YMCA Thames Gateway

YMCA Thames Gateway

Charity information

YMCA Thames Gateway

We are a charity and have been serving the local community for over 130 years. Whilst our focus is on young people, we work with all members of the community, in the belief that everyone should be able to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. We call this a youth minded community approach. We work across a number of boroughs including Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Dartford, Greenwich and Ashford. We work from the following locations: Romford, Dartford, Greenwich and Ashfo

Founded 1883

  • Mission statement

    YMCA Thames Gateway is a registered charity and social landlord. We operate a number of Housing projects offering 318 units of accommodation for young people aged 18-30, across Romford, Dartford, Greenwich and Ashford. Our provisions for additional support includes outdoor education, benefits advice, employment and educational support, and access to fitness services.

    We have a large Health and Wellbeing provision offering a variety of health and fitness programmes such as a gym, dance studio, RPM studio, large sports hall, 2 squash courts. We specialise in working with those with special needs, older people and families. YMCA Thames Gateway has a track record in working with hard to reach groups and in delivering community health in line with PCT aims. These include doctor referral schemes, stroke recovery, aged 50 + programmes and working with excluded children using fitness and health as a mechanism for personal growth and behaviour management

    Our Children’s Services department provide Nurseries , After School Care provisions for over 250 children, as well as school holiday activities for 120 children.

  • Aims

    YMCA Thames Gateway aims to:

    • We are a charity and have been serving the local community for over 130 years. Whilst our focus is on young people, we work with all members of the community, in the belief that everyone should be abl
  • Overview

    Established: February 1883

    Registered Charity Number: 1133269

    Full time staff: 50

    Part time staff: 144

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 01322 282039

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