Cookies disclaimer

I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

Current Filters

Regions:
London

Results

Restoring immigration legal aid for children 05 Mar 2014

This grant will fund The Children's Society (TCS) for 12 months to document the need for vulnerable children to have access to free legal representation on immigration matters. The research will be used as a 'witness statement' in a forthcoming legal challenge aiming to restore immigration legal aid to children. It will also be published as a research briefing to promote understanding of the experiences of children trying to access their entitlements without legal help.

Amount: £9,947
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Childrens Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Towards developing the 'Zippy's Friends' programme 02 Feb 2006

Towards developing the 'Zippy's Friends' programme

Amount: £17,400
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: Partnership for Children
Region: London
District: Kingston upon Thames 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

Outdoor Play 20 Jul 2006

This group in Plaistow will resurface the outside play area and create spaces for children to grow their own vegetables and flowers.

Amount: £5,083
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's Centre
Region: London
District: Newham 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

Young Refugees Leading Edge Project 28 Apr 2006

This will be a youth-led national programme for young refugees aged 11-18, including young carers, to increase their inclusion in education. Working directly in 3 high-refugee centres (London, Manchester, Birmingham), shared learning will also be embedded in at least 3 other localities around England. A national co-ordinator will engage young people in dissemination at national level. Management, staffing, resources, travel and Other (activity costs/evaluation and dissemination).

Amount: £26,875
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Leading Edge 29 Nov 2006

Led by ideas, problems and solutions identified by young refugees, including young carers, this project will support their progress in schools. Young people participating in Leading Edge will be empowered to solve their own problems, articulate their needs, and will be supported to address some of the barriers they have identified to integration and attainment in school.

Amount: £1,305,078
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

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

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

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

Children of the Future 05 Feb 2010

A project by this Lambeth based group to enable children to learn new skills and try out new activities which they usually would not be able to afford. They will run a holiday scheme where children will be tutored in Maths, English and Science and the afternoons spent doing physical activities and arts and crafts in a safe environment.

Amount: £2,270
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children of the Future
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

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

Refugee and New Migrant Families 11 May 2011

A new project working with newly arrived refugee and migrant families in Newham, Croydon, Hillingdon, Greenwich and Waltham Forrest including one-to-one case work and advocacy, group activities, sessions and workshops. These will provide the opportunities for families to build up knowledge, understanding and confidence to begin addressing their barriers and meet others in similar group activities, sessions and workshops.

Amount: £350,052
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

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

Grant to Parents for Children 26 Nov 2008

Towards the salaries of a project officer and specialist support worker for a new support service for children affected by foetal alcohol syndrome.

Amount: £36,000
Funder: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Recipient: Parents for Children
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Grant to Children's Society 01 Nov 2015

This project will provide one to one support to young people at risk of child sexual exploitation. The project will help reduce the number of children who go missing increase their likelihood of completing school and improve their life chances.

Amount: £113,975
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: 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

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