YMCA North Tyneside is a charity that has been dedicated to strengthening people in our local community since 1879.
YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body, and spirit. Inspired by, and faithful to, our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.
what we do
YMCA is a local charity dedicated to helping transform the lives of vulnerable young people throughout North Tyneside. We do this by providing a number of services for the public which helps us sustain our charitable outcomes. We currently house 36 young people in our supported accommodation and provide ongoing education and training to help them learn new skills and thrive as individuals.
TRAINING & EDUCATION
YOUTH, PLAY & COMMUNITY
Informal opportunities to support young people’s learning and development lies at the heart of YMCA’s approach to youth work, enabling young people to try new experiences.
As well as providing a safe and caring environment for children to learn YMCA Day Nursery strive to support families providing help and guidance for children and their guardians.
YMCA North Tyneside provides a safe environment where young people learn to thrive as individuals and contribute to their local community through various training programmes.
The annual Impact Report provides a summary of the amazing work that goes on within the organisation as a whole. In 2019-20 YMCA North Tyneside supported more children and young people than ever before. Both in terms of early years education and through our accommodation and youth outreach work.
The COVID-19 lockdown (March to June 2020) brought additional challenges for everyone. In this article we report on what it was like for two YMCA employees working in our ‘Housing Team’; caring for some of the most vulnerable young people (typically aged 16 to 20 years old) in the borough of North Tyneside.
YMCA North Tyneside is taking the spread of Coronavirus in the UK and the
North East extremely seriously. As always our number one priority remains the
safety and wellbeing of our people, customers and beneficiaries providing a safe
and clean environment for you all to enjoy.