Teams on shortlist for Community Care Awards 2006 announced

Community Care is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2006 Community Care Awards, which celebrate the work of UK social care professionals.

The awards ceremony takes place in London on 14 December.

Community Care Awards 2006: shortlist


  • Birmingham Council – TASMIN
  • British Red Cross – Ceredigion Investors in Carers
  • Nottingham Council – Changing Place project

Disability – promoting independent living

  • Inclusive Living Sheffield – Partners for Inclusion
  • Independent Living Alternatives – Challenge the language, change the stereotype

Drugs and alcohol

  • HMP & YOI Ashfield – young people’s substance misuse service
  • Newcastle Lifeline – Trading Places
  • North East Lincolnshire Primary Care Trust – Support outreach service (SOS)

Improving outcomes for looked-after children

  • Derbyshire Council – Big Book Bash
  • Ealing Council – Aiming Higher
  • St Helens Council – The Young Ones

Learning difficulties

  • Speaking Up – Next Steps
  • Support Horizons Community Interest Company – Support Horizons

Mental health

  • The London Borough of Haringey – The Six8Four centre
  • Highland Users Group (HUG) – Tackling taboos and broadening minds
  • Pathways Community Interest Company – Pathways to employment

Older children and teenagers

  • 1Voice Communicating Together – Teenage project
  • Cambridge House and Talbot – IDK (I didn’t Know)
  • Nottingham domestic violence forum – Impact project

Older people

  • Eighteen And Under – Senior VIP (Violence is Preventable)
  • Department of health and social care, Edinburgh Council – Moose in the Hoose
  • Borough of Telford & Wrekin – HOMEsafe

Safeguarding children

  • Blackpool Council and Blackpool Police – Awaken project
  • Dorset Police and Dorset YOT team – Safe schools and communities team
  • NCH – NCH Southwark Family Plus
  • Sheffield safeguarding children board – Licensing project

Supporting children and families

  • NCH Scotland – NCH primary support project
  • Partners of Prisoners and Family Support Group – Family days
  • The Relationships Centre – Talk… don’t walk






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