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unstar this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Loneliness: Young People more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress his Department has made on using social prescribing interventions to help tackle loneliness among young people as part of the Government's loneliness strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham, Deptford more like this
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Vicky Foxcroft more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The £3.37 million MHCLG Community Fund programme has supported 54 local authorities and community group partnerships to shape and deliver improved services. Six grants are linked to social prescribing, of which three directly target vulnerable children and young people. For example, the ‘Community Connectors’ project in South Norfolk was awarded £70,000 to deliver social prescribing from all GP surgeries across South Norfolk providing a non-medical solution to social, emotional and practical issues that may be causing health problems for people of all ages.</p><p>The Department has also contributed towards the £3.5 million jointly invested by the Government and the Co-op Foundation in projects tackling youth loneliness through the Youth Strand of the Building Connections Fund in 2018-19 and 2019-20.</p><p>My Department will continue to work with other government departments to deliver the commitments in 'A Connected Society: A Strategy for Tackling Loneliness’ and to build the infrastructure for social prescribing.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Rossendale and Darwen more like this
star this property answering member printed Jake Berry more like this
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less than 2019-09-04T14:31:44.74Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-04T14:31:44.74Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jake Berry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vicky Foxcroft remove filter