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07 Aug 2018

CADeP Section 64 Grant -open for funding applications (1)


New in today from Public Health West Midlands:

"I am pleased to inform you that the Children of Alcohol Dependent Parents Section 64 grant scheme is now open for applications from non-governmental organisations. You will find the relevant documents on the link below:

 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/support-for-children-of-alcohol-dependent-parents-guidance-and-application-forms

On 23rd April 2018 the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) announced a jointly funded package of measures to address the problem. The package of measures, totalling up to £6 million, includes:

  • £4.5 million innovation fund for local authorities to develop plans that improve outcomes for children of alcohol-dependent parents (deadline passed)
  • £1 million to fund national capacity building by non-governmental organisations
  • £500,000 to expand national helplines for children with alcoholic parents

The deadline for applications is 7th September 2018 so please do circulate widely. Good luck with your applications and we really hope that there is some interest from the West Mids"

 

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