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.
Muddy Puddles Nursery
Muddy Puddles is our Ofsted-registered nursery, mirroring YMCA’s all over the country as the leading provider of childcare in the voluntary sector. Muddy Puddles is based at our multi-service community centre on Aylsham road, also featuring Williams’ Kitchen café and Explorers Soft Play centre
YMCA Norfolk is delighted to announce that they have been awarded £490,298 in grant funding from the National Lottery Community Fund to deliver a county-wide training, education and employment programme. Life Ready Work Ready will reach homeless and vulnerable young people, aged 16-25, across Norwich, Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn, providing vital coaching support alongside…
This campaign celebrates the small things their staff and volunteers do that have a huge impact in transforming the lives of young people across the county. The YMCA has been established in Norfolk since 1856 supporting and advising various communities. Now, it provides accommodation for young people facing homelessness, provides wellbeing support in the community,…
Muddy Puddles Nursery, YMCA Norfolk’s first childcare provision, was recently awarded a rating of ‘Good’ in their first Ofsted report – in which staff were praised for their ‘warm and engaging manner’ and ability to ‘deliver a broad curriculum.’ The 90-place nursery opened in April 2021, and quickly became popular among both parents and children.…
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