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- 14 Apr 2004
- Latest award date
- 28 Mar 2015
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.
SoundGarden at Eureka! 16 Nov 2004
The Garden of Science will be an early years gallery to introduce under fives to living things and the natural world, explored through a giant sized but realistic garden setting. Individual exhibits will include; an oversize terracotta Flower Pot in which children can play; a Tree Trunk Theatre for role play opportunities and a giant Magpie's nest.
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.
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.
Early Intervention Service 21 Mar 2007
Children 1st's idea is to introduce an early intervention service for non-abusing parents offering counselling services and short term group work programmes along with support in the healthy recovery of the child, parent/carer and family. This will help children and families to recover and live healthy and functional lives. The grant will fund consultancy fees and a practice guidance pack.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
C.A.T.S (Children Active Together Safely) 23 Sep 2008
This group will use funding to deliver a eight-week programme of activities to five small community groups. The activities will relate to the Every Child Matters agenda and will include workshops on healthy eating, physical exercise, arts, crafts and drama. The project will target children and young people who have additional needs and have been affected by anti-social behaviour or domestic violence.
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.
Family Support - Health Detectives 09 Dec 2010
The group will use the grant to develop a network of family support volunteers in Northern Ireland so they can make it easier people to access information about rare conditions.
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.
Community VIPS 18 May 2011
This is a project by a voluntary and community organisation in Hulme, Manchester. The group will use the funding to train young people to deliver sports and dance activities to the local community. This will promote a positive image of young people in the area, enable them to gain respect within the community and provide activities during the summer holidays.
Energise! (The Community Active Project) 13 Jul 2011
This new 3 year project will take place in 3 deprived wards in South Bedfordshire (Tithe Farm, Parkside and Manshead). It aims to increase physical activity levels for hard to reach children aged 0-14, young people and their families. Two activity rangers will be employed to deliver activities along with sessional workers and volunteers aged 15-19. There will be weekly 2.5hour sessions both in term time and out of term time. Activities will take place in the grounds of community centres in the target areas.