Uk news West Lothian project awarded significant donation by Children in Need MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The charity for parents of marginalised children offers support, friendship and practical help throughout West Lothian.
Breaking News ! A West Lothian project for disadvantaged children has been awarded £30,000 by Children in Need. Home Start in Livingston offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children, in communities throughout West Lothian. The new funding award will support the delivery of vital services to young people in the area and means that the across West Lothian, Children in Need is currently funding four projects to a value of more than £193,328. Home-Start West Lothian has been awarded £30,000, over three years, to deliver family support groups and trips for families with young children who are facing various challenges and disadvantages. Read More Related Articles West Lothian Council agree deal with developers for £60 million investment in education Attending the sessions will give children the opportunity to have fun and make friends, whilst also improving their social skills, developing their confidence and becoming more connected with their community. Stuart Barrie, scheme manager at Home-Start West Lothian said: “We’re delighted to hear that we have been awarded this new funding from BBC Children in Need which will enable us to provide crucial support to children and their families in our local community.
. At a time of so many additional challenges for so many families, this grant demonstrates how important it is that we’re able to continue to support positive changes in local children and young people’s lives.”
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Simon Antrobus, Chief Executive of BBC Children in Need, said: “At a time when children and young people need our support more than ever, I am incredibly proud to be awarding funding which will go on to positively impact their lives. These grants were only made possible thanks to our remarkable supporters, so a big thank you to everyone who supported us in 2019.” Children in Need is committed to supporting disadvantaged children and young people who are facing additional challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and further funding opportunities will be announced in due course.
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