tackling health inequalities in Newcastle, Tyneside, Gateshead and Sunderland
Houghton and District Fitness and Youth Boxing Club
Houghton and District Fitness and Youth Boxing Club,
Houghton-le-Spring
Money raised through the Health Lottery
The Health Lottery scheme manages 51 Society Lotteries that operate in rotation and each represents a different geographical region of Great Britain.

Projects funded using money raised by healthRespect

Total amount distributed to charities to date is: £1,195,425

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
Set up to address smaller and individual health and wellbeing issues that affect communities within our region, where getting the detail right really matters.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Pathways 4 All Newcastle £9,933 Purchase accessible bicycles to provide families who have disabled children the chance to hire them and improve health and fitness together.
Bright Futures   £7,509 To train young women to become peer educators around a range of health issues such as alcohol misused and its associated risks.
Social Chef   £6,941 Deliver three educational ten-week cookery courses to show people how to cook from scratch and maintain a healthy balanced diet.
Different Strokes North East £9,475 Develop support services and weekly activities for stroke survivors, mainly under 55-years-old, their families and carers.
South Tyneside Positive Activities and Target Youth Support Group South Tyneside £10,000 To engage with young people for 12 hours a week; offering detached youth work and advice on healthy eating, finding employment and increasing self-esteem.
Streets Ahead Detached Youth Project   £7,004 Run a programme targeting young people and their families to improve the health and aspirations of those involved.
Lowsimonside Community Association Lowsimonside £10,000 Purchase and install high-quality outdoor gym equipment to support disadvantaged communities who do not ordinarily engage in physical activities.
Houghton and District Fitness and Youth Boxing Club Houghton £5,860 Support vulnerable children and young people at risk of participating in anti-social or risk-taking behaviour by giving them opportunities to take part in fitness and boxing sessions.

LOCAL CONVERSATIONS
A programme which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Edberts House  Gateshead £420,688 The investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust’s Local Conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community. The programme puts residents at the heart of community initiatives so that they can take control of the design, development and delivery of local change.

To read more about this Local Conversation click here.
Edberts House Gateshead £19,199 The investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust’s Local Conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community. The programme puts residents at the heart of community initiatives so that they can take control of the design, development and delivery of local change.

To read more about this Local Conversation click here.
Justice Prince Community Interest Company Longbenton £420,986 The investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust’s Local Conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community. The programme puts residents at the heart of community initiatives so that they can take control of the design, development and delivery of local change.

To read more about this Local Conversation click here.
Justice Prince Community Interest Company Longbenton  £19,863 The investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust’s Local Conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community. The programme puts residents at the heart of community initiatives so that they can take control of the design, development and delivery of local change.

To read more about this Local Conversation click here.
Sunderland North Family Zone Sunderland £60,040 The investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust’s Local Conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community. The programme puts residents at the heart of community initiatives so that they can take control of the design, development and delivery of local change.

To read more about this Local Conversation click here.
Sunderland North Family Zone Sunderland £18,186 The investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust’s Local Conversations programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their community. The programme puts residents at the heart of community initiatives so that they can take control of the design, development and delivery of local change.

To read more about this Local Conversation click here.

HEALTHY PLACES, HEALTHY PEOPLE - YEAR 1
Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Alzheimer's Society   £20,611 Provide a full-time dementia support worker who will assess the needs of people affected and help them maintain their independence and well-being.
The Conservation Volunteers   £27,932 Offer outdoor physical activity and participation in community-based environmental projects as part of an active group taking part in outdoor tasks.
Mencap   £31,030 Extend the Gateway Club network and Gateway Awards programme, and help to improve the health, well-being and social inclusion of young adults
Carers Trust   £46,801 To support carers and ensure they are making health choices about their own lives as well as the person they are caring for.
Sustrans   £43,357 Increase levels of activity in everyday exercises - such as walking and cycling - among young people and those in areas of high health deprivation
 
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