YMCA Norfolk is a part of the largest youth charity in the world
Our mission is to inspire young people to discover their potential so that they can live life in all its fullness. We provide accommodation and support to help vulnerable people towards independent living whilst also providing employment, training and work place experience through our social enterprises and employability projects.
What We do
YMCA focuses on the following key areas of work.
We’re Opening a Nursery
In Spring 2021, YMCA Norfolk will be opening Muddy Puddles, an Ofsted-registered nursery, mirroring YMCA’s all over the country as the leading provider of childcare in the voluntary sector. Muddy Puddles will be based at our brand-new multi-service community centre on Aylsham road, also featuring Community café and a Soft Play centre
The ‘Play Up Project’, which initially partnered with The Youth West Partnership in Summer 2019, was successfully bringing together 33 young musicians before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. Also supported by Norfolk Music Hub, the project provided an important social space for the young musicians involved, who were invited to improve on their musical skills…
On Thursday 13th August a commemorative time capsule was installed by the the Chief Executive Officer Tim Sweeting, in a small false wall at the new Community Hub under development on Aylsham Road in Norwich.
YMCA Norfolk Community Housing resident Oscar, knowing first hand how tight money can be for young people during the coronavirus outbreak, wanted to do something to make face masks accessible to others who may find it a struggle to buy one. Oscar decided to undertake the task of making a number of masks himself, which…
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