New youth hub to support young Islanders, thanks to funding from community council

Youth Trust Chief Executive Clare Cannock and Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council Chair, Cllr Julie Jones-Evans

New youth hub to support wellbeing of young Islanders, thanks to funding from community council

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 11:07am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Shocking levels of worry, anger, bullying and self-harm among young Isle of Wight residents, census reveals

Lord Grade addressing people as patron of Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Research reveals high levels of worry, anger, bullying and self-harm among young people on the Isle of Wight. Details within

Tuesday, 17th December, 2019 10:55am

By Felicity Radak with 5 readers' comments

Call for Isle of Wight youth mental health ambassadors

Launch of Youth trust mental health charter

The Isle of Wight Youth Trust is seeking young people, aged 12-17 to join our Under 18s Youth Trust Mental Health Taskforce and make a difference to mental health on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 21st October, 2019 12:41pm

By Felicity Radak

Former Children in Need executive to join Isle of Wight Youth Trust as Chief Executive

clare cannock - new head of youth trust - Mairead Healy and Malcolm Marshall

The new Chief Executive brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience of working with young people across the charity sector, including in her most recent role as part of the senior leadership team at BBC Children in Need.

Wednesday, 21st August, 2019 12:02pm

By Felicity Radak with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Youth Trust launches Schools’ Mental Health Charter

Launch of Youth trust mental health charter

The Schools’ Mental Health Charter is a quality mark through which the Youth Trust is seeking to empower Island schools to support their communities and increase mental health outcomes for young Islanders.

Monday, 24th June, 2019 5:20pm

By Felicity Radak

Isle of Wight Youth Trust launch new mental health census

youth trust census 2019 logo

An ambitious Island-wide project to understand the mental health needs, experiences and views of young Islanders has been launched.

Tuesday, 14th May, 2019 8:10am

By Felicity Radak

Isle of Wight Youth Trust leader moving on

mairead healy

Mairead Healy says it was always the plan to be here for a couple of years to implement significant change focused on the Youth Trust's services, culture and funding model.

Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 1:59pm

By Felicity Radak

Call for Isle of Wight 18 to 24-year-olds to help make a difference to mental health

mental health ambassadors - youth trust

Becoming a Mental Health Taskforce Ambassador could help young people grow in ways they never thought possible. Find out more about how 18-24 year olds can help make a difference to mental health on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 11:19am

By Felicity Radak with one comment

Youth Trust welcomes new patron, Lord Grade, at Annual Gala Dinner

youth trust dinner 1

The tenth gala dinner, this time held in Cowes, welcomed 170 guests, including Lady Francesca Grade and Lord Michael Grade.

Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 12:07pm

By Felicity Radak

Isle of Wight Youth Trust shortlisted for ‘Charity of the Year Award’

youth trust team

Isle of Wight Youth Trust CEO, Mairead Healy paid tribute to the dedicated team that works tirelessly to ensure that young people have access to the highest possible standards of service.

Thursday, 19th July, 2018 6:39pm

By Felicity Radak

Young Islanders take the lead for Mental Health Awareness Week

youth trust - mental health roadshow with southern vectis

The roadshow is a chance for the ‘you matter’ message to be spread across the Isle of Wight, letting young people know that support is available, and that they matter.

Thursday, 10th May, 2018 6:32pm

By Felicity Radak

Specialist child counsellor becomes new clinical lead for Isle of Wight Youth Trust

karen smith iw youth trust clinical lead

The specialist child and adolescent counsellor has now been announced as the new Clinical Lead at Isle of Wight Youth Trust.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 7:22pm

By Felicity Radak