A new era in Youth Work?

As with any challenge, Youth Workers have worked tirelessly to adapt their practice in light of the Covid-19 pandemic to ensure they can continue their essential work supporting young people to overcome challenges and become independent young adults. We have witnessed this first-hand here at YMCA Newcastle by our dedicated Youth Work team. They have…



#NationalTrusteeWeek – Join our team as a Trustee

YMCA Newcastle provides a range of support services to around 3,500 young people each year.   We have a range of trustee vacancies for individuals with skills, experience and knowledge in various business functions to become members of our Board. You will support the Chair, Treasurer and Chief Executive Officer in the running of the…



Small Charity Week helps highlight the work of YMCA Newcastle

As a local charity based in the heart of Walker, the area of Newcastle with  highest levels of poverty, we are used to weathering the storm and it is fair to say we have lived with the challenges posed by the 2008 recession, the austerity programme and the uncertainty this has brought to our sector….



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…