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Young people share tips to beat loneliness in the run up to a festive period dogged by Covid

The Lonely Not Alone digital universe is a safe space for young people to share and read stories of tackling loneliness.

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One small step for young people, one giant leap for tackling youth loneliness

Our campaign, Lonely Not Alone, has launched to help lonely young people share stories and improve mental wellbeing through a new digital universe.

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Co-op Foundation research finds loneliness is contributing to poor mental wellbeing for millions of young people

Our One Small Step report finds that 1.9 million young people feel chronically lonely and its impacting their mental wellbeing.

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Young Scot puts young people at the forefront of combatting loneliness

Young people in Scotland will be taking a local, national and digital approach to tackling loneliness for their peers, thanks to a £105,000 Co-op Foundation grant for Young Scot.

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‘No surprise’ young people most affected by lockdown loneliness, says Co-op Foundation CEO

Young people are more likely to say their well-being has been affected by the coronavirus through feeling lonely in the last seven days, according to new research.

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Looking out for friends when they need it most

New research from Co-op Foundation shows a year of lockdowns have encouraged young people to reach out and show others they care.

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We’re looking for local young people to join our advisory group

Co-op Foundation is calling on young people aged 13 to 25 from the North West to apply to join its Youth Advisory Group.

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Co-op Foundation awards £1.8m to empower young people

Co-op Foundation has awarded the largest amount of funding from its #iwill Fund to date.

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Pull your (yellow) socks up and show lonely young people you’re standing with them

Lonely Not Alone is backing and asking you to wear yellow socks and post an Outfit of the Day

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We’re part of the Tackling Loneliness Network

We’ll be sharing insight from our Belong partners who are finding ways to beat youth loneliness during lockdown.

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Young people tackling loneliness in lockdown and beyond

Thursday 16 April 2020 Young people from across England are joining forces this week on the digital conferencing app Zoom to build on a campaign that will help break down the stigma of youth loneliness.  The group of 13 to 25-year olds, most of whom have never met before, are spending five days in online workshops and digital…

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New funding launched to help young people going through bereavement

Organisations across the UK can now apply for grants of up to £10,000 for projects that help young people support each other during bereavement.

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Funding available to help young people support each other as they move in to secondary school

Grants of up to £35,000 are available for projects that help young people support each other during the move from primary to secondary education.

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We award £300,000 to help young people advocate to improve community spaces

Young people from the LGBTQ+ community will design and build “public living rooms” in disused shop fronts to help break down the stigma of mental health, thanks to the latest round of funding from the Co-op Foundation.

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‘Lonely Not Alone’ campaign launches today

A campaign created by young people to beat the stigma of youth loneliness launches today (Monday 23 September).

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