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HS Birmingham Phase 2 extension 20 Aug 2015

HS Birmingham Phase 2 extension

Amount: £371,434
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District (B)

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

Improve delivery of & access to children friendly services for young refuge 05 Sep 2005

The project aims to improve the delivery of, and access to, child friendly services for young refugees living in Nottingham. The project will also work with wider community members, and raise awareness around why young refugees flee their homes and help young refugees to tell their stories. This project aims to help young refugees who have already suffered upheaval in their home country to cope with bullying, marginalisation, isolation and uncertainty when they arrive in this country.

Amount: £111,421
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Embrace - working with young refugees & new migrants in South Yorkshire 11 Feb 2009

This project, based in Sheffield, aims to improve the delivery of and access to child centred/friendly services for young refugees and new migrants, aged 5-19 years, living in South Yorkshire. The project will also work with the wider community to help achieve more tolerance and understanding through increased social and cultural integration.

Amount: £276,443
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
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

Missing from Home (Greater Manchester) 13 Jan 2011

This project provides preventative and targeted support to children and young people who are at risk of or have run away from home or care. The project currently runs a service in Manchester and Salford: this award will allow it to develop the service and extend its operations into Oldham. It works to combat the underlying causes of running away and will endeavour to prevent problems escalating into further crisis.

Amount: £428,176
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The SMART Project 08 Dec 2010

This project in Newcastle ensures disadvantaged children, young people and families in the area are able to stay safe, enjoy a good childhood and settle successfully into Newcastle life. Activities include partnership working and training, targeted support through leisure and issue based group work, targeted support with individual young people and support work with the family as a whole.

Amount: £288,664
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Check Point - SELF Project (Sexual Exploitation, Live Freely) 11 May 2011

This project aims to support young people at risk of sexual exploitation and to educate families on the dangers of online grooming. The project will target boys and young men, with a focus on vulnerable groups, such as children in care, young people in pupil referral units and those with mental health problems. It will help people escape abusive relationships and tackle truancy and aggressive or criminal behaviour. This will be done through outreach work, advice, awareness raising and e-safety awareness.

Amount: £309,982
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

'The Children's Society Oxford - Volunteer Service & Parent Support Service 11 Feb 2010

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.

Amount: £215,671
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

Youth and Community at Risk 10 Mar 2010

This development of a pilot project will raise awareness of sexual exploitation of young people in Greenwich and deliver a support service for children and young people who are at risk. The project will work with boys and girls aged 11-18 who have run away or are at risk of running away. One to one support, mediation and volunteering opportunities delivering workshops in schools and community venues will then be offered to the young people and their families.

Amount: £288,921
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Strong Voices - Strong Lives 10 Mar 2010

This project will aim to improve the delivery of and access to services for vulnerable unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) in Birmingham and Coventry and work with the wider community to ensure promote tolerance and understanding. The project will develop a community-based response to the needs of vulnerable UASC in the West Midlands and provide them with the emotional, social and practical skills and support needed to lead fuller lives and help them make the most of their opportunities.

Amount: £402,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Young Carers In Focus 06 May 2011

'Young Carers in Focus' is an England wide learning and awareness project running over four years, operating from London, with activities taking place throughout England, delivered by The Children's Society. It will enable young carers to be heard and provide better access for them to practical advice and support. It will include recruiting 230 young carer champions from across England who will act as ambassadors and help to raise awareness of young carers.

Amount: £1,600,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Asylum & Refugee Community Advocacy and Support Services (ARCASS) 17 Oct 2012

This is a development of an earlier project that aims to prevent family breakdown in refugee families in Blackburn with Darwen through targeted support and advocacy services that identify individual needs of family members and plan appropriate interventions. The asylum and refugee community advocacy and support service (ARCASS) will ensure that families are safe and will encourage environments for refugee children to thrive.

Amount: £269,434
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Pacific Waves 21 Nov 2012

The Dorset based project will support children, young people, families and parents experiencing issues resulting from domestic violence. A one stop shop service will include therapy, counselling (including trauma reduction) and mediation. The premises will provide specialised space for parent and child to seek help separately or together. The support will focus on rebuilding relationships, timely counselling and activities for children including initial six week intensive support.

Amount: £293,952
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £398,200
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Families Greater Together 07 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £348,578
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Oldham District (B)

Family Food Together 09 Feb 2015

Not Available

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.