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Grant to Childrens Foundation 06 Nov 2015

This project will deliver fun visits of trained 'Clown Doctors' into the wards of a large children's hospital within Newcastle covering the whole of the north east.

Kumasi - Group work and activities for young unaccompanied asylum seekers 05 Oct 2006

Kumasi is from the Ashanti language meaning 'the meeting place under the tree' - a focus for a community. This three-year project will provide opportunities for young unaccompanied asylum seekers in Newcastle to meet for group work and social activity addressing their specific needs. Located in central Newcastle, Kumasi will provide a supportive environment addressing key issues identified by these young people including mental health, sexual health, education and the prospect of return.

Grant awarded to The Children's Society (Tyne & Wear) 19 Jul 2010

Towards the cost of SCARPA which works with young runaways and young people at risk of sexual exploitation on Tyneside.

SMART 17 Jun 2015

This project aims to improve the life chances of the poorest families living in deprivation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The service will be open to all residents but have a specific focus on supporting BME families living in poverty.

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

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

Grant awarded to The Children's Foundation (Tyne & Wear) 03 Dec 2002

To raise awareness and promote child safety through creative arts initiatives, in Tyne and Wear.

The SCARPA Squad 25 Nov 2010

This project will seek to expand the SCARPA service in Newcastle upon Tyne, through the establishment of a 'SCARPA Squad' of young volunteers. These are individuals who have previously run away from home but who would now like to help other young people by talking about practical things young people can do and by sharing their negative experiences and positive outcomes.

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)

Grant awarded to Children North East (North East) 09 Feb 1999

To research practical examples of good initiatives to involve fathers more in their children's education so that these can be promoted in the North East.

Continuation: Whoops Project 07 Sep 2005

This project will continue the Whoops project, using trained volunteers to then deliver training to parents and carers and aiming to increase awareness of child safety.

Newcastle Best Start?/Wonderful Babies 01 Aug 2013

This portfolio will engage more with expectant parents during pregnancy by recruiting more midwives especially to advise women and those experiencing domestic violence. It will set up an online resource to prepare fathers for parenthood and train nursery nurses to work alongside health visitors to support parents with new babies. It will invest in a portfolio of evidence based parent programmes during pregnancy to address domestic violence and abuse, obesity, nutrition, smoking and alcohol consumption.

Amount: £372,778
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children North East
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District (B)

Grant awarded to Children North East (Tyne & Wear) 16 Dec 2003

Towards reviewing the strategic futures for Children North East and to develop the management team.

WEYES - BU Mental Health Project 13 Jan 2011

This project will create a structured delivery programme for the existing Better Yourself preventative mental health diploma programme. The diploma was designed and developed in partnership with local children and young people aged 8 to 19 years, in Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. The aim of the project is to increase resilience, self esteem, aspirations and lifestyle opportunities for children and young people identified as having low levels of confidence and poor mental health.

Amount: £460,510
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children North East
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District (B)

Limbs Alive - Promoting Independence for children with Cerebral Palsy 03 Dec 2009

This group provides services for children and their families, including pioneering new computer games that help the coordination and dexterity of children with cerebral palsy. They will use an award to purchase extra laptops in order to increase the number of people having access to the computer games.

Towards ECLIPSE - Enabling Creative Learning in Positive and Supported Environments 18 Jun 2015

Towards ECLIPSE - Enabling Creative Learning in Positive and Supported Environments

Towards PEN Poverty Ends Now - Youth led anti-poverty action NE 08 Mar 2016

Towards PEN Poverty Ends Now - Youth led anti-poverty action NE

Towards Pop up cafe with placements for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities 10 Nov 2015

Towards Pop up cafe with placements for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities