Welcome to the YMCA England & Wales Media Centre where you can find our latest press releases, news updates, YMCA factsheet and blogs.

If you are looking for YMCA news in your community, please visit the news section of your local YMCA website.

For more information on our major Research releases, please visit our Policy and Research pages.

Contact our media team

If you are a journalist and you have a press enquiry or interview request about YMCA or the Be Real Campaign, please call the media team on 020 7186 9543 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) or email press@ymca.org.uk.

For any media and press enquiries out of office hours, please call 07972 669623.

If you are a journalist, we can also provide you with:

  • Facts about YMCA and our key work areas
  • Comment and opinion on youth issues
  • Expert spokespeople, including young people, who can tell you about their personal experiences
  • Case studies (read examples of the case studies we have available)
  • Images and statistics.

If you are not a journalist and you have a general query about YMCA services in your area, please contact your local YMCA.

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