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Halloween in Teesdale

Halloween in Teesdale

Our community team successfully delivered the October half-term plan to our families across Teesdale without a hitch.

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Jarrow Animates LGBTQ+ Issues

Our popular Central Jarrow Detached Youth Project was successful in securing funds from the Violence Reduction Unit in a bid to create a short animated video on LGBTQ+

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YWCA-YMCA Week of Prayer 2022

The 13 – 19th November is the World YWCA and World YMCA Week of Prayer. These sibling organisations, among other things, organise opportunities to unite their local associations around the world on important issues.

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Our Impact

Each year, YMCA North Tyneside takes time to reflect on the successes of the previous 12 months and celebrates the results of its charitable work.

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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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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

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+

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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Bradley’s Story

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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Trustee Raises Money for YMCA North Tyneside

One of our fantastic Trustees, Mark Earl, has completed ‘The Wall’–a gruelling 70-mile course along Hadrian's Wall, from Carlisle to Newcastle Quayside, this past Saturday 18th of June, raising over £1000 for YMCA North Tyneside. Mark has completed the event in just...

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