YMCA Barnsley

We are an independent local charity that works for and with children and young people and their families. We deliver a wide range of children’s and youth work, extended services and members activities. YMCA Barnsley aims to empower young people by involving them in activities that stimulate, challenge and enable them to realise their potential and participate fully in their communities.

We provide a safe and welcoming space and positive activities for children and young people and support them so they can belong, contribute and thrive in their communities. We provide affordable, quality facilities for other charities. We use the resources we have available to support those who are homeless and vulnerable. We have been an active part of our community since 1857 and we are keen to ensure a legacy for the future as a valued deliverer of services and facilities.

Below we are proud to share some of some facts and figures from our 2023 Impact Report.


 

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What We Do

YMCA Barnsley focuses on the following key areas of work

Our Exciting Projects

YMCA Barnsley exists to support children, young people and their families in Barnsley. We aim to empower young people by involving them in activities that stimulate, challenge and enable them to realise their potential and participate fully in their communities.

We provide a positive opportunities and activities for children and young people in a safe environment where they are supported by qualified, experienced and skilled youth workers. Our programmes raise aspirations, build confidence and self-esteem and contribute to building emotional resilience and positive mental wellbeing.

Find out more about our exciting community & youth work projects.


Ymca Barnsley Facebook

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1 day ago

Our Amazing Free Activities are now booking for the Spring Bank May holiday.
Please remember to book places early to avoid disappointment.
Places are for children & young aged 10-14 years and will be allocated initially to those already attending our projects in the Central or North Areas of Barnsley.
Scan the QR codes to book or go to:
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Our Amazing Free Activities are now booking for the Spring Bank May holiday.
Please remember to book places early to avoid disappointment.
Places are for children & young aged 10-14 years and will be allocated initially to those already attending our projects in the Central or North Areas of Barnsley.
Scan the QR codes to book or go to:
https://docs.google.com/.../15Nne5TnyhEz6pUbVpHZjLEV.../edit CENTRAL
https://docs.google.com/.../11GfgsjCz54uI65x.../edit NORTH AREA
🙂 
#followers
#centralareacouncil
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Comment on Facebook

Sarah Calvert

2 days ago

We had a lovely #SmallWalk at Langsett Reservoir this afternoon as part of our #MHAW2024 programme.

A lovely opportunity to spend time together whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery and moving for our mental health

Everyone has mental health and #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek offers a great opportunity to help break the stigma with uplifting conversations in our everyday lives through #SmallTalks

Learn more about Small Talks www.ymca.org.uk/small-talks

#MHAW #YMCA #SmallTalks #SmallWalks #movementformentalhealth #ymcabarnsley
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We had a lovely #SmallWalk at Langsett Reservoir this afternoon as part of our #MHAW2024 programme. 

A lovely opportunity to spend time together whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery and moving for our mental health 

Everyone has mental health and #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek offers a great opportunity to help break the stigma with uplifting conversations in our everyday lives through #SmallTalks 

Learn more about Small Talks https://www.ymca.org.uk/small-talks

#MHAW #YMCA #SmallTalks #SmallWalks #movementformentalhealth #ymcabarnsleyImage attachment
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How you can get involved

Be a Volunteer

There are plenty of ways you can get involved and opportunities for you to embrace. Our volunteers include trustees, support our children’s and youth work, help with our allotment & orchards, support our work with the homeless and vulnerable, and help us with events and fundraising.

Make a Donation

Whether you decide to make a one-off donation or pledge a monthly gift, we promise the donation you make to YMCA Barnsley will be used to benefit the lives of children, young people and vulnerable members of the community. Your support makes a real difference!

Access our Services

YMCA Barnsley exists to support children, young people and their families in Barnsley. We aim to empower young people by involving them in activities that stimulate, challenge and enable them to realise their potential and participate fully in their communities.

Find YMCA Barnsley

Contact us and find us on 01226 214165

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