Youth Matters, our national youth awards celebration is back for the ninth year running and it promises to be an unforgettable night.

This year’s event is taking place on Friday 3 November at 8 Northumberland Avenue, in central London.

We will be presenting 12 coveted awards to young people, staff, volunteers and YMCA projects, and we have a brand new addition for 2017 – Young Campaigner of the Year.

Details on how to nominate and book your ticket will be released soon. In the meantime, if you have any questions about the awards, please contact us at

Watch what happened last year