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Grant awarded to The Children's Society (Tyne & Wear) 19 Jul 2010

Towards the cost of SCARPA which works with young runaways and young people at risk of sexual exploitation on Tyneside.

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

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

The Futures Project 04 Jan 2006

The project will run an accredited group work programme for young people aged 11-14 who have been identified as being at a high risk of involvement in anti-social behaviour. The programmes will be run on a rolling 12 week basis and will include some accredited qualifications and group work games about controlling anger and emotions. The project will also run a weekly open access group for young people aged 11-18 to enable older teenagers to provide peer support to the younger participants.

Amount: £150,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Safeguarding Young People 21 Feb 2006

While as many young people aged 11 and above are on child protection registers as younger children, research suggests that older children are less likely to receive a child protection response. Little is known about what influences practitioners when making decisions about referring young people and what happens when referrals are made. Research in other countries have also highlighted the need for age-specific approaches to child maltreatment but this issue has received scant attention in the UK.

Amount: £196,046
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Diary Awards Scheme 22 Mar 2006

The project will provide a means for young people aged 13-19 to undertake projects benefiting young people in their community. The scheme will be targeted at areas of greatest deprivation in Thanet and promoted to young people experiencing particular disadvantage, including ex-offenders and those at risk of offending.

Amount: £150,000
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

Intergenerational Community Cohesion Project 11 Feb 2010

This funding will continue and expand upon the work of a successful intergenerational community cohesion project between young people and older people living in the London Borough of Greenwich. The project aims to increase interaction between the generations through joint activities and targeted services to address the conflicts, fears and barriers preventing the two groups from coexisting in harmony.

Amount: £329,833
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.

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

QEQM Intergenerational Support and Friendship Project 28 Feb 2013

This is a project by an incorporated charity in London. The organisation will use the funding to extend their current intergenerational programme to older people in hospital who have little or no family or visitors and provide an opportunity for them to work with young people to take part in a variety of arts activities. This will bring young people aged 11-18 and older people over 60 together, build friendships, reduce isolation and help older people re-engage into the community.

Amount: £9,269
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

Create a change 25 Jun 2014

Not Available

Amount: £6,018
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Family Food Together 09 Feb 2015

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HeadStart Birmingham 16 Sep 2014

Not Available

Amount: £500,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District (B)

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

Inclusive Anti-Bullying Programmes 06 May 2005

Currently disabled and refugee children and young people do not regularly access the Anti-Bullying Team's programme and are not fully represented by its Young People's Steering Group. To address this, the project will extend The Society's anti-bullying programme to include special schools and schools with a high number of refugee children and young people.

Amount: £110,373
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's 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