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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.

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.

Breaking the Cycle - Domestic Violence Counselling for Children in New 25 Sep 2015

The aim is to support children and young people aged four to 16 who have experienced domestic violence in the past and are living away from the abusing parent. They will have been the victim of or witnessed the abuse of a parent or carer.

Amount: £173,428
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District (B)

Kumasi - Group work and activities for young unaccompanied asylum seekers 05 Oct 2006

Kumasi is from the Ashanti language meaning 'the meeting place under the tree' - a focus for a community. This three-year project will provide opportunities for young unaccompanied asylum seekers in Newcastle to meet for group work and social activity addressing their specific needs. Located in central Newcastle, Kumasi will provide a supportive environment addressing key issues identified by these young people including mental health, sexual health, education and the prospect of return.

Grant awarded to Action for Children (Tyne & Wear) 11 May 2010

To provide support for children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse.

Grant to Childrens Foundation 06 Nov 2015

This project will deliver fun visits of trained 'Clown Doctors' into the wards of a large children's hospital within Newcastle covering the whole of the north east.

Grant awarded to The Children's Foundation (Tyne & Wear) 03 Dec 2002

To raise awareness and promote child safety through creative arts initiatives, in Tyne and Wear.

Grant awarded to The Children's Society (Tyne & Wear) 19 Jul 2010

Towards the cost of SCARPA which works with young runaways and young people at risk of sexual exploitation on Tyneside.

Grant awarded to Children North East (North East) 09 Feb 1999

To research practical examples of good initiatives to involve fathers more in their children's education so that these can be promoted in the North East.

Grant awarded to Northern Children's Book Festival (North East) 12 Feb 2002

Towards the core costs of the organisation working in Tyne and Wear.

Supporting heart transplanted children to attend the British Transplant Games 09 Mar 2016

Supporting heart transplanted children to attend the British Transplant Games

Towards Blyth Youth Link: peer mentoring for young people 01 Apr 2015

Towards Blyth Youth Link: peer mentoring for young people

Continuation: Whoops Project 07 Sep 2005

This project will continue the Whoops project, using trained volunteers to then deliver training to parents and carers and aiming to increase awareness of child safety.

Grant awarded to Children North East (Tyne & Wear) 16 Dec 2003

Towards reviewing the strategic futures for Children North East and to develop the management team.

Grant awarded to Children North East (Durham) 12 Oct 2010

Towards providing one-to-one peer mentoring support that helps young people to identify and overcome difficulties, realise potential and achieve goals in County Durham.

Grant to Footsteps Children's Services 29 Nov 2017

A well developed outdoor area will help our children to develop their language & communication skills and support physical development.