Local youth unemployment in Newcastle varies between 20-25%, add to this a huge student population of over 50,000 people and it leads to a very competitive environment for young job seekers. Our social enterprises offers volunteering and apprenticeships opportunities with access to training and education for young people.

                                    

Urban Mushrooms is a social enterprise operated by YMCA Newcastle. All profits made by Urban Mushrooms are an investment in the work we do with young people.