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Family Support (360G-QuartetCF-A466739)

Towards family support sessions.

£2,000

06 Feb 2018

Grant details
Amount Applied For 4996.72
Amount Awarded 2000
Award Date 2018-02-06T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E01014839
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type LSOA
Beneficiary Location: Name North Somerset 026A
Grant Programme: Code EXP-2017/18
Grant Programme: Title Express Grant Programme
Impact Category Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
Last Modified 2018-03-01T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Duration (months) 12
Planned Dates: End Date 2019-02-01T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2018-02-01T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group All Ages
Primary beneficiary Black, Asian and minority ethnic
Primary ethnicity White
Primary issue Caring responsibilities
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1116381
Recipient Org: Description To support families, professionals and all those involved in the care and education of children and young people who have Down Syndrome. We have a dedicated family support team who offer one-to-one family support for all parents, carers and siblings. We provide information and advise on matters relating to Down Syndrome including meeting health, educational and social care needs. We work directly with children and young people who have Down Syndrome to offer valuable and stimulating learning opportunities and support them to be a valued member of their community through inclusion. We offer a full training program to all parents and professionals to assist in them meeting the needs of the children. In North Somerset we offer a family clinic session once a month for those seeking information, advise and support. In addition in North Somerset we operate a once fortnightly youth club for young people with Down Syndrome. We also have a team of dedicated volunteer befrienders who can also be carefully matched with a family to offer ongoing support. Our volunteers all have a child with Down Syndrome so are well placed to understand the ongoing needs and complexities.
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.upsanddowns.net
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Alternate Recipient Name Ups and Downs South West