Helping minds

“We help people see the person, not the problem”

A Birmingham community project uses creative workshops to bring artists with mental health issues together.

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Young Carers

How money raised through The Health Lottery has funded a project to help Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Young Carers (GYGYC) support teenagers as they start college.

Mind The Gap: Changing the tune for people struggling with mental health issues

Funds raised through The Health Lottery have helped founder Sue Tebble provide a safe studio space in Norwich where people can come to use music to recover from trauma.  Making music, battling loneliness, and breaking the taboos around mental health issues are why Mind The Gap was set up.  Everybody’s welcome here for tunes, tea and biscuits...

London Tigers earn their stripes

A London charity uses sport as a means of bringing disadvantaged communities together, with help from The Health Lottery.

Bringing understanding to hidden impairments

Children with hidden impairments including autism and learning difficulties can be misunderstood - but at WHISH in Whitby, North Yorkshire, they can find a safe space.

Sporting Elite - breaking down barriers.

How funds raised through The Health Lottery help Sporting Elite support kids and teenagers in Birmingham through their Better Me project.

We Are Music gives kids a chance to follow rock star dreams

We Are Music delivers much-needed music sessions in Harwich, Essex. But when funding was low, they feared they’d have to close – until they were awarded funds raised through The Health Lottery.

How IgniteYou is making dance accessible to all

“We’re really passionate about making dance accessible”. IgniteYou enables all ages with a range of abilities to improve their physical and mental health through dance, with funds raised through The Health Lottery.

How Take the Reins is building resilience and shaping young people’s futures

Take The Reins harnesses the power of horses to improve young people’s mental health and well-being.  But none of this vital work would be possible without funding raised through The Health Lottery.

The current society benefitting from funds raised is YNW Health CIC T/A HL Yorkshire and Humber

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