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'CARE' - Child At Risk of Exploitation 01 Jul 2015

This new project aims to reduce the risk and impact of child sexual exploitation by developing better responses and support across Essex, Southend and Thurrock. It will provide specialist support to help young people manage risks as well as the emotional, psychological and environmental influence of abuse.

Amount: £300,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: East of England
District: Chelmsford District (B)

Checkpoint 23 Apr 2015

This project aims to tackle child sexual exploitation. The previous service provided intensive casework with children and young people reporting child sexual exploitation, a schools awareness programme delivered to children in the classroom, as well as training to local professionals to improve levels of understanding.

Amount: £366,945
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: South West
District: Torbay (B)

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.

Isle of Wight Young People's Inclusion Project 21 May 2004

The society will encourage children and young people to learn a musical instrument and take part in musical performances. Local children regardless of socio-economic background or location will be provided with an opportunity to participate in musical workshops led by a professional. The project will establish long-term music making opportunities for these children.

Amount: £1,960
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: South Central
District: Isle of Wight

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

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

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

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

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

Thanet Participation Project 11 Aug 2009

This project targets disadvantaged areas of Dane Valley, Newington, Whitehall and Birchington of Thanet in Kent. The project develops an intergeneration project for young people aged 11 - 18 years, including working with those classified as NEET, underachieving at school and those affected by or involved in anti-social behaviour and people aged over 55.

Amount: £186,221
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

Hope Young Refugee Service 13 Apr 2010

This project will provide information and advocacy on a one to one and group basis for young people aged 11-19 living in Manchester, Trafford and Salford who are refugees and asylum seekers. It will aim to increase their emotional resilience and ability to solve their own problems, and increase respect and understanding between British-born young people and new migrants. The project will also work closely with local schools and colleges to promote understanding and deliver group work.

Amount: £353,857
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

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

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)

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

SCARPA (Safeguarding Children at Risk - Prevention and Action) 30 May 2013

The Children's Society will use the £563,581 grant to help young people who go missing from home as a result of conflict with parents, bullying or because they have been groomed by older men who pull them into dangerous, chaotic and unhealthy lifestyles. The SCARPA project will improve the young people's mental, physical and sexual health and help them develop life skills to establish positive peer groups

Amount: £563,581
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Future Links 30 May 2013

This is a new project by Church of England Children's Society (CECS) that aims to raise the educational aspirations and increase social, community and employment integration of disabled young people (DYP) aged 14-25 from the most excluded and marginalised groups in York and the surrounding areas. Beneficiaries will be facing numerous issues from their disability such as isolation, significantly raised chances of being NEET, bullying, mental health issues and low self esteem.

Amount: £289,065
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