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Yorkshire and Humber Health CIC trading as Health Lottery Yorkshire and Humber is licenced and regulated by the Gambling Commission (License Numbers 000-026322-N-309240-011 and 000-026322-R-309239-011) to promote society lotteries as defined in the Gambling Act 2005.

The Health Lottery scheme manages 12 Society Lotteries that operate in rotation and each represents a different geographical region of Great Britain.

Funded Projects

So far, £10.2 million has been raised through The Health Lottery in the Yorkshire and Humber.

Thanks to this money, 305 local projects have been funded by People’s Health Trust, since 2011.

Black Health Initiative (BHI)

Were awarded £30,256 to  reduce social isolation within the elderly African Caribbean communities by delivering weekly sessions in a local community hall with refreshments and a range of themes including: oral history; sketch; written word; card making and handicrafts; reminiscing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The project will be launched with an interfaith festive event at Christmas and there will also be occasional trips.

Ad Astra Barnsley CIC

Ad Astra Barnsley CIC were awarded £46,126 for a two-year project to develop new activities for residents of New Lodge and St Helens areas of Barnsley in North Yorkshire. The aim is to create a multigenerational community hub, forming a space where the residents can come together and gain information, get involved, raise their confidence and aspirations and gain back a sense of community spirit. Activities will include afterschool clubs, homework support, holiday, outreach and detached work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Reuter, Project Manager at Shabang Inclusive Learning, said, “Having a young child with additional needs or a disability can often be isolating as well as overwhelming, so we offer a safe and non-judgemental space where parents and their children can connect and relax in the comfort that everyone has shared experiences and supports each other.”

Yorkshire & Humber

Tackling health inequalities