- Total grants
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- Earliest award date
- 14 May 2002
- Latest award date
- 11 Jan 2017
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.
Towards developing the 'Zippy's Friends' programme
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.