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Grant to Children England 17 Jun 2015

over three years as unrestricted funding for this membership organisation for charities working with children, young people and families across England

Amount: £150,000
Funder: The Tudor Trust
Recipient: Children England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Grant to Children's Society 01 Nov 2015

This project will provide one to one support to young people at risk of child sexual exploitation. The project will help reduce the number of children who go missing increase their likelihood of completing school and improve their life chances.

Amount: £113,975
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Embrace - The Children's Society working with young refugees and migrants i 05 Jul 2005

The project aims to improve the delivery of and access to child friendly services for young refugees and their families, including advice, information and avocacy as well as emotional and peer support in order to empower and support young people who are disadvantaged by language barriers, legal processes, bullying, discrimination and social isolation.

Amount: £159,056
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Safeguarding Young People 21 Feb 2006

While as many young people aged 11 and above are on child protection registers as younger children, research suggests that older children are less likely to receive a child protection response. Little is known about what influences practitioners when making decisions about referring young people and what happens when referrals are made. Research in other countries have also highlighted the need for age-specific approaches to child maltreatment but this issue has received scant attention in the UK.

Amount: £196,046
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Leading Edge 29 Nov 2006

Led by ideas, problems and solutions identified by young refugees, including young carers, this project will support their progress in schools. Young people participating in Leading Edge will be empowered to solve their own problems, articulate their needs, and will be supported to address some of the barriers they have identified to integration and attainment in school.

Amount: £1,305,078
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Birmingham Young Runaways Support Project 11 Apr 2007

Young runaways in the Birmingham area will receive information on health, education, support and mentorship from volunteers. Services will aim to reduce the number of runaways in the area.

Amount: £225,018
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Blackburn Asylum Hub 13 Aug 2008

This project is developing new services for vunerable children and young people at an existing centre in Blackburn. The Children's Society has developed the provision of support in health, education and integration. It also provides information and assistance with health issues by providing meetings with health professionals. The project assists with budget planning and healthy eating, as well as donating clothing.

Amount: £401,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

SCARPA (Safeguarding Children at Risk - Prevention and Action) 30 May 2013

The Children's Society will use the £563,581 grant to help young people who go missing from home as a result of conflict with parents, bullying or because they have been groomed by older men who pull them into dangerous, chaotic and unhealthy lifestyles. The SCARPA project will improve the young people's mental, physical and sexual health and help them develop life skills to establish positive peer groups

Amount: £563,581
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Inclusion Matters 17 Apr 2013

This new project aims to help young refugees and migrants have a more integrated experience of school and community life in Oxford. It will also work with young people's families to provide more stability and help the parents support their children. The Children's Society will work in partnership with schools and colleges, social services, and a local supported housing agency to run a mentoring and advice drop-in service, as well as therapeutic support for those aged five to 19 years.

Amount: £289,193
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Safe Choices for Young Men 03 Dec 2013

This is a new project by the Church of England Children’s Society (CECS) which aims to reduce the harm suffered by young men affected by sexual exploitation (SE) across all London Borough’s. It will support the development of their emotional resilience and critical thinking so they are able to respond positively to future exploitative situations. It will also challenge professional and public misconceptions of young men’s roles in SE.

Amount: £110,860
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Media training for young refugees 04 May 2005

The Church of England Children's Society (Children's Society) was established in 1881 and is committed to working for social justice for children and young people. This project is a nationally co-ordinated strategic programme to help young refugees and asylum seekers to articulate their needs and experiences, and to deal confidently with various audiences.

Amount: £286,188
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Bringing Together Younger And Older People in Greenwich 12 Jul 2005

This project will address tensions between older and younger people in Greenwich, a need that was highlighted by research and consultation undertaken by the organisation. They will run workshops and other events, using the information gathered to develop an inter-generational conflict resolution programme. Those involved in the project will gain IT, communication and teamwork skills, helping them to gain confidence and self esteem.

Amount: £130,396
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Devlt -Investing in the Regions 14 Jul 2005

NCVCCO is the umbrella agency for child care/family support organisations within the voluntary sector. It aims to ensure the well-being and safeguarding of children and families through maximsing the voluntary sector's contribution to the provision of services. This application is a development of an earlier grant. The project building on the original work, aims to embed the existing regional infrastructure in England for those organisations involved in child care/family support.

Amount: £270,683
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Supported Options Initiative 27 Mar 2012

Development of pilot advice and information services to benefit young people with irregular immigration status, combining outreach work, partnership working and innovative approaches to service provision.

Amount: £100,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Childrens Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

SOI Phase 2 31 Jul 2014

Supported Options Initiative Phase 2 grant

Amount: £90,656
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Childrens Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Towards the Life Story Work project 10 May 2007

Towards the Life Story Work project

Amount: £2,200
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: Parents For Children
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Anyone can Run! 10 Nov 2006

A project to pilot a series of 'open to all' running events leading up to the 2012 Olympics. The viability of a five year programme will be tested, offering an exciting focus for the Lea Valley and Hackney Marshes area. Activities will include a 20 mile pre-Marathon training in March in preparation for a race day in September to include fun runs, Trail Marathon and 70k Ultra. Children and over 50s will be targeted to encourage them with the challenge of running for fitness, health and participation.

Amount: £9,595
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Parents For Children
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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