Little Hampton Gazette|Horse Project to help young carers

by Antonia

Hobbles Within is one of the four projects in the South East to share £1,056,342  from the Big Lottery Fund through the Reaching Communities programme.  Reading Borough Council run Hobbies Within to help young carers & young people facing issues such as social isolation, alcohol misuse & drugs, risk of sexual exploitation or teenage parenthood. The secured grant of £141,805 will ensure young carers to build their self esteem and social & communication skills;

“It aims to help participants change their patterns of mental and emotional behaviour through horsemanship activities, many of which are completed as part of a team.”  Please click here to read more