Dishing up support for those affected by Covid-19

Our community centre in Walker Park is offering extra helpings of support to residents hardest hit by the Coronavirus outbreak, including a meals-on-wheels service, inter-active toddler groups online and activity packs for isolated older people. We are working with Walker Parish Church and other local charities to coordinate a meals-on-wheels service for families facing financial…



Help us feed those hit hardest by Coronavirus

Donate Now   No one could have predicted the magnitude of the corona-virus outbreak in our communities. Everyone’s lives continue to change drastically each day as the spread continues. However, the families who are hardest hit by the outbreak face extra fears as they worry where their next meal will come from, particularly self-employed people…



YMCA Urban Mushrooms | Surviving Self-Isolation… with Mushrooms

We’re facing some crazy times right now. Everyday we are being bombarded with pretty shocking developments on the news, and as for social media we have no idea if what we’re reading is fact or fiction.  Some of us may be panicking and worried about just how much the Coronavirus is going to impact our…



YMCA SPACE2… Closure Announcement

YMCA Newcastle are sad to announce the closure of our SPACE2… youth centre. In the eight years since we opened the centre we have loved working with all the young people that have come through our doors and supporting you all to become fantastic independent young adults. On average 1,250 young people visited SPACE2… every year,…



YMCA Newcastle COVID-19 Update

To ensure the safety of our service users, volunteers, customers and staff YMCA Newcastle are following the advice issued by the Government, NHS, local authorities and Public Health England to inform our strategy to deal with Coronavirus and COVID-19 over the following weeks and months. All of our services will be effected in some way….



YMCA Youth Services Campaign – Youth Services Funding at All Time Low

Young people believe youth services are vital in battle against crime, gang culture and loneliness, as funding reaches lowest point in a generation   A report released today by YMCA reveals that one in four young people (25%) feel so afraid of gangs they are unable to spend time with friends outside of school. This…



Charity Services Manager Vacancy

37.5 hours per week permanent contract £36,726 annual salary Holidays, pension, training and sickness benefits This is YMCA Newcastle’s 170th anniversary year and we are modernising our organisation for the future, do you want to be part of it? We are seeking an outcome and results focused, creative and dynamic service manager to plan and…



A Sparkling 170th Anniversary Celebration

On Tuesday 29th October, YMCA Newcastle celebrated their 170th anniversary as Newcastle’s oldest young people’s charity at The Assembly Rooms, Newcastle. The venue also hosted the charity’s first ever meetings in 1849. The evening featured an exhibition of the charity’s work over the last 170 years and musical performances from young people. Guests included the…