£25,200 (over one year) has been awarded to Springboard for Children. The project provides twice weekly school based one to one literacy tuition for children with a reading age approximately two years behind their chronological age. Springboard assesses children each term using tools which measure progress towards age related expectations. The charity also seeks to engage with parents providing advice on supporting literacy development at home. This will be run in three Lambeth Primary Schools (Lark Hall, St Stephens and Heathbrook).
£25,163 over one year was awarded to Juvenis for its Positive Change project. The project will work with 40 young people who are involved or at risk of involvement with gangs. The Project Manager engages young people with regular outreach work on local estates and youth clubs and accepts referrals from partner organisations. He co-ordinates a range of interventions with the aim of (re) engaging the young people with education, training and employment.
£25,000 over one year was awarded to 198 Contemporary Arts for their Hustlebucks Youth Enterprise (a youth led social enterprise in Brixton Village). This grant is towards the cost of a full time Manager who would supervise low income young people undertaking apprenticeships and work experience placements, and support young entrepreneurs to develop their businesses by retailing at Hustlebucks. The Manager will also develop commercial activities including the production and sale of Hustlebucks branded clothing, sale of external brands, hire of exhibition space and hosting children’s parties.
£25,000 over one year was awarded to Spiral. This project will work with 60 low income Lambeth students (16-18 years old). It provides sector specific careers advice and training. Young people working in teams are guided by sector professionals to replicate typical work place tasks and challenges. Each participant then receives one to one careers advice and assistance with applying for further training, work experience, employment or higher education.
£24,993 over one year was awarded to Ripe Enterprises. The project aims to improve the employment prospects of 36 unemployed migrants, refugees and local people young people, 16 to 25 years old with no or limited English language and literacy skills. It will deliver Functional Skills (English) & ESOL directly linked to employability skills courses (e.g. CV preperation, interview techniques, job search, applications, presentation skills). This provision will be based in St Lukes Hub on Wincott Street.
£24,341 over one year was awarded to Tutors United for their At Home Tutoring Programme. Tutors United trains and employs low income university students to offer free small group tuition to social housing residents and low cost home tuition. This project would pilot at-home tuition to pairs of year 6 pupil premium pupils living in accommodation provided by Metropolitan Housing Trust in Clapham Park.
£23,315 over one year was awarded to Evolve Housing for their new Money Mapping Programme. This project will work with 75 homeless young people and young parents to improve their budgeting, money management skills and debt management. This will be done through a mixture of courses and one-to-one mentoring. It will be based at King George's House in Stockwell (supported temporary housing for vulnerable young people).
£21,334 over one year has been awarded to Toucan Employment. This project will work with 15 Lambeth young people with learning disabilities. Toucan will provide training, work experience and assistance with applying for jobs. It will also work with employers to identify appropriate jobs and provide regular in-work support to both clients and employers.
£18,377 over one year has been award to The Hyde Group. This project will is a partnership between Hyde Plus (HP), Lansdowne Youth Centre and Young People Matter Charity. Youth workers will provide intense support to 10 young people (aged 14-16) from Stockwell who are at risk of exclusion and at risk of becoming involved in youth crime/gang related activity. The aim is to get them back into school or access other positive pathways. This support will involve training, work experience, workshops and one-to-one mentoring.
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