Isle of Wight Youth Trust

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust is a local charity dedicated to supporting children and young people on the Isle of Wight.

The charity was formed in 1984 by the late Dr Christine Baksi to provide support for under-25s whose needs were not being met by the services of the time.

They are an independent organisation made up of a professional and passionate team dedicated to creating the best outcomes for the children and young people on the Isle of Wight.

New Executive Director for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Mairead Healy iw youth trust

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust welcomes a new Executive Director, Mairead Healy, who pays tribute to the sixteen years of service by former head of the charity that helps young people facing emotional difficulties, Eileen Monks OBE.

Friday, 10th February, 2017 8:51am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Isle of Wight Youth Trust and Royal Hotel competition winners meet the Grinch

Grinch with Anna and Chloe

Budding artists, seven year old Anna Copping, and her nine year old sister, Chloe, will see their designs distributed to guests and friends of Ventnor's Royal Hotel over the festive period.

Tuesday, 13th December, 2016 8:35am

By Felicity Radak

Alternative acts raise over £200 for Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Seb Clark and Bobbin Dixon

Devil’s Isle Events are not for the faint-hearted, but all took part must certainly be kind-hearted as over £200 was raised for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust.

Friday, 28th October, 2016 5:07pm

By Feature Writer

Renowned interviewer and writer joins Bite the Wight fundraising event

ryde-school-riba-award-staircase-montage-with-philip-norman

Not only an after-dinner talk with Q&A by writer Philip Norman, but a delicious three course meal and all in the knowledge you're helping Isle of Wight Youth Trust.

Monday, 26th September, 2016 11:13am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Staying active is great for your mental well-being say Isle of Wight Youth Trust

teenagers hula hooping

On Isle of Wight day the Youth Trust will will be teaming up with local businesses to host a series of fitness workshops at Island Innovation VI Form Campus in Newport.

Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 12:41pm

By Felicity Radak

Classic yachts help Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Cowes Classic Week

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust was this year's chosen charity for the Charles Stanley Cowes Classics Week race.

Monday, 27th July, 2015 8:19am

By Suzanne and Alan Whitewood

Winter Gardens’ hoardings to receive a ‘splash of colour’

Ventnor Winter Gardens

The artwork on the hoardings will remain in place until the work is completed on the project to develop the venue into a luxury hotel.

Wednesday, 18th September, 2013 5:15pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Rockcorps’ barter for Bestival is back

Commit to volunteering for an Island community project for four hours on Wednesday 4th September and you'll be given a free ticket to Bestival.

Wednesday, 28th August, 2013 2:26pm

By Simon Blackmore

New Order release charity album in aid of the Isle of Wight Youth Trust

NewOrder at Bestival:

New Order will release a live recording of their set at Bestival last year, on Monday 8th July.

Saturday, 11th May, 2013 10:56am

By Simon Blackmore with 4 readers' comments

Sporting Chance needs you!

If you have anything you can donate to charity sports shop, they'd be very grateful.

Wednesday, 20th February, 2013 3:08pm

By Charlotte Hammond

Youth Trust fundraiser nets over £37,000

Another successful fundraiser for the Isle of Wight Youth Trust, with help from The Royal and Bestival

Tuesday, 27th November, 2012 7:59am

By Tracy Mikich with one comment

Youth Trust Appeal For Sports Charity Shop Donations

Youth Trust Appeal For Sports Charity Shop Donations

Do you have any sports equipment or accessories that you can donate to a new sports charity shop for the IW Youth Trust? Donations needed prior to shop opening on 13th April.

Monday, 2nd April, 2012 10:25am

By Thelma Howland with one comment