer in their communi 08 Apr 2009

This project based in York works with disabled young people in their transition into adulthood. It will provide young people, including those with autism and profound disabilities, with essential skills and confidence training to become volunteers in their local communities. The project will widen the aspirations of disabled young people beyond traditional day centre provision, helping them to make a positive contribution in their communities, rather than being the receivers of services.

Amount: £293,053
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Family Support - Health Detectives 29 Feb 2012

Caudwell Children will develop a network of family support volunteers, assisting families that have children with disabilities or additional needs. The project meets the Awards for All aim of improving the quality of life. This grant for £4,995 will fund child protection accreditation costs, volunteer training, volunteer recruitment, printing, postage, telephone, stationary, volunteer expenses, travel, subsistence and administration.

Amount: £4,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Caudwell Children
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Youth and Community at Risk 10 Mar 2010

This development of a pilot project will raise awareness of sexual exploitation of young people in Greenwich and deliver a support service for children and young people who are at risk. The project will work with boys and girls aged 11-18 who have run away or are at risk of running away. One to one support, mediation and volunteering opportunities delivering workshops in schools and community venues will then be offered to the young people and their families.

Amount: £288,921
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The Mary Mary Gardening Project 22 Sep 2011

This voluntary organisation in Cumbria will use funding to deliver a music, story and gardening project to engage parents and young children, which will include indoor and outdoor plant growing activities. This will provide accessible activities to engage families in a rural area, and offer opportunities for parents and children to share new experiences together.

Amount: £4,875
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Gate
Region: North West
District: Eden District

Isle of Wight Oakvale Parental Engagement Project 13 Dec 2011

This project aims to engage and motivate families with children up to five years old in two of the most deprived wards in the area. These families are reluctant to access statutory and other support services for their children and themselves, which is having a detrimental effect on their child's development and quality of life and is pushing them into social isolation. The project will offer support options in various local, accessible locations and timings will be arranged to suit the families involved.

Amount: £79,335
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Refugee and working children education 20 Jun 2013

The project, in Cox's Bazar and a camp in Bangladesh, aims to provide primary education for 2700 five to ten-year old refugee children from the Burmese Rohingya minority and 900 six to 11-year-old Bangladeshi and Rohingya working children who would otherwise have no opportunity to learn.

Amount: £14,317
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children on the Edge
Region: South East Coast
District: Chichester District

Nottingham Community Mentoring project 11 Nov 2009

This Nottingham project is the development of a pilot project held in London. The project will recruit adult volunteers from the community, train them as mentors and match them with vulnerable young people aged 11 to 14 who would benefit from one to one support. Beneficiaries may be at risk of truancy, or be victims of crime and bullying, young offenders, young people with difficult home lives and those experiencing difficulty with periods of transition, such as from primary to secondary school.

Amount: £340,222
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Refugee and New Migrant Families 11 May 2011

A new project working with newly arrived refugee and migrant families in Newham, Croydon, Hillingdon, Greenwich and Waltham Forrest including one-to-one case work and advocacy, group activities, sessions and workshops. These will provide the opportunities for families to build up knowledge, understanding and confidence to begin addressing their barriers and meet others in similar group activities, sessions and workshops.

Amount: £350,052
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Energise! (The Community Active Project) 13 Jul 2011

This new 3 year project will take place in 3 deprived wards in South Bedfordshire (Tithe Farm, Parkside and Manshead). It aims to increase physical activity levels for hard to reach children aged 0-14, young people and their families. Two activity rangers will be employed to deliver activities along with sessional workers and volunteers aged 15-19. There will be weekly 2.5hour sessions both in term time and out of term time. Activities will take place in the grounds of community centres in the target areas.

Amount: £188,690
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's Links
Region: East Midlands
District: East Lindsey District

The SMART Project 08 Dec 2010

This project in Newcastle ensures disadvantaged children, young people and families in the area are able to stay safe, enjoy a good childhood and settle successfully into Newcastle life. Activities include partnership working and training, targeted support through leisure and issue based group work, targeted support with individual young people and support work with the family as a whole.

Amount: £288,664
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro