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

Teesdale’s Best Social Enterprise

Bradley arrived at YMCA North Tyneside in 2020, when he was just 16. He was homeless and needed support, but he clearly had a lot of unfulfilled potential. Two years on, Bradley has a job, is living independently and has become a YMCA Youth Ambassador. He is excited to be heading to YMCA’s World Council event in Denmark to learn more about the worldwide impact of YMCA.

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YMCA building in North Shields
Y’s Girls

Y’s Girls

The Y’s Girls project addresses key issues faced by vulnerable young females aged 9 to 14 years of age. Volunteer mentors are identified from the local community and paired with young girls in need of a positive relationship with an adult.

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Youth Work at RAF Leeming

Youth Work at RAF Leeming

In January 2022, YMCA North Tyneside entered into a partnership with 13 other YMCAs to deliver RAF Benevolent Fund’s ‘Airplay’ project. YMCA Teesdale has a new team of youth workers who are working out of RAF Leeming, a base in North Yorkshire, to deliver youth activities and support to young people.

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Safe to be LGBTQ+

Safe to be LGBTQ+

Our Central Jarrow Detached Youth Project is one of our most active youth groups, and has a regular attendance of around 50 young people at our Friday night sessions, including many identifying as LGBTQ+.

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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