Y's Girls

An early and preventative initiative, reducing the possibility of young people developing mental health issues in their future.

YMCA Day Nursery

Provides a welcoming, warm and safe environment in which your children are valued and their happiness, enthusiasm and individuality are fostered.

YMCA GYM

Based in the heart of North Shields, YMCA Gym boasts 3 impressive gym areas with a focus on community and wellbeing.

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.

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Young people in training & education

YOUNG PEOPLE IN YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Children growing in our nursery

Young people using our gym FACILITIES

YOUNG PEOPLE IN SUPPORTED HOUSING

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

Our various programmes provide pre-employability activities and routes to employment for people of all ages who are looking to enhance their employment opportunities.

YOUTH & 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.

YMCA
DAY NURSERY

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.

HEALTH &
WELLBEING

Whilst providing open access facilities for the general community to participate in, YMCA Gym targets young people and people with more complex health needs.

SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION

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.

Latest News

YMCA Nursery MP Visit 2022
Royal Jubilations at Café 1879

Royal Jubilations at Café 1879

The Platinum Jubilee Celebrations saw the launch of Cafe 1879’s Afternoon Teas and they were extremely well received by all. Karen and the kitchen team whipped up some amazing tiers of treats, from dainty finger sandwiches to hot quiches, freshly baked scones and...

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Case Study: Amber

Case Study: Amber

Amber was forced to leave home to escape an abusive relationship. Her ex-partner used to control her finances and demand that she gave him more and more money. He also used to make her live by a rota which he created. When he became increasingly aggressive and controlling Amber had to leave.

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Case Study: The Trouble with Trevor

Case Study: The Trouble with Trevor

When lockdown hit, the quaint area of Cockfield became quieter than a ghost town, particularly due to the fact that Cockfield is home to a significant number of elderly individuals, meaning most of the residents were vulnerable and restricted to their homes for months on end.

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Sustainable Services

As a sustainable charity, we offer opportunities for lasting personal and social change. All of our programmes and activities are geared towards achieving this mission.

YMCA DAY NURSERY

YMCA Day Nursery provides a welcoming, warm, safe and secure environment in which your children are valued and their happiness, enthusiasm and individuality is fostered.

YMCA GYM

Based in the heart of North Shields, YMCA Gym boasts 3 impressive gym areas and over 60 classes every week including the latest from Les Mills.

YMCA CAFÉ

Serving up freshly prepared, homecooked food, our cafe is constantly bustling with coffee drinkers and sandwich lovers.

PATTERDALE HALL ESTATE

Discover our lakeside accommodation offering charming chalets, lodges and plush camping grounds