tackling health inequalities in Surrey
CHIPS (Guildford)
CHIPS (Guildford),
Guildford
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 healthSound

Total amount distributed to charities to date is: £1,456.920

ACTIVE COMMUNITIES
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
Camberley All Night Cafe Camberley £31,938 This new two-year project is a development from the current Night Cafe that is run in Camberley, Surrey Heath. Current customers have offered their skills and support to develop the café into a daytime service and take ownership of this. This new day time cafe would extend the current services to people experiencing economic disadvantage locally, in particular homeless people, three times a week will include running the cafe as well as activities to support skills development, such as gardening, crafts and DIY.
Guildford Action for Community Care Guildford £48,662 This new two-year project aims to run a range of social activities for homeless people in Guildford to access facilities and join in activities enjoyed by the rest of the community. People sleeping rough, in night shelters or hostel accommodation will be able to take part in gym sessions, swimming, fishing, cinema trips, walks and picnics watch DVDs together, and enjoy talks from guest speakers of their choice. Participants will be fully involved in planning the project including choosing the days and times of activities, and will form a focus group that will meet monthly to continue to steer the course of the project.
The Include Choir East Surrey £19,028 This two-year project builds on the applicant’s existing work to continue running weekly sessions of an inclusive choir, involving people with learning disabilities and/or communication needs in East Surrey. The project aims to increase opportunities for social contact, increase wellbeing and self-esteem and empower people to improve their communication skills through singing.
Maybury and Sheerwater Communities Forum Woking £49,830 This new two-year project aims to work with residents of Maybury and Sheerwater, Woking, to empower them to use their skills to provide activities and address local issues they identify themselves. Volunteers will set up a resident action group and team of community champions, who will take part in training designed to support them to continue engaging and working with their neighbours. Activities will include an environment taskforce, community garden, repair café, cycling club, patient/health group and community lunches. These volunteers will build the skills and confidence to mobilise others and be supported to be able to run the groups themselves once they are suitably trained and confident.
Proactive Committee Horley £20,992 This new one-year project plan to deliver a programme of activities for people with learning disabilities from Reigate, Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley. Activities have been decided on by participants and will include fortnightly meet ups, day trips and trips to the theatre, a Christmas party and a weekend break. Trips and events will bring members together to enjoy new activities, help them grow in confidence so they feel more able to live independently. Time with peers will reduce isolation and increase engagement within the community.
SMEF (Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum) Woking and Surrey Heath £48,003 This new two-year project will build on two existing women’s groups for women who are over 50 and from Black and Minority Ethnic communities and provide separate weekly sessions. The women will also come together twice a year to share learning. The women want to socialise, support each other, learn new skills and build their confidence so that they become a positive force in their neighbourhoods. Sessions will run weekly in Woking and Surrey Heath, with participants taking it in turns to lead on each session.
St Peters House Project Surrey £39,464 This new two-year project will provide peer support to people newly diagnosed with HIV. The project will replace previous existing support services, for which funding has been cut, and will provide weekly peer support sessions, a programme of social events and activities, and a food bank. A participant committee will lead and shape ongoing delivery and development.
CHIPS (Guildford) Guildford £22,506 This is a new two-year project which will deliver 44 fortnightly sessions of community socialising and learning for residents of the Westborough area of Guildford. In addition, the group will organise two existing Easter Playschemes of 4 days duration. 
Insight Art Guildford £40,976 This two-year project builds on work currently being carried out by the applicant and would provide people experiencing mental health issues with the opportunity to participate in art and craft activities, and to exhibit and sell their works.
Sandy Hill
Community Bungalow
Farnham £10,042 This new two-year project will establish a garden for local people, many of whom live in nearby flats. It will involve creating a garden from scratch, growing produce and courses on cooking healthy meals. It will also encourage people to use the applicant's community centre, providing an opportunity for people to actively engage with each other and increase community cohesion.
The Matrix Trust Guildford £35,000 This is an expansion of existing youth club provision for a period of 24 months. It is located in the disadvantaged Bellfields area of Guildford catering for local young people. It will deliver 108 sessions of youth work, six residential activities of 2 to 3 days’ duration and a programme of 1:1 mentoring sessions. 
The Matrix Trust Guildford £35,000 This is a continuation of an existing project for a further two years. It will deliver 108 sessions of youth work, 6 residential activities of 2 to 3 days duration and a programme of 1:1 mentoring sessions to young people aged between 11 and 14 in the Bushy Hill area of Guildford
Woking Disability for all Woking £16,960 This two-year project aims to continue to provide weekly football training sessions and tournaments for people with special needs and/or disabilities, and social outings and activities for the players and their families. 
Women on Wednesday (WOW) Guildford £23,388 This new two-year project will deliver 86 sessions of sewing and garment-making activity to 200 isolated and vulnerable people resident in the Park Barn and Westborough areas of Guildford. 
St Marks Community Centre  Godalming  £40,000 This new two-year project aims to deliver a range of sessional activities and events for the community including community walks and an older people’s group, holiday clubs and after-school fitness sessions with a crèche. 

LOCAL PEOPLE
The Local People programme takes a neighbourhood approach, engages local people and empowers them to address wider issues in their communities and neighbourhoods through collective action.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Youth Sport Trust   £149,700  

HEALTHY PLACES, HEALTHY PEOPLE - YEAR 2
Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Dementia UK Surrey £45,000 Enable Dementia UK to provide specialist dementia care through its Admiral Nursing programme.

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
Runnymede Dementia Carers
Support Group
Runnymede £5,000 The funding will provide a supper club twice a month, over the course of a year, providing those living with Alzheimer's and their carers with a fun night out together.            
The Organic Cookery School Ltd   £8,447 Provide a practical cookery programme to parents with children under 12 months old. The course will be delivered over four sessions covering weaning, follow-on recipes, the changing nutritional needs of a baby and preparing homemade baby foods on a budget.
Mediation Surrey Surrey £31,030 To modernise and enhance the current mediation procedures into one community-based centre replacing the individual based arrangement. This will allow mediation of community members to take place over the year in the boroughs of Elmbridge, Spelthorne and Runnymede in Surrey.

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   £22,069 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.  
Dementia UK   £60,000 Enable Dementia UK to provide specialist dementia care through its Admiral Nursing programme.
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.             

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

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Merstham Community Facility Trust Surrey  £330,600 This two year investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust Local Conversation programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood.
The Surrey Care Trust Surrey £344,684 This two year investment has been awarded through the People’s Health Trust Local Conversation programme, which involves supporting residents to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood.
 
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