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Thanet Participation Project 20 Jul 2010

Developing Speaking & Listening as part of an intergenerational project for young people aged 11-18.

Amount: £79,493
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Childrens Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Towards the Life Story Work project 10 May 2007

Towards the Life Story Work project

Amount: £2,200
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: Parents For Children
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Grant to Children England 28 Jan 2015

£104,000 over two years (£51,000; £53,000) for a Membership Officer and a Research & Learning Officer, plus running costs, to enable the 4 in 10 network to develop its work tackling child poverty in London.

Amount: £104,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Children England
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

Reach Out Project 09 May 2007

This project is an expansion of existing services that will offer support to children and young people at risk of running away from home in Devon. The project will improve young people's access to confidential and friendly support that will be provided in a private environment that is not adult-orientated. They will work with a range of agencies including the Police, Social Services and children's homes.

Amount: £288,226
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

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

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

SOI Phase 2 31 Jul 2014

Supported Options Initiative Phase 2 grant

Amount: £90,656
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Childrens Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

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

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

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

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

Families Together Project 16 Sep 2008

Parents for Children (PfC) will deliver residential weekends for families of adopted children who suffer from Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The weekends will see children taking part in activities that help to improve their motor co-ordination and will enable them to learn new skills in a relaxed setting. Parents will learn more about FASD and find new ways to support their children's learning. The group will also hold an event involving the families and organisations to discuss the project.

Amount: £13,849
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Parents For Children
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 Ohana Project 12 Jan 2011

This project in the Hartlepool and Stockton areas, aims to improve community cohesion and relationships between children and young people and their families. The project works with families experiencing conflict and young people who are involved in or at risk of entering the youth justice system. Beneficiaries will be referred to the project from a variety of sources including schools, youth offending teams and children services.

Amount: £363,380
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro