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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)

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

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

Young Refugees Leading Edge Project 28 Apr 2006

This will be a youth-led national programme for young refugees aged 11-18, including young carers, to increase their inclusion in education. Working directly in 3 high-refugee centres (London, Manchester, Birmingham), shared learning will also be embedded in at least 3 other localities around England. A national co-ordinator will engage young people in dissemination at national level. Management, staffing, resources, travel and Other (activity costs/evaluation and dissemination).

Amount: £26,875
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

HEARTS: Help Each Asylum seeker and Refugee to Settle 14 Oct 2009

This project will work across Leeds, primarily with refugees and asylum seekers, supporting them to face and overcome problems such as immigration status, poverty, language barriers and lack of knowledge of the British way of life. The beneficiaries will have a multitude of special needs, their lives having been characterised by turbulence,emotional trauma and family loss. The project will provide information, advice and support on a one-to-one basis to children in vulnerable families, according to need.

Amount: £605,591
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Check Point - SELF Project (Sexual Exploitation, Live Freely) 11 May 2011

This project aims to support young people at risk of sexual exploitation and to educate families on the dangers of online grooming. The project will target boys and young men, with a focus on vulnerable groups, such as children in care, young people in pupil referral units and those with mental health problems. It will help people escape abusive relationships and tackle truancy and aggressive or criminal behaviour. This will be done through outreach work, advice, awareness raising and e-safety awareness.

Amount: £309,982
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

Amount: £806,881
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Tyne Gateway - Extending the Reach 22 Jun 2011

This is a development grant which has been awarded so that the applicant can work up a more detailed application.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Bury District (B)

Tyne Gateway - Extending the Reach 13 Dec 2011

The Tyne Gateway project will expand work tackling child poverty across North and South Tyneside, and engage around 270 families to raise children's behavioural and educational abilities. A successful pilot to deal with unemployment and lack of skills in the community is being adapted to address wider and more complex issues. 'Family entrepreneurs' will work with families to assess the help and support they need. These entrepreneurs will be from the local community and have experienced similar issues.

Amount: £900,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North West
District: Bury District (B)

The Secret Jungle 14 Apr 2014

Not Available

Amount: £58,223
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

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

Family Voice 12 Jan 2015

Not Available

Amount: £367,701
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Newham London Boro

Northwich and Winsford Youth Inclusion Project 13 Jun 2012

The aim of this new project will see Church of England Children's Society provide a range of opportunities for young people aged 10-15 to improve their life chances. Covering Northwich and Winsford County the project will provide support for young people who have been assessed as being at risk from school exclusion, current or future involvement in anti-social behaviour or offending. Activities will take place after school and during school holidays, at schools within the local area.

Amount: £281,434
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Step and Connect 21 Jan 2014

This new project aims to improve the social integration of disabled young people who are in need or have been looked after and/or are leaving care in the London Boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets and Camden. Local authorities will make recommendations to the service alongside an extensive partner network. The project includes volunteer befriending, leisure activities, travel training and the assessment of local services to determine their accessibility.

Amount: £282,536
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets 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

Volunteer YES (Volunteer Youth Engagement Scheme) 04 Sep 2013

This is a new project to be delivered by Church of England Children's Society (COE) in Essex, supervising and supporting Essex Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service (EYPDAS), a county wide service wholly controlled and run by COE. Through the use of a trained network of volunteers from within the community the project will reduce the risk, prevent and stop further substance abuse amongst vulnerable young people (YP) who are exposed to its abuse at home and in their daily lives without respite.

Amount: £316,652
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Lewisham Village - A Better Start 01 Aug 2013

A project in Lewisham that will support parents with children under the age of three living in Evelyn, New Cross, Bellingham and Downham.The project will work with local partnerships to support family relationships at home, a hub where families and friends can meet, and access to support services, and resources including skills, knowledge and time.The project aims to address issues of domestic violence by providing early intervention to help support victims and their children.

Amount: £398,200
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.