Grants to help vulnerable families
Nearly £200,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 24 projects across the county that help Hampshire’s most vulnerable families, following approval by the County Council.
The grants are part of the council’s Supporting Families Programme, and will complement Hampshire’s Early Help services.
Grants made includ:
• In Eastleigh – £11,175 to Solent Youth Action for its Community Buddies project which provides help to vulnerable young people.
• In Hart and Rushmoor – £17,500 to Hart Voluntary Action to create a new ‘family therapy’ option.
• In Havant – £9,400 to Y Services, for a programme supporting LGBTQ young people.
• In the New Forest – £15,000 to Yellow Door, to fund family therapy support for those who have experienced abuse.
• In Test Valley – £11,365 to Unity, to expand their existing social prescription service for people with mental health difficulties.