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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

SideStep: Diverting vulnerable young people from organised crime 09 Nov 2017

This funding will be used to develop a project in Govan/Craigton and Canal/Possilpark for vulnerable young people aged 12-18. It will focus on early intervention and preventative work. The young people will receive support from peer mentors and young person’s practitioners who will be encouraged to identify diversionary activities. This will result in a more positive destination for the young person and allow them to have greater control over their lives.

Amount: £446,790
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

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

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

Uplands Children's Centre 26 Mar 2014

The school in Watford will use the funding for an outdoor play facility for a children’s centre. This project will replace the unsafe current play facility and will encourage healthy outdoor play and community interaction. .

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District
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

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

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

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

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

Grant awarded to Action for Children (Tyne & Wear) 11 May 2010

To provide support for children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Amount: £119,532
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District

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

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

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

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) 29 Sep 2011

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

Amount: £8,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Sir y Fflint - Flintshire

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