The Evelyn Trust ‘Illuminates’ life
A confidence-building coaching workshop delivered by local charity Illuminate designed for people with mental health issues has recorded a positive shift in self-confidence, resilience and motivation.
Early intervention for young people with mental health problems
The world’s main cause of teenage illness is depression. Despite evidence that early intervention can improve outcomes for patients and generate cost savings, funding is not always available.
Drop-in sessions help young people challenged by depression
Grant funding from the Evelyn Trust has supported the set up of weekly dedicated drop-in sessions for young people facing new or established mental illness.
Funding for first Home-Start Cambridgeshire projects helps volunteers become mental health ‘first aiders’
The Evelyn Trust has funded its first ever Home-Start Cambridgeshire project in recognition that Home-Start provides invaluable support in the home for the most vulnerable families in our communities.
IBD team with Dr Zilbauer 5th from right
Vital research into paediatric IBD ‘kick started’ by Evelyn Trust grant
The Evelyn Trust grant made a major contribution to setting up the IBD research lab and securing its expansion. Recent results have been very exciting.
Improved disease modelling will shed light on Parkinson’s disease
A breakthrough technique for generating nerve cells showing the same functional characteristics as mature nerve cells of the adult brain, will help researchers gain a clearer understanding of what causes degeneration
Evelyn Nursing Home
New future for Evelyn Hospital archive
The Evelyn Hospital archive is moving to Cambridgeshire Archives' new state-of-the-art facility in Ely.
Annie and Patrick
Smile and the ward smiles with you
The Laughter Specialists have been spreading their brand of traditional fun through the children’s wards at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, thanks to a grant from the Evelyn Trust.
Counsellors for Cambridgeshire
The Cogwheel Trust has been active in Cambridgeshire for 27 years, but recently required funding to develop their counselling services as a training ground for the next generation of counselling professionals.