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- Earliest award date
- 08 Feb 2017
- Latest award date
- 20 Dec 2017
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This project will support deafblind adults and other people with disabilities in livelihoods skills to increase their levels of income and participation in their communities. They will also explore a number of new activities to address barriers that deafblind people experience when attempting to improve their economic status. Activities include larger scale testing of the new vocational syllabus for deafblind people and the development and dissemination of a new standardised tactile sign language method.
This new project will work with the Kosovan community in Islington and the surrounding areas to improve the quality of life, confidence, education, physical and mental health and skills of this community who often feel isolated. The project will provide volunteering opportunities, a mentoring programme, a youth activity programme, family projects and cultural and community development programmes. A team of Kosovan mentors provide one-to-one support.
Trans Allies Programme 20 Sep 2017
This project will provide advocacy workshops for non-trans people which will enable the creation of allies across the community to raise awareness and understanding of the issues faced by trans people.
This project aims to develop coping mechanisms and improve the sense of community through peer-support for families of people who have died in custody or detention. It aims to provide holistic support, and will facilitate families becoming advocates for change whilst empowering others to do the same. It will recruit a new family support worker to work alongside staff to reach the most excluded, to help them engage. The group will deliver activities and provide one-to-one support to families.
The Community Agenda 18 Oct 2017
This project will recruit and train volunteers to hold conferences to bring together members of the black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee communities. The conferences will be an opportunity to consult, raise awareness and address a range of social issues.
This project will run a series of events for people from the Eritrean community, which will educate them on UK education, health, social care, culture and other issues including domestic abuse. This will bring people together and equip them with improved knowledge and skills.
ISC Connect 02 Apr 2017
The funding will be used to build capacity for the organisation’s volunteer base and provide engagement activities that focus on supporting older people from the Somali community who are isolated. The project aims to improve the way in which the group meets the needs of its service users.
Islington Older People's Information Hub 26 Jul 2017
This project will create an information hub with a directory of community services and activities for older people. This will enable participation in community life and reduce isolation.
Realising Effective Community 06 Sep 2017
This project will deliver a range of activities to support new and existing Chinese people in the area to bring about positive social change, improve their quality of life and help them integrate. The project will particularly focus on Mandarin speakers. A Project Coordinator will support those being supported to understand their rights and responsibilities, helping them to achieve their aims and develop activities and services to improve aspirations, self-esteem, confidence and independence.
The Sharing and Learning Project 20 Sep 2017
This project will provide a range of social and stimulating activities for older people in the community, to help reduce isolation and improve wellbeing and quality of life.
This project will run homework clubs for children and young people, giving them the chance to improve their future prospects and discouraging antisocial behaviour.
Music, Arts & Crafts for families 11 Oct 2017
This project will run music, arts and craft activities for families in order to support children's development and provide peer support opportunities for parents.
Islington Women's Filmmaking Project 15 Feb 2017
This project will deliver a programme of film making activities for women who are survivors of abuse. This will address issues surrounding isolation and anxiety.
Stronger Each Day 15 Feb 2017
This project will deliver a sensory activity for pupils with multiple learning difficulties, some of whom spend long periods in hospital. This will enable them to cope emotionally and mentally and prepare them for any future crisis.
The Open House Project (OHP) 06 Sep 2017
This group will develop their project which will support young people leaving care and other vulnerable young people to develop their life skills and transition into adulthood. The project will involve a programme of drama based activities and will include how to avoid homelessness, developing healthy relationships, finding pathways to employment or learning, and nutritional support. The project aims to help 360 young people who are leaving the care system, penal system or who are otherwise at risk.
BMER Young People Together for Employment Rights 28 Jun 2017
This project will use funding to raise awareness of employment rights and anti-discrimination laws amongst people from BAME backgrounds. This will involve running workshops for young people to empower them to become employment champions within their community.
Peer Support Training Programme(England) 06 Sep 2017
This project will deliver a training programme to equip volunteers to support people with cleft lips or cleft palates, leading to improved levels of self esteem and wellbeing.
Campaigning For Young People With Autism 20 Dec 2017
This project will run a Young Ambassadors programme, providing opportunities for autistic young people to develop skills and lead campaigns to help transform the way society views the autistic community.
Positive Futures 12 Jul 2017
This group will develop their project to support young people aged 16-25 living with HIV, focusing on those making the transition from child to adult healthcare services and those recently diagnosed with HIV. It aims to deliver a holistic service, integrating HIV, mental health, social support, sex and relationships, and self-management. They will be supported through one to one assessment, mentoring and information sharing to tackle barriers to maintaining health and well-being.
Hilldrop Community Engagers 03 May 2017
This project will train local residents in community research and outreach work, which will help identify the needs of local people and enable participants to become more involved in community life.