Project information

Assisted Nursery Places

The Spark Initiative has four children, who are in need of funds to continue attending Nursery.
All under three, referred by Health Visitors , these vulnerable children and their Families, have had access and support from our Nursery via part funded spaces - but our funds are running out!

August 2012 - June 2013

Charity information: The Spark Initiative

The Spark Initiative logo
  • Need

    Need

    The Children are living in Families consider vulnerable by Health Visitors.

    Solution

    Our aim is to care for the children through support care and attending our Nursery, but also to work with the Families to try to over come the problems at home.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To care for the Children

    Activities

    » By providing two slots each week at Nursery, we can monitor the Childs' progress and care for their personal needs.

    Success will be... Happy , healthy children


  • Impact

    Impact

    Longer term, our HomeLink worker, will work with the family to help to address and over come problems in the home.

    This will be demonstrated by positive reports from Health Care workers, who are already monitoring these families.

    Risk

    Risks - funding is extremely tight, but we will, provide care for these Children.

    We currently have several grant applications pending; we are actively fund raising; and are considering approaching sponsors for each child.

    Reporting

    We are in the process of introducing a new web sites, which whilst protecting the identity of our children, will provide updates on children's' progress.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £3,200

    Loading graph....
      Amount Heading Description
      £800 supported place Child 1
      £800 Supported Place Child 2
      £800 Support Place Child 3
      £800 Support Place Child 4
  • Background

    Location

    The Spark Initiative, a Christian organisation, based in Moodiesburn, working with and for the local communities of Chryston, Muirhead and Moodiesburn.

    Beneficiaries

    The local communities of Chryston, Muirhead and Moodiesburn.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are local; we have a wealth of knowledge in caring and managing children.

    We have professionaly trained Staff who are passionate about caring for children.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Margaret Ramsay

    HomeLink Worker acknowledges the importance of the nursery working in partnership with parents, to encourage continuity of children’s learning.