tackling health inequalities in West London
WestPoint-Sustainable Community Development
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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 healthEquality

Total amount raised for good causes is £1,936,606

Active Communities is a funding programme which invests in local people and groups in communities with great ideas to make their communities even better.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Adult Autism Carers Hounslow Hounslow £20,101 This new one-year project aims to train eight people living with autism and carers of people with autism to set up a peer-brokerage service to support non-learning disabled autistic people. The project will support participants to develop skills and learn about their condition with a view to producing support plans and services that enable autistic people to live fulfilling and less isolated lives. The project will be led by its participants and once trained, participants will be better prepared to contribute to the shaping of autism and mental health services in Hounslow.
Havelock Family Centre (HFC) Ealing £38,599 This two-year project will deliver a programme of activities that aims to reduce isolation for older people, particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, who are from the Havelock Estate in Southall in Middlesex. Activities will include advice sessions, day trips, physical activity sessions, a monthly film club and a reading club. Participants will be able to shape and influence delivery through a user led steering group.
Our Barn Youth Club Hounslow £35,960 This existing two-year project aims to support carers who experience social isolation due to their role, to meet others in the same situation, share information and receive advice and help with issues relating to being a carer. Through weekly peer support sessions, carers from diverse backgrounds will be able to make friends, receive moral support and focus on their own wellbeing.
Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership (REAP) Hillingdon £29,905 This new two-year project aims to establish a welcoming group created and run by local residents in Yiewsley (UB7), meeting weekly to build community friendships and support. Members will lead group sessions with different formats such as discussions, cooking, local outings, summer picnics plus planning and capacity-building meetings. The aim is to unite long term residents and new arrivals such as refugees to maintain a friendly community, prevent isolation and tackle local tensions including recent racist attacks. There is also a clear intention to members’ capacity, skills, confidence and knowledge in many areas over the two years in order to manage their own group activities in time. The group is for all community members and activities will be at a large accessible hall central in Yiewsley. 
Speak Out in Hounslow Hounslow £48,017 This new two-year project aims to deliver weekly ‘meetup’ and activity sessions for adults with learning disabilities in Hounslow to come together, socialise, learn skills and share experiences. Activities may include cookery, housekeeping, arts and crafts, and participants will also have the opportunity to gain AQA accreditation for their achievements where appropriate. The project has been instigated by people with learning disabilities and they will be involved in all aspects of its delivery, from mystery shopping potential venues to helping interview the Project Coordinator, assisting as volunteers at sessions and monitoring feedback from participants. This involvement and skills developed through the activities undertaken will lead to increased confidence and feelings of wellbeing and of belonging.
Activebase CIO Isleworth £2,746 This new two year project aims to support the residents of Worton Estate in Isleworth to set-up a coffee morning/under 5’s drop in service with a programme of child focused activities at Isleworth Public Hall. 
Ethiopian Women's Empowerment Group (EWEG) North Kensington £49,732 This new two-year project is the development of an existing idea. It will offer a programme of activities for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds or Refugee (BAMER) women aged 18-30 and 50+ years living in North Kensington, London. The project will enable participants to come together, strengthen their social support networks, build their confidence and learn new skills. Weekly and monthly sessions include a coffee morning, gardening, cooking, sewing, exercise, volunteering and cake decorating. 
Hear Women Organisation North Kensington £45,560 This new two-year project developed as a result of delivering a People’s Health Trust funded Skills4Life project with women in North Kensington. This project will support women by reducing isolation, improving their skills and building their confidence through a range of activities including English and IT, coffee mornings, arts and crafts, exercise sessions and day trips. The project will support women from East and North Africa, aged between 25-70 living in the Golborne ward of Kensington and Chelsea.
Lancaster West Residents' Association Lancaster West £10,110 This new two-year project aims to build a strong team of residents from the Lancaster West estate that work together to improve the lives of local people through community organising. This follows residents’ experience of organising, through a Housing Inquiry completed in 2015 run by West London Citizens (WLC). The project will benefit all residents of the Lancaster Estate and the local community, who have repeatedly requested that they want the estate to improve as a place to live. The team will attend Community Organising training and engage with residents on the key issues on the estate, through door-knocking, group meetings and one-on-one conversations. Once the key issues have been identified the team will take the results to a public meeting of the whole estate to prioritise what to work on. The team will then research those issues to gather expertise and find solutions, which they will take to the relevant decision-makers through negotiations and public actions.
