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- Earliest award date
- 08 Oct 1998
- Latest award date
- 17 Jun 2020
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Volunteering Sundays 28 Nov 2005
This organisation will take a team of 50 volunteers out on one Sunday each month to carry out community work. There will be four groups - environmental, DIY, Sunday roast and Mobile Skate Park. The project will provide volunteers with access to new activities, training and skill development and the beneficiaries of the work have been identified through a similar project that was organised throughout Merseyside to support those most in need e.g homeless and disabled people.
The Moby 23 Mar 2007
The organisation will use an award to open a mobile youth project based on a double decker bus. The bus will contain various activities and equipment which will be offered as an alternative to taking part in anti-social activities. The bus will take the services to areas where young people congregate.
Fisher's Lane Community Centre 18 Feb 2009
This community organisation will use an award to renovate and decorate their premises. The group will create an office space with a mezzanine floor with "hot desks" which will allow a wide variety of groups to use the facilities at any time.
Shedheads 19 Aug 2015
The organisation will use the funding to purchase tools and equipment and develop a community workshop with metalwork, woodwork, DIY and leatherwork areas. This will encourage intergenerational working, enable older residents to pass down traditional skills, and undertake projects to help improve the local community, helping to reduce their isolation.
New Wheels 18 Apr 2019
The company will replace the van which enables many of their community and prison-based activities to take place. The work this will support aims to develop skills and to bring people together to design items which are used in the local community.
People with learning difficulties are among the most disadvantaged citizens in the UK, experiencing far higher levels of unemployment, and excluded from many activities and services that most of us take for granted. There are 5,000 adults with learning disabilities in the borough of Lewisham. The project, The People’s Parliament, is a self-advocacy group of people with learning disabilities who are meeting with and getting their views across to local policy and decision-makers. The aim is to encourage local services to better respond to the needs of people with learning difficulties to improve the quality of their lives and foster greater equality.
Resource Centre 11 Nov 2004
This project will set up a resource centre in Ellesmere Port that will offer drop-in information and advice on careers and employment opportunities to provide the first-stage in assisting disabled people to return to work. The project will also provide an individual programme of support including personal development training, work experience and identify next steps.
My Budget, My Money, My Life 22 Aug 2008
The group will use an award to hold a one day information event about individual budgets and person-centred plans using a drama group and comedian to provide information in an entertaining way. After the event six workshops will be held to enable participants of all abilities to create their own person-centred plans using their own ideas and aspirations. An information leaflet will also be produced. The award includes funding for performance, refreshments and leaflet.
Dont throw it all away 17 Aug 2018
The funding will be used to deliver drama activities and awareness raising workshops. The project aims to support young people who are at risk of anti-social behaviour.
Northbrook Park Community Play Area 24 Nov 2010
The project will enable the group to transform the children's play area in the local park with new play equipment and facilities for children of all ages and disabled children such as a flat roundabout, and a water play area. The play area is in a run down green space in Lewisham.
Shed Heaven 28 Nov 2013
Shed Heaven will remove and replace an existing garage with two new buildings with kitchen and toilet facilities. The new facilities will be used to deliver activities open to all age ranges to allow for shared learning between generations. The project will deliver two distinct activities; practical skills including woodwork and house maintenance and musical skills workshops.
The project will be working with people with Multiple Sclerosis to improve access to and take up of physical activity sessions. It will pilot working with the National Exercise Referral Scheme to co-produce specialist exercise sessions as well working with Disability Wales to create Multiple Sclerosis friendly local leisure centres and build on their ‘In-Sport accreditation scheme. The project, over two years, will fund staffing, project running costs and overheads.
Furniture for people in crisis 21 Dec 2004
Crisis Recovery UK seek to help socially excluded people by providing them with information and practical help. The group will work with a number of churches to collect a wide range of furniture, household goods, children's clothes and food parcels to supply to people in need in Lewisham.
Young Peoples cafe 24 Jan 2019
The aim of the project is to improve their confidence by developing new skills, bring young people together to support each other and have a safe place to provide advice. Funding for the project will be used to set up a pilot supporting vulnerable young people, aged 14-18 who are at risk of exclusion to gain a range of employability skills by volunteering in a café. The money will go towards project coordinator, travel, refreshments and flyers.
Training Courses for People with Cancer 18 Jan 2005
The organisation provides holistic services for people with cancer. With the award it will organise training courses for people with cancer that will include nutritional awareness, relaxation techniques, managing stress, coping strategies. The courses have been identified by questioning service users over the past years. The project will improve the quality of life of the cancer sufferers.
Drama work with young people 21 Sep 2004
The project is to recruit a group of young people from the area from both refugee and non-refugee communities to work on a play highlighting the struggles and triumphs faced by teenagers experiencing the reality of resettlement and integration in their local communities. It will culminate in a performance to for the whole community followed by a discussion about the play and sharing of different food and music.
Health Promotion (young people) 21 Oct 2004
This project is set up to support children and their families by getting them involved in church and community activities. This award will be used to provide young people with training in mental and sexual health issues, along with drug and alcohol misuse as well as any other health issues affecting young people in Lewisham. publicity (Â£850), training of volunteers (Â£1,250), reimbursing volunteer out of pocket expenses at up to Â£10 per day per volunteer (Â£2,400), project running costs (Â£450)
Research of older isolated people 23 Nov 2005
This group organises voluntary help exchange in the community through Time Bank. They were offered free space at a Health Centre to keep a Time Bank broker, who liases with those in need of help and those volunteers able to provide it. At the moment they provide this service to all. They would use an award to increase their service by 8 hours a week, specifically targeting elderly people, who are under-represented.