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COVID-19 UPDATE

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

In line with the latest government announcement, our gym, café and main building are closed to the public from December 31st. We continue to operate our vital services within Youth Work, Supported Accommodation and Day Nursery.

Thank you for your ongoing support and understanding.

24 Hours with my child who has Autism

Many people do not realise what it is like to live with a child who is autistic, the simplest of tasks can be a challenge for someone on the autistic spectrum, however there are ways we can make them easier; helping them cope with things we find so simple. I thought...

Youth Loneliness: The Ins and Outs

Youth loneliness has become increasingly prevalent in the media. We welcome the report from the Office for National Statistics on youth loneliness, which was produced as a result of the Jo Cox commission on loneliness. The report highlighted the following causes of...

The Charity Governance Awards 2019 Shortlisting

We’re delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the 2019 UK Charity Governance Awards within the ‘Improving Impact’ category, with the potential of winning a £5000 unrestricted grant to help us continue the work we do with young...

What is Autism to me?

When my boy was diagnosed with ASD aged 3, I felt bombarded with statistics, charts and facts about cases of other children. Nothing was catered specifically to him and his behaviour. Whilst this information is important and helpful, I think we need to consider our...

Youth Parliament

Earlier in the year we posted about a young man who resides here at YMCA North Tyneside and how he was due to visit the Houses of Parliament to discuss fundamental topics around youth homelessness as part of St Basil’s Youth Voice. After travelling to London and...