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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

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.

Amount: £245,220
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: East of England
District: Watford District (B)

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

Skills for Living 21 May 2014

Not Available

Amount: £500,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Hampshire Mentoring Project 08 Mar 2005

The project will provide volunteer mentors to children and young people aged 15-18 years, who come from deprived areas of Hampshire.

Amount: £186,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South East Coast
District: Horsham District

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)

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

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

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

Street Level 13 Oct 2006

NCH Street Level will raise the self- confidence and social skills of young people who have experienced homelessness. The project will work with 50 young people per year, providing them with leisure cards which will give them access to all of Dundee City Council's Leisure facilities. The grant will pay for 50 leisure passes each year and will also fund the provision of outdoor activities to 24 young people each year.

Amount: £53,046
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Dundee City

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

Parent Counselling Service 09 Apr 2008

The parent counselling service will provide early intervention support to parents in Caerphilly who are suffering from depression, anxiety and obsessional compulsive disorders. Individuals receiving support will have children who have been identified as having behavioural or emotional difficulties, and the project will provide cognitive behavioural therapy to improve emotional stability and resilience in individuals; thereby improving stability in the family unit.

Amount: £311,317
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Art Therapy group for Women with Post Natal Depression - Teignmouth 19 Jun 2009

A project by this London based charity to provide creative post natal depression therapy sessions to mothers in Teignbridge, Devon, with a view to providing them stronger life skills through improved emotional literacy, increased self worth and internal coping mechanisms.

Amount: £6,160
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South West
District: Teignbridge District

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)

Action for Children Connecting Families Project 29 Sep 2011

This is a development grant which has been awarded so that the applicant can work up a more detailed application.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Uplands Children's Centre 26 Mar 2014

The school in Watford will use the funding for an outdoor play facility for a children’s centre. This project will replace the unsafe current play facility and will encourage healthy outdoor play and community interaction. .

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District (B)

Grant to Action for Children 18 Mar 2016

£50,000 over 6 months to develop a multi-borough commissioning model in London for children on the edge of care.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Action for Children