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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.

Inclusive Anti-Bullying Programmes 06 May 2005

Currently disabled and refugee children and young people do not regularly access the Anti-Bullying Team's programme and are not fully represented by its Young People's Steering Group. To address this, the project will extend The Society's anti-bullying programme to include special schools and schools with a high number of refugee children and young people.

Amount: £110,373
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Blackburn Asylum Hub 13 Aug 2008

This project is developing new services for vunerable children and young people at an existing centre in Blackburn. The Children's Society has developed the provision of support in health, education and integration. It also provides information and assistance with health issues by providing meetings with health professionals. The project assists with budget planning and healthy eating, as well as donating clothing.

Amount: £401,995
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

HEARTS: Help Each Asylum seeker and Refugee to Settle 14 Oct 2009

This project will work across Leeds, primarily with refugees and asylum seekers, supporting them to face and overcome problems such as immigration status, poverty, language barriers and lack of knowledge of the British way of life. The beneficiaries will have a multitude of special needs, their lives having been characterised by turbulence,emotional trauma and family loss. The project will provide information, advice and support on a one-to-one basis to children in vulnerable families, according to need.

Amount: £605,591
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The Secret Jungle 10 Aug 2010

This is a new project based in Northdown Park, Margate. The aim of The Secret Jungle is to provide free safe and accessible play opportunities for disabled children and young people and their families. The Lottery grant will pay for a security system and supervision for children to play in a garden with a specialist playground, sensory areas and learning zones.The parents of children with disabilities will have the opportunity to meet, socialise, share information and support one another.

Amount: £349,660
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

Isle of Wight Oakvale Parental Engagement Project 13 Dec 2011

This project aims to engage and motivate families with children up to five years old in two of the most deprived wards in the area. These families are reluctant to access statutory and other support services for their children and themselves, which is having a detrimental effect on their child's development and quality of life and is pushing them into social isolation. The project will offer support options in various local, accessible locations and timings will be arranged to suit the families involved.

Amount: £79,335
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Tyne Gateway - Extending the Reach 13 Dec 2011

The Tyne Gateway project will expand work tackling child poverty across North and South Tyneside, and engage around 270 families to raise children's behavioural and educational abilities. A successful pilot to deal with unemployment and lack of skills in the community is being adapted to address wider and more complex issues. 'Family entrepreneurs' will work with families to assess the help and support they need. These entrepreneurs will be from the local community and have experienced similar issues.

Amount: £900,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Bury District (B)

Step by Step 15 Mar 2012

This project will improve the educational prospects of disadvantaged children in Bradford by delivering a range of activities. These will include a programme designed to improve the language and communications skills of young children, family activities in the local woodland, workshops for parents to help them understand their child's personal and educational development, a range of activities for young people to support learning, non-fiction book bags for reluctant readers and homework clubs.

Amount: £245,911
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

A Better Start in Greater Manchester 01 Aug 2013

The project aims to create a fully integrated early years support network for children and parents Bolton, Rochdale, Oldham, Salford and Manchester, and will work with local partners to ensure sure young families have strong communication, emotional and social skills to better enjoy their childhood, prepare for school and young adulthood.The project will incl mentors, breastfeeding peer support, advice on healthier lifestyles, and parenting. .

Amount: £399,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Bury District (B)

Streetwise in Birmingham and Coventry 01 Dec 2014

Not Available

Amount: £415,976
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District (B)

Family Voice 12 Jan 2015

Not Available

Amount: £367,701
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Newham London Boro

Family Food Together 09 Feb 2015

Not Available

Young Traveller Support Project 10 May 2005

This three year project will improve the life chances of young travellers aged 13-20 and living in the South West of England by working intensively with the young people themselves to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence so that they can take informed decisions about their future. It will also work to promote a better understanding within service organisations and support agencies of the needs of traveller young people.

Amount: £133,376
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Helping Disabled Children express their feelings 08 Jul 2005

A project to develop an interactive website for young disabled people in Birmingham/Solihull. The website will provide local information and news on issues appropriate to the beneficiary group aswell as discussion forums for users to interact with each other.

Amount: £134,731
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

Support Plus Project 12 Dec 2007

This project will reduce the isolation of young people with disabilities, aged 14 to 24, and their families in Middlesbrough and Stockton. The project will provide supported links between disabled young people, their families and trained volunteers. With the support of a volunteer, each disabled young person will plan an individual programme of activities developed around their individual needs. This will improve their self-esteem and confidence and develop their skills to live more independently.

Amount: £408,493
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

'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

Intergenerational Community Cohesion Project 11 Feb 2010

This funding will continue and expand upon the work of a successful intergenerational community cohesion project between young people and older people living in the London Borough of Greenwich. The project aims to increase interaction between the generations through joint activities and targeted services to address the conflicts, fears and barriers preventing the two groups from coexisting in harmony.

Amount: £329,833
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro