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The Children's Society - Care @ Home SIB 23 Dec 2015

The funding will be used to develop a social impact bond aiming to improve outcomes for young people in care through the delivery of evidence based interventions. This will be delivered in the West Midlands and commissioned by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. This will last up to a year with a staggered exit process over three months to support sustained behavioural change. The grant will fund service refinement, development and testing of the financial model, a procedures manual and technical support.

Amount: £99,470
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Missing From Home Greater Manchester 25 Sep 2015

A project that will work with young people who go missing from home, and their families. The project will work with young people to explore the reasons for their missing episodes and to help them develop strategies to keep them safe. The scheme will explore issues around anger, sexual health and drug and alcohol awareness, and provide one to one sessions raising awareness on danger, who to go to for help, discussions around trust and relationships, and internet and phone safety.

Amount: £342,482
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

SMART 17 Jun 2015

This project aims to improve the life chances of the poorest families living in deprivation in Newcastle upon Tyne. The service will be open to all residents but have a specific focus on supporting BME families living in poverty.

Safer Families Lancashire 22 Feb 2017

This project will provide support to families of asylum seekers and refugees as well as those who have been accommodated as part of the Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme. Working in four areas across Lancashire, people will be empowered to successfully integrate into their new communities. The project will support 300 families on practical issues such as housing, welfare benefits and access to health services, as well as with education, family needs and mental and physical health.

Amount: £393,160
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Preston 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

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

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.

Amount: £91,647
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

Embrace - working with young refugees & new migrants in South Yorkshire 11 Feb 2009

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.

Amount: £276,443
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Nottingham Community Mentoring project 11 Nov 2009

This Nottingham project is the development of a pilot project held in London. The project will recruit adult volunteers from the community, train them as mentors and match them with vulnerable young people aged 11 to 14 who would benefit from one to one support. Beneficiaries may be at risk of truancy, or be victims of crime and bullying, young offenders, young people with difficult home lives and those experiencing difficulty with periods of transition, such as from primary to secondary school.

Amount: £340,222
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

The Ohana Project 12 Jan 2011

This project in the Hartlepool and Stockton areas, aims to improve community cohesion and relationships between children and young people and their families. The project works with families experiencing conflict and young people who are involved in or at risk of entering the youth justice system. Beneficiaries will be referred to the project from a variety of sources including schools, youth offending teams and children services.

Amount: £363,380
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

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

Isle of Wight Oakvale Parental Engagement Project 13 Dec 2011

This project aims to engage and motivate families with children up to five years old in two of the most deprived wards in the area. These families are reluctant to access statutory and other support services for their children and themselves, which is having a detrimental effect on their child's development and quality of life and is pushing them into social isolation. The project will offer support options in various local, accessible locations and timings will be arranged to suit the families involved.

Amount: £79,335
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

Generatability 13 Dec 2012

Receiving £297,471, The Children's Society will bring together young and older generations in the Thanet area of Kent through shared community activities and the creation of an intergenerational hub. The expanding Generability project aims to promote greater communication and respect between generations, by participation in activities such as wildlife conservation work, quiz nights and musical events. Older and younger volunteers will be trained to lead on activities and run the Birchington-based hub.

Amount: £195,404
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