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- Earliest award date
- 18 May 1998
- Latest award date
- 24 Jan 2018
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.
The Children's Gate Sign Time Outreach 18 Feb 2010
This group will use an award to expand its Baby Signing and music sessions to new areas across Cumbria. This will provide access for new mothers and their children to sessions which will improve communication skills amongst one another using music and signing.
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.
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.
Community VIPS 18 May 2011
This is a project by a voluntary and community organisation in Hulme, Manchester. The group will use the funding to train young people to deliver sports and dance activities to the local community. This will promote a positive image of young people in the area, enable them to gain respect within the community and provide activities during the summer holidays.
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.
This is a project by a charity in Birmingham. The group will use the funding to deliver a range of modified Forest School activities that will enable disabled children to take part. This will provide beneficiaries the opportunity to take part in new activities that will support the development of a range of skills such as development and resource planning, reduce antisocial behaviour and encourage increased concentration.
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.
Action for Children Connecting Families Project 19 Mar 2012
Action for Children will deliver the project in partnership with Bridgend Home-Start, Families First and Bridgend County Borough Council's Integrated Family Support team, locally known as Connecting Families project. The project will deliver improved outcomes for 150 families. This project will deliver targeted family support with children and parents to improve their lives and prevent family issues escalating to crisis point requiring statutory intervention.
Family Support - Health Detectives 29 Feb 2012
Caudwell Children will develop a network of family support volunteers, assisting families that have children with disabilities or additional needs. The project meets the Awards for All aim of improving the quality of life. This grant for £4,995 will fund child protection accreditation costs, volunteer training, volunteer recruitment, printing, postage, telephone, stationary, volunteer expenses, travel, subsistence and administration.
This group will engage a writer and performer to facilitate the production of a 15-minute short film which will engage disadvantaged young people helping them explore the themes of sexual health and relationships. This grant will fund an external film production services, sessional support staff, transport for 25 people, publicity costs, website costs, software and two video cameras.
The group will research the idea of a supportive employment programme for young people living in Perth and Kinross, who have been involved with the Criminal Justice System. The group will examine how the UK Government's Green Deal initiative can offer skills training for its target beneficiary group.
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.
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.