YMCA England

YMCA England

Charity information

YMCA England

YMCAs in England and Wales impact on more than 600,000 lives every year

Through YMCAs’ work helping young people and communities with housing, health, training, education and more, we intensively support 228,000 young people every year; provide nearly 11,000 beds for young people every night; support almost 53,000 people engage in education, skills and training and serve more than 660 different communities across the country.

Founded 1844

  • Mission statement

    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.

  • Aims

    YMCA England aims to:

    • Support & advice: We believe every young person should have someone they can trust.
    • Accommodation: We believe every young person should have a safe place to stay.
    • Family work: We believe every family should have the support they need to develop and lead fulfilling lives.
    • Health & wellbeing: We believe everyone should enjoy the benefits of good health and wellbeing.
    • Training & education: We believe every young persons should be able to fulfil their potential
  • Overview

    Established: June 1844

    Registered Charity Number: 212810

    Board members: 50

    Full time staff: 178

    Part time staff: 130

    Volunteers: 935

    Phone number: 020 7186 9500

    Address: Third Floor, 10-11 Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6EH

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