Bromley & Croydon Women's Aid #Relationship Goals
£88.258 to develop a project raising awareness of healthy relationships in secondary schools and youth settings, by providing talks, group work with the aim of tackling gendered attitudes, and behaviours that lead to criminal activity. Reaching 2,000+ children, young people aged,10 - 21.
Khulisa Face it
£75,000 to provide specialist emotional and social skills training for young people who are at risk of being excluded from school and are at risk of becoming involved in youth violence and crime. They will also provide targeted and long-term support to help children develop the social and emotional skills, the emotional reilience and self-confidence they need to make more positive £75,000. This work will also be delivered in: Barnet; Camden; Hammersmit; Fuham; Haringey; Harrow; Lambeth; Newham; Southwark; Tower Hamlets; Waltham Forest. Reaching 180 children/young people, aged 12-18.
Savvy Theatre Company Step-Up Theatre Production and Performance
£75,000 to deliver the above skills development programme for students with social, emotional, and mental health needs in Croydon and Sutton. Reaching 90 young people aged 14-18.
Serious about Youth (SAY) Construkt
£66,000 to engage young people in South London particularly from disadvantaged backgrounds and introduce them to the range of fantastic career pathways in the construction/engineering sector to highlight that they are positive pathways that they can pursue. They will also get access to businesses, professionals, and opportunities. Also delivering in: Kensington and Chelsea; Kingston; Lambeth; Lewisham; Merton; Newham; Richmond; Southwark; Sutton; Tower Hamlets; Waltham Forest; Wandsworth; Westminster; Bexley; Bromley; and Southwark. Reaching 108 young people, aged 16-21.
South Central Youth Ltd You are not alone (YANA)
£60,000 to deliver weekly 'SAFE SPACE' sessions in schools across London to raise awareness about the issue of violence and sexual violence. They will educate young people around types of behaviours that constitute criminal behaviour and provide bespoke support to 25 young people, aged 12-15, experiencing or at risk of child exploitation and sexual violence in Lambeth and Croydon.
Black Training and Enterprise Group Route2Success
£150,000 to reach young people from ethnic minority backgrounds, providing positive role models from similar backgrounds, supporting with: careers advice; entrepreneurial skills; making positive choices; and guidance; showing how to overcome obstacles. They will work with: schools, pupil referral units, offenders institutions; prisons and will provide workshops delivered by volunteer role models to inspire young people to think practically about the best way to realise their full potential in education and employment and equip them with tools to manage their social emotional and behavioural difficulties. Also being delivered in: Enfield; Greenwich; Hackney; Haringey; Lambeth; Lewisham; Tower Hamlets; and Waltham Forest. Reacing 600 children and young people aged,10-18.
CVA Croydon One Postcode
£149.240 to support young people to take the lead in challenging youth violence, using social action to bring them together around a programme of issue-based and personal development activities. They will develop this as a platform for relationship building between young people and the Metropolitan Police Service. Reaching 1350 children and young people aged, 10-21.
Football Beyond Borders The Positive Choice Different Paths Project
£139,766 to work with disengaged young people who are at risk of developing entrenched challenging behaviour patterns leading to permanent exclusion. By harnessing young people's passion for football they are engaged into value-based classroom lessons and support them to make better life choices from feeling part of the FBB 'family'. Also being delivered in: Greenwich; Lambeth; Southwark; and Wandsworth. Reaching 90 children and young people aged 10-15.
Reaching Higher City Listeners
£105,000 to support and engage young people identified as being 'at risk'. They will aim to guide them towards positive pathways providing them with a support network for a better, sustainable future. Also being delivered in: Lambeth; Lewisham; and Southwark. Reaching 135 children and young people aged 12-18, also
£66,050 to deliver Leaders in Training to young people who are at risk of offending to help them gain skills in areas such as: public speaking; project management; and budgeting through a series of workshops and mentoring. The young people will then be supported in a 5-day volunteer placement and then use their skills to plan and run their own fundraising event. Also being delivered in: Lambeth and Southwark. Reaching 50 young people aged16-19.
Redthread Youth Ltd The Well Centre
£150,000 to deliver 1:1 youth work and integrated holistic health support to young people at risk of involvement in criminal activity. They will empower young people to fulfill their potential by encouraging the adoption of healthy behaviours and coping mechanisms developing personal resilience and inspiring young people to make positive choices. Also being delivered it: Lambeth; Southwark; and Wandsworth. Reaching 840 children and young people aged 12-21.
Saffron Valley Collegiate The School for Change Project
£150,000 to provide expertise in accessing services and wellbeing support as well as piloting new ways of providing PSHE which encourage the most marginalised young people who have been excluded from mainstream education to achieve the best possible outcomes. Reaching 64 children and young people aged 12-18.
£135,309 to recruit young people per year from the Albanian speaking community in London and tol empower them to take on 'champion' roles in either: healthy relationships; sport; or heritage. The 'Champions' will each develop a programme of activities and presentations using their own experiences to inform the content and to share these with other young people at schools and community organisations. Also delivering in: Barking; Dagenham; Enfield; Haringey; Havering; and Redbridge. Reaching 90 children and young people aged 10-21.
Stepping Stones Grant - The following Croydon schools have been awarded a grant of £50,000 to support vulnerable students moving from primary to secondary school.
Harris Academy, South Norwood https://www.harrissouthnorwood.org.uk/
Median High School http://www.meridianhigh.london/
Arbishop Lanfranc Academy https://www.lanfranc.org.uk/
Sport United Grants:
£120,000 to work with 5 locally trusted organisatons across London. They will use doorstep sport to engage and retain vulnerable young people to prevent and deter them from getting involved in youth crime, gangs, and entering the youth justice system. Training opportunities will also be offered to these young people to increase their skills, confidence, and knowledge so that they can progress into volunteering and employment in their own communities. Reaching 250 children and young people aged 10-21,
And finally 4 organisations have received grants from the Knife Crime Community Seeds Programme
Rising Stars Support
£14,622 to deliver 48 mixed martial arts sessions to 120 young people in Croydon aged 13-18.
£44,100 to deliver a partnership project educating up to 300 young people, aged 13-18, with knowledge of dangers and risks of knife crime, first aid training, and lifesaving skills in Croydon and Hackney.
Cassandra Learning Centre
£28,417 to deliver 1:1 counselling and group sessions to 100 perpretators of knife cirme in Croydon, Lambeth, and Southwark. Reaching 100 children and young people aged 13-18.
Croydon BME Forum
£49,736 to deliver training and support to five grassroots organisations who provide activities for people affected by knife crime in Croydon. Reaching at least 60 young people aged 13-18,