Maystar Residents Association West Kensington £10,300 This existing two-year project will continue to run gardening sessions for residents of the Maystar Estate in West Kensington. Many residents experience social isolation and the majority live in flats with no outside space. The project provides them with social activities as well as giving them the opportunity to improve the communal green spaces in the area. The Gardening Club has transformed the area bringing vibrancy and colour to the under-utilised spaces. It has also reduced social isolation, improved the confidence of participants and generated pride in the local community.  
Midaye Somali Development Network Kensington £37,485 This new two-year project aims to support 66 BAME women, the majority of which will be refugee and asylum seekers, in Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham, to increase confidence and wellbeing and improve access to services. There will be weekly group meetings supplemented by one to one support if needed. The weekly meetings will take place in community venues and provide an opportunity for women to discuss issues faced with mental health and wellbeing, social isolation and local knowledge of services, with speakers invited. If necessary, practical help will be provided in accessing services through advocacy and language support.
Samafal Community Association Southall £14,050 This new one-year project will bring people together from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds within the Broadway area of Southall for regular social and educational activities including cooking, exercise, film shows and coffee mornings. The local community is very diverse and this initiative will bring different groups together to share common experiences and problems, breaking down social and cultural boundaries and promoting social cohesion. 
The White City Theatre Project CIC White City Estate £41,773 This two-year project is the continuation of an existing project. It will deliver weekly drama sessions to young people aged 9-19 years who live on the White City Estate in West London, so that they can engage in arts activities, increase their confidence and build relationships with people of different ages and backgrounds. The groups will devise their own performances and work together to present these to the wider community each Summer. Older group members are encouraged to volunteer and support the younger groups as they develop.
West London Somali Society West London  £15,090 This one-year project aims to support the continuation of the Somali Women and Elders Groups in Acton. The Somali Women’s Group will meet twice a week and provide a peer support system for Somali women to share experiences and provide practical assistance with adapting to life in the UK. In addition a sessional female advice worker will support women with access to benefits and services. A weekly Somali Elders Club will include social/cultural activities and a hot meal, with transport for frail users or those with disabilities. Interpreting and translation support for elders will also be provided as well as support with attending medical appointments.
Feltham Arts Association  Feltham £21,218 This two-year project is the development of piloted workshops and projects. It will enable residents of the Highfields Estate in Feltham to run and take part in creative activities. There will be an adults’ arts initiative involving residents creating public artworks for the estate and installations linked to the Feltham Festival. Alongside this, there will be a separate programme of arts activities for children. 
Golden Opportunity Youth Association Southall £48,978 This new two-year project aims to create space and activities to bring people together to support each other, with residents delivering a programme of activities in the Golf Links Estate community centre. The project is based in Southall and will address issues of social or emotional isolation; general community and neighbourhood work and poor physical environment.
Hodan Somali Community Kensington and Chelsea £24,956 This two-year project is a continuation of an exercise and social club for isolated women, who are largely but not exclusively Somali, which was previously funded by the People’s Health Trust Healthy Communities Programme. The area is an inner London Borough to in Western Central London and although one of the most expensive areas to live in London, it is also very densely populated with high levels of social housing.
Horn of Africa Youth Association (HAYA) Fulham Road £31,198 This new two-year project aims to deliver fitness activities, seminars and employment support workshops to 30 disadvantaged young women in the Fulham Road area. It will provide general community and neighbourhood work and address issues of social or emotional isolation and unemployment.
Lancaster West Children's Community Network Lancaster West Estate £5,149 This new 22 month project aims to run a culturally diverse ‘meet-up’ group for women with young children where they can make friends, try new activities, discuss issues of concern to themselves and the community from the Lancaster West Estate and adjacent council/housing association properties.
MADE (Make A Difference Entertainment) Hayes  £44,420 This new two-year project aims to deliver video content for an online channel produced by young people in Hayes about issues relevant to the local area and to celebrate cultural differences. It will deliver general community and neighbourhood work and address issues of social or emotional isolation and unemployment. The project is based in Hayes, an urban town in west London.
The Pepper Pot Centre Notting Hill £14,670 This new 18-month project will provide a weekly computer club for African and Caribbean community members who are over 50s and come from Colville, Golborne, Notting Dale, Norland, St Charles and Dalgarno wards in the Notting Hill area of London. Organised by the Pepper Pot Centre, the scheme will enable participants to learn the basics of computing and how to use IT to connect with local and central government, how to research health and wellbeing and how to send and receive emails. The intention is that participants can improve their health and wellbeing, combat isolation and participate in local and national 
Richmond Ethnic Women's Association (REWA) Feltham £3,060 This two-year project is an extension of the group’s existing activities to a different geographic area – Butts Farm Estate, which is a small estate in Feltham which is adjacent to Twickenham. The project aims to provide opportunities for women to improve their social conditions by interacting and sharing experiences with women from other cultural backgrounds, through exercise, growing vegetables and cooking as well as developing IT skills. The project will take place in a local church hall on the Butt Farm Estate. It aims to address issues of social or emotional isolation; general community and neighbourhood work and gender.Basic IT skills and setting up email which gives them confidence to interact with wider communities. Target BME women from low income and unemployed families in this Estate who have low self esteem and feel isolated, excluded and venerable and are not able to access such facilities due to their economic circumstances
World's End Under Fives Centre Chelsea £49,060 This two-year project is the development of existing work. It will provide ‘Stay and Play’ sessions for children under five years of age and their parents from the World’s End estate in Chelsea, London. The sessions aim to give children an opportunity to develop social skills by interacting with other children and thereby helping them to prepare for school. Parents who feel isolated will be able to socialise with other parents. There will also be activities to encourage interaction including trips and training courses. 
Football for peace Southall £21,120 This one-year project aims to run weekly football sessions for young people (8-18 age group) associated with a Sikh gurudwara and a Christian church in Southall (Ealing).
WestPoint-Sustainable Community Development Latimer Road £27,700 This new two-year project aims to enable women from migrant communities gain sustainable employment. The project will deliver training in literacy, IT and job searches. The project will be based in the Latimer Road area of Kensington and Chelsea. 
Hounslow Multi-Cultural Centre Hounslow £21,300 This is a new two-year project to provide yoga lessons for the over-50s.  The project will be based in Hounslow and addresses issues of: social or emotional isolation, mental ill-health, and physical and sensory disability.
Green Corridor Southall £43,832 This existing 24-month project aims to create an improved green and natural environment by regenerating a derelict plot of land in Southall, West London. The project will create a growing space that can be used by local people and bring together all the community.
Maystar Residents Association West Kensington £11,280 This is a new two-year project which aims to encourage better communication, more community involvement and good neighbourliness amongst residents of the Maystar Estate. Thirty Resident Reps will be recruited to reach out to residents to hear their views on issues on the estate.
Hillingdon Autistic Care and Support Hillingdon £40,136 This new two-year initiative will set up a wellbeing project to provide education, recreation, confidence building, mentoring and befriending for parents who have caring responsibilities for individuals with autism and learning difficulties. The aspiration of the project is for beneficiaries to build stronger connections within their community, to feel less isolated and to increase their health and wellbeing.
Horn of Africa Youth Association Hayes £34,596 This new two-year project aims to provide sporting, training and employability activities for young people aged 13-25, as a means of encouraging better integration.
Refugees in Effective and Active Partnership Uxbridge £23,367 This two-year project, based on a recently completed one-year pilot, will provide joint activities involving migrants and people new to 'Uxbridge Village' and people who have lived there longer or all their lives.
West London Somali Society Hayes £22,585 This existing two-year project will see the continuation of the Elders' and Women's Group, widening the access to the support they are able to provide by increasing the number of external providers involved in the project.
The White City Theatre Project CIC White City £39,840 This existing two-year project would see the continuation of the work carried out by the Greenhouse project since 2008, providing young people from disadvantaged communities the opportunity to take part in drama projects that will teach them new skills and improve their aspirations and confidence.
Banooda Aid Foundation Fulham £36,204 A two-year project is aimed at the Somali community in Fulham and will provide cultural, recreational and arts activities such as traditional African dance and music, painting, debates in the Somali language, communicating through digital media and crafts activities.
The London Sports Trust
Ladbroke Grove £23,900 To deliver a 'skills for life' youth-led leadership and mentoring scheme. 200 local young people aged 8-25 living in the Dalgarno Estate will benefit, achieving essential life skills using sport as a tool.
Farm the City London North Kensington £20,118 To deliver community activities that will see local volunteers and staff work together to create an organic community food garden on Adair Road in Golborne, making use of an unused and overgrown area of land creating a space where people can meet their neighbours and learn about food.
Hear Womens Organisation North Kensington £43,187 The project aims to deliver a series of sessions to offer advice and information to women in North Kensington in the areas of debt, managing your money, setting up a small business, coffee mornings, and exercises classes with these sessions benefiting 40 women from migrant and refugee communities.
Midaye Somali Development Network North Kensington £42,569 This new 24 month project aims to deliver a volunteering project for Somali and Arabic women living in North Kensington that will provide training to enable them to help other members of their community through offering advice and support in areas such as employment, health, housing, benefits, education and training.
Acton Play Projects & Leisure Events East Acton £21,184 To deliver a monthly dinner club for young people aged 12-18 from deprived and difficult backgrounds on East Acton's estates creating a peer support network and addressing tensions that are seen locally between young people from different backgrounds and local estates.
BBA Media Ealing £14,960 To deliver a youth-led radio project that will recruit 12 young people from Hanwell in Ealing and provide them with the skills and support required to work together and create their own weekly radio show to be broadcast to the local community.
Community Education Forum White City £36,557 To deliver support for refugee women living in the White City area of London.
G.O.B. Club (Get Outta Bed) North Acton £15,620 To deliver trainer decoration workshops for young people aged 12-25 living in North Acton.
Hammersmith Community Gardens Association Acton £21,200 To deliver fortnightly shared lunches and weekly gardening activities for 30 elderly people in living at Trillington House in Acton with the aims to challenge isolation and loneliness in the community.
Hillingdon Asian Women's Group Hillingdon £39,140 To deliver a series of workshops of different activities for women from black and minority ethnic and refugee backgrounds from Botwell (Hillingdon, NW London) including Laughter Yoga, Art & Craft and Self Esteem.
Riana Development Foundation Network Cranford £32,140 To set up a mentoring project that trains 20 young peer educators aged 13 – 24 years within the Brabazon Estate in Cranford.
Corner Nine Arts Project Ladbroke Grove £24,138 To deliver weekly exercise sessions for over-60s and circus skills and art workshops for over-60s and children living in Dalgarno Gardens on the Peadbody Estate and Binbrook House Sheltered Housing.
Cornerstone Centre (Yiewsley) Yiewsley £15,560 To deliver a weekly social group for the over-65s to provide a place for residents' to meet up and support each other.
Ethiopian Women's Empowerment Group Ladbroke Grove £45,217 To establish a local women's forum and host bi-weekly community health and development activities to encourage community involvement and aid integration for women from black and minority ethnic backgrounds in the Latimer Road area.
Fashion and Development Centre Southall £22,448 To continue delivering and developing a sewing and craft club that offers weekly activities for women to learn and improve skills while reducing social isolation.
Helplink Southall £13,301 To provide English lessons, basic computer skills and healthy living advice to help women from the Tamil community integrate into Southall.
South Acton Skills & Arts Collaborative South Acton £22,476 To continue delivering weekly courses offering English lessons, ICT skills and sewing lessons for disadvantaged women on the South Acton Estate.
Southall Community Alliance Southall £16,370 To develop a community hub in Southall Green offering learning opportunities and helping participants' access local services and interact socially to improve integration among residents.

Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
The Conservation Volunteers   £60,000 The funding will bring the community together, tackle social isolation and loneliness and put local people in control of their own outdoor spaces.
Youth Sports Trust   £37,500 The project will work with schools and colleges to build confidence, support learning and improve the quality of life of young people under the age of 19.

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
Everyday Magic   £19,052 Provide exceptionally shy children, who lack confidence and live in difficult circumstances, with the support to develop themselves and new skills.
Havelock Family Centre Southall £25,000 Deliver a project that supports hard to reach isolated parents, lone parents and those who have suffered domestic violence.

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
Hodan Somali Community Ladbroke Grove £10,000 Deliver a programme that involves keep fit sessions, traditional dance, sharing information and experience and group mentoring. The aim is to build confidence and promote physical and mental health wellbeing and to reduce health inequality among the community.

Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Carers Trust   £46,801 To support carers and ensure they are making healthy choices about their own lives as well as the person they are caring for.
Alzheimer's Society   £12,990 Provide a full-time dementia support worker who will assess the needs of people affected by dementia and help them maintain their independence and sense of well-being.
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