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SideStep: Diverting vulnerable young people from organised crime 09 Nov 2017

This funding will be used to develop a project in Govan/Craigton and Canal/Possilpark for vulnerable young people aged 12-18. It will focus on early intervention and preventative work. The young people will receive support from peer mentors and young person’s practitioners who will be encouraged to identify diversionary activities. This will result in a more positive destination for the young person and allow them to have greater control over their lives.

Amount: £446,790
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

CHHAT- Community Hidden Harm Awareness Team 14 Jun 2017

Working in Essex, this project aims to improve the physical and emotional wellbeing of young carers aged 8-19 who are experiencing the impact of caring for someone struggling with substance misuse. There will be a focus on intensive group work, providing a therapeutic environment in which young carers can explore their situation with peers to develop coping strategies. This will help build resilience, self-esteem and confidence.

Amount: £360,449
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: East of England
District: Chelmsford District

Disabled equipment 26 Jan 2000

Towards equipment for severely disabled and seriously ill children

Amount: £267,206
Funder: The Wellcome Trust
Recipient: Save the Children

Bristol Refugee Rights Play Project 12 Sep 2017

Towards the cost of delivering a play audit (assessment of play facilities and opportunities) a set of training, mentoring sessions for staff at the new Bristol Refugee Rights nursery.

Amount: £2,000
Funder: Quartet Community Foundation
Recipient: Children's Scrapstore

breakfast clubs 17 Feb 2005

This registered charity develop and promote additional and diverse opportunities for learning for all in Blackburn and Darwen. With a grant it will set up breakfast clubs in 6 primary schools in the area. These will be based in the most deprived areas. Parents will be encouraged to attend and to help, so they can learn about healthy eating and learn with their children. Activities will include story telling, arts and craft activities and informal play/learning.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Trust for Children
Region: North West
District: Blackburn with Darwen

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

An organisation of active learning projects for children in Walsall 07 Sep 2004

A project to provide Walsall based school children and their parents with the opportunity to take part in a design and technology active learning project. The grant will pay for equipment, teachers and peer tutors.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's University
Region: West Midlands
District: Walsall District

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

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.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Childrens Playlink
Region: South West
District: South Gloucestershire

Giving children a voice 19 May 2006

This group's idea is to bring children together to think about their lives and the issues that affect them. They then meet with adults and consider the ways they can help their communities. administrative support, evaluation report costs, production of a strategic development plan, travel and subsistence and printing.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Parliament
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

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.

Amount: £138,440
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District

A fact finding visit to Israel 06 Nov 2006

A project in Israel, West Bank and Gaza to conduct research, liaise with local partners and employ a part-time operational manager. The aim of this study would be to research the need for conflict resolution education and advance healthcare. Research into activities such as art and sport for both Israeli and Palestinian young children with the aim of ultimately rebuilding trust, friendship and reconciliation will also be conducted.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children of Peace
Region: West Midlands
District: County of Herefordshire

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

Birmingham Young Runaways Support Project 11 Apr 2007

Young runaways in the Birmingham area will receive information on health, education, support and mentorship from volunteers. Services will aim to reduce the number of runaways in the area.

Amount: £225,018
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Lights, Action, Camera for Drama 20 Jun 2007

This Trust works in partnership with the local authority to develop educational services. It will use an award to extend and add value to its out-of-school drama club for Looked-After children by broadening the range of arts activities on offer to include art, craftwork, photography and music. Participants will have the opportunity to work towards Bronze, Silver and Gold standards of achievement and the organisation will work towards an Arts Mark award.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Trust for Children
Region: North West
District: Blackburn with Darwen

Skills for Living Project - Gwent 09 Apr 2008

The skills for living project will target young adults aged 16-21, who are leaving local authority care. The project will help these young adults to learn key psychosocial skills to reduce their vulnerability to serious mental health problems and self-harm and help them to engage in fulfilling lives within their communities. The project will work with local community groups to raise awareness of mental health issues and to seek mentors to help the young people to put their learning into practice.

Amount: £1,020,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

'bfriends' East Lothian 16 Apr 2008

This project will raise the self esteem, confidence and life skills of vulnerable isolated young people whose support structures have been eroded through changing family structures. This project will provide a befriending service to young people aged 5 to 16 years of age. The project will run for 5 years and will reach 70 young people, 70 families and offer volunteer opportunities to 70 adults. The project will fund the salaries, training, equipment, administration and volunteer costs.

Amount: £375,505
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children 1st
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Western Isles Project 31 Jan 2008

This three year project will build on the success of a recent pilot project to increase the ability of young people to be involved in local decision making processes. It will develop the existing Children's Parliament in the Western Isles to the Southern Isles. 500 young people aged 11 - 16 will benefit from a range of arts-based activities and sessions. In particular, 20 young people who were involved in the pilot project will act as project advisors and peer educators. The grant will fund salary costs.

Amount: £175,891
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Parliament
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

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.

Amount: £49,992
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District