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- 12 Jun 2001
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- 09 Feb 2015
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.
Skills Link Project 29 Nov 2005
The Skills Link project will connect disabled young people experiencing disadvantage to student volunteers who will support them in a programme of skill building activities, to improve confidence and self esteem, develop interpersonal and social skills and reduce isolation.
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.
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.
This project, based in Sheffield, aims to improve the delivery of and access to child centred/friendly services for young refugees and new migrants, aged 5-19 years, living in South Yorkshire. The project will also work with the wider community to help achieve more tolerance and understanding through increased social and cultural integration.
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.
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.
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.
Northwich and Winsford Youth Inclusion Project 13 Jun 2012
The aim of this new project will see Church of England Children's Society provide a range of opportunities for young people aged 10-15 to improve their life chances. Covering Northwich and Winsford County the project will provide support for young people who have been assessed as being at risk from school exclusion, current or future involvement in anti-social behaviour or offending. Activities will take place after school and during school holidays, at schools within the local area.
Let's Communicate Together 17 Apr 2013
This expanding intervention project will work with children aged five and under in Brighton, East and West Sussex who have speech, language and communication needs, to help prepare them for school. It will reduce the severity of challenging behaviour that can arise from children having limited communication skills.The project will run 11-week training programmes consisting of five weeks of supported parent teaching in a community setting, followed by six weeks of home visits by trained staff or volunteers.
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.
Safe Choices for Young Men 03 Dec 2013
This is a new project by the Church of England Childrens Society (CECS) which aims to reduce the harm suffered by young men affected by sexual exploitation (SE) across all London Boroughs. It will support the development of their emotional resilience and critical thinking so they are able to respond positively to future exploitative situations. It will also challenge professional and public misconceptions of young mens roles in SE.
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.
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.
This new project will offer support to vulnerable new arrivals aged 11 and over in Oxford to enhance their educational attainment, life chances and integration into society.The project aims to address a range of issues by recruiting volunteers from the local community to provide in-school educational support for these recently arrived children. Support will also be offered to the parents to help them support their children and involve them in the school and wider community life.