This page contains reports and information from projects funded by the Benevolent Fund. There's information and inspiration - there are some creative ideas, some wonderful caring and some exciting developments - do have a look.
This report is from a project led by Lydia Noor training people in therapeutic skills. This is an academic review of the success of the project.
This report is from Phoenix Counselling, a project in Staffordshire. It describes how the grant from the Benevolent Fund enabled them to provide low cost counselling to people who couldn't otherwise afford this sevice. The report also describes the support the project received from one of the trustees. "We would encourage any organisation which is trying to make a difference to mental health provision to contact the Retreat Benevolent Fund".
This report is a case study from Horseheard. This project uses horses to enable young people to develop their self-confidence and communication skills
This report is from a project of Friends House Moscow: the Benevolent Fund enabled a book about The Retreat Hospital to be translated into Russian