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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

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

Devlt -Investing in the Regions 14 Jul 2005

NCVCCO is the umbrella agency for child care/family support organisations within the voluntary sector. It aims to ensure the well-being and safeguarding of children and families through maximsing the voluntary sector's contribution to the provision of services. This application is a development of an earlier grant. The project building on the original work, aims to embed the existing regional infrastructure in England for those organisations involved in child care/family support.

Amount: £270,683
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £378,844
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Strong Voices - Strong Lives 10 Mar 2010

This project will aim to improve the delivery of and access to services for vulnerable unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) in Birmingham and Coventry and work with the wider community to ensure promote tolerance and understanding. The project will develop a community-based response to the needs of vulnerable UASC in the West Midlands and provide them with the emotional, social and practical skills and support needed to lead fuller lives and help them make the most of their opportunities.

Amount: £402,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Young Carers In Focus 06 May 2011

'Young Carers in Focus' is an England wide learning and awareness project running over four years, operating from London, with activities taking place throughout England, delivered by The Children's Society. It will enable young carers to be heard and provide better access for them to practical advice and support. It will include recruiting 230 young carer champions from across England who will act as ambassadors and help to raise awareness of young carers.

Amount: £1,600,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Longford Families First 17 Oct 2012

The aim of this new project is to provide targeted support services that will improve the well-being and resilience of children, young people and their families in Longford, Warrington. Some struggling families face a range of issues including drug and alcohol problems, unemployment, health issues and crime; the Church of England Children's Society will fill identified gaps in service provision to improve the well-being of children and parents falling below the threshold of intervention.

Amount: £280,627
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Inclusion Matters 17 Apr 2013

This new project aims to help young refugees and migrants have a more integrated experience of school and community life in Oxford. It will also work with young people's families to provide more stability and help the parents support their children. The Children's Society will work in partnership with schools and colleges, social services, and a local supported housing agency to run a mentoring and advice drop-in service, as well as therapeutic support for those aged five to 19 years.

Amount: £289,193
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Grant to Children's Society 01 Nov 2014

The project will provide support to young people who have been missing from home to help them stay safe and enjoy greater well-being and a heathier lifestyle

Amount: £90,721
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Improve delivery of & access to children friendly services for young refuge 05 Sep 2005

The project aims to improve the delivery of, and access to, child friendly services for young refugees living in Nottingham. The project will also work with wider community members, and raise awareness around why young refugees flee their homes and help young refugees to tell their stories. This project aims to help young refugees who have already suffered upheaval in their home country to cope with bullying, marginalisation, isolation and uncertainty when they arrive in this country.

Amount: £111,421
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

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

LACES (Looking Ahead Careers and Employability Scheme) 12 Jan 2010

This expansion of an existing project will support young people in or leaving care in Lancashire, through the provision of work placements. The expanded element of the project is that volunteers will be recruited and given training to act as mentors to young people. Training will also be provided to employers to make them aware of the issues that young people in or leaving care face. The project will continue to offer a variety of work placements, normally lasting six months with one day of work per week.

Amount: £335,003
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

Hope Young Refugee Service 13 Apr 2010

This project will provide information and advocacy on a one to one and group basis for young people aged 11-19 living in Manchester, Trafford and Salford who are refugees and asylum seekers. It will aim to increase their emotional resilience and ability to solve their own problems, and increase respect and understanding between British-born young people and new migrants. The project will also work closely with local schools and colleges to promote understanding and deliver group work.

Amount: £353,857
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Reaching out:Empowering disabled young people to volunteer in their communi 08 Apr 2009

This project based in York works with disabled young people in their transition into adulthood. It will provide young people, including those with autism and profound disabilities, with essential skills and confidence training to become volunteers in their local communities. The project will widen the aspirations of disabled young people beyond traditional day centre provision, helping them to make a positive contribution in their communities, rather than being the receivers of services.

Amount: £293,053
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The SMART Project 08 Dec 2010

This project in Newcastle ensures disadvantaged children, young people and families in the area are able to stay safe, enjoy a good childhood and settle successfully into Newcastle life. Activities include partnership working and training, targeted support through leisure and issue based group work, targeted support with individual young people and support work with the family as a whole.

Amount: £288,664
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Step by Step 15 Mar 2012

This project will improve the educational prospects of disadvantaged children in Bradford by delivering a range of activities. These will include a programme designed to improve the language and communications skills of young children, family activities in the local woodland, workshops for parents to help them understand their child's personal and educational development, a range of activities for young people to support learning, non-fiction book bags for reluctant readers and homework clubs.

Amount: £245,911
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Asylum & Refugee Community Advocacy and Support Services (ARCASS) 17 Oct 2012

This is a development of an earlier project that aims to prevent family breakdown in refugee families in Blackburn with Darwen through targeted support and advocacy services that identify individual needs of family members and plan appropriate interventions. The asylum and refugee community advocacy and support service (ARCASS) will ensure that families are safe and will encourage environments for refugee children to thrive.

Amount: £269,434
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Pacific Waves 21 Nov 2012

The Dorset based project will support children, young people, families and parents experiencing issues resulting from domestic violence. A one stop shop service will include therapy, counselling (including trauma reduction) and mediation. The premises will provide specialised space for parent and child to seek help separately or together. The support will focus on rebuilding relationships, timely counselling and activities for children including initial six week intensive support.

Amount: £293,952
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro