NAME OF PROJECT
|St Matthews Big Local
||The Big SMILE Project
To fund a Senior Sports Coach and Assistant Sports Coach for 12 hours per week; management support for one hour per week; as well as other associated costs, enabling the beneficiary to facilitate the project.
The purposes of the project is to provide diversionary activity in the form of daily sports provision for yourng people, straight after school hours until the late evening and on teh weekends. The activities will be aimed at 10 to 21 years who live in St Matthews and East Leicester Area
|City - St Matthews
||Drop in Service
To fund 2 paid youth workers to facilitate youth drop-in sessions 3 times per week engaging 25-30 young people per session.
To provide a 'safe place' for young people with complex needs. Providing a range of activities including pool, karaoke, arts and crafts and discussion circles as well as providing hot food and drink. To develop the young peoples' confidence and encourage them to engage in new opportunities.
|Charnwood - Shepshed
||We are Here
To provide face-to-face intervention sessions to girls (aged 10 to 16 years) currently working with youth services, focusing on prevention and future-focused positive engagement. Interventions to consist of activities based around female empowerment with decisions made by young people to empower them and develop their emotional well-being.
To delivery weekly 2-hour sessions, engaging 8-12 young people in each session and 60 yung people across the whole project
|City & County
||Youth Led Intervention Project
To fund a Project Lead, 6 Youth Workers, a designated Safeguarding Lead and Therapist to deliver the project.
To deliver Strand 1 to medium to high-risk young people - key workers and trained therapists will work intensively on a one-to-one basis to help the children and young people integrate into Strand 2 of the project or refer them to partner agencies. The purpose of Strand 1 is to engage and divert high-risk young people to move away from ASB and crime and reintegrate into community projects, formal agencies as well as family networks. 39 sessions will be delivered over a 12-month period, taking place on a weekly basis.
To deliver Strand 2 to low risk young people - three social action projects that have been chosen by children and young people in a recent consultation.
- F.U.N.K.I. Cafe (Fun, Unique, New, Kool, Inclusive): A cafe experience that includes cooking and eating, barista training and socialising
- Teenfluencers: A social media creative development and marketing project that aims to create and spread positive messages to young people with incentives of prizes and raffles to encourage creativity and online sharing.
- Live the Game: A football project that will develop football skills, improe physical fitness, encourage socialising and develop team building skills and confidence.
|City - West Leicester
|The Braunstone Foundation
||The Grove Community Hub
||To provide a range of free sport and physical acivity sessions at The Grove Community Hub for 46 weeks including; street dance, boxing and football, engaging 250 young people
||City - West Leicester
The purpose of the funding is to cover the cost of 2 assistant football coaches for 1 hour per week each (for 40 weeks), football field usage and assocaited costs, a boxing coach for 1 hour per week (for 40 weeks), venue hire for boxing sessions and venue hire for addiction support drop-in sessions.
The project will include:
- Football - providing FC Belgrave's existing schedule of football training sessions and expanding the current offering by holding new sessions in collaboration with Nirvana FC, engaging 150 young people weekly
- Boxing - partnering with the Gurdwara Shri Guru Dashmesh Sahib to hold new regular boxing training sessions
- Addiction Support - partnering with Jit Chauhan of 7events Local CIC to support community initiatives aimed at curbing addiction, engaging 150 young people monthly
|City - East Leicester (Rushey Mead)
Funding will contribute towards the cost of the staff,venue hire and the resources required to deliver the project. The project will provide two 3-hour yough sessions weekly over 40 weeks with termly external visits during each 12 week block. 25 young people will be engaged in each session equating to 250 unique young people and 50 family members over the projects duration.
The purpose of the project is to offer diversionary activities and enable young people to engage in recreational activities alongside access to mentoring support from youth workers. The young people will develop their understanding of risks of getting involved in criminal activity and their focus channelled into engaging in weekly activities that will aim to give young people a sense of community
|City - East Leicester (Spinney Hills)
|Wesley Hall Community Centre
||Preventing Anti-Social Behaviou in Spinney Hills
Funding will contribute towards a Project Coordinator, Sessional Staff and delivery costs.
The project will offer a one year 'recovery' youth service for the Spinney Hills community. Based in Wesley Hall Community Centre, it will support yung people aged 11-16, offering structured youth sessions including sports and arts, along with direcged intervention to promote communal understanding between different sections of the community.
Group sessions will operate three times per week on Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday mornings. Small groups and one-to-one support sessions will be booked on a needs basis to offer intensive support to help young people most at risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour.
The aim of the project is to get young people from all religions and back grounds to work together, to understand their differences whilst also recognising and building on their similiarities.
The project will support more than 200 young people in a year during three sessions per week for 48 weeks and offer approximately 20 young people one-to-one support and 10 small group sessions per year.
| East Leicester
| The Centre Project
||Freedom Youth Club
The purpose of the funding is to provide a Youth Worker, Assistant Youth Worker and cover associated project costs.
The project will provide a safe social space for young people to prevent isolation and boredom and sustain social networks, targeting refugees, unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people and new arrivals. the project aims to support young people's personal and social development; improve young people's physical and mental health and emotional wellbeing; and raise young people's aspirations and build their resilience.
The Youth Club will run open drop-in sessions on Tuesday and Friday in the City Centre. Activities ill include various indoor sporting activities and a cybercafe.
|Team Hub CIC
The funding will cover the costs of three members of staff, room hire, resources and refreshements.
The project will consist of a boys only session for ages 10-13 on a Thursday evening with a maximum of 10-12 young people. 30 young people will be supported over the 24-month project. The sessions will take place at the Team Hub games room where the young people can take part in gaming and other activities available based on their interests.
Discussions will take place around the challenges the young people are facing and ways to suppor tthem to deal with issues ina more positive way.
Each young person will be allocated a mentor who will set out an individual support plan.
|City - New Parks
|Sensational Vibes Youth and Community Development Group
||Sensational Vives on the Street
Sensational Vibes will collaborate with Street Vibes to deliver 3 elements of youth programme to young people from Street Vibe's fully equipped vehicle. The funding will cover the cost of three staff members, associated administration and Street Vibe bus hire.
The project will include:
- Diversionary activity: Music production, offering a variety of skills soft skills
- Mentoring: Youth workers workwith each young person, identifying challenges and goals and working out how to achieve them step by step
- Anti-knife crime programme: A mix of education, information, self-awareness and self-care
15, 2-hour sessions will take place over 12 months, delivered by three mentors at four crime hotspots in Leicester on weekend evenings.
|Harborough District Children and Young People's Charity
The project is aimed at 11-19 year olds and will provde the young people with an opportunity to engage in purposeful activities in a way that is culturally appropriate and relevant to them. They will be able to gain vocational qualifications that help to improve their soft skills and build their confidence, breaking down the barriers to employment and participation in further education. The funding will cover the salary costs, staff costs and operational/activity costs associated with the delivery of this project.
The sessions (3 hour session, once a week on site) will take place at the Greenacres Travellers site just outside Market Harborough. The project will be run in partnership with the Prince's Trust using their 'Achieve' programme of courses. 15-20 young people will be supported through this project over the 12-month period.