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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)

Project Coordinator 10 May 2005

This project will provide support to familes with disabled children in helping the children to access mainstream services.

Amount: £68,993
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Integrating Children
Region: North East
District: County Durham

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

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

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

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

Documentary 09 Jan 2006

The group will use the award to produce a documentary covering the work of the group.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Childrens Aid
Region: South West
District: Teignbridge District

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

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

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

To provide playworker support and guidance 30 Mar 2006

The group will provide a playworker to support children with disabilities/additional needs during mainstream after school clubs.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Childrens Playlink
Region: South West
District: South Gloucestershire

Shout 16 Jun 2008

Integrating Children represents children and young people, particularly those with disabilities, within the County of Durham. They will use an award to develop a group of young people of mixed abilities to work with Community Service Providers to assess the quality of local leisure services for disabled children and young people.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Integrating Children
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Anyone can Run! 10 Nov 2006

A project to pilot a series of 'open to all' running events leading up to the 2012 Olympics. The viability of a five year programme will be tested, offering an exciting focus for the Lea Valley and Hackney Marshes area. Activities will include a 20 mile pre-Marathon training in March in preparation for a race day in September to include fun runs, Trail Marathon and 70k Ultra. Children and over 50s will be targeted to encourage them with the challenge of running for fitness, health and participation.

Amount: £9,595
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Parents For Children
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

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

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

Integrating Children 10 Oct 2007

This continuation project will work with vulnerable, disadvantaged children and their families to identify a range of options for out of school activities allowing young people to acquire life skills, training opportunities and to potentially access further education. Beneficiaries will develop a unique child-centred plan that will address issues such as listening skills, recognising others needs, anger management, which will be delivered with the help of a support worker and network of peers.

Amount: £285,380
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Integrating Children
Region: North East
District: County Durham