London and Southeast
The BeatBullying Group – MindFull (£23,126)
The BeatBullying Group is a social action charity serving vulnerable young people. MindFull is a digital service for young people aged 11 to 17 who are looking to access real-time wellbeing and mental health support, information, advice, and guidance. Designed by young people for young people, MindFull’s primary goal is to prevent and treat abuse in children and youth through online counselling services. HFC funds will support an online counsellor.
www.beatbullying.org and www.cybermentors.org.uk
Centrepoint Soho Limited – Healthy Relationships Coordinator (£22,400)
Centrepoint Soho is a nonprofit organization that serves homeless youth in London. The Healthy Relationships Coordinator will work with the Health and Wellbeing team to ensure that the young people who come to Centerpoint will engage in healthy relationships. Many of these young people have been exposed to domestic violence, sexual and emotional abuse, and the coordinator’s goal is to help them feel safer in their personal relationships. HFC funds will support the Healthy Relationships Coordinator’s salary.
Family Matters – Staying Safe, Staying Connected App (£5,000)
Family Matters is a sexual abuse and rape therapy/support charity in the UK. The Staying Safe, Staying Connected App will contain information on staying safe from sexual attack, on physical and/or sexual assault, and on where to get help in case of emergency. The app will also offer a “friend finder” service that uses GPS to send an assistance message to those in a person’s friend group who are nearby if the user feels threatened. HFC funds will go toward marketing the app.
Imara CIC - Victim Care Worker (£29,600)
Imara is a not-for-profit social enterprise in the UK that serves child abuse victims and their families. Services are provided by Victim Care Workers who act as single points of contact for abused children and their families to offer outreach, advice, information, advocacy, and therapeutic support from disclosure of abuse throughout the criminal justice process and beyond. The primary goal of the programme is to improve the mental and physical health of families affected by a disclosure of child abuse. HFC funds will support the Trauma Link Worker and cover a portion of the ancillary activity costs.