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City of Wolverhampton District
Award Year:
2017
Currency:
GBP
Funders:
The Big Lottery Fund

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Recalling Memories for Healthy Living 22 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to provide opportunities for black minority ethnic people, who suffer from Dementia, to meet every week to share old time memories. This will improve wellbeing and increase social interactions to develop new and lasting friendships.

YOUMOVE at Parkfields Day Centre 08 Mar 2017

This funding will be used for a series of health and wellbeing activities, including exercise sessions, day trips and healthy meals. The activities aim to improve peoples’ mental and physical wellbeing.

Our Lady - Community Hub 25 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to conduct a feasibility study to inform the development of a community centre. The study will aid understanding of local needs, ensuring the facility provides maximum benefit for the wider community.

Womens Empowerment Project "Strive To Empower" 25 Apr 2017

This group will use the funding to provide workshops for women where they can learn new employability skills. The workshops will improve their chances of finding work, whilst reducing their feelings of isolation.

Asian Elders Befriending and Support Service 05 Apr 2017

This group will use the funding to deliver befriending and advocacy services for older people from the local Asian community. This will provide them with opportunities to socialise and access positive activities.

Amount: £9,840
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sewa Centre Ltd
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Wolverhampton District

Re-vamp - Re-order - Re-new 23 Aug 2017

This funding will be used to refurbish two community rooms and update kitchen facilities with a new water boiler in their church. This will provide modern facilities for use by the local community which will help prevent social isolation.

New Park Village Activities for all 14 Jun 2017

This group will use the funding to continue to deliver extracurricular exercise and youth club activities for disadvantaged children and young people. This will engage them in positive and social activities helping to build self-confidence.

Healthy Living and Intergenerational Project 18 Oct 2017

Healthy living and wellbeing sessions will be provided for older Asian women, reducing their feelings of isolation and benefiting their health.

Passport to Wellbeing 04 Oct 2017

This project aims to improve the health and wellbeing of older people, particularly those from the African Caribbean community in Wolverhampton. The funding will help to recruit and train community health and wellbeing ambassadors and create a health and wellbeing toolkit. The ambassadors will work with participants on a one to one basis, finding out about their social care needs, levels of isolation and their eating and exercise patterns. Two group sessions will run each month on various topics.

Just Ramps, Re-vamp 07 Jun 2017

This group will use the funding to replace existing equipment, to provide improved facilities for use by young people. This will improve the facilities to provide a safe place for young people to socialise and build positive relationships with their peers.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Just Ramps C.I.C.
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Wolverhampton District

TPP2 - Gatis Growing Community 01 Jun 2017

This group will use the funding to bushcraft sessions for the local community, in particular children and families living with learning difficulties or a disability. This will improve their knowledge of nature and improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Studio Equipment 20 Dec 2017

This charity will purchase new equipment to upgrade their popular radio service at New Cross Hospital. Volunteers visit patients engaging in conversations to choose their favourite music to go on air, so it is a valued way of reducing feelings of loneliness and building friendships.

“Pop Up – Pop In” 02 Apr 2017

This group will use the funding to carry out a feasibility and pilot project for a community cafe. This will provide people with mental health problems with a venue where they can socialise and obtain advice and support.

Connecting Generations Bringing the Family Together (CGBFT) 28 Apr 2017

A series of sewing sessions will be funded for children and their parents. People will be able to spend time together and discuss their issues, encouraging family socialisation and development of their English language skills.

Amount: £9,160
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzec Vision CIC
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Wolverhampton District

The Royal Wellbeing Initiative 18 Jan 2017

This school will use the funding to create a confidential online portal that will support the health needs of young people. This will equip the students with knowledge that will improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Suicide Prevention Through Mental Health Well Being Engagement in Wolv 01 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to create two sculptures, made by people with experience of the issues around suicide, filming the creative process and displaying the finished work in a local public space. The project will help improve the participants’ health and wellbeing.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Digital Disability
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Wolverhampton District

Engage Bushbury Detached Project & Engage Low Hill Detached Project 02 Apr 2017

This group will use the funding to engage with young people who are involved in or at risk of anti-social behaviour. They will receive support and become involved in activities which improve their chances in life.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Engage Trust UK
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Wolverhampton District

12th Bilston (Green Park) Special Needs Scout Group 14 Jun 2017

This group will use the funding to establish a new scout group for children and young people with severe and complex special needs. This will allow them to participate in activities to develop their confidence, independence, self-help and social skills.

Wolves DSA Partnerships in Disabled Healthcare and respite for Sports. 02 Apr 2017

This group will use the funding to provide social activities and trips for disabled sports fans and their carers. People will be able to take part in activities which benefit their health and wellbeing.

NEXT LEVEL Experience 18 Oct 2017

Work placements will be delivered for local young people seeking employment. This will give them work experience with local business owners, improving their opportunities after the project ends to find employment and giving them more confidence.