Family & Youth Work

Creating positive outcomes with children and young people in their communities, and support for families with nursery, day care, holiday and year-round programmes.

The right start in life is crucial for a person’s long-term development. It is for this reason that YMCA works with people from birth through to adulthood – supporting individuals and families to flourish.

YMCA supports 207,000 children, young people and parents every year through our family work. This includes (number of participants):

  • Crèches – 373
  • Nurseries and children’s centres – 5,389
  • Before and after school clubs  – 9,154
  • Holiday clubs and camps – 13,596
  • School activity programmes – 83,796
  • Youth work – 19,825
  • Respite for young carers – 645
  • Parenting programmes – 1,286
  • Family mediation – 714

View all YMCAs with Nurseries and Preschools.

To find out about services and activities close to you, please contact your local YMCA.

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