SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL GRANTS
to support the implementation of a new creative arts Relationships and Sexual Health Education (RSHE) programme, to be delivered by Project Coordinator, Jenny Parnham alongside Choices existing counselling work within HMP Holloway.
£40,000 over two years
University of Edinburgh, Centre for Research on Families and Relationships
Dr Amy Chandler, for a qualitative research study to explore the meanings of self-harm and substance use among young people in diverse socio-economic contexts.
£39,866 over eighteen months
Innovations in Dementia / Bristol Age UK
to adapt and trial the use of a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Programme with dementia sufferers and their carers across three sites to test whether the technique could alleviate some of the difficulties and frustrations that people with some forms of dementia experience in adjusting to the challenges of living with their condition.
£25,115 over one year
to support the local Ethiopian organisation Siiqqee, which provides holistic services for woman, especially self-help groups concerning Female Genital Mutilation.
£4,000 small grant
Oxford Brookes University, School of Health and Social Care
Professor Jo Neale, to support the salary costs for post-doctoral researcher and sociologist, Dr Caral Stevenson, who will lead on data collection, data processing and analyses for a research study mapping relationships in emergency hostels and night shelters to improve resettlement and drug use outcomes.
£29,731 over one year