Tackling health inequalities

Health Lottery North West exists to tackle health inequalities across the North West of England. It raises money to help reduce health inequalities its region. It does this by running a society lottery and working collaboratively with independent charity, People's Health Trust, to develop local interventions.

We donate the good causes funds we raise to People's Health Trust, who invests these in communities wishing to make their neighbourhoods even better places to grow, live, work and age.

This grant making trust funds local people who have great ideas about how they can make their neighbourhoods even better places to grow, live, work and age.

Click here to find out more about People's Health Trust.

Wigan and Leigh Young Carers were awarded £39,542 by People’s Health Trust, using money raised through The Health Lottery North West.
 

This new two-year project is the development of an existing young adult carers’ social group. It will deliver a tailored and flexible transition support service to those aged 14-24 in Wigan borough, who provide unpaid care for a family member who has a chronic illness, disability, mental ill health, sensory impairment or substance misuse issues. The project will promote self-determination, building on principles of empowerment and social action. The project will be user-led, with the charity board including two young adult carers.

 

Paul Carroll from Wigan and Leigh Young Carers says: “This funding will allow us to further develop our young carers group and deliver a tailored and flexible transition support service to those aged 14-24 in Wigan borough.”


 
Find out more about projects helping to tackle health inequalities thanks to Health Lottery North West.

 

 

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North West Health CIC trading as Health Lottery North West is licenced and regulated by the Gambling Commission (License Numbers 000-029818-N-311313-009 and 000-029818-R-311312-009) to promote society lotteries as defined in the Gambling Act 2005.

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

New Springs Community Project Group

East Bury