Youth led 'Drop the Knife; Save a Life' campaign launches

Young people from YMCA Newcastles's SPACE2... project have launched a campaign to tackle the recent rise in knife crime among young people. Read more

Knife crime support and help lines

Use these helplines to access support and find more information around youth and knife crime. Read more

Community Development Worker Vacancy

We're recruiting for an experienced Community Development Worker based in our Walker Park Cafe & Centre. Read more

High Sheriff Award £500 Towards Sailing Trip

The High Sheriff of Tyne and Wear has awarded £500 towards YMCA Walker sailing expedition Read more

Urban Mushrooms: Growing for Good

Urban Mushrooms pledges to grow more jobs for young people in need as they scale-up the farm and introduce new products. Read more

Bringing the Community Together at Walker Park Centre

Thanks to funding awarded from The National Lottery Community Fund, Walker Park Centre will begin a 3-year programme of activities and events that aims to bring the community together and tackle loneliness. Read more

Apprenticeship Vacancy - Catering and Hospitality (Hospitality Supervisor)

YMCA Newcastle is offering a high-quality training and employment opportunity for a young apprentice to develop both their skills and experience in catering and hospitality. Read more


We believe in young people. See the truth. Celebrate the difference. Read more

Youth led social action at YMCA Newcastle

Thanks to #iwill funding YMCA Newcastle has been able to establish 2 youth led social action projects. Read more

Field and Forest pledge to support YMCA Newcastle social enterprises

Food manufacturers Field and Forest pledge to support Urban Mushrooms enabling us to provide even more employment opportunities to unemployed young people. Read more

Daft about Graft...

Check out our video to see how we are getting more young people into jobs! Read more

Handy-Person Volunteer Needed

We're looking for a volunteer with good DIY skills to help us look after our buildings. Read more

YMC A-hoy!

A group of 10 young people from our Walker Project have finished their 5 day sailing expedition! They have had to battle the wet and cold of the trip but fought through it to achieve their goals Read more


Do you know the law when it comes to the age of consent and viewing sexual content? Read more

Discovering YMCA Newcastle's Young People From The Past

Can you help us with our research of 100 young men from YMCA Newcastle that lost their lives in WW1? Read more

The Toon Army: Newcastle's Young People in WWI

Thanks to the funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, young people will venture 100 years into the past back to World War 1! The recent discovery of a plaque commemorating YMCA Newcastle beneficiaries who died 100 years ago while serving in World War 1 has inspired young people to begin their research project. Read more

Hungry No More!

Our goal was achieved! Over the summer holidays we have helped give children in the local community fresh fruit and hot meals to help end holiday hunger. Read more

Interview Top Tips

Read our top tips for shining at your first interview or securing your dream job. Read more

Be Real: Great Expectations Research

YMCA body confidence campaign Be Real releases new research exploring the cause of body image expectations. Read more

SleepEasy 2018: 6 Months On..

15 individuals from 4 different organisations slept rough for a night to raise funds for our homelessness prevention work. 6 months on this is how we spent the funds they raised. Read more

Young People Launch Social Media Campaign to Tackle Knife Crime

Young people at YMCA Newcastle are launching their own social media campaign to tackle knife crime across our region Read more

YMCA Newcastle pledges to end youth holiday hunger

YMCA Newcastle pledges to end youth holiday hunger, but we need your help! Read more

YMCA Newcastle invites schools to take part in body confidence campaign

Download our schools Body Confidence Toolkit here Read more

#IPledgeToBeReal: Be Real body confidence campaign

We're taking a stand against unrealistic body pressure! The Be Real Campaign has launched #IPledgeToBeReal asking the nation to fight against unrealistic beauty standards by signing up to its Body Image Pledge. Read more