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Swansea SAIL (Support, Advocacy, Information, Life-coaching) 25 Jan 2017

Swansea SAIL (Support, Advocacy, Information, Life-coaching)

Amount: £496,742
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Abertawe - Swansea

Develop + estab innovative parents grps/progs to support vulnerable young p 15 Mar 2005

This project will develop the existing work of the Clydesdale Youth Project to improve and expand the provision of services to children and young people aged 12-16. It will develop a relatively innovative approach to tackling issues that lead to children and young people appearing before the Children's Panel by specifically targeting families and the family environment.

Amount: £62,639
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: South Lanarkshire

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

Action for Children Connecting Families Project 19 Mar 2012

Action for Children will deliver the project in partnership with Bridgend Home-Start, Families First and Bridgend County Borough Council's Integrated Family Support team, locally known as Connecting Families project. The project will deliver improved outcomes for 150 families. This project will deliver targeted family support with children and parents to improve their lives and prevent family issues escalating to crisis point requiring statutory intervention.

Amount: £1,078,045
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

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)

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)

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

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

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

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