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The Right Track Project 06 Sep 2005

The project will help to prevent young people in BME communities from being excluded from school. It will improve their skills, confidence and self-esteem so that they can tackle racism and make the most of their formal education.

Amount: £87,131
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Birmingham Young Runaways Support Project 11 Apr 2007

Young runaways in the Birmingham area will receive information on health, education, support and mentorship from volunteers. Services will aim to reduce the number of runaways in the area.

Amount: £225,018
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

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

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.

Amount: £378,844
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

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.

Amount: £806,881
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £280,627
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £195,404
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

The Secret Jungle 14 Apr 2014

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Amount: £58,223
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

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.

Amount: £282,536
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Create a change 25 Jun 2014

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Amount: £6,018
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Towards Partington Family Centre 11 May 2006

Towards Partington Family Centre

Amount: £30,000
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: The Children's Society

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

Embrace - The Children's Society working with young refugees and migrants i 05 Jul 2005

The project aims to improve the delivery of and access to child friendly services for young refugees and their families, including advice, information and avocacy as well as emotional and peer support in order to empower and support young people who are disadvantaged by language barriers, legal processes, bullying, discrimination and social isolation.

Amount: £159,056
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

Diary Awards Scheme 22 Mar 2006

The project will provide a means for young people aged 13-19 to undertake projects benefiting young people in their community. The scheme will be targeted at areas of greatest deprivation in Thanet and promoted to young people experiencing particular disadvantage, including ex-offenders and those at risk of offending.

Amount: £150,000
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

National Mentoring Initiative (Nottingham) 13 Aug 2009

This London-based charity will use an award to give young people in Nottingham better life skills by running a mentoring programme. The aim is to provide peer and adult mentors within the community, as a source of support for young people to realise their potential.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro