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There is no project name available for this record 25 Jun 2004

The aim of the project is to provide a resource and training annex for the Caerphilly Children's Centre which will provide a fully resourced library and internet access, a training room and a parents room. This facility will be used by parents of children with disabilities to access the best quality information and advice, as well as gain skills and confidence in addressing the needs of their children.

Amount: £30,265
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children

The Rural Family Support Project - Keith 143 18 Feb 2005

The project will establish family support & childcare resources to allow inclusive access to childcare. This will be done by providing specialised staff to support children with complex needs and creating a contact point for parents to get support and advice, developing additional childcare places, & creating opportunities for parents & carers to participate in joint play sessions.

Amount: £92,637
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Moray

NCH Alness Families Project 17 Mar 2006

A joint initiative with partner agencies to bridge an identified gap and ease the transition of the most vulnerable families towards universal provision, by creating an outdoor play area at project base. Designed to provide intensive support to families in a group setting where parenting skills can be rehearsed more publicly and developed until the parent and child are both confident to move into mainstream groups.

Amount: £10,542
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Grant awarded to Action for Children (Tyne & Wear) 11 May 2010

To provide support for children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

BYPASS - Bolton Young People's Advice and Support Service 06 Jan 2005

The project will provide personal development programmes for young people in Bolton who are not engaging with mainstream agencies. It will provide intensive individual support to young people between 16 and 21 years of age who are experiencing problems of homelessness, drug and alcohol misuse and offending. The outcome of the project will be to increase the number of young people accessing mainstream services by improving their access to employment and education.

Amount: £228,607
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: North West
District: Bolton District (B)

Let's Talk 11 Aug 2006

NCH Falkirk will deliver the project 'Let's Talk' to young people from Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire to help them communicate more readily with their peers, families, carers and others. The grant will fund a Communications Development Worker to help young people develop their skills in communication to enable them to take a more active part in care reviews. The grant will pay the full costs of a Communications Development Worker for four years.

Amount: £126,981
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Falkirk

Youthbuild Project 05 Oct 2007

NCH Scotlands's idea is to employ a consultant to carry out a feasibility study/options appraisel to investigate the viability of their proposed social enterprise. The grant will fund consultants fees, feasibility study and options appraisal.

Amount: £8,100
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Parent Counselling Service 09 Apr 2008

The parent counselling service will provide early intervention support to parents in Caerphilly who are suffering from depression, anxiety and obsessional compulsive disorders. Individuals receiving support will have children who have been identified as having behavioural or emotional difficulties, and the project will provide cognitive behavioural therapy to improve emotional stability and resilience in individuals; thereby improving stability in the family unit.

Amount: £311,317
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Action for Children Connecting Families Project 29 Sep 2011

This is a development grant which has been awarded so that the applicant can work up a more detailed application.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Moray Care Farming 22 Apr 2014

Not Available

Amount: £345,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Moray

Project to support families with disabled children 11 Mar 2005

Funding will enable families who have children with disabilities to have a central point of contact who can liase between the services and professionals who work with young children. This service will be provided at diagnosis, during assessment and prior to entry at school.

Amount: £98,688
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District (B)

Develop + estab innovative parents grps/progs to support vulnerable young p 15 Mar 2005

This project will develop the existing work of the Clydesdale Youth Project to improve and expand the provision of services to children and young people aged 12-16. It will develop a relatively innovative approach to tackling issues that lead to children and young people appearing before the Children's Panel by specifically targeting families and the family environment.

Amount: £62,639
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: South Lanarkshire

Hereson Family and Community Timebank 10 Oct 2007

This new project will offer a programme of support to parents of isolated families in the Ramsgate area. The scheme will provide two services: a befriending project in which volunteers provide telephone support for parents who may be isolated and/or unable to access support, and a 'Timebank' scheme where families will be encouraged to support each other by sharing time and skills, gaining a time-credit for each hour of input which then can be exchanged.

Amount: £209,504
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

Art Therapy group for Women with Post Natal Depression - Teignmouth 19 Jun 2009

A project by this London based charity to provide creative post natal depression therapy sessions to mothers in Teignbridge, Devon, with a view to providing them stronger life skills through improved emotional literacy, increased self worth and internal coping mechanisms.

Amount: £6,160
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South West
District: Teignbridge District

North Devon Young Fathers Network 10 Mar 2010

This project will provide a confidential support and information service for young fathers aged 14 to 25 and their children, aged five and under, in North Devon. The project will help establish professional mentoring relationships and trust between project staff and the beneficiaries. Activities will include setting goals to access educational and training opportunities and sessions at local children's centres to gain positive parenting skills and improve emotional well-being and life outcomes.

Amount: £245,220
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: East of England
District: Watford District (B)

Little Steps/Big Steps 16 Apr 2013

The project will support 280 young parents aged 14-25 living in Swansea by delivering improved signposting and support throughout their parenting journey. This will be achieved by working with them and using other agencies to define pathways through pregnancy and parenthood, creating plans for them, providing life coaches to help support and steer and creating a focused assessment process.

Amount: £668,679
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Grant to Action for Children 18 Mar 2016

£50,000 over 6 months to develop a multi-borough commissioning model in London for children on the edge of care.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Action for Children

Hampshire Mentoring Project 08 Mar 2005

The project will provide volunteer mentors to children and young people aged 15-18 years, who come from deprived areas of Hampshire.

Amount: £186,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South East Coast
District: Horsham District

NCH Childrens Services Limited 30 Sep 2005

The project will support children with special needs by employing specialist staff to attend out of school care sessions and work on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis. The project would cover a number of provisions across the East Ayrshire catchment area.

Amount: £106,369
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City