£57,920 over three years was awarded to YourStory for Keeping S.A.F.E by Strengthening Families through Character Education project. This is an an intensive school reintegration and family support project for young people (aged 11 – 16). It will provide two programmes combined into one. 1. Social Attitude Family Environment (SAFE) element which provides intensive 1:1 mentoring and nurturing group programmes for young people identified with high risk of school exclusion (school based). 2. Strengthening Families through Character Education (SFCE) element which works with parents/guardians to address issues facing their children, family dynamics and to develop positive relationships with schools (community based).
£73,380 over three years was awarded to Raw Material Music And Media Education for their Raw Sounds Training & Progression project. Raw Sounds provides music performance and production workshops for people with mental health needs. This grant will support a Progression Mentor who will co-ordinate accredited training, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and appropriate progression routes for young Raw Sounds members enabling them to enter volunteering, mainstream training and/or education, and paid employment.
£73,794 over three years was awarded to St Matthews Project for their Kick Start project. This football-based project provides accredited vocational/employability training in sports plus work experience and well being workshops for NEET young Lambeth residents focusing on young offenders serving community sentences or recently released from Youth Offending Institutions.
£74,886 over three years was awarded to Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO) for their Step Up Plus project. This provides one-to-one advice, employability training including CV and interview skills plus ESOL and construction tuition for Latin American and Spanish/Portuguese speaking migrants. Although a small number may be unemployed the vast majority will be assisted to progress from low paid, insecure work into better jobs.
£75,000 over three years was awarded to CEF Lyncx for their Community After School Support project. This will provide after school clubs in literacy, numeracy and science for children aged 7-11 living on the Blenheim Gardens, Angell Town and Edmundbury Court estates in Brixton and Stockwell.
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