Scratching the Surface (360G-HeartofEnglandCF-A494556)

to deliver two 5-day “Scratching the Surface” programmes at HMP Foston Hall, whose population are primarily drawn from the Birmingham area. The work will be with women identified by safer custody staff as being at risk of suicide and/or deliberate self-harm

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Grant Details

Amount Applied For 8006
Amount Awarded 8006
Award Date 2018-12-06T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E01009385
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type LSOA
Beneficiary Location: Name Birmingham 092F
Grant Programme: Code December 2018
Grant Programme: Title Tampon Tax 2018
Last Modified 2019-02-22T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Duration (months) 12
Planned Dates: End Date 2019-01-07T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2018-01-08T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Adults (26 – 65)
Primary ethnicity All Ethnicities
Recipient Org: Charity Number 327563
Recipient Org: Description Geese Theatre Company uses theatre and drama to enable people to tell their own stories. We work across the prison estate, with women, men, young people and in secure hospitals, delivering projects that support the process of change. We also work in community settings, reaching people with multiple and complex needs, including homelessness, substance misuse, mental ill health and domestic abuse. We have developed a range of interactive issue-based performances, groupwork programmes and creative projects to address complex and challenging behaviours in a safe, active and accessible way. We have been at the forefront of discussions around the importance and success of arts projects in these sectors and are seeing acceptance at the highest levels that these projects can and do have a lasting impact on participants’ lives. Our groupwork with women is delivered only by our experienced female practitioners, working in a holistic and trauma informed way. We work with the female prison estate and in partnership with specialist agencies in the community, creating safe spaces for women to begin to explore their journeys.
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.geese.co.uk
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