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Launch of the Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025

Launch of the Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025

YMCA North Tyneside’s 5-year Strategic Plan for 2020-25 provides a clear and courageous roadmap that will drive the organisation forward; helping to ensure that our young people reach their full potential and ‘live their best lives’.

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YMCA Impact Report 2019 – 2020

YMCA Impact Report 2019 – 2020

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.

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Housing Support Workers share their lockdown experiences

Housing Support Workers share their lockdown experiences

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.

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YMCA Recovery Appeal

YMCA Recovery Appeal

With charities heavily relying on fundraising events and regular donations, it’s no surprise that COVID 19 has had a huge impact on the number of contributions needed to ensure we have the means to continue the work we do for vulnerable young people.

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Covid 19 Update from YMCA North Tyneside

Covid 19 Update from YMCA 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.

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Out Of Service

Out Of Service

Figures uncovered today by YMCA reveal the true extent of cuts to youth services funding by local authorities in England and Wales since 2010, with an allocation of just under £429m in2018/19, compared to £1.4bn in 2010/11 – a real terms decline of 70%.

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YMCA Christmas Campaign

YMCA Christmas Campaign

Throughout the Christmas period YMCA North Tyneside held a number of exciting events and staff embarked upon a number of projects in the hope of bringing the local community together while raising funds to help tackle youth homelessness.

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Building Healthy Habits

Building Healthy Habits

Hundreds of North Tyneside residents will get extra help to make lifestyle changes and reduce their risk of preventable diseases, thanks to a £299,705 grant to Age UK North Tyneside and YMCA North Tyneside.

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Youth Matters Award Winners

Youth Matters Award Winners

An innovative accommodation project, which provides opportunities for young people with complex needs to succeed, was named cream of the crop at the leading youth charity’s award ceremony last Friday night.

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YMCA 175 Roadshow

YMCA 175 Roadshow

YMCA has a rich heritage and history of prominent individuals and significant events which have made a lasting contribution to society. For the first time, unseen artefacts and untold stories from the last 175 years, will come together as part of one collection to bring to life the impact YMCA has had on young people’s lives. People in the North East will be able to see the exhibition in North Shields.

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Whole Hour 2019

Whole Hour 2019

As cases of mental health difficulties among young people continue to rise, it is more important than ever to take time out to prioritise mental wellbeing. YMCA North Tyneside is calling on everyone in the North East to do just that by taking a WHOLE HOUR for themselves on World Mental Health Day (10 October).

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