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- Earliest award date
- 18 May 1998
- Latest award date
- 25 Apr 2017
This project provides support and advice to young people moving from care, supervision or troubled home lives in the Moray area in their transition to independence. The project will provide advocacy, mentoring, advice, guidance and emotional support to 275 young people over four years helping them to develop and implement personal plans to achieve their own goals for independent living, focusing on employment, training and accommodation.This four year grant will fully fund staff salaries.
Think Children Drop In Sessions 18 Feb 2008
An award for a project by Think Children in Nottinghamshire to facilitate lunch time drop-in sessions for children aged 4-11 in six local schools. The sessions aim to deal with issues surrounding bullying, anger, low self esteem and relationships. The grant will include funding for emotional well-being facilitator fees, travel, communication and office support.
This project in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka will set up 5 satellite centres for children and young people with disabilities in areas where there has been no facilities of this kind since the Tsunami. A profoundly disabled unit will also be set up to support disabled children through therapies such as massage, music, touch, smell and sight therapy. Integrated playschemes will also be introduced so disabled children and those who aren't can play together and interact, helping to break down barriers.
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.
Communicate Together 16 Sep 2008
This project is being delivered equally across Warrington and Brighton and Hove and will help parents of pre-school children with disabilities to communicate more effectively through being able to recognise and respond to their child's communication. It will be delivered through home visits and group work and uses specialist techniques, including Makaton sign language and visual props and activities, which will enable children to improve their skills and get more enjoyment from learning.
Rural Area Play Project (RAPP), Early Years 13 Aug 2009
This community organisation based in Hampshire will use an award to set up a Rural Play Area project during school holidays for children up to five years of age. At present there is a scheme that only accommodates children aged four to sixteen, excluding younger children.
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.
This new project will offer support to vulnerable new arrivals aged 11 and over in Oxford to enhance their educational attainment, life chances and integration into society.The project aims to address a range of issues by recruiting volunteers from the local community to provide in-school educational support for these recently arrived children. Support will also be offered to the parents to help them support their children and involve them in the school and wider community life.
Safe Choices 05 May 2011
The Children's Society will lead the Safe Choices project for young women leaving care or leaving young offender institutions. Working in Southwark and Islington the project will provide the young women with practical, therapeutic and advocacy support. It includes counselling and guidance to help the young women build better relationships, improve their self-esteem and cope with peer pressure. Practical help to develop their education, skills and chances for employment will also be provided.
Pre-School Activity Corner 14 Jul 2011
This charity in York will use funding to purchase furniture which will be used to partition off a section of the hall used to provide wrap around care for children aged three to eleven. This will enable the group to extend the care to children from the age of two.
Moray Cedar Project 01 Feb 2012
The project will introduce the CEDAR groupwork approach, through a partnership approach with local statutory agencies including health, education, social work and the police. CEDAR is a 12-week therapeutic groupwork programme for women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse. The aim of the programme is to help families rebuild relationships and move on from their experiences of domestic abuse. The grant will pay for salaries, organisational overheads and travel costs.
Longford Families First 17 Oct 2012
The aim of this new project is to provide targeted support services that will improve the well-being and resilience of children, young people and their families in Longford, Warrington. Some struggling families face a range of issues including drug and alcohol problems, unemployment, health issues and crime; the Church of England Children's Society will fill identified gaps in service provision to improve the well-being of children and parents falling below the threshold of intervention.
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.
Generatability 13 Dec 2012
Receiving £297,471, The Children's Society will bring together young and older generations in the Thanet area of Kent through shared community activities and the creation of an intergenerational hub. The expanding Generability project aims to promote greater communication and respect between generations, by participation in activities such as wildlife conservation work, quiz nights and musical events. Older and younger volunteers will be trained to lead on activities and run the Birchington-based hub.
Rural Play Project (RAPP), Early Years 01 Aug 2013
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Lincolnshire. The organisation will use funding to provide holiday activities for children, including those with disabilities, up to the age of four. This will enable children with disabilities to access mainstream activities and allow the group to meet the growing demand for their services.
Lewisham Village - A Better Start 01 Aug 2013
A project in Lewisham that will support parents with children under the age of three living in Evelyn, New Cross, Bellingham and Downham.The project will work with local partnerships to support family relationships at home, a hub where families and friends can meet, and access to support services, and resources including skills, knowledge and time.The project aims to address issues of domestic violence by providing early intervention to help support victims and their children.
Step and Connect 21 Jan 2014
This new project aims to improve the social integration of disabled young people who are in need or have been looked after and/or are leaving care in the London Boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets and Camden. Local authorities will make recommendations to the service alongside an extensive partner network. The project includes volunteer befriending, leisure activities, travel training and the assessment of local services to determine their accessibility.