With only four weeks to go until the UK votes for its next government, YMCA is calling on candidates across the political spectrum to “put youth first” with its election manifesto.
YMCA, the oldest and largest youth charity in the world, is calling on young people all over the UK to ensure their voices are heard in June’s General Election by registering to vote today.
YMCA England & Wales responds today (2 May 2017) to the Education and Health Committees’ joint report on the role of education on the mental health of children and young people.
YMCA England & Wales, the largest voluntary sector provider of supported accommodation for homeless young people in England and Wales, responds to a joint report released today (1 May 2017) by the Work and Pensions and Communities and Local Government Committees.
Nineteen brave runners took on the gruelling 26.2 mile run at the Virgin London Marathon this weekend (Sunday 23 April), raising a whopping £42,000 in support of young people in YMCAs across England and Wales.
Nineteen intrepid athletes will line up at the start of the London Marathon next weekend to raise money for YMCAs all over England.
Young people need a place to socialise offline – YMCA responds to NSPCC figures showing rise in loneliness in children
Thousands of young people are feeling lonely and misunderstood, new figures have revealed. The NSPCC delivered 4,063 counselling sessions last year – the equivalent of 11 per day – to children who were lonely and warned that children as young as six struggle with the pressures of growing up in the modern world and a lack…
The apprenticeship levy won’t work by itself- YMCA responds to the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy
YMCA responds to today’s introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, which requires medium and large size employers to pay a small percentage of their pay bill into a Government fund that will cover the cost of training apprentices. The aim is to encourage employers to invest in training and create three million new apprenticeship starts by…
More than three quarters of young people say going on an apprenticeship improved their skills and career prospects while four in five would recommend them to others, according to new research from YMCA.
YMCA responds to Work and Pensions Committee report ‘Employment opportunities for young people’ that looks into the support needed for young people to find sustainable employment.