About the Isle of Wight Youth Trust

Life can be hard but accessing support shouldn’t be.

By providing youth-led wellbeing and therapeutic support when it’s needed, we empower young people to face life’s challenges.

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Our Vision

An Island where children and young people’s mental health needs are well recognised and supported

Our mission

To listen to, and work with, young islanders and their families so they can get the help they need, when they need it, to support their mental, and emotional wellbeing. To campaign for change that has a positive impact on young people.

Our Values


in our skill, honesty, integrity, openness and mutual respect to create a safe environment


through our compassion, understanding and support for one another


about being non-judgmental, hopeful, optimistic, creative, empowering and celebrating success


in our approach by being flexible, adaptable, engaging – ‘no decision about us without us’