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YMCA is the oldest and largest youth charity in the world

In England and Wales, we intensively support 228,000 young people every year, ensuring each young person we meet has an opportunity to belong, contribute and thrive.

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What we do

As the YMCA federation in England and Wales, we focus on the following key areas of work

Making an impact

Find out how we supported young people in 2017-18

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Across England and Wales, we operate as a federation with 116 local YMCAs that work to support young people in their communities.

YMCAs share a common goal to create supportive, inclusive and energising communities where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

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