I am pleased to give you information about the three charities that I have chosen to support during my Mayoral year. They are all focused on young people, who are our future, and who have had a particularly difficult time during the pandemic.

Winchester Youth Counselling

Since 2003, Winchester Youth Counselling has helped over 2000 young people living in the District of Winchester.

Each year, their referrals increase but values remain the same as they continue to offer non-judgemental, confidential support to those young people and make a positive difference to their lives.

They offer: Face to face counselling, Online counselling, Walk and Talk therapy and Nature Therapy in conjunction with Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.

Reg. charity number 1093429

Go to the Winchester Youth Counselling website


Friends of the Family

Since 1993, Friends of the Family have been providing support and friendship to children and
families in the Winchester District.

Their aim is to improve the life chances of children and families who are overwhelmed by family life.

Through their unique services they offer friendly support and guidance to help their service users overcome the challenges they face and focus on building a healthy family life for the future.

Reg. charity number 1143462

Eight Foundation

The Eight Foundation is a charitable trust that is committed to making real differences in people\u2019s lives through financial grants to local small charities and individuals relating to health, poverty and education.

They believe in making possibilities, opportunities and dreams attainable by simply being \u201cAmazing together\u201d.

Reg. charity number 1174600