Welcome to YMCA Wearside

Home to Vulnerable Young People who are cared for across Wearside by a dedicated team of staff over multiple sites 24/7. With educational and employability support and training including encouragement toward move on goals to live independently within the Wearside area.

We are proud of what we achieved last year…


We housed and supported over 4,500 young people across our multiple sites last year.


Over 200 young people moved on to live independently last year


More than 40 young people took part in our Employ-ability Training during the last academic year.

YMCA enables people to develop their potential in mind and body by creating supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Our latest news & events

The Order of The Red Triangle continued…..

Look at this beautiful medal 🏅 😇 Still awarded today, this prestigious award was given to those who dedicated ‘above and beyond’ to services within the YMCA and we have the privilege of receiving a medal from a family member of one such amazing person.

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A new era for young people

A new era for young people

YMCA urges government to deliver ‘new era for young people’ ahead of General Election
With less than a month to go until the UK votes for its next government, YMCA has released its manifesto calling on political parties and candidates to deliver a new…

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