YMCA responds to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond MP’s pledge in today’s Autumn Statement to abolish upfront letting agent fees .
The Be Real Body Image Pledge calls on the advertising, fashion, music and media industries to take action on body confidence in the UK.
Members of staff and young people from YMCAs across England paid their respects to the soldiers, volunteers and civilians who lost their lives in wartime at this year’s Remembrance Day parade, in London.
Young people, staff and volunteers from YMCAs across England and Wales were honoured for their achievements over the past year at the charity’s Youth Matters awards ceremony (Friday 4 November).
YMCA responds to the news that the Homelessness Reduction Bill has passed its second reading in Parliament.
YMCA releases major research today as it partners with #IAMWHOLE – an NHS anti-stigma campaign fronted by Jordan Stephens (Rizzle Kicks) More than one in three young people with mental health difficulties experience stigma, according to major new research released by youth charity, YMCA. The I AM WHOLE report published today in support of an…
YMCA responds to the latest statutory homelessness statistics released today by the Department for Local Government and Communities (DCLG). These statistics show how many households across England were accepted as homeless and in priority need by local councils from April to June 2016.
YMCA responds to the new funding model for supported housing announced today (Thursday 15 September) by the Government that will cap Housing Benefit paid to residents in supported housing at the one-bedroom Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rate from 2019/20 and create a top-up fund to meet the additional costs involved in providing this form of housing.
Responding to the release of ‘Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action,’ Denise Hatton, CEO of YMCA England, the national council of YMCAs in England and Wales, said: “Instead of taking a strong lead on the issue of childhood obesity, the Government has passed up on an opportunity to address one of the greatest challenges facing a generation of young people.
The names of the young people and projects through to the finals night of a national awards ceremony have been announced